THE NEXT STEP IN THE SCRUM MASTER’S LEARNING PATH


This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) implementation.

The course covers facilitation of crossteam interactions in support of program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices; the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value; and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts.

The course offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

During this two-day course you will learn to:

  • Apply SAFe® principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in the multi-team environment
  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at the team and program levels
  • Address Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture
  • Apply Kanban and flow to optimize the team’s work
  • Facilitate program planning, execution, and delivery of end-to-end systems value
  • Support learning through participation in Communities of Practice and innovation cycles

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • A SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certificate
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

TWO-DAY TRAINING PROGRAM

Each course day starts around 9:00 and ends at 17:00 hours, including lunch and intermission.

  • Exploring the Scrum Master role in the SAFe enterprise
  • Applying SAFe Principles: A Scrum Master’s perspective
  • Exploring Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Facilitating program execution
  • Improving flow with Kanban and XP
  • Building high-performing teams
  • Improving program performance with Inspect and Adapt

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, having one or more of the following certifications is highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification exam:

  • SAFe® 4 Scrum Master (SSM) certification
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification

Exam Details

  • Exam Name: SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master Exam
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice, True/False
  • Exam Delivery: Web-based (single-browser); closed book; no outside assistance; timed exam
  • Exam Access: First attempt free within 30 days from course completion date
  • Exam Duration: Once the exam begins candidates have 120 minutes to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 82
  • Passing Score: 57 (70%)
  • Sample Test Questions
  • Updates: Feb 20, 2017 – exam duration increased from 75 minutes to 120 minutes

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 Continuing Education – Strategic PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance

AUDIENCE

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

    • Existing Scrum Masters
    • Team leaders, project managers, and others who have assumed the role of an Agile team facilitator in a SAFe® or enterprise Agile context
    • Engineering and development managers who will be responsible for Agile execution and for coaching teams and teams of teams
    • Agile coaches
    • Agile program managers and prospective Release Train Engineers
  • TypeTraining
  • Period 2 days
  • Maximum number of participants:18
  • Level:Advanced
  • Language:English
  • Lunch included:Yes
  • Exam:Yes
  • Incompany:Yes
  • Payment methods:Invoice, iDEAL, CreditCard
  • Examinator:Logo