SAFe 4.0 Advanced Scrum Master Course with ASM Certification

SAFe® 4.0 Advanced Scrum Master Course with ASM Training

The next step in the Scrum Master’s learning journey
This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe® implementation. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of the 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 offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (ASM).

Audience

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Existing Scrum Masters
  • Team leaders, project managers, and others who have assumed the role of an Agile team facilitator in a SAFe® or enterprise Agile context
  • Engineering and development managers who will be responsible for Agile execution and for coaching teams and teams of teams
  • Agile coaches
  • Agile program managers and prospective Release Train Engineers

Learning Goals

After this course, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe® principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in the multi-team environment
  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at the team and program levels
  • Address Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture
  • Apply Kanban and flow to optimize 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
  • Learning Objectives

Topics Covered

  • SAFe® framework, values, and Lean-Agile principles
  • Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Program increment planning, execution, and Inspect and Adapt workshops
  • Quality engineering, Agile architecture, and DevOps practices
  • Kanban for facilitating team and program flow of work
  • Building high-performing teams
  • Interaction with the system team, deployment, UX, architects, product owners, product management, and business owners
  • Learning and Communities of Practice

Fee Structure:

Regular price -$950.00
Early Bird price: $850.00
Group Discount – $700.00

If you sign up for our PMP ($995) and ASM ($950) training together, you can get a discounted price of $1645 ($300 off the combined cost of $1945)

Class Timings: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. PST (Class room doors are open from 8:30 A.M. PST)

Address: 39465 Paseo Padre Parkway, Suite 2800, Fremont CA-94538
855-5-CANVAS Ext. 2 (855-522-6827) Ext. 2.

Dates of Training:

April 29th & 30th 2017 Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Register Now! Instructor Vishnu Singh

Course Prerequisites

Attendees of the SAFe® ASM course are required to have one of the following certificates:

Certified Scrum Master (CSM), or Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Alternatively, SAFe Practitioners (SPs) who have attended the SAFe Scrum Master Orientation may also attend.

SAFe® Certification

  • SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (ASM) certification
  • SAFe® Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

  • A SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master certificate
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master
  • A SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master branding kit with the ASM certification mark

What You Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbooks
  • Online course feedback survey
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master exam with certification examadministration and scoring
  • SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (ASM) attendance certificate upon request

Annual Renewal

Renewals are yearly from the date of certification:

  • Renewal fee: $100
  • Renewal requirement: 10 continuing education/outreach hours

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 Continuing Education – Strategic PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How do I pay for the training?

You can pay for the training on our website after choosing your date and training
https://www.canvasinfotech.com/training/training-events/ or if you prefer to pay by phone or personal check, please contact us at 855-5CANVAS Ext. 2 (855-522-6827) Ext. 2.

2. Is there something I can do to prepare for the workshop?

Familiarize yourself with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) if you have not done so already. A great resource to do so is the SAFe web-site at: http://scaledagileframework.com/.

3. What materials am I expected to bring to the workshop?

When you take any SAFe class with Canvas, you will receive the course material from us. So, no need to bring anything besides your energetic self.

4. Do I earn PDUs or SEUs for taking this class?

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 PDUs for their continuing education requirements (category: B) with Project Management Institute for their PMP and PMI-ACP certifications.

Additionally, attendees may be eligible to apply for 16 SEUs under Category C towards earning or renewing their CSP certification through Scrum Alliance.

5. Does this class qualify towards the contact hours needed as a prerequisite for taking the PMI-ACP certification?

PMI requires contact hours in Agile Practice and this class qualifies towards that. Please note however that this class is not designed to help you specifically prepare for the PMI-ACP certification, even though it counts towards meeting the prerequisite to apply for the test.

6. Does the training include the certification fee?

The Exam and Certification fee is included in the cost.

7. How soon can I take the exam?

The certification exam format for this test is closed book and timed to be completed in 75 min.

8. What are the pre-requisites for taking this training?

Attendees of the SAFe® ASM course are required to have one of the following certificates:

Certified Scrum Master (CSM), or Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Alternatively, SAFe Practitioners (SPs) who have attended the SAFe Scrum Master Orientation may also attend.

9. Is Food provided during the SAFe Workshop with Canvas InfoTech Inc.?

Yes – Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided with tea and coffee.

10. Who is the instructor for the SAFe ASM Workshop with Canvas InfoTech Inc.?

Vishnu Singh is the workshop facilitator and the class instructor for this class.Vishnu has a rich depth of cross-functional experience with technology companies and has been scaling agile at some big name tech companies in the valley for over 15 years.Vishnu now consults as a Corporate trainer and an Agile Coach helping companies adopt a Lean-Agile mindset and helping teams reach their stride. You can reach Vishnu at certificationtrainings@canvasinfotech.com

11. Is the SAFe ASM workshop fee refundable?

No, the fee is non-refundable because of the limited seating and we have to push the potential new enrollments away due to limited number of class. Once paid, the SAFe ASM fee will not be refunded, if for any reason you cannot take the training.

12. If I paid for the SAFe ASM workshop, can I take the class in another month or repeat the course again in another month?

No, your class cannot be transferred to a different month once enrolled on the same fee/enrollment.

13. How long is the certification valid?

The certification is valid for a year from the date of certification.

  • Renewal Fee: $100
  • 10 continuing education/outreach hours

14. Can SAFe class be taken online?

No, SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Certification class can only be taken in-person at Canvas Infotech.