SAFe 4.5 Advanced Scrum Master

SAFe® 4.5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) Training Schedule

You are a Scrum Master who has already understood the art of servant leadership and has practically implemented it in your agile teams. Now you want to get to the next level of Scrum Mastery. You want to understand how support and facilitate agile teams, program and an enterprise at scale.

This course enables attendees to uncover and understand ways to facilitate cross-team interactions, support program execution and relentless improvement. This course widens the Scrum perspective with introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices; using Kanban to facilitate flow of value. Also, it provides insights for Scrum Master to support interactions with architects, product management and other important stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise context.

The course provides actionable insights for building high-performing collaborative teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

Attending this class also prepares and makes attendees eligible for the exam and become certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM).


Learning Objectives

  • Apply SAFe principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in a multi-team environment.
  • Build high performing and collaborative teams.
  • Identifying and removing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns.
  • Support engineering practices, DevOps and emergent architecture.
  • Foster relentless improvement at scale.
  • Usage of Kanban to visualize and deliver flow of value.
  • Learning through Communities of Practice
  • Program Increment planning, execution, and Inspect and Adapt workshops
Topics Covered

  • Explore the role of Scrum Master in SAFe® enterprise.
  • Applying SAFe Principles: A Scrum Master’s perspective.
  • Identifying Scrum and Agile anti-patterns.
  • Facilitating program execution.
  • Improving flow with Kanban and XP.
  • Building high-performing collaborative teams.
  • Improving program performance with Inspect and Adapt.
Assessment and Certification

Attending the training makes attendees eligible for examination and become certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM). Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • SAFe Advanced Scrum Master certifcate
  • A SAFe 4.5 Advanced Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe 4.5 Advanced Scrum Master, which includes access to the SAFe 4.5 Advanced Scrum Master Community of Practice
  • A SAFe 4 Scrum Master certification usage guide with SAFe 4.5 Scrum Master certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Exam Details

  • Name: SAFe® 4.5 Advanced Scrum Master
  • Format: Multiple Choice, Multiple Select
  • 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.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 42 of 60 (70% passing score)

Who would be benifited

  • Existing Scrum Masters
  • Engineering and development managers
  • Team leaders, project managers, and others assuming the role of an Agile Team facilitator.
  • Agile Coaches
  • Agile Program Managers
  • Prospective Release Train Engineers

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.