SAFe® 5 Scrum Master with SSM Certification

Duration: 2.0 days
This course is not scheduled at the moment. Please contact us to arrange for a custom training.


The faster the world changes all around, the more important it becomes to have the ability to react fast, but in organised manner, to those changes. When organisations internalise the principles and practices of agility, they can react faster to unexpected situations. The participants transition from agile and scrum basics to the responsibilities and practises of Scrum Master when operating according to Scaled Agile Framework. 

After the training, you are able to work as Scrum Master and apply SAFe in your organisation. You will understand the significance of being a servant leader and coaching the team to continuous improvement. You know the responsibilities and characteristics of being a great Scrum Master and understand how to facilitate effective team events during iterations and Program Increments. You will gain concrete tools to iteration execution and coaching agile teams and practical skills to support the teams and other roles to become effective with agility in SAFe enterprise. 

Course topics:

  • LESSON1: Introducing Scrum in SAFe
    • Basic Agile development concepts
    • Scrum basics
    • Agile Team in a SAFe Enterprise
  • LESSON2: Characterizing the role of the Scrum Master
    • Responsibilities of the Scrum Master role
    • Characteristics of an effective Scrum Master
    • Building high-performing teams
    • Facilitating effective team events
    • Coaching the Agile Team
    • Collaboration with other teams
    • Resolving team conflicts
  • LESSON3: Experiencing PI Planning 
    • Features, User Stories and Estimation
    • Creating and reviewing draft PI plans (with simulation)
    • Finalizing plans and establishing business value
    • Reviewing final plans and committing to PI Objectives
    • Facilitating an effective PI Planning
  • LESSON4: Facilitating Iteration execution
    • Planning the Iteration
    • Tracking Iteration progress
    • Refining the Backlog
    • Iteration Review
    • Relentless improvement
    • DevOps and Release on Demand
  • LESSON5: Finishing the PI
    • The IP Iteration
    • Inspect and Adapt Workshop
  • LESSON6: SAFe Scrum Master (SSM)
    • Preparing for the certification test

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM). For more information, goto Scaled Agile Inc.

Who will benefit

The training is suitable for anyone interested in supporting teams with Scrum and how to teams can effectively work in Program Increments. From the trainings provided by SAFe, the SAFe Scrum Master is especially suitable for Scrum Masters and Project Managers as well as for other roles who are driving the Lean-Agile change with teams in Agile Release Trains. 

Although some basic knowledge from Agile, Scrum and software development processes & best practices are considered beneficial, they are not compulsory. The training is suitable for personnel from private organisations as well as from public administration. 

About the trainers

All our trainers are experienced experts of Lean&Agile and they have gained excellent feedback from their training skills and content knowledge. Our trainers have gained years of practical experience from different projects and roles as well as from agile teams and organisations. We have trained hundreds of people and teams to agile methodology and the participants have felt they gained  concrete benefits to their agile implementations. To know more about our trainers, check here

Early Bird -pricing is valid until 3 weeks before course date. We also organize customer specific courses. In case there are multiple interested participants, feel free to contact us and we'll find the timing that suits best for your organization.

Cancellation terms
If you can not participate this course, you can send someone else instead of you. If cancellation is done less than two (2) weeks before the course start, we will charge 50% of the price. In case of no show without any cancellation, we will charge the whole price. Cancellation fee will also be charged in case of illness.

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