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SAFe® 4.0 Advanced Scrum Master with SASM Certification

The next step in the Scrum Master’s learning path

SAFe 4.0 Advanced Scrum Master Course with SASM CertificationThis 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).

Associated Certification: 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

Learning Goals

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

Topics Covered

  • 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

Course Prerequisites

Attendees of the SAFe SASM course are strongly suggested to have one of the following certificates: SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), or Professional Scrum Master (PSM).

SAFe Certification

  • SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification
  • SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • A SAFe Advanced Scrum Master certificate
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Advanced Scrum Master
  • A SAFe Advanced Scrum Master branding kit with the SASM certification mark

What You Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbooks
  • Online course feedback survey
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe Advanced Scrum Master exam with certification exam administration and scoring
  • SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) attendance certificate upon request

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%)
  • Sample Test Questions
  • Updates: Feb 20, 2017 – exam duration increased from 75 minutes to 120 minutes

Annual Renewal

Renewals are yearly from the date of certification:

  • Renewal fee: $100
  • 10 continuing education/outreach hours

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 Continuing Education – Strategic PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance

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