Centre for Continuing Education

SAFe Scrum Master Training Course

Project Management. Take the lead.

A scrum master is the facilitator for an agile development team and manages the process for how information is exchanged. Agile is a methodology that allows a team to self-organise and make changes quickly – these principles are employed within Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), an enterprise-scale development methodology.

Given today’s competitive marketplace, it is vital that organisations have the skills and knowledge to build high performing Agile teams. This course is in high demand for anyone wishing to work in software development, project management and/or business analysis.

Aims

This course aims to develop participants understanding of the benefits of a Scaled Agile Framework® and the role of Scrum Master in an enterprise, and additionally develop the skills and knowledge needed to build and coach high performing Agile teams.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe Scrum in an enterprise.
  2. Facilitate Scrum events.
  3. Facilitate effective Iteration planning and execution.
  4. Support effective Program Increment (PI) execution.
  5. 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

Intended Audience

This course is suitable for:

  • 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

This course is delivered as two-day workshop using various techniques including lecture, 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.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Small class sizes
  • Free, expert advice
  • Student materials – yours to keep
  • Statement of completion