Course Name : SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master

Advancing Scrum Master servant leadership with SAFe®

A Certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) is a servant leader who has a broader, systems view of the Scrum Master role and provides integrated practices for facilitating multiple team, program, and enterprise success in larger programs. Advanced Scrum Masters understand Agile and Scrum anti-patterns and facilitate cross-team interactions to support program execution and relentless improvement. Providing this experience and servant leadership helps teams improve flow and quality of work, resulting in cohesive, high-performing Lean-Agile teams that deliver continuous value.

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.

Learning Goals

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

  • 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

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

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 Kit

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

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee is $100

Exam Details

  • Exam Name: SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master Exam
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice;
    Multiple Select
  • Exam Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Advanced Scrum Master course
  • Exam 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 120 minutes to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 42 out of 60 (70%)
  • Language: English
  • Retake 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.

Where this training will be conducted ?
This Training will be conducted in your city, probably within any hotel Banquette hall  or any closed city, depend on how many candidates are there.

When this training will be conducted?
we will soon published the calendar (if already not published). as Scaled agile recommend to have at least 12 participants for each class, we will schedule the training once we will have minimum of that number of participants enrolled.

Will you provide any invoice of the payment ? 
Yes we will provide a payment invoice with all necessary details that may require for any reimbursement.

Will I get any PDUs after your training program?
Yes, you will get 16 ‘Course or Training’ PDUs after completing the 2 days course, towards PMI’s PMP® / PMI-ACP® credential after training program.

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 certifications.

Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PgMP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PMI_RMP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PMI_SP® 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00
PMI_ACP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PfMP® 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00
PMI_PBAsm 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00

 

Will I get any study materials?
You will get hard copy of the course material, along with that access to Scaled Agile Community. Plus multiple links to learn, prepare for exam and implement. Also access to SAFe E-learning Program, for your course.

Is there any additional cost for exam?
The first exam attempt is included with the course fees, In case you fail on first attempt, each retake will cost you $50.

When Can I Give the exam ?
with in 30 days from your course completion. 2nd Retakes can be done immediately, If you need more retakes, that have a resting period.

Can I attend this class online ?
No, these course are designed to conduct within team in a class room kind of structure.

Public Class

As per Scaled Agile Inc direction, all public class are mandatory to have a cost Range (minimum and Maximum). Keeping that in mind all Public class will cost

INR 50,000.00 (Regular cost)

Which includes,

  1. Two days of Classroom session
  2. Training Room Expense
  3. Course Materials and stationary
  4. Access to Scaled Agile Community and learning center
  5. Lunch and Tea-Break with snacks for two days
  6. First time examination fees.

There are some early bird discounts, You can contact us for details and avail the discount. Scroll to the bottom of this page to contact us.

Corporate Class

Please contact us with the following details for a quotation of corporate class.

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Niladri Mahapatra

Its Me

Niladri Mahapatra have 20+ Years of experience in the field of Agile Coach, Agile Trainer, Scrum Master, Project Management, Technical Management in small and complex business engagement, within a group as well as delivering responsibilities at an individual level. Handling multiple clients across the globe, gives him more opportunities to interact and communicate with clients of different time zones and cultures.

Experienced Agile Coach and Trainer
1. Trained the team(s) and coach the Agile transformation, for Individual team or Large Program
2. Trained all the levels and roles, including senior leaders, across the organization on Agile principles, process, practices and tools
3. Guide management on effective Agile Portfolio / Program management
4. Maturity assessment
5. Partner with Engagement Management to conduct Methodology Assessments
6. Partner with Engagement Management to conduct Agile Maturity Assessments & offer recommendations
7. continuous support on Agile Journey

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