The first 2 days of the course, Leading SAFe, provide the basis to teach SAFe to leaders. The final 3 days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise. Becoming a change agent and a Certified SAFe 5 Program Consultant (SPC) enables attendees to coach and guide the enterprise toward success in a disruptive marketplace, and empowers them to implement a Lean-Agile SAFe transformation.


To perform the role of a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), you should be able to:

Lead a Lean-Agile Enterprise transformation

Implement SAFe

Implement Lean Portfolio Management

Perform Value Stream identification

Launch and coach Agile Release Trains

Coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains with a Solution Train

Use the seven core competencies to achieve business agility

Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe

Continue your learning journey and become enabled to train other roles in a SAFe enterprise


Attendees typically include:

Professional Services Consultants

Internal Change Agents, Lean-Agile Center for Excellence (LACE) participants, Agile Working Groups

Business and Technology Executives, Leaders, Managers, and Directors

Portfolio Managers and Fiduciaries, Project/Program Management Office (PMO) personnel

Development, QA and IT Managers

Program and Project Managers

Product and Product Line Managers

Process Leads and Lifecycle Governance Personnel

Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects


All stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe 5 Program Consultant certification exam and practice as a SAFe 5 Program Consultant (SPC):

5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management

3+ years of experience in Agile

One or more relevant Agile certifications


Five days




Outline for Implementing SAFe 5.0.1 with SPC Certification Training

Leading SAFe - Days 1 and 2

Thriving in the digital age with business agility

Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader

Establishing Team and Technical Agility

Building Solutions with Agile Product Delivery

Exploring Lean Portfolio Management

Leading the change

Becoming a Certified SAFe Agilist

Implementing SAFe - Days 3 – 5 

Reaching the tipping point

Designing the implementation

Launching an Agile Release Train

Coaching ART Execution

Extending to the Portfolio

Accelerating to business agility

Becoming a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)

About the exam