Centre for Continuing Education

Agile Scrum Master Training Course (SAFe®)

Agile methodology. The Scaled Agile Framework®.

This course provides a detailed understanding of how scrum masters operate in a Lean Agile environment and how scrum masters assist in various activities at program level.

This course will develop your facilitation skills to help you facilitate better scrum events such as sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint demos and retrospectives. You will learn about the role of a servant leader and how you can help your teams to deliver outcomes based on commitments.

This course will develop your team coaching skills by providing a detailed understanding of how to help teams to be more mature operationally, how to identify and resolve conflicts and more.

Completion of this training course will enable you to take the Certified SAFe® Scrum Master exam. Access to the online exam is included in the course fee. The examination process and accreditation is organised by a third party.

Aims

This course aims to develop your understanding of the benefits of a Scaled Agile Framework® and the role of Scrum Master in an enterprise.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • describe Scrum in an enterprise
  • facilitate Scrum events
  • facilitate effective Iteration planning and execution
  • support effective Program Increment (PI) execution
  • assist stakeholders and product owners to develop product backlogs and user stories
  • coach Agile teams for maximum business results.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • introduction to Agile
  • introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework®
  • introducing Scrum in SAFe®
  • characterising the role of Scrum Master
  • experiencing PI planning and execution
  • facilitating Iteration planning and execution
  • finishing the Program Increment
  • coaching Agile Teams
  • facilitating sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint demos and retrospectives
  • developing product back logs and user stories.

Intended audience

  • Professionals who need to perform in a Scrum Master role
  • IT Professionals already acting in a Scrum Master role
  • Team leads, tech leads
  • Release train engineers
  • Project managers & team leaders
  • Program managers
  • Software developers
  • Business analysts
  • anyone who wants to learn about Agile delivery.

Delivery style

Delivered as two-day workshop using various techniques including lectures, visual thinking, coaching and hands on exercises.

Recommended reading

SAFe® 4.5 Introduction. Overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® for Lean Enterprises.

Materials

A course workbook will be provided in class.

Additional information

CCE will issue you with a Statement of Completion.

This course provides you with eligibility to apply for 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs) with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications. This is awarded at the discretion of the external party.

Completion of this training course will enable you to take the Certified SAFe® ScrumMaster exam. Access to the online exam is included in the course fee. The examination process and accreditation is organised by a third party.

SAFe and Scaled Agile Framework are registered trademarks of Scaled Agile, Inc.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Free, expert advice
  • Course materials – yours to keep
  • CCE Statement of Completion

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What others say.

  • Great teacher, very engaging and knowledgeable.
  • The tutor was fabulous and I would highly recommend this course. I got so much out of the two days, and I would definitely consider registering for another course with the same tutor.
  • Overall good course!!!