Go to Europe SAFe Summit 2020

Pre-conference Training

Pre-conference Training

Kick-start your Global SAFe® Summit experience with pre-conference training

Whether you’re just learning about SAFe or are looking to advance your skills for a specific role, arrive a few days
early to take advantage of multiple learning opportunities.

Space is limited, register early!

Three-day Advanced Courses $2595
Sept. 20 – 22 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SAFe® Release Train Engineer
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SAFe® for Architects
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Lean Portfolio Management
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Agile Product and Solution Management
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Two-day Courses $1395
Sept. 21 -22 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SAFe® DevOps
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SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager
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SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master
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SAFe® Release Train Engineer (three-day course, Sept. 20 – 22)

With SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer certification (RTE)

In this advanced course, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Release Train Engineer (RTE) in the SAFe enterprise. Through experiential learning, you’ll learn how to facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and Value Streams. You’ll also learn how to build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach, as well as how to plan and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization.


Prerequisites: The following are required for those intending to take the SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification exam.

  • Hold at least one current SAFe certification
  • Have launched or participated in at least one ART and one PI

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SAFe® for Architects (three-day course, Sept. 20 – 22)

With SAFe® 5 Architect certification (ARCH)

Improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe Lean-Agile enterprise when you become a SAFe® 5 Architect. This 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 three-day course, you’ll explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems-of-systems while supporting SAFe program execution.


Prerequisites: Those who attend this course should be familiar with Agile principles and practices, and must have attended at least one SAFe course prior to this one.


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Lean Portfolio Management (three-day course, Sept. 20 – 22)

With SAFe® 5 Lean Portfolio Management certification (LPM)

In this three-day, workshop-type course, you’ll gain the practical tools and techniques to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions of strategy and investment funding, Agile portfolio operations, and Lean governance. You’ll capture the current and future state of your portfolio, identify important business initiatives to achieve the future state, and prioritize initiatives for maximum economic benefit. The course also provides insights on establishing Value Stream budgets and Lean budget guardrails, and measuring Lean portfolio performance.


Prerequisites: All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive.

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Attended a Leading SAFe® or SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

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Agile Product and Solution Management (three-day course, Sept. 20 – 22)

With SAFe® 5 Agile Product and Solution Management certification (APSM)

In this three-day course, you’ll discover the right mindset, skills, and tools you need to create successful products and solutions using Agile techniques. Learn how to use Continuous Exploration and Design Thinking to create products and solutions that are desirable, viable, feasible, and sustainable. Find out how to accelerate the product lifecycle to get fast feedback and quickly deliver exceptional products and solutions—all while aligning with your organization’s strategy, portfolio, evolving architecture, and solution intent.


Prerequisites: All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive.

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Attended a Leading SAFe® or SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

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SAFe® DevOps (two-day course, Sept. 21 – 22)

With SAFe®5 DevOps Practitioner certification (SDP)

In this two-day, interactive course, you’ll learn what DevOps is, why it’s important to every role (technical, non-technical, and leadership), and design a Continuous Delivery Pipeline that’s tailored to your business. Working in cross-functional teams, you’ll map your current state Value Stream from  concept to cash, identify major bottlenecks to flow, and build an actionable implementation plan to accelerate the benefits of DevOps in your  organization. You’ll leave with the knowledge to support and enable DevOps at scale.


Prerequisites: All are welcome to attend the course without prior knowledge.


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SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (two-day course, Sept. 21 – 22)

With SAFe®5 Product Owner/Product Manager certification (POPM)

In this two-day course, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the Agile ReleaseTrain (ART), how it delivers value, and what you can do to effectively perform your role. Discover how to apply Lean thinking to write Epics, break them down into Features and Stories, plan and execute Iterations, and plan Program Increments. Learn about the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate as Product Owners and Product Managers, and what it takes  to relentlessly improve the ART.


Prerequisites: All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those intending to take the SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certification exam.

  • Attend a Leading SAFe® course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment
  • Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications

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SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (two-day course, Sept. 21 – 22)

With SAFe®5 Advanced Scrum Master certification (SASM)

This course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe implementation. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices; applying Kanban to facilitate the flow of value; and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts.


Prerequisites: All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, having one of more of the following certifications is highly recommended for those intending to take the SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification exam.

  • SAFe® 4 Scrum Master (SSM) certification
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification

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