Certified SAFe Scrum Master - P211011QIO

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What's In It For Me

In this two-day SAFe® 5 Scrum Master training course, you’ll gain an understanding of the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise and learn the knowledge and tactical skills needed to become a Certified Scrum Master.


The course will focus on the main elements of Agile at scale development, ways to plan and execute iteration planning, whereby learning to develop high-performing, diligent Agile teams and tools you need to work effectively in remote environments with distributed teams.

Course Overview

This SAFe® 5 Scrum Master (SSM) Certification course introduces you to the concepts of a Scaled Agile Framework enterprise and helps you to plan and execute the Program Increment. The course will teach you the key components of Agile at scale development, how to execute Iteration Planning, and how to build high-performing Agile teams.


This includes learning the key components of scaled Agile development, how Scrum is facilitated throughout the enterprise, and how to execute iteration planning. You’ll also discover how to build high performing Agile teams by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to coach those teams to deliver the maximum business value that is achievable through SAFe. The SSM certification signifies that you are prepared to perform the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe environment, increasing your value to teams and organizations that are implementing SAFe.


Mode of Assessment

Exam Details

  • Exam name: SAFe® 5 Scrum Master Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice; Multiple select
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 5 Scrum Master course
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 45
  • Passing score – 33 out of 45 (73%)
  • Language – English
  • Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50
  • Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.


Exam study materials:

The exam is designed to measure knowledge and skill related to the job role. We highly recommend candidates use a variety of resources to prepare for this exam including:

  • Course materials – The course materials are an essential artifact from the course and can be downloaded from the SAFe Community Platform. These materials can be used to refer back to the content that was presented during the class.
  • Study guide – This comprehensive guide details the job role and all resources related to the exam, including a detailed reading list. Access is available through the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform upon course completion.
  • Practice test – The practice test is designed to be predictive of success on the certification exam,* and it has the same number of questions, level of difficulty, and time duration. It is part of the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform and can be taken an unlimited number of times at no cost. *This is not the actual exam and passing it does not guarantee success on the certification exam.
  • Sample test – Download questions

Who Should Attend

The following individuals will benefit from Certified SAFe Scrum Master course:

  • Program or Project Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Team Leads
  • Release Train Engineers
  • Business Analysts
  • Agile Coaches
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Consultants
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Developers
  • Directors
  • Quality Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owner
  • Delivery Manager
  • Program Manager

Course Duration

2-day interactive instructor-led training


Total Training Duration (Hour)

Duration: 14 Hrs

8.30 am to 6.00 pm


Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Course Learning Outcome

After attending the class, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the key components of Agile development
  • Identify the key elements of Scrum
  • Explore Scrum in the context of a SAFe enterprise
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Scrum Master
  • Identify the characteristics of an effective Scrum Master
  • Experience PI planning and explore how to facilitate this event
  • Experience a complete iteration
  • Explore how to facilitate iteration planning, backlog refinement, team and system demos, and the iteration retrospective
  • Identify ways to track iteration progress and foster collaboration and synchronization between the teams in the program
  • Explore improvement at the Program level with the Inspect and Adapt workshop



Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Ola Gedenryd

Lean-Agile Coach, Mentor, and SPCT


Ola is a Passionate Lean-Agile leader with proven world class expertise within SAFe. He is one of few in the world managed to get the highest level of certification, SPCT. Ola is an active contributor to the development of the framework and the global community. Ola has 15 years of experience to set-up and run Scaled Agile implementations in challenging international environments. The last five years, Ola has focused to help people and their organizations to succeed in their Lean-Agile Transformations by advising and training. Ola has globally trained 1000+ people in different SAFe trainings and has experience of almost the entire stack of trainings from Scaled Agile including "Train the Trainers" in "Implementing SAFe".


The SAFe® Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT) certification is the highest level of certification provided by Scaled Agile. There are fewer than 100 people worldwide holding this certification. The SPCT program recognizes individuals who demonstrate superior knowledge, competency, and in-depth field experience in adopting Agile across an enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®.


Funding Information

About IBF Certification for courses eligible for IBF Qualified (IBFQ)

Participants who successfully complete this course and fulfill the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role can apply to be conferred the IBF Qualified (IBFQ) certification status.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx


About IBF Certification for courses eligible for IBF Advanced (Level 2/3)

Participants who successfully complete this course with at least 3 years of relevant financial services industry experience and fulfill the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role can apply to be conferred the IBF Advanced (Level 2/3) certification status.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx


About IBF Certification

This course addresses the following Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) and proficiency level: • <TSC and its corresponding proficiency level>

Participants are encouraged to access the IBF MySkills Portfolio (https://www.ibf.org.sg/programmes/Pages/MySkills-Portfolio.aspx) to track their training progress and skills acquisition against the Skills Framework for Financial Services. You can apply for IBF Certification after fulfilling the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx


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Additional Notes

The benefits of the SAFe Scrum Master certification are as follows:

  • It is a credential that verifies your Scaled Agile and Scrum knowledge.
  • It opens pathways for new opportunities and possibilities in the Scaled Scrum and Agile domain.
  • Having a SAFe Scrum master certification will allow you the perfect start to your Scrum career. With optimum knowledge and skills, you will be able to handle the challenges and the difficulties with much ease.
  • SAFe Scrum Master certified professionals tend to earn more as compared to their contemporaries.


The SAFe Scrum Master is responsible for integrating Scrum practices into an organization.


The key competencies for the Scrum master are:

  • Using Scrum and Kanban to facilitate team events
  • Supporting program execution
  • Coaching agile teams

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Price
Course Fee Payable
Original Fee w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $2,000.00 $2,140.00
Individual Pricing (Fee payable to Training Provider) w/o GST w GST
(Individual Sponsored) Singaporeans age below 40 and all PRs - 80% $400.00 $428.00
(Company Sponsored) Non-Financial Institution - No Funding $2,000.00 $2,140.00
(Individual Sponsored) Singaporeans age 40 and above - 90% $200.00 $214.00
Corporate Pricing (Fee payable to Training Provider)
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
(Company Sponsored) Singaporeans age 40 and above - 90% $200.00 $340.00
(Company Sponsored) Singaporeans age below 40 and all PRs - 80% $400.00 $540.00

This program has been certified under the IBF Standards and is qualified for subsidizing under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS), subject to all qualification criteria being met.


 For all courses commencing after 1st Jan 2022 and before 30th Jun 2022:


Self-Sponsored Category

  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above – 90% Subsidy + GST
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and below – 80% Subsidy + GST
  • Singapore Permanent Residents80% Subsidy + GST


Company-Sponsored Category

For companies in the Finance and Banking Industries

  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above – 90% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and below – 80% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Permanent Residents80% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • $10 / hr Training Allowance Grant
  • HR needs to create a company account, register, and payment for the participants

 

For companies NOT in the Finance and Banking Industries

  • Companies made payment for the participants - 100% Course Fees + GST
  • HR needs to create a company account, register, and payment for the participants

 

For the latest IBF subsidy scheme, please refer to IBF website https://www.ibf.org.sg/programmes/Pages/IBF-STS.aspx



- NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP- NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme(UTAP)

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