SAFe 4.0 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) (2 day)

This two-day course prepares existing Scrum Masters to take a leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe® implementation and become SAFe® SASM Certified. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of 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.

  • 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

 

Course Outline

In this course you will:

  • The Scaled Agile Framework  (SAFe®), 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