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SAFe® Scrum Master with SSM Certification

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SAFe Scrum Master with SSM Certification

The Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) provides proven success patterns for implementing lean-agile software and systems development up to enterprise scale.

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Overview

The Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) provides proven success patterns for implementing lean-agile software and systems development up to enterprise scale.

Course Outcomes

This two day interactive training program provides attendees with an understanding of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe® enterprise. Unlike traditional Scrum Master training that focuses on the fundamentals of team-level Scrum, this course includes learning the key components of Agile at scale development, how it is facilitated and planned.

Upon course completion, you will 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

Benefits

Benefits to the Individual

  • SAFe® 4 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 organisations that are implementing SAFe®.
  • Achieve better communications, alignment and control with agile projects and teams
  • Potential to rapidly adopt a proven approach

Benefits to the Organisation

  • Focus on delivery of business value enables faster strategic change at lower cost and lower risk, and organisations applying SAFe® are getting significant benefits including increased productivity and employee satisfaction improved quality and faster time to market
  • Achieve better communications, alignment and control with agile projects and teams
  • Potential to rapidly adopt a proven approach rather than developing an organisation specific process

Recommended For

  • New Scrum Masters who need to perform the role
  • Existing Scrum Masters who would like to understand their role in the context of a SAFe® enterprise
  • Team Leads who want to understand the Scrum Master role
  • SAFe® Release Train Engineers who want to coach Scrum Masters on their role

Certification Level

Attending the course prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe Scrum Master (SSM).

Course Content

  • Identify the key components of Agile
    development
  • Identify the key elements of Scrum
  • Explore Scrum in the context of a SAFe® enterprise
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Scrum Master
  • Identify the characteristics of an effective Scrum Master
  • Experience PI planning and explore how to
    facilitate this event
  • Experience a complete iteration
  • Explore how to facilitate iteration planning, backlog refinement, team and system demos, and the iteration retrospective
  • Identify ways to track iteration progress and foster collaboration and synchronization between the teams in the program
  • Explore improvement at the Program level with the Inspect and Adapt workshop
  • Identify the characteristics of a servant leader
  • Experience coaching with powerful questions
  • Identify ways to facilitate better meetings, foster team member collaboration, and manage conflicts

Course Includes

Delivered by an accredited SAFe® Practitioner with deep practical experience across a range of industries and lean-agile project methodologies.
SAFe® Scrum Master course workbook.

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive
access to SAFe® Certification Kit which includes:

  • SAFe® Scrum Master certificate
  • A SAFe® 4 Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® Scrum Master, which includes access to the SSM Community of Practice
  • A SAFe® Scrum Master certification usage guide with SSM certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe® journey

To Register

Upcoming course dates are listed on the right of this page.

Or, view our course complete course schedule here: Course Schedule

Individual and multiple attendee registrations can be made online.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email mholland@metapm.com.au

 

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