Leading SAFe Program (SA)

Schedule: 7-8th November, 2015
Edison, New Jersy
Phone: +91 73276 25843
PDUs/ SEU: 16 continuing education/outreach hours

This 2 day full time course is to prepare internal change agents and external consultants to:

  1. Gain knowledge necessary to lead and enterprise Agile Transformation through SAFe framework
  2. Understand underlying principles of Lean thinking and product development flow
  3. Understand principles and practices of the SAFe framework support
    • Lead Agile Programs
    • Scaling Agile
    • Lean Agile Program Portfolio Management
    • Scaling Leadership

Target Audience:

  1. Internal change agents
    • Agile change agents, Lean Agile Leaders
    • Consultants, Manages, Executives
    • Project Managers, Team Leads, Technical Leads
    • Business Analysts
    • QA testing teams


All SAs in good standing receive the following benefits:

  1. SA Content Kit (pdf material for non-revenue generating use)
  2. Content updates (SAs in good standing)
  3. SA Branding Kit (certification mark, material co-branding, etc.)
  4. Certified SA directory listing (optional)
  5. Scaled Agile Academy LinkedIn community membership


  1. 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  2. Experience in Scrum


  1. SAFe Agilist (SA) certification exam administration and scoring
  2. Attend the 2-day Leading SAFe course
  3. Pass the SA exam (retakes are $850 and can be taken 45 days or more after the previous exam)
  4. Online course feedback survey
  5. Those attendees who pass the exam will receive Academy membership for one year, access to the private SA member area, downloads, and invitations to special events.

Dr. Srinivas Madhusudhan Kandada
SAFe Agilist (SA)
Dr. Srinivas Madhusudhan Kandada, a strong proponent of Enterprise Agility is a natural leader and people developer who has been practicing agile principles in Healthcare Software development. Having worked across different industries for the last 18 years in India and abroad in various roles as BPM developer, Product Manager, Process Consultant & Solutions Architect,Madhusudhan also has to his credit the nurturing of the team that achieved the first meaningful use certification of ONC ATCB (USA) in Asia. He is experienced in launching multiple products and delivering MVP for early realization of ROI and continuous product enhancement. Having understood the limitation of team agility and project based development, he glided to scaled agile principles and has went on to become a SAFe Agilist (SA) and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) and has certifications from HL7, Scrum Alliance, ITSM among others and is currently pursuing Concepts and Techniques for Strategic Management from Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard (MA).

Duration: 2 working days

Day 1

  1. Introduction
  2. Lean Thinking
  3. Scaling Agile
  4. Agile Release Train

Day 2

  1. Agile Release Train
  2. Portfolio
  3. Prepare the Organization to launch
  4. Scaling Leadership
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