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Scaled Agile provides a leading framework for organizations to create business agility at scale.

The Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) is a system for implementing Agile, Lean, and DevOps practices at scale. SAFe is the most popular framework used by IT professionals to lead enterprises because it’s trusted, customizable and sustainable.

If you want to build operational excellence, collaboration, responsiveness, and customer satisfaction into your organizational DNA, SAFe provides a proven playbook for transformation.

IIL is a Scaled Agile Silver Transformation Partner.

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How are Scaled Agile courses delivered?

Scaled Agile courses are delivered in both traditional and virtual classroom settings.

Where can I locate information on course duration, prerequisites, pre-work, and exam information for a specific Scaled Agile workshop?

The course descriptions found on our website contain all of the needed information.

What is included in the pricing?

All course materials are included with the workshop, which includes the workbook and exam.

How are course materials sent to me?

Depending on the course and the modality, you will either receive hard copy workbooks or access to an electronic download.

Can I  take a Scaled Agile workshop and not take the exam?

Yes. However, one attempt at the official certification exam is included in every Scaled Agile training workshop fee. You will only receive the official certification if you take and pass the corresponding exam.

Can I make up a missed day/session by watching recordings?

No. Recording any courses, both in the traditional classroom and the virtual classroom, is strictly prohibited by Scaled Agile.

If I miss part of the course, will I still qualify for the exam?

No. Per Scaled Agile policy, all days/sessions must be attended in order to qualify for the exam.

Will I recieve a certificate of completion upon the end of the workshop?

A certificate of course completion will be available for download in the Scaled Agile Community Platform after the course has ended and attendance has been verified.

Who administers the Scaled Agile exams?

Exams are administered by Scaled Agile.

What are the general exam facts for Scaled Agile workshops?

Exams are closed-book and are made available online, outside the classroom, upon verification of course completion. These are taken within the Scaled Agile Community exam platform.

What are the minimum system requirements for the online exam?

Exams are accessed through your web browser. No additional software is required. More information can be found in the Scaled Agile Community FAQ – What browser can I use?

Can I take the exam at a local testing center?

No. All exams are taken online, outside the classroom.

What are the specific details of my exam?

This information can be found within the course description for each program. Information will also be included in the Welcome Letter you will receive prior to the course.

How do I register for and schedule my online exam?

A learning plan will be assigned to you after IIL has verified course completion. An email will come directly from Scaled Agile regarding your learning plan. Additional information can be found in the Scaled Agile Community FAQ – How do I access my course exam?

How long do I have to take the exam?

Exams are available for 30 days from the course completion date.

What do I do if I need an exam extension?

All exam extension requests need to be handled by you, directly through your Scaled Agile Community profile. This option is available for 30 days after the exam access has expired. Two-week extensions may be granted. More information can be found in the Scaled Agile Community FAQ – a href=”” target=”_blank”>Can I get an exam extension?

When will I receive my exam results?

Initial results will be available to you immediately after you submit your completed exam.

How will my results be displayed?

Exam results will be displayed on your screen immediately after you complete all exam questions and click the submit button. You will receive an email from Scaled Agile within 24 hours regarding your results and next steps.

How do I access my official SAFe® certificate?

After you have passed the certification exam and results have been validated, your official certificate will be available for download in the Scaled Agile Community Platform.

What if I do not pass the exam on the first try?

You must contact [email protected] for any questions regarding retake procedures and pricing. Scaled Agile will charge a fee and a waiting period for each retake.

Available Scaled Agile Courses

During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by using the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps.

This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe® implementation.

The Agile Product Management course harnesses the power of Design Thinking to develop innovative solutions with proven SAFe® capabilities to execute on those visions. Learn the right mindset, skills, and tools to create successful products – from inception to retirement using Agile techniques.

You will learn proven practices to detail, model, design, implement, verify, and validate stories in the SAFe® Continuous Delivery Pipeline. You will also learn the practices that build quality into code and designs. Attendees will also explore how software engineering fits into the larger solution context and understand their role in collaborating on intentional architecture and DevOps.

This two-day course provides a comprehensive overview for understanding the DevOps skills needed to accelerate time-to-market by improving the flow of value through the Continuous Delivery Pipeline.

Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe® Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe® 5 Architect. The SAFe® for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions.

During this two-day course, attendees will learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation of a program inside a government agency.

Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART) – and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams – by becoming a SAFe® 5 Practitioner (SP).

In this course, you will gain the practical tools and techniques necessary to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions of Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Operations, and Lean Governance.

Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise — and learn about the activities, tools, and mechanics used to manage backlogs and programs — by becoming a SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM).

In this two-day course, attendees will gain an understanding of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe® enterprise. The SAFe® Scrum Master course explores the role of the Scrum Master in the context of the entire enterprise and prepares attendees to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization.

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