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SAFe Scrum Master
with SSM certification
Applying the Scrum Master role within a SAFe enterprise

Build your skills as a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and prepare to support the facilitation of team and program events— when you take our SAFe Scrum Master class and earn your SSM certification.

In this two-day SAFe Scrum Master training course, you’ll gain an understanding of the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise. Unlike traditional Scrum Master training that focuses on the fundamentals of team-level Scrum, the SAFe Scrum Master course explores the role of the Scrum Master in the context of the entire enterprise and prepares you to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organisation.

Not sure is if this class is right for you? Check out our blog: Demystifying SAFe Scrum Master Certifications.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions in Australia, all Pretty Agile SAFe Scrum Master classes are being delivered live online. You can learn about our approach to remote SAFe training here.

Upcoming SAFe Scrum Master Events

Location Start End Trainer(s) Description Cost Register
Live Online AESTThu, 24 Jun 2021Fri, 25 Jun 2021Claire Sanders,
Emma Sharrock,
Registration includes the exam fee.
All pricing in Australian Dollars (AUD).
$1495
$1195.00
Register
Live Online AESTThu, 02 Sep 2021Fri, 03 Sep 2021Melissa Hay,
Claire Sanders,
Early bird pricing ends on 2 August.
Registration includes the SSM exam fee.
All prices in Australian Dollars (AUD).
$1495
$1075.00
Register
Live Online AEDTThu, 04 Nov 2021Fri, 05 Nov 2021Melissa Hay,
Claire Sanders,
Early bird pricing ends on 3 October.
Registration includes the SSM exam fee.
All prices in Australian Dollars (AUD).
$1495
$1075.00
Register
Live Online AEDTThu, 20 Jan 2022Fri, 21 Jan 2022Melissa Hay,
Claire Sanders,
Early bird pricing ends on 19 December
Registration includes the SSM exam fee.
All prices in Australian Dollars (AUD).
$1495
$1075.00
Register
Live Online AESTThu, 17 Mar 2022Fri, 18 Mar 2022Melissa Hay,
Claire Sanders,
Early bird pricing ends 16 February.
Registration includes the exam fee.
All prices in Australian Dollar (AUD).
$1495
$1075.00
Register
Live Online AESTThu, 12 May 2022Fri, 13 May 2022Melissa Hay,
Claire Sanders,
Early bird pricing ends 11 April.
Registration includes the exam fee.
All prices in Australian Dollars (AUD).
$1495
$1075.00
Register
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Why choose SAFe training from Pretty Agile?

Why choose SAFe training from Pretty Agile?

Our trainers are experienced real-world practitioners who have been working with SAFe full time since at least 2014. Pretty Agile is the only Scaled Agile Partner that guarantees your SAFe training will be delivered by a minimum of two deeply experienced SAFe trainers. In a Pretty Agile SAFe class, we go beyond the standard slides by sharing our wide and varied implementation experience. Our team prides itself on delivering classes that are full of practical takeaways. Should you wish to continue your SAFe journey post the class, the team at Pretty Agile is able to support your organisation as an implementation partner.

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Who will benefit from attending SAFe Scrum Master training?

Intended for people new to the role of Scrum Master, or people wanting to better understand the role and how it fits in a SAFe enterprise, attendees typically include:

  • New or existing Scrum Masters
  • Team Leads
  • Release Train Engineers

Not sure is if this class is right for you? Check out our blog: Demystifying SAFe Scrum Master Certifications.

SAFe Scrum Master Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certification exam:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

SAFe Scrum Master Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe Scrum Master and earn the SSM certification, you should be able to:

  • Describe Scrum in a SAFe enterprise
  • Facilitate in person & remote Scrum events
  • Facilitate effective Iteration execution
  • Support effective in-person & remote Program Increment execution
  • Support relentless improvement
  • Coach Agile teams for maximum business results
  • Support DevOps implementation

Topics Covered in SAFe Scrum Master Training

  • Introducing Scrum in SAFe
  • Characterising the role of the Scrum Master
  • Experiencing remote Program Increment planning
  • Facilitating physical & remote Iteration execution
  • Finishing the Program Increment
  • Coaching the Agile team
  • Becoming a certified SAFe Scrum Master

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

Attendees may be eligible to apply for PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.

