Mastering advanced Agile and Lean practices for impactful leadership

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Description

In the SAFe Advanced Scrum Master course, dive into a two-day course designed to empower current Scrum Masters for leadership roles in facilitating success at the team, ART, and enterprise levels within a SAFe implementation. Enhance your skills in facilitating cross-team interactions, supporting ART execution, and driving continuous improvement. Expand your Scrum paradigm with insights into scalable engineering, DevOps practices, Kanban applications, and effective collaboration with architects, product management, and crucial stakeholders. Acquire actionable tools for fostering high-performing teams and discover practical strategies for addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

Learning Outcomes

What you will learn

  • 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
  • Learn to apply Kanban and Extreme Programming (XP) frameworks to optimize flow and improve the team’s work
  • Facilitate ART planning, execution, and delivery of end-to-end systems value
  • Support learning through participation in communities of practice and innovation cycles

Prerequisites

The course is welcome to all, regardless of experience, but the following prerequisites are highly recommended for the SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master SASM) 6.0 certification exam:

  • SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) 6.0 certification
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
  • Professional Scrum Master certification

Topics Covered

During the duration of the course, you will cover the following topics:

  • Exploring the Scrum Master role in the SAFe enterprise
  • Applying SAFe Principles: A Scrum Master’s perspective
  • Exploring Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Facilitating ART execution
  • Improving flow with Kanban and XP
  • Building high-performing teams
  • Improving ART performance with Inspect and Adapt

What's Included?

What you get:

  • Student workbook
  • Catering included on both days (morning tea & lunch)
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master 6.0 certification exam.
  • One–year membership to SAFe Studio
  • Course certificate of completion
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Who will benefit?

This course is designed for:

  • 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 are responsible for Agile execution and coaching teams, including teams of teams.
  • Agile coaches
  • Agile Program Managers
  • Prospective Release Train Engineers