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Course Description

  1. Preparation:  In order to advise and assist with the preparation tasks, the Quickstart typically includes one or more days of consultation (delivered remotely).
  2. SAFe for Teams training:  In the first two days of the Quickstart we will train your Agile teams in SAFe principles, practices, and how to execute as a Scrum/Kanban team working within a SAFe context.
  3. Program Increment (PI) Planning:  In the final two days of your Quickstart, we will partner with ART leadership to facilitate the first PI Planning event for the new ART.

Topics Covered

  • How to plan, execute, and learn together as an Agile team with an ART
  • How to conduct a Program Increment (PI) planning event
  • How to prepare for the SAFe ART Quickstart and launch your first ART

Benefits of the Quickstart approach

  • The Agile teams will be fully formed
  • Teams engage in collective learning that starts forming the social network that the ART depends upon
  • The features for the PI will be ready
  • Teams form their own identities
  • Executives, Business Owners, and other key stakeholders will be trained and aligned with the new ways of thinking and doing
  • Specialty roles, such as Product Owners and Scrum Masters will be prepared for their new responsibilities

Audience and Certification Details

  • Executive sponsors and Business Owners
  • Change agents and Certified SAFe® Program Consultants (SPCs)
  • Product Managers and Product Owners
  • System Architects and Development Managers
  • Release Train Engineers and Scrum Masters
  • Agile team members


  • The Value Stream Workshop should be held prior to the SAFe ART Quickstart to identify the first value stream and ART to launch
  • Leading SAFe training for Executives, Business Owners, and other key ART stakeholders1
  • SAFe Scrum Master training for all Scrum Masters on the ART
  • SAFe Product Management/Product Owner training for these roles on the ART
  • A well-defined vision, roadmap, and program backlog


4 to 10 Days


Email or call (636) 530-7776 for private, on-site pricing.

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