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SSM – SAFe 5.0 Scrum Master

In this two-day course, you’ll gain an understanding of the role of 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 you 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.

About the Course

Attendees 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 5 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.

Annual Renewal

Those attendees who pass the exam will receive Scaled Agile membership for one year, access to the private member aredownloads, and invitations to special events.

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

  • Renewal fee: $100

Audience Profile

  • Program or Project Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Team Lead
  • Release Train Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Agile Coach
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Consultant
  • Architect
  • Engineer
  • Developer
  • Director
  • Quality
  • Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Product Owner
  • Delivery Manager
  • Program Manager

Participant Prerequisites

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 principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

Course Objectives

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

Course Outline

  • Introducing Scrum in SAFe
  • Characterizing the role of the Scrum Master
  • Experiencing Program Increment planning
  • Facilitating Iteration execution
  • Finishing the Program Increment
  • Coaching the Agile team

Course Materials

  • Workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Scrum Master (SSM) exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

SSM - SAFe 5.0 Scrum Master

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