SAFe® for Architects

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 3-day course, attendees will 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. This course is for senior technical contributors who need to understand the role of System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects in Lean-Agile enterprises. The course is also appropriate for individuals desiring a deeper view into how architecture enables continuous value flow and how architects engage in and contribute to, a Lean-Agile enterprise.

Class Date
Not Available
Study Method
3 Days

Course Details

Learning Objectives:

To perform the role of a SAFe® Architect, attendees should be able to:
• Architect using SAFe® principles.
• Align architecture with business value.
• Develop and communicate the architecture vision and intent.
• Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success.
• The architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand.
• Lead and coach architects and team members during Program Increment [PI] Planning and execution.
• Provide leadership during a Lean-Agile transformation.

Topics Covered:

• Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture.
• Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand.
• Aligning architecture with business value.
• Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps.
• Preparing architecture for Program Increment [PI] Planning.
• Coordinating architecture throughout PI Planning.
• Supporting new Strategic Themes and Value Streams.
• Leading as an architect during a Lean-Agile transformation.

• Agile coaches
• Consultants
• Architects
• Agile Trainers
• Solution Architects
• System Architects
• Scrum Masters
• Attendee workbooks.
• Eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Architect [ARCH] exam 1.
• One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform.
• Course certificate of completion.