SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

Advancing Scrum Master servant leadership with the Scaled Agile Framework

This two-day 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 offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

Attending this course prepares your to take the exam in order to receive the SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Apply SAFe principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in a multi-team environment
  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at scale
  • Address Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture
  • Learn to apply Kanban eXtreme Programming (XP) frameworks to optimize flow and improve the team’s work
  • Facilitate program planning, execution, and delivery of end-to-end systems value
  • Support learning through participation in Communities of Practice and innovation cycles


Based on version 4.5 of SAFe

Recommended for:

  • Existing Scrum Masters
  • Team leaders and Project Managers
  • Agile Team Facilitators
  • Engineering and Development Managers
  • Agile Coaches
  • Agile Program Managers
  • Prospective SAFe Release Train Engineers

Course Outline

  • Exploring the Scrum Master role in the SAFe enterprise
  • Applying SAFe Principles: A Scrum Master’s perspective
  • Exploring Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Facilitating program execution
  • Improving flow with Kanban and XP
  • Building high-performing teams
  • Improving program performance with Inspect and Adapt