Why SAFe Scrum Master (SSM)?
This 2-day SAFe Scrum Master Certification course will prepare you for Scrum Master Role in a Scaled Agile Framework environment. You’ll gain an understanding of the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe® enterprise as this course will explore the role of Scrum in the context of the entire enterprise, and will prepare you to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe® organization.
This course includes learning the key components of scaled agile development, how Scrum is facilitated throughout the enterprise, and how to execute iteration planning. You’ll also discover how to build high performing Agile teams by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to coach those teams to deliver the maximum business value that is achievable through SAFe®. The SAFe Scrum Master certification signifies that you are prepared to perform the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe® environment - thoroughly understand the full delivery value stream at the enterprise level, increasing your value to teams and organizations that are implementing SAFe®.
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Who Can Attend?
This Course is intended for people new to the role of the Scrum Master, or people wanting to better understand the role and how it fits in a SAFe enterprise. Attendees typically include New or existing Scrum Masters, Team Leads who want to understand the Scrum Master role, and SAFe Release Train Engineers who want to coach Scrum Masters on their role.
Introducing Scrum in SAFe
Characterizing the role of the Scrum Master
Experiencing Program Increment planning
Facilitating Iteration execution
Finishing the Program Increment
Coaching the Agile team
Describe Scrum in a SAFe® enterprise
Facilitate Scrum events
Facilitate effective Iteration execution
Support effective Program Increment execution
Support relentless improvement
Coach Agile teams for maximum business results
Support DevOps implementation
Benefits of Attending SAFe Scrum Master Course
SAFe Certification Kit
Attendees who pass the exam will receive
A SAFe Scrum Master Certificate
A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Scrum Master
A SAFe Scrum Master branding kit with the SSM Certification mark
SAFe 4 Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
Course Registration Includes
Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Scrum Master (SSM) exam
One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
Course certificate of completion
Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.
Continuing Education Units
Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs) with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications, and Scrum Educational Units (SDUs) under category C toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.
SSM Exam Details
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 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 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
Number of Questions: 45
Passing Score: 33 out of 45 (73%)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for any retake questions.