SAFe® ADVANCED SCRUM MASTER (4.6)

SUMMARY

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

SAFe® ADVANCED SCRUM MASTER (4.6)

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Existing Scrum Masters
  • Team leaders, project managers, and others assuming the role of an Agile Team facilitator in a SAFe® or enterprise Agile context
  • Engineering and development managers responsible for Agile execution and coaching teams, including teams of teams
  • Agile coaches
  • Agile Program Managers
  • Prospective SAFe® Release Train Engineers


Learning Objectives

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

  • 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
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture
  • Learn to apply Kanban eXtreme Programming (XP) frameworks to optimize flow and improve 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


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


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


SAFe® Certification

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master certificate
  • A SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master, which includes access to the SASM Community of Practice
  • A SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master certification usage guide with SASM certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe® journey

The course will be held in Swedish unless there are delegates that prefer English. Then the course will be held in English.

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