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.

SAFe® 5

Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

Summary of the class

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

Who will benefit?

  • Existing Scrum Masters

  • Team leaders

  • Project managers

  • 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.

Topics covered

  • 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

What you'll learn?

To perform the role of a SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master attendees should be
able to:
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  • Apply SAFe principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in a
    multi-team environment

  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at scale

  • Address Agile and Scrum anti-patterns

  • And more...

What you'll get?

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) exam.

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • Course certificate of completion

 

Attendees must attend both days of the course to be eligible to take the exam.

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® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification exam:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles

  • Attended a Leading SAFe® or SAFe® PO/PM course

  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

PDUs & SEUs

  • You may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education
    requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications

  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance

Annual Renewal

​Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $100/year