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SAFe Scrum Master

SAFe 4 Scrum Master (SSM) Certification Based on SAFe 4.6


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Based on SAFe 4.6, this two-day course introduces SAFe, the role of the Scrum Master, how that role is applied to a SAFe environment, and how it differs from traditional Scrum. It also provides the skills and resources necessary to be an effective servant leader of a SAFe agile team.

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Description
Unlike traditional Scrum Master training that focuses on the fundamentals of team-level Scrum, this SAFe Scrum Master course explores the role of the Scrum Master in the context of the entire enterprise and prepares attendees to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. Learn the key components of agile at scale, how Scrum is facilitated throughout the enterprise, and how to execute Iteration Planning.
 
Attendees will also discover how to build high performing agile teams by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to coach those teams to deliver the maximum business value at scale. SAFe 4 Scrum Master (SSM) certification signifies that people are prepared to perform the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe environment, increasing their value to teams and organizations that are implementing SAFe.
 
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
 
Prerequisites
While there are no specific prerequisites for attending this course, Scaled Agile suggests that those who plan to take the associated SAFe Scrum Master (SSM)  certification exam have the following qualifications:
  • Familiarity with agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and eXtreme Programming (XP)
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes
 
Exam Details
This course is a prerequisite for taking the SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certification exam. 
Name: SAFe 4 Scrum Master Exam
Format: Multiple Choice, Multiple Select
Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe PO/PM Course
Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
Number of Questions: 45
Passing Score: 35 out of 45 (77% passing score)
 
Upon successful completion of the exam, attendees will receive
  • SAFe Scrum Master certificate
  • A SAFe 4 Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Scrum Master, which includes access to the SSM Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Scrum Master certification usage guide with SSM certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

 

Questions? 929.777.8102 [email protected]
Course Outline
Introducing Scrum in SAFe
Examine the basic Agile Development concepts, explore the basics of Scrum, and position an agile team in a SAFe enterprise.
 
Characterizing the Role of the Scrum Master
Examine the responsibilities of the Scrum Master role, and understand the characteristics of an effective Scrum Master.
 
Experiencing PI Planning
Prepare to experience PI Planning, create, review, and finalize draft plans, commit to PI objectives, and facilitate an effective PI Planning.
 
Facilitating Iteration Execution
Experience an iteration through planning the iteration and tracking its progress, learn techniques for refining the backlog, facilitate iteration meetings, continuously deploy with DevOps, and facilitate relentless improvement.

 

Finishing the PI
Coach the IP iteration and facilitate Inspect and Adapt Workshops.
 
Coaching the Agile Team
Learn to be a servant leader through effective facilitation of SAFe team events, coaching of the the team using powerful questions, and guiding team collaboration and conflict resolution.
 
About the Exam
Understand how to prepare for and take the SAFe Scrum Master certification exam.
Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Call to Schedule
Anytime
Virtual Classroom
Your Location
Anywhere
Course Duration: 2 Days
Ways to Save

Train Your Team at Your Location and Save

Bring any course to your location for team training. On-Site Training is both cost-effective and convenient for your team of six or more. Get a no-obligation quote and details about how easy it is to bring an on-site training course to your location. Call our On-Site Training Advocate at 929.777.8102, or email [email protected].

Description
Unlike traditional Scrum Master training that focuses on the fundamentals of team-level Scrum, this SAFe Scrum Master course explores the role of the Scrum Master in the context of the entire enterprise and prepares attendees to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. Learn the key components of agile at scale, how Scrum is facilitated throughout the enterprise, and how to execute Iteration Planning.
 
Attendees will also discover how to build high performing agile teams by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to coach those teams to deliver the maximum business value at scale. SAFe 4 Scrum Master (SSM) certification signifies that people are prepared to perform the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe environment, increasing their value to teams and organizations that are implementing SAFe.
 
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
 
Prerequisites
While there are no specific prerequisites for attending this course, Scaled Agile suggests that those who plan to take the associated SAFe Scrum Master (SSM)  certification exam have the following qualifications:
  • Familiarity with agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and eXtreme Programming (XP)
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes
 
Exam Details
This course is a prerequisite for taking the SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certification exam. 
Name: SAFe 4 Scrum Master Exam
Format: Multiple Choice, Multiple Select
Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe PO/PM Course
Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
Number of Questions: 45
Passing Score: 35 out of 45 (77% passing score)
 
Upon successful completion of the exam, attendees will receive
  • SAFe Scrum Master certificate
  • A SAFe 4 Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Scrum Master, which includes access to the SSM Community of Practice
  • A SAFe Scrum Master certification usage guide with SSM certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

 

Questions? 929.777.8102 [email protected]
Course Outline
Introducing Scrum in SAFe
Examine the basic Agile Development concepts, explore the basics of Scrum, and position an agile team in a SAFe enterprise.
 
Characterizing the Role of the Scrum Master
Examine the responsibilities of the Scrum Master role, and understand the characteristics of an effective Scrum Master.
 
Experiencing PI Planning
Prepare to experience PI Planning, create, review, and finalize draft plans, commit to PI objectives, and facilitate an effective PI Planning.
 
Facilitating Iteration Execution
Experience an iteration through planning the iteration and tracking its progress, learn techniques for refining the backlog, facilitate iteration meetings, continuously deploy with DevOps, and facilitate relentless improvement.

 

Finishing the PI
Coach the IP iteration and facilitate Inspect and Adapt Workshops.
 
Coaching the Agile Team
Learn to be a servant leader through effective facilitation of SAFe team events, coaching of the the team using powerful questions, and guiding team collaboration and conflict resolution.
 
About the Exam
Understand how to prepare for and take the SAFe Scrum Master certification exam.
Class Schedule
Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.
Class Fee Includes
• Tuition
• Access to the SAFe Community Platform and SAFe exam
• Course notebook
• Letter of completion
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