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SAFe® for Architects (ARCH)

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2 Days Live Online
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Professional Credits


ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.


Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.

This course offers:
    6.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs
    4.00 PMI-PBA Technical PDUs
    6.00 PMI-ACP Technical PDUs
    6.00 PMI-RMP Technical PDUs
    6.00 PMI-SP Technical PDUs
    3.00 PMI Strategic PDUs
    6.00 PMI Leadership PDUs


Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe® Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe 5 Architect. The SAFe® 5 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 three-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 SAFe 5 Architect training 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.

SAFe Gold Badge
Cprime, the parent company of ASPE, is proud to be a Gold SPCT and Platform Level partner with Scaled Agile, the exclusive certifying body for the Scaled Agile Framework. Attending this class and passing the qualifying exam will earn you the SAFe Architect (ARCH) certification.

Architect using SAFe principles
Align architecture with business value
Develop and communicate architecture vision and intent
Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success
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
Upcoming Dates and Locations
All Live Online times are listed in Eastern Time Guaranteed To Run
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Feb 2, 2021 – Feb 4, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Cary, North Carolina

ASPE, a Cprime Company
2000 Regency Parkway
Suite 335
Cary, NC 27518
United States

Feb 9, 2021 – Feb 11, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

Attune, formerly Microtek Reston
12950 Worldgate Drive
Monument II Bldg 4th Flr
Herndon, VA 20170
United States

Feb 16, 2021 – Feb 18, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Pasadena, California

Idealab - Cprime, Inc Pasadena
130 W Union St.
Pasadena, CA 91103
United States

Mar 9, 2021 – Mar 11, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis - West End Conference Center
1600 Utica Ave S
Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55416
United States

Mar 16, 2021 – Mar 17, 2021    12:00pm – 8:00pm Live Online Register
Mar 30, 2021 – Mar 31, 2021    10:00am – 6:00pm Live Online Register
Apr 8, 2021 – Apr 9, 2021    10:00am – 7:00pm Live Online Register
May 17, 2021 – May 18, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm San Mateo, California

cPrime, Inc.
107 S B Street
Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94401
United States

Jun 14, 2021 – Jun 15, 2021    11:00am – 8:00pm Live Online Register
Course Outline

Part 1: Exemplifying Lean-Agile Architecture

Part 2: Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand

Part 3: Aligning Architecture with Business Value

Part 4: Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps

Part 5: Preparing Architecture for Program Increment (PI) Planning

Part 6: Coordinating Architecture Throughout PI Planning

Part 7: Supporting Continuous Delivery During PI Execution

Part 8: Supporting New Strategic Themes and Value Streams

Part 9: Leading as an Architect During a Lean-Agile Transformation

Who should attend
  • System, Solution, and Enterprise architects
  • Architects in supporting technical disciplines
  • Experienced software developers
  • Technical managers making architectural decisions
  • Product leaders collaborating with architects
Bonus Materials
  • Attendee workbooks
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Architect (ARCH) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

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