SAFE SCRUM MASTER (SSM) (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

SAFE SCRUM MASTER (SSM) (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

Funded

Course Duration

16.0 hr(s)

Mode of Assessment

Students will be required to complete a paper-based SF assessment