Leading SAFe (SA) Jan 16-17 (Online)


  • Karen Embree
    Karen Embree
    Instructor and Coach

    Karen Embree is a highly experienced senior financial services leader with a proven track of bringing order to chaos – a key reason she was chosen to help lead a Fortune 100 company agile transformation in 2018. In the agile space, she combines a PhD in Leadership Studies (coaching focus) with the experience of leading two agile transformations and delivering portfolio management (USAA and Fiserv). Karen is well versed in agile (SAFe 5 SPC, PMI-ACP, ICAgile Certified Coaching Expert, ICAgile Certified Agile Team Facilitation certifications), process improvement (Six Sigma Black Belt) and portfolio/program management expertise (Certified Program Management, Certified Portfolio Management) . Key strengths include driving profitable brand growth and training/coaching cross functional teams to deliver results via agile principles and methodologies.


Jan 16 - 17 2023


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM





Leading SAFe 5.1

Take the Leading SAFe course to discover how companies can build business agility, and how to make SAFe work inside your organization. You’ll learn how SAFe helps you improve quality, productivity, employee engagement, and time-to-market. You’ll come away with an understanding of how to align your entire organization around the same clear objectives, and how to improve the flow of value and work from strategy to delivery. You’ll learn what makes companies more customer-centric and how to run key SAFe alignment and planning events, like PI planning.

Materials presented in this 2 day class are the latest from SAI and upon completion you will be registered for the SAFe® SA Certification with Engaged Agility certification exam.

The 2-day course, exam, and 1 year of certification license is included in the price of the course.