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SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

Course Overview

This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe® implementation. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of the 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 you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM).

Audience

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Existing Scrum Masters
  • Team leaders, project managers, and others who have assumed the role of an Agile team facilitator in a SAFe® or enterprise Agile context
  • Engineering and development managers who will be responsible for Agile execution and for coaching teams and teams of teams
  • Agile coaches
  • Agile program managers and prospective Release Train Engineers
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Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

After this course, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe® principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in the multi-team environment
  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at the team and program levels
  • Address Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture
  • Apply Kanban and flow to optimize 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

Pre-Requisites

Pre-requisites

Attendees of the SAFe® SASM course must have one of the following certificates: Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), and alternatively, SAFe Practitioners (SPs) who have attended the SAFe Scrum Master Orientation

Course Content

Course Content

  • SAFe® framework, values, and Lean-Agile principles
  • Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Program increment planning, execution, and Inspect and Adapt workshops
  • Quality engineering, Agile architecture, and DevOps practices
  • Kanban for facilitating team and program flow of work
  • Building high-performing teams
  • Interaction with the system team, deployment, UX, architects, product owners, product management, and business owners
  • Learning and Communities of Practice

Exams & Certification

Certifying Bodies & Exams

Attending this course prepares you to take the SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Exam exam in order to receive SAFe Advanced Scrum Master  certification.

Exam Details

  • Exam Name: SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master Exam
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice, True/False
  • Exam Delivery: Web-based (single-browser); closed book; no outside assistance; timed exam
  • Exam Access: First attempt free within 30 days from course completion date
  • Exam Duration: Once the exam begins candidates have 120 minutes to complete the exam
  • Number of Questions: 82
  • Passing Score: 57 (70%)
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