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Course Description

Advancing Scrum Master Servant Leadership with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) with SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master Certification. Based on version 4.6 of SAFe®

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).

Objectives

  • 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
  • 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

Audience and Certification Details

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 coaching teams, including teams of teams
  • Agile coaches
  • Agile program managers
  • Prospective Release Train Engineers

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).

Duration

2 days

Price

Email iconsalesteam@iconagility.com or call (636) 530-7776 for private, on-site pricing.

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