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SAFe-Advanced Scrum Master [SASM] 4.5 Cert, Chicago, 15 PDU SEU

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Highlights for SASM/ latest version 4.5 based

- Past team-level agile certs are no longer enough; Come find out how SAFe certs goes way beyond, with Lean Start-up, Architecture, CI/CD, Scrum/XP, Portfolio Mgt, Kanban, Shared Services and DevOps at scale

- Great networking event into the lean-agile world - Recently, 3 of my students who were looking for jobs got hired via another person they met in our class

- Top 5% Instructor 1st-Pass-Rate, Extra $100 off if you register a friend - Payment Plan available, because many folks are investing in their own career and paying out of their own pocket

- 15 PDUs, PMI refers to agility as a "Game Changer" - be a part of it, at full-scale

- Learn how your role/skills & strengths best translate into lean-agile-SAFe

- SAFe pre-read materials [optional] shared out prior to course, and study group set-up facilitated for after course to include discussion of sample test questions

- not an "Ivory Tower" Instructor. Dan, a current lean-agile xform practioner in Corporate America] brings real-life lean-agile-scaling/transformation experience from 7+ industries, 20+ companies

Overview: If you are in a large company, working on programs that involve more than just a few simple scrum teams, then a cert in SAFe will clearly set you apart. This two-day SASM cert 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.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) using latest 4.5 materials and exam

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 just 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

• SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification

• SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

• A SAFe Advanced Scrum Master certificate

• A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Advanced Scrum Master

• A SAFe Advanced Scrum Master branding kit with the SASM certification mark

• SAFe 4 Advanced Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online

Annual Renewal

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned.

• Renewal fee: $100

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@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.

  • Sample Test Questions

Key Elements of this course include:

  • Scrum + XP + Kanban

  • Lean and Systems Thinking

  • Applying & Scaling the Agile Manifesto Values and Principles

  • SAFe’s 4 Values + 9 Principles

  • DevOps, CI, CD & test automation

  • Product Development Flow

  • Six Sigma application in SAFe

  • Lean-Agile Mindset for Leadership success

  • Lean-Agile metrics and SAFe ceremonies

The Pay-off: SAFe [http://www.scaledagileframework.com/ ] is the world’s leading framework for implementing enterprise agility. Now practiced in over 70% of the US Fortune 100, this proven framework has shown to significantly improve time to market, predictability, product quality and employee engagement. The SSM certification signifies that you are prepared to perform the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe environment, increasing your value to organizations and opening new doors throughout Corporate America.

Additional topics addressed: Team ownership, scrum values, early value delivery, retrospectives, backlogs for stories, features, capabilities & epics, including enablers and NFRs, road-mapping, program boards, MVP, risk management technique via ROAM, vision, objectives and goals, agile architecture, Agile Release Train [ART] and more ~

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1/2 refund with 14 days notice.
1/3 refund between 14 and 7 days notice.
no refund with less than 7 day notice.

Instructor Info: Public Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/agiledaniel

Instructor: Daniel J. Miklusicak, Lean-Agile/SAFe Transformation Consultant & Instructor

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