SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification

SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification


Certification by SCALED AGILE




Skill Level

2 Days





Advancing Scrum Master servant leadership with the Scaled Agile Framework®

This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) implementation.

The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices, the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value, and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts. The course also offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.

However, having the following certifications is highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification exam:

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

  • Existing Scrum Masters who would like to advance their role in the context of a SAFe® enterprise
  • SAFe® Release Train Engineers who want to coach Scrum Masters on their role
  • Agile coaches, consultants and trainers who support Scrum Masters and help them advance them and the Agile Release Train (ART) the next level of agility

Learning Path

  • Explore Scrum Master challenges in the enterprise
  • Explain the purpose and the basic constructs of SAFe
  • Establish Scrum Master connections in SAFe
  • Apply the SAFe Principles in the role of a Scrum Master
  • Anti-patterns associated with the Product Owner role
  • Stories and tasks anti-patterns
  • Identify context-specific anti-patterns in your environment
  • Synchronise development with the Agile Release Train
  • Organise teams around the flow of value
  • Plan the Program Increment
  • Execute the Program Increment
  • Enable teams to release value on demand
  • Prepare for the next PI Planning session
  • Build your Kanban
  • Measure and optimise flow
  • Build-in quality
  • Foster engineering craftsmanship
  • Facilitate collaboration with architects, systems teams and operations
  • Team collaboration
  • Cross-team collaboration
  • Building trust with stakeholders
  • Develop team skill sets
  • Build an improvement roadmap
  • Inspect & Adapt
  • The problem-solving workshop

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Completion of this course gives you access to the exam and all related study materials as part of your Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform.

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