Alchemy @ NAB

Alchemy Solutions is a professional and learning services organisation who are experts in business reinvention, digital transformation, process improvement, and capability development. 

Alchemy has partnered with NAB to support the uplift of capability across the NAB organisation, enabling staff to grow to their full potential. Explore available courses below and follow the prompts to register your interest for the courses you’d like NAB and Alchemy to deliver so you can acquire new skills, get certified and build your reputation as someone who delivers.

Leading SAFe®

Leading SAFe (Agilist Certification)

Duration: 2 Days

Leading SAFe® offers an introduction to the foundations of SAFe® and provides the principles and practices to confidently drive a Lean-Agile transformation. The Leading SAFe® course offers the guidance and tools needed to lead effectively in remote environments with distributed teams. Discover how to leverage Agile practices to build business agility. Learn what makes an organisation customer centric and how to run key SAFe® alignment and planning events.

  • Understand SAFe fundamentals and the Implementation Roadmap
  • Embrace Lean-Agile values and principles
  • Apply Lean and Agile principles to SAFe roles and practices
  • Build high-performing teams with a clear mission and purpose
  • Utilise transformational leadership for driving change and innovation
  • Establish alignment and execution of Strategic Themes with Lean Portfolio Management
SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management

SAFe Lean Portfolio Management

Duration: 2 Days

The SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) course offers comprehensive insight into achieving collaboration, empowering teams and efficiently organising value around customers. SAFe® LPM teaches you how to plan dynamically and be flexible enough to adjust initiatives and budgets as market changes occur. The SAFe® LPM course provides the knowledge and skills needed to connect portfolio strategy and initiatives to the agility planning and execution of work.

  • Align strategy with execution and create portfolio flow
  • Connect the portfolio to the enterprise
  • Maintain portfolio vision and roadmap whilst adapting to what customers want
  • Establish Lean budgets and integrate feedback from participatory budgeting
  • Collaborate across silos and empower Agile teams
SAFe® Scrum Master

SAFe Scrum Master
(SSM)

Duration: 2 Days

The SAFe® Scrum Master course provides the knowledge and skills needed to effectively coach Agile teams to deliver business value at scale. The SAFe® Scrum Master course teaches the tactical skills and principles of servant leadership to help develop high-performing, engaged teams that are continuously improving. The SAFe® Scrum Master course provides skills to help an organisation succeed with Agile and Scrum.

  • Facilitate Scrum events and support Program Increment (PI) execution
  • Coach Agile teams to plan, complete and constantly improve their work
  • Implement DevOps for continuous flow and delivery
  • Help an organisation succeed with Agile and scrum
  • Facilitate Agile events like iteration planning, standups and retrospectives
SAFe® Product Owner / Product Manager

SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager (POPM)

Duration: 2 Days

Scaled Agile Framework® Course The SAFe® Product Owner (PO) and Product Manager (PM) (POPM) course covers the tactical responsibilities of these roles in an Agile Release Train (ATR). The SAFe® POPM course teaches professionals how product owners and product managers should work together to achieve the best possible customer and business outcomes. The SAFe® POPM course explores the role of POs and PMs in enabling and delivering value through effective program increment execution.

  • Perform the role of a PO / PM on a daily basis
  • Prepare for and lead Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Develop and decompose Epics to Features and Features to Stories
  • Adopt a customer-centric approach to building and testing products
  • Productively design, prioritise, build, test and deliver high quality products
  • Collaborate with Agile teams across engineering and the business
SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master

SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

Duration: 2 Days

As a practising SAFe® Scrum Master in an organisation, you’ve got the tactical skills to coach Agile teams in delivering business value. The SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master course enables you to build on strong foundations and discover how to facilitate success for Agile teams, Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and the organisation. Gain the tools needed to improve coaching, leadership and facilitation skills and learn how to avoid common missteps and encourage relentless improvement.

  • Apply SAFe® principles to facilitate, enable and coach in a multi-team environment
  • Adopt scalable engineering practices to optimise flow and lead distributed teams
  • Uplift ART facilitation skills and team delivery of end-to-end value
  • Apply Lean, Kanban, DevOps, and SAFe® principles to improve outcomes
  • Build communities of practice to support high performing teams, continuous improvement and ART efficiency
SAFe® Agile Product Management

SAFe Agile Product Manager (SAPM)

Duration: 1 Day

The SAFe® Agile Product Management course explores how to use design thinking to achieve customer centricity and create products that are desirable, feasible, and sustainable. Discover how continuous exploration fuels innovation and gain the guidance and tools needed to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams. Complete the SAFe® Agile Product Management course to discover how to define a vision, strategy, and roadmap to satisfy existing customers and attract new ones.

  • Create innovation in a Value Stream
  • Use design thinking to achieve desirable, feasible and sustainable products
  • Use product strategy to set clarity and direction for Agile Release Trains (ARTs)
  • Develop and evolve short-term roadmaps to achieve long-term value
SAFe Agile Software Engineer

SAFe Agile Software Engineer (ASE)

Duration: 1 Day

The SAFe® Agile Software Engineering course provides the knowledge and tools needed to deliver high quality, software-centric solutions faster and more predictably by applying and building a test-first, technical infrastructure. Learn how to detail, model, design, implement, verify, and validate stories in a Continuous Delivery Pipeline and how to use automated testing. Complete the SAFe® Agile Software Engineering course to develop a foundational understanding of Lean, Agile, and DevOps principles that you can apply in everyday practices.

  • Harness modern practices including Extreme Programming (XP), behaviour-driven development (BDD) and test-driven development (TDD)
  • Apply the test-first principle and use test infrastructure for automated testing
  • Detail, model, design, implement and validate Stories in a Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Embed foundational Lean, Agile and DevOps principles and practices
  • Effectively use practices such as abstraction, encapsulation and SOLID to build quality into code and design