Build your skills as a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and
prepare to support the facilitation of team and program events— when you become a SAFe® 5 Scrum Master (SSM).

SAFe® 5

Scrum Master (SSM)

Summary of the class

In this two-day course, you’ll gain an understanding of the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise. Unlike traditional Scrum Master training that focuses on the fundamentals of team-level Scrum, the SAFe Scrum Master course explores the role of the Scrum Master in the context of the entire enterprise and prepares you to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization.

 

Who will benefit?

  • New or existing Scrum Masters

  • Team Leads

  • Release Train Engineers

Topics covered

  • Introducing Scrum in SAFe

  • Characterizing the role of the Scrum Master

  • Experiencing Program Increment planning

  • Facilitating Iteration execution

  • Finishing the Program Increment

  • Coaching the Agile team

What you'll learn?

To perform the role of a SAFe® Scrum Master, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe Scrum in a SAFe enterprise

  • Facilitate Scrum events

  • Facilitate effective Iteration execution

  • Support effective Program Increment execution

  • Support relentless improvement

  • Coach Agile teams for maximum business results

  • Support DevOps implementation

What you'll get?

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook

  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Scrum Master (SSM) 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, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification
exam:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles

  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP)

  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

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