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SAFe Advanced Scrum Master with SASM Certification in Sacramento

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UC Davis Extension

2901 K Street

Sacramento, CA 95816

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*$150 off Early Bird pricing! Use code EarlyBirdSac at checkout through Feb. 13.*

In this two-day course, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the role of the Scrum Master in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) enterprise, taught by a SAFe Silver Partner and an instructor with real world experience as an Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer, Development Team Member, and Scrum Master within multiple SAFe implementations at Intel Corporation. This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe® implementation. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of the program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering 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.


Topics Covered:

  • 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


Recommended Attendees:

  • Existing Scrum Masters with at least a few months of experience in the role
  • 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 will be responsible for Agile execution and for coaching teams and teams of teams
  • Agile coaches
  • Agile Program Managers and prospective Release Train Engineers


Every Participant Will Receive:

  • Light breakfast and coffee
  • Catered lunch
  • Afternoon snacks
  • Printed training materials
  • The certification exam for SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) to be taken at your convenience
  • Eligibility to apply for 15 PDUs to help maintain certifications such as PMP, PgMP
  • Eligibility to apply for 15 Scrum Alliance SEUs (Category C) upon completion of the cours


Instructor:

Darcy Kruse spent the last half decade as an Agile & Lean Coach at Intel where she launched Intel's first eight SAFe agile release trains, and later helped scale the organization up to nearly 30 agile release trains. In addition to being an agile coach, she also worked in the SAFe system as a Release Train Engineer and Scrum Master. She has also been a Team Member on a scrum team in a Product Development Engineer role. She has taught scrum classes to employees of the State of California, HP, and Blue Shield of California. Darcy holds a graduate degree in Physics. She will share her real world experiences with implementing, continuously improving, and sustaining multiple Scaled Agile Framework implementations in this SAFe class.


Cancelation policy: Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made more than 7 days from the start of the course. For cancellations less than 7 days prior to course start, registrants may contact us to change their registration to another offering.


For questions, contact darcy.kruse@gosprintahead.com


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