SAFe 4.6 | Advance Scrum Master (SASM) 2 Day Certification (Weekend), Somerset, NJ, Somerset, Saturday, 14. September 2019

Summary
This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) implementation. 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.

Learning Goals


To perform the role of a SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master attendees should be able to:


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 eXtreme Programming (XP) frameworks to optimize flow and improve 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





Topics Covered


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



What Attendees Get


The class registration includes:


Attendee workbook
Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) exam
One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
Course certificate of completion

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






Who will benefit?



The following individuals will benefit from this course:

Existing Scrum Masters
Team leaders, project managers, and others assuming the role of an Agile Team facilitator in a SAFe or enterprise Agile context
Engineering and development managers responsible for Agile execution and coaching teams, including teams of teams
Agile coaches
Agile Program Managers
Prospective SAFe Release Train Engineers











Prerequisites


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, having one or more of the following certifications is highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification exam:

SAFe® 4 Scrum Master (SSM) certification
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification



SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

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


Annual Renewal
Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

Renewal fee is $100
Renewal fee for the SSM certification is included in SASM renewal (if your SASM certification is up-to-date)



Exam details

Exam Name: SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master Exam
Exam Format: Multiple Choice;Multiple Select
Exam Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
Exam Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Advanced Scrum Master course
Exam cost: First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
Exam Duration: Once the exam begins candidates have 120 minutes to complete the exam
Number of Questions: 60
Passing Score: 42 out of 60 (70%)
Language: English
Retake policy: Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@ any retake questions.


Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.
Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.



What's included: 


Printed workbook
Exam Fee for first attempt (Each retake attempt costs $50)
One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
Course certificate of completion
Supplies
Lunch & Snacks
Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.



Disclamer
There is no guarantee of anyone passing the exam as different people learn and absorb things differently, thus the instrcutor is not liable
 Cancellation Policy
Our cancellation policy is as follows:

15 or more business days prior to class, 100% refund of tuition.
7-15 business days 30% refund of the class fee only
7 days or less from the course start date no refund


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
The instructor is an SPC and has all SAFe certifications (RTE, SSM, SASM, POPM, SA). Additional he is a certified agile coach and has hands on knowledge and real work experience working with the SAFe framework, transforming companies and launching trains for the past 3 years. The discounted prices is a way to give back to the community and enable individuals to be successful in this framework.
Students who have taken the SAFe SA certitcation before with the same instrcutor have all passed the exams. Some have scored 94%, 96% and even 100% and the real life knowledge of the framework they have gained from the class with the instructor has made them stand out as super stars at their work place. The instructor does not teach the class to make money  but has a passion to give back and teach the community so they can be successful. The classes tought are very selective unlike others who teach classes every weekend and cancel or postpond the class. The instructor provides both pre and post mentorship on scaled agile for all the students for no cost.

SAFe 4.6 | Advance Scrum Master (SASM) 2 Day Certification (Weekend), Somerset, NJ

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