After this training, you will be equipped to successfully work as RTE in an Agile Release Train (ART). You will learn how to build efficient ART using servant leadership and coaching. RTE is like the “Chief Scrum Master” of SAFe agile delivery; helping the teams to collaborate seamlessly. RTE has also a key role in coaching the organization towards agile mindset and practices.
This training is intended for people already working as RTE or STE, program and project managers, scrum masters, agile leaders, agile coaches and SPC’s. Participants should have good understanding of SAFe (http://www.scaledagileframework.com/) and if possible, also hands-on experience from working in an ART or participating PI planning.
Training and material are in English.
About the trainer:
Darren has a background in commercial management, being an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers following sixteen years in Retail Banking. This culminated as a Senior Personal Banking Manager within the Guildford Group of Branches, which was comprised of 9 branches and 140 staff.
A career change into IT in the late 1990s has led to a number of roles within IT including three Head of Department positions covering the complete spectrum of IT. Also as an accomplished Project Manager and a Prince2 Practitioner he has a phenomenal record in delivering complex programmes and business transformations and an impressive record of negotiating and implementing multi-million pound contracts including Outsourcing, Off-shoring and ERP systems. He is also a Chartered IT Professional.
A clear strength in inspirational leadership and individual consideration and able to engage extremely effectively with decision makers at CxO level.
Darren is now a Director of Radtac, a Global Agile Consultancy Business based in London. In addition he is DSDM Atern Agile PM Practitioner, APMG Facilitation Practitioner, PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner, Certified Scrum Master, Kanban Practitioner and SAFe Program Consultant.
And active agile practitioner and coach and delivers training courses in Leading SAFe and more recently, Darren is now a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT) one of only 45 worldwide.
Darren is the Treasurer of BCS Kent Branch, Board Member of the South East Region ASA, founder of the London SAFe Meetup group and co-founder of the Kent Scrum User Group. Also a co-author of the BCS Book “Agile Foundations – Principles Practices and Frameworks”, a reviewer of "Valuing Agile; the financial management of agile projects". Also a reviewer of "Directing Agile Change' which is awaiting publication.