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SAFe Scrum Master

Apply the Scrum Master role within a SAFe® Enterprise

Description

This course explores the role of the Scrum Master in the context of the entire enterprise; and prepares attendees to plan and execute the Program Increment (PI) successfully. 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. 

Course Objectives

  • 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

Topics Covered

  • Introduce Scrum in SAFe
  • Characterize the role of the Scrum Master
  • Experience Program Increment planning
  • Facilitate Iteration execution
  • Finish the Program Increment
  • Coach the Agile team

Who Should Attend?

  • Agile Coaches
  • Scrum Masters
  • Enterprise and Solution Architects 
  • Project and Product Managers
  • Software Developers and Engineers
  • Analysts (Business, Test, Data, User Experience, etc)
  • Human Capital Managers

Certification

Certified SAFe® Scrum Master

Duration

2 days

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and eXtreme Programming (XP)
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

FAQ

How long is the course?

The course is two full days. We start at 8:30 a.m. and finish at 5:00 p.m. on both days.

How big is a class?

The maximum number of delegates is 25, allowing the opportunity for focused learning and in-depth discussions.

How have you prepared your training rooms in light of COVID-19?

Please watch our safety video showing how we have set up the training room for optimal safety. 

Can this course be done virtually?

Yes, we have virtual options available. Please refer to the location of the course to find available virtual and classroom dates.

Does the course include certification?

Yes. The course includes one attempt at the Certified SAFe® Scrum Master exam from Scaled Agile.

Is this certification internationally recognised?

Yes. This certification is recognised around the world, including the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the Middle East.

Is the certification included in the price?

Yes. One exam attempt is included in the price of the course.

Is SAFe® Scrum Master the same as the Certified Scrum Master?

No. Certified Scrum Master (CSM) is a certification with Scrum Alliance. Please refer to our schedule for Certified Scrum Master courses.

Does the certification expire?

Yes. This certification needs to be renewed annually with Scaled Agile. Please refer to the Scaled Agile website for the latest information on renewal costs. 

Is there an exam?

Yes. Completion of this course gives you access to the Certified SAFe® Scrum Master exam and all related study materials as part of your learning journey.

Do we write the exam during the training?

No. You will have 30 days to write the exam after the completion of the course.

What is the format of the exam?

The exam is 90 minutes long and includes 45 questions.

Is the exam an open book?

No, this is a closed book exam.

Can I earn Professional Development Units or Scrum Education Units from this course?

Yes. Please refer to the latest PDU and SEU guidelines for more information.

Are there more levels?

Yes. The next steps for a SAFe® Scrum Master are attending the SAFe Advanced Scrum Master and SAFe Release Train Engineer courses. Contact us for more information.

Does the price include VAT?

Yes. The price includes Value Added Tax. The price you see on the website is the price you will pay.

How can I pay?

You can pay via EFT or credit card. After you register and make your reservation, you will receive a quote/invoice with the banking details and credit card link.

Can my company pay for my training?

Absolutely. Connect us with your HR or Learning and Development department. If you see your company name in our “clients” section, it is excellent news – Think Agile is on your approved vendor list.

Can I cancel my booking?

You can cancel or reschedule for free up to 10 days before the course. After that, an additional R1500 fee is applicable. The reason is simple: We have already incurred costs in registering you for the course and you may be taking a spot from someone else

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