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This two-day course 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 covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of 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 also offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

  • Length: 2 days
  • Level: Advanced
  • Form: 50% lectures / 50% workshops
  • Enrolment: Training on demand for groups
  • Logistics: At the customer’s premises (on-site) or anywhere else
SAFe® Scrum Master is a training dedicated in particular to Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches working in the SAFe framework, responsible for increasing the maturity of Agile teams (working using Scrum, Kanban or ScrumBan) and increasing the maturity of organizations in agility and Lean.

Topics covered

Agenda customization

The agenda presents the scope of certified training. On request, selected elements can be modified.

In the case of dedicated training, the agenda is determined together with the client and target group on the basis of pre-training analysis to best address your needs.

  • 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.

Learners taking this course are:

  • Future and present Scrum Masters
  • Team Leaders
  • Members of Scrum teams
  • Project managers preparing for the role of Scrum Master
  • Project Managers working with agile teams
  • Managers and members of project teams
  • Agile teams Line Managers
  • IT Directors
  • PMO memebers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Agile Coaches
  • Agile Transformation Coaches
  • Lean-Agile Transformation Leads
  • Członkowie LACE (Lean-Agile Center of Excellence)
  • Scrum Masters
  • Team Leads
  • Release Train Engineers (RTEs)
  • Business Analysts
  • System Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Developer Directors
  • Quality Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Delivery Managers
  • Anyone interested in achieving knowledge about the SAFe framework and be certified as Certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master.

Learning Goals

  • 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.

Trainer's experience

Numerous case studies are discussed, resulting from the rich, 15 years of international training experience of the trainer and from 10 years of experience in implementing Agile and more than 10 agile / digital transformations.

The training is conducted by the best Polish Agile trainer. As the only Agile Coach in Poland, trainer is certified from all key agile frameworks and methodologies and also certified from the PROSCI method to carry out transformations. Additionally trainer is certified from tools / tests for personality assessment  and communication styles as well as team building and analysis of team strengths and strengths:

Main trainer certifications in the field of Agile:

Main trainer certifications in the field of Change Management / Transformation:

  • PROSCI ADKAR: Methodology, process and tools for carrying out changes in organizations including agile / digital transformations (certified by PROSCI Inc.)

Main trainer certifications in the field of questionnaires / tests / tools for testing personality, competences, strengths of people as well as for conflict management and team building:

  • DISC D3: DISC D3 personality / competence test (DISC / TEAMS / VALUES / BAI) (certified by PeopleKeys).
    • Application: Team building; Building personal self-awareness; Building awareness about communication styles and preferences.
  • SDI: Strength Deployment Inventory (certified by Personal Strengths Publishing).
    • Application: Building team maturity in conflict self-management.
  • MBTI: Myers-Briggs questionnaire (MBTI) to measure human preferences of perceiving the world and making decisions (certified by The Myers & Briggs Foundation).
    • Application: Team building; Building personal self-awareness.
  • BELBIN: BELBIN Team Role Test (certified by BELBIN Associates).
    • Application: Building very efficient and well-coordinated teams created with all necessary competences (and personality traits) to achieve success.

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