Certified SAFe professionals may be eligible to apply for Scrum Education Units (SEUs) toward earning or renewing a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) designation through the Scrum Alliance. Please confirm requirements with Scrum Alliance’s SEU policy before submitting units for credit.

What do people say about Pretty Agile’s SAFe Scrum Master training?

Karan Bagaria
Technical Project Manager, TPG Telecom

Finally done with my Safe Scrum Master.

I would highly recommend this course to anyone who wants to SCALE agile practices over multiple teams or even a whole organisation. It is one of the most mature Agile Frameworks out there. I was very impressed by the resources available Scaled Agile, Inc. website, their articles are some of the most detailed I have come across in all the certifications I have done.

Thanks to  Pretty Agile with Claire SandersMelissa Hay for their highly innovative training and for sharing their wealth of experience during the course.

Arshbir Dhawan
Consultant, DB Results

The team at Pretty Agile with Claire Sanders and Melissa Hay do a great job in running the learning course for this accreditation, would highly recommend.

Katya Panagides
Senior Business Analyst, HUB24 Limited

Thanks to the Pretty Agile team for a great course!

Anton Katz
Scrum Master at Commonwealth Bank

Thanks again for the brilliant course Claire Sanders and Melissa Hay 😀👍

Jody Felstead
Coordinator Operational Readiness, Roy Hill

Thank you Emma Sharrock & Claire Sanders for such an informative and interactive online training session. ☺️

Nitin Raksh
Senior Business Analyst, NAB

Thanks to [the] Pretty Agile team and specially to our awesome instructors Claire Sanders and Adrienne Wilson for making the learning so enjoyable.

Ashley Moors
Business Analyst, AusNet Services

Thanks to Em Campbell-Pretty and Emma Sharrock for running an engaging and insightful course for SAFe Scrum Master Certification.
The course, run online, was expertly facilitated with plenty of opportunity for the participants to engage and discuss during the break out activities.
Em and Emma also shared their personal experiences in the world of agile, which strengthened the course material. I would strongly recommend Pretty Agile to anyone thinking of taking a SAFe certification.

Giulia Luzzi
Senior Technical Designer at Data Action

I'm now a Certified SAFe 5 Scrum Master!
Thanks to Pretty Agile and Em Campbell-Pretty and Emma Sharrock for running a fantastic hands-on course!

FRED IT Group

Melissa is the best. No seriously. She adapted her style to the room and participants which ensured that everyone got a lot out of the course. She always gave very detailed answers to some curly questions and we are grateful for her wisdom!

Matthew Schier
Omni Support Officer at Super Retail Group

Just wanted to say thank you for the brilliant last two days.
Have had some awesome understandings and realizations on best practice and the SAFe Framework. Thank you for an incredible course!

Infosys

It was a very good and interactive session. Melissa was fantastic.

Services Australia

Claire was very thorough and a great trainer. All attendees were engaged and participated in all discussions.

Cedric Loeckx
Cloud Services Analyst - Azure, ANZ Banking Group

Thank you Em Campbell-Pretty and Adrienne Wilson for your coaching and getting us prepared for the certification! You did a great job facilitating the course remotely!

Fanny Vincent
Principal Project Manager, Queensland Health

Thank you Claire and Melissa for this great SAFe Scrum Master training. I really liked how you made it interesting and interactive despite being completely virtual!

ANZ Banking Group

Em did very well facilitating the training. She knew how to keep energy levels up. She knew how to get the room to go quiet when needed. She knew how to give the quiet people room to speak up. Her experience and background meant that she was able to draw on real-world examples when answering questions and having off-the-cuff conversations. Fist-of-five 🙂

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