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SAFe® 4.6 Scrum Master with SSM Certification

Categories Project Management & Agile

General Information
2 Days

Participants get an insight on the role of a Scrum Master in the SAFe® environment. Compared to the classic Scrum Master training, the context of the SAFe® Scrum Master training goes beyond the team level, to the comprehensive organizational level. This means, for the Scrum Master, to contribute to the successful planning and implementation of Program Increments (PI). PIs are essential for the synchronization of all levels in a SAFe® organization.

Participants learn about the key elements of development with SAFe®, how to enable Scrum in the entire organization and how to implement iteration planning. They learn how to develop high-performing Agile teams with Servant Leadership. At the end of this course, participants know how to coach teams to achieve a maximum level of added value and highest customer benefit within the scope of the SAFe® Framework.

  • Understanding and establishing Scrum in the SAFe® context
  • Understanding the role of a Scrum Master
  • Key elements of Scrum (e.g. backlog refinement, retrospective, etc.)
  • Key elements of Agile development
  • DevOps culture
  • Qualities of an effective Scrum Master
  • Iteration planning and implementation
  • Contribution to iteration planning and implementation
  • Program Increment (PI) planning
  • Servant Leadership
  • Team building with Servant Leadership and coaching
  • Improvement of team meetings
  • How to deal with conflicts
Target audience
  • Scrum Master
  • Project manager
  • Release Train Engineers
  • Necessary: none
  • Recommended:
    • Professional experience in software development
    • Experience with Scrum
  • Name of the examination: SAFe® 4 Scrum Master Exam
  • Format and language: Multiple Choice, web-based, in English
  • Entry: Participants will be registered at Scaled Agile Inc. end receive the entry link to the online examination and SAFe® community platform
  • Period of examination: 30 days after training
  • Amount of questions: 45 questions in 90 minutes
  • Threshold for passing: 73% correct answers
  • Retake fee: 50,00 USD per retake. The first retake may be done immediately. The second retake has a waiting time of 10 days. The third retake hast a waiting time of 30 days. For questions You may directly contact
  • Renewal of certification: The certification is valid for one year. The fee for renewal is 100,00 USD. Presumed is continuous education in SAFe®.
Further information
  • One-year membership in the Scaled Agile Community
  • Course material: printed workbook
  • Authorization to request 15 PDUs at the PMI for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications
  • Authorization to request SEUs (category C) for the Scrum Alliance CSP-certification or renewals
  • Registration for the SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) examination (both course days must be attended)
  • Final exam online (English)
  • After passing the final exam you receive
    • SAFe® Scrum Master certificate
    • A SAFe® 4 Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
    • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® Scrum Master, which includes access to the SSM Community of Practice
    • A SAFe® Scrum Master certification usage guide with SSM certification marks
    • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

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