29. August 2020 - 14:00
Hilton San Antonio Hill Country
United StatesSan Antonio9800 Westover Hills Boulevard

SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master with SASM Certification San Antonio,Texas (Weekend), Hilton San Antonio Hill Country, Saturday, 29. August 2020

Note: We are monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and if prudent per local, state, and national health authorities we will change this to a remote offering. However, even if we do a remote offering, we will maintain our small workshop size to get maximum impact. We will let the registered participants know if we do this. Thank you for your support and understanding in advance.


SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master


Advancing Scrum Master servant leadership with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) with SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master Certification Based on version 4.6 of SAFe


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.


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


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 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 email for 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



Cancelation policy: 


Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made more than 30 days from the start of the course. For cancellations less than 30 days prior to course start, registrants may contact us to change their registration to another offering. 


Notice: If you are booking travel please be sure to book refundable tickets. If 4 or more students do not register for the course, the course will be canceled and you will be notified of cancellation prior to class. We will not be responsible for any canceled airline or hotel reservations.

Saturday, 29. August 2020, Hilton San Antonio Hill Country, SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master with SASM Certification San Antonio,Texas (Weekend)

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