SAFe Advanced SCRUM Master

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.
Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM).

Learning Goals (SASM)

To perform the role of a SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master 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 (SASM)

– 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 Attendees Get (SASM)

The class registration includes:
– Attendee workbook
– Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 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 in order to qualify for the exam.

Who will benefit?

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