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SAFe® 5 for Government (SGP Certification)

Drive successful Lean-Agile transformations inside Government agencies!

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4.30 (6876 Ratings)
  • 16 Hours of Live Instructor-Led Online Training led by SAFe® Practice Consultants (SPCs)
  • Course fee includes certification fee
  • Comprehensive exam prep and support
  • Earn up to 15 PMI PDUs
  • Hands-on, interactive course led by industry experts
  • One-year certified membership as SAFe® Government Practitioner on passing the certification exam
  • CyberBahn is a SAFe® SPCT Gold and Tooling Partner (1 of 3 companies world-wide to have this credential)
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Description

An increasing number of Government agencies are learning to adopt Lean-Agile and apply the proven practices of DevSecOps and SAFe® to drive cultural change and generate improved results for stakeholders. By moving beyond age-old mindsets, legacy governance patterns and organizational barriers caused due to traditional waterfall practices, they are able to deliver value faster.

CyberBahn's 2-day training and certification will help you to implement proven success patterns to break down legacy barriers and implement Lean-Agile practices in a Government context. Learn to manage technology investments and build high-performing multi-vendor Agile teams and programs in public sector undertakings. Address the unique challenges that come from handling Government contracts and complying with emerging government guidelines, using Agile.

At the end of this course, you will get access to the SAFe for Government certification exam on the SAFe Community platform. CyberBahn is a SAFe® SPCT Gold and Tooling Partner (1 of 3 companies world-wide to have this credential).

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for government leaders and influencers who can guide the decision to adopt SAFe within their agency or program.

Previous attendees of this course include (but are not limited to) these roles:

  • Executives, directors, branch chiefs
  • Managers of development, engineering, QA, architecture, operations, support
  • Program and project managers
  • Program/Project Management Office (PMO)

SAFe® for Government Course Curriculum

This course and curriculum follow the latest release of SAFe 5.

  • Advancing Lean-Agile in government
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile mindset
  • Understanding SAFe® principles
  • Creating high-performing Agile teams and programs
  • Planning with cadence and synchronization
  • Supporting program execution
  • Mapping the path to agency and program agility
  • Leading successful change

Certification Exam

Duration
90 Minutes

Questions
45 Questions

Exam Language
English

Passing Score
33/45 (73%)

For more details on the exam pattern and references, visit the Scaled Agile website.

Course Takeaways

Here’s what you will get:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day
  • Access to the SAFe for Government Certification Exam on completion of the course

You must attend all days of the course for eligibility to take the SAFe 5 for Government exam.

Attendees who pass the exam will receive the SAFe Certification kit, which includes:

  • SAFe Government Practitioner certificate
  • A SAFe 5 Government Practitioner digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Government Practitioner, which includes access to the SGP Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Government Practitioner certification usage guide with SGP certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Course Credits

On completion of the course, you could apply for Professional Development Units (PDUs) as below:

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FAQs

As the rate of adoption of Agile continues to accelerate across global organizations, regardless of industry or sector, Government agencies have also jumped on the Agile bandwagon and are using SAFe to generate improved results for stakeholders. However, government agencies must deal with unique challenges, such as overcoming legacy systems, having to deal with traditional mindsets, and upgrading archaic processes that have been set in stone for decades.

The SAFe for Government (SGP) course and certification gives you the guidance and best practices to address the concerns that are unique to an Agile transformation in the Government context. Learn to adapt technology-based strategies, financial planning, mandates and governance practices to Lean-Agile, using government guidelines. Get the Agile advantage in public sector and Government enterprises.

  • Undertake CyberBahn's 2-day SAFe® for Government course led by SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs).
  • Learn and practice using the articles, videos and resources on the Scaled Agile website.
  • When you are adequately prepared to take the exam, log into the SAFe Community Platform to access the exam.
  • You will be required to review and accept the Candidate Agreement before starting the exam.
  • Attempt the 90 minute SAFe 5 SGP Exam online which comprises 45 Multiple choice/ Multiple response questions. Note that Multiple response questions require all correct answers to be selected; as partial credit will not be given.
  • You must score a minimum of 73% (33 out of 45) to pass the SAFe for Government (SGP) certification exam.
  • Your profile on Scaled Agile, Inc will be updated with the certification, after passing the exam.
  • You will receive 1-year membership with Scaled Agile along with the certification.
  • You have to renew the membership (and consequently the certification) every year.

Starting April 3rd, 2023, Scaled Agile has transitioned to a new membership model for the SAFe Community Platform. You can renew your membership at one of three tiers: 

  • SAFe® Expert Membership ($995/year) - For members who currently hold SPC or SPCT certifications. Renews all certifications, provides access to all SAFe content, and enables SPCs/SPCTs to train others to lead a Lean-Agile transformation.
  • SAFe® Advanced Membership ($295/year) - For members who currently hold one or more Advanced certifications. This provides access to basic and some advanced content and continued access to course learnings and assets and renews the following certifications. This also includes every certification in the SAFe® Foundational Membership.
    • Agile Product Management (APM)
    • Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
    • Release Train Engineer (RTE)
    • SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)
    • SAFe® for Architects (ARCH)
    • Agile Software Engineer (ASE)
  • SAFe® Foundational Membership ($195/year) - For members who currently hold one or more Foundational certifications. This provides access to basic content and continued access to course learnings and assets and renews the following certifications.
    • SAFe® Agilist (SA)
    • SAFe® Practitioner (SP)
    • SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)
    • SAFe® Government Practitioner (SGP)
    • SAFe® DevOps Practitioner (SDP)
    • Product Owner / Product Manager (POPM)

The registration fee includes the course materials, remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms, access to SAFe® Collaborate - a visual online workspace, a one-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform and the SAFe SGP certification exam. You'll also get access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day.

You can earn up to 15 PDUs by attending the 2-day SAFe for Government (SGP) training program.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) ® issues Professional Development Units (PDUs) to the candidate after the completion of any certification course. They are given to recognize the participation of the professional and to authenticate the knowledge of the principles and practices taught. To hold your certification from PMI, you should earn a particular number of PDUs every three years.

PDUs recognize your dedication to the global Project Management community. They are required for recertification and to maintain your PMI credential in good standing. You can learn more about PDUs here.

You can get more course details at this link or write to us at info@cyberbahntas.com. You can also chat with our counsellors on the Live Chat on this website, and get your queries answered in real time.

After completing the SAFe for Government (SGP) course, you can go on to undertake other SAFe courses based on your role, goals and experience. Visit this link to choose the course and certification that best matches your current needs.

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