SAFe for Government 5.0

Overcome legacy governance, contracting and organisational barriers while transitioning to Lean-Agile practices for building technology-based capabilities in a government context.


Scaled Agile Certified


Online: 4 half-days
In-person: 2 days


Contact our Education Team for details.

Course overview

Learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains and what it means to lead a Lean|Agile transformation in a government agency.

Who is this for?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:
  • Executives and leaders, managers, directors, CIOs and VPs
  • Development, QA and infrastructure management
  • Programme and product managers
  • Product and product line management
  • Portfolio managers, PMO and process leads
  • Enterprise, system and solution architects

What’s covered?

  • Advancing Lean|Agile in government
  • Embracing a Lean|Agile mindset
  • Understanding SAFe principles
  • Creating high-performing Agile teams and programmes
  • Planning with cadence and synchronisation

Learning outcomes

  • Transition government programmes from traditional software to Lean-Agile and DevOps using SAFe
  • Adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting etc to flow-based practices using government guidelines
  • Organise government programmes into one or more ARTs and execute in PIs
  • Explore large solution coordination in a government/multi-vendor environment
  • Identify and internalise the mindset and behaviours for successful
  • Lean|Agile transformation


Attending this course prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe Government Practitioner (SGP). For more information, visit

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Course Schedule

This course is only available as a private class. Contact our Education Team for a consultation.

Experts in business and training

Our courses are developed and taught only by people who are in practice at Assurity. Every single day of the week…except when they’re in the classroom teaching you!

Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

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Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

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Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

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Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

Jacob is an experienced entrepreneur and Agile coach. He has worked in his own and other businesses to help them grow and develop high-value work through the application of Agile, Lean Start-up and other modern business techniques.

Jacob has worked with a wide range of businesses across Asia-Pacific and the United States, from very small (1 team) to very large (400+ team) Agile transformations with both software/IT and non-IT teams, in industries including Ecommerce, Finance, Healthcare, Mobile, Gaming, Telecommunications, and Advertising.

Jacob is passionate about empowering and motivating people, with a constant focus on business value, to ensure not only are we delivering high quality work, but the right, most valuable work as well.

Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

Kay is a trusted advisor to clients, helping them define their digital transformation strategy and the cultural changes needed to achieve it.

After assessing a client’s current capabilities, Kay is well versed in create a roadmap to outline the processes, practices, tools, and education needed to enable continuous improvement.

An expert in Business Agility, Agile, Cloud Adoption and DevOps, Kay makes it easy for clients to understand how adopting these approaches can benefit their organisation.

She’s also an accomplished trainer in Facilitation, Agile Project and Delivery Management, Agile Coaching, Foundations of DevOps, and is passionate about helping students see tangible results.

Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

Fabio has a background in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Engineering and work experience in software development in a variety of industries, including Retail, Telecommunications, Banking, Educational, Healthcare and Startups.

As a Consultant, he works to improve value delivery and complex problem-solving. He translates vision into actionable plans to deliver customer-centric outcomes.

His focus is to help organisations achieve a sustained competitive advantage by adopting agile values and principles to deliver the highest possible quality products.

Fabio is also a coach and mentor to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and Agile teams.

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About Assurity

We believe that our clients’ future depends on better meeting their customers’ needs. At Assurity, we use our skills and extensive experience to help our clients develop their business and make their future in a fast-changing digital world.

We partner with the country’s largest organisations and government agencies, collaborating with them and guiding them on their digital transformation journeys, delivering proven capabilities to innovate, deliver complex projects with quality and speed, and improve their operations’ efficiency and effectiveness.

We take a human-centred approach to everything we do and co-design the right outcomes with our clients. We achieve this by forming unique solutions teams from our analysis, testing, DevOps, design thinking, intelligent process automation, agile, customer experience and education service lines.

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