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Applying the Scrum Master role within a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) enterprise
with SAFe® 4 Scrum Master CertificationBased on the latest version 4.6 of SAFe
In this two-day course, attendees will gain an understanding of the role of a 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 attendees to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. This includes learning the key components of Agile at scale development, 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.
Attending this course prepares individuals to take the SAFe 4 Scrum Master exam to receive the SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certification.
To perform the role of a SAFe® Scrum Master, attendees should be able to:
Describe Scrum in a SAFe enterpriseFacilitate Scrum eventsFacilitate effective Iteration executionSupport effective Program Increment executionSupport relentless improvementCoach Agile teams for maximum business resultsSupport DevOps implementationTopics Covered
In this course attendees will:
Introducing Scrum in SAFeCharacterizing the role of the Scrum MasterExperiencing Program Increment planningFacilitating Iteration executionFinishing the Program IncrementCoaching the Agile teamWhat Attendees Get
The class registration includes:
Printed workbookPreparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Scrum Master (SSM) examOne-year membership to the SAFe Community PlatformCourse certificate of completionAttendees must attend both days of the course to qualify for the exam.Audience
The following individuals will benefit from this course:
New Scrum Masters who need to perform the roleExisting Scrum Masters who would like to understand their role in the context of a SAFe enterpriseTeam Leads who want to understand the Scrum Master roleSAFe Release Train Engineers who want to coach Scrum Masters on their role
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 principlesAwareness of Scrum, Kanban, and eXtreme Programming (XP)Working knowledge of software and hardware development processesSAFe Certification Kit
SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certificationSAFe Certification KitAttendees who pass the exam will receive:
A SAFe Scrum Master certificateA one-year certified membership as a SAFe Scrum MasterA SAFe Scrum Master branding kit with the SSM certification markSAFe 4 Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment onlineAnnual Renewal
Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned.Renewal fee: $100
Exam Name: SAFe® 4 Scrum Master ExamExam Format: Multiple choice; Multiple selectExam Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timedExam Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Scrum Master courseExam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.Exam Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the examNumber of Questions: 45Passing Score: 33 out of 45 (73%)Language – EnglishRetake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact [email protected] for any retake questions.Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certificationsAttendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum AllianceYour ticket also pays for a SAFe workbook, exam fee, and lunch.
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If you need to cancel your registration greater than 14 days from the start of the course, your refund request will be assessed a $150 processing charge. For cancellations between 8 and 14 days from the start of the course, your only option is to change to any another LeanAgileSolution course of equal or lesser value. For cancellations 7 days or less from the start of the course, no refunds will be issued, and no changes are allowed.