SAFe Advanced Scrum MasterSAFe Advanced Scrum Master is an advanced two-day course that prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) implementation.
- For Scrum Masters and Product Owners
- For Project, Program, and Product Managers
- For Release Train Engineers
- For Business Analysts
- For Agile Coaches and consultants
- The facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of program execution and relentless improvement
- The Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices
- Identifying and solving team anti-patterns
- Using problem-solving and advanced coaching techniques to drive relentless improvement
- The application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value
- Supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts
However, having one or more of the following certifications is highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification exam:
- SAFe® 5 Scrum Master (SSM) certification
- Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
- Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification
Completion of the SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform.
You need to take the exam within 30 days of course completion. The exam is in English.
No matter if the attendees pass the exam, they can get 3 or 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs).
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
Trainer — Ivan Spresov
Ivan is SAFe Program Consultant, Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Professional by Scrum Alliance. Being interested in value streams, he also became the Kanban Management Professional.
- 4 years of experience as Agile Coach
- 10 years of experience as Project Manager
- 10 years of experience as Scrum Master
- 8 years of experience in enterprise Java development
- 6 years of experience as consultant and trainer in different domains (finance, manufacturing, travel) and processes (operational, program/project, organizational)
Here is what he says about coaching:
Coach is the most complicated role as you have to take care of the whole project (its planning, organization, and sales). Your skills and knowledge should be equal to the skills and knowledge of the project leaders. There is a lot of work invisible to the people from outside the project.
Ivan has participated in the delivery of the different hybrid and agile projects and programs in different roles: developer, tech lead, scrum master, product owner, and coach. Currently working as Senior Project Manager at EPAM Systems, Belarus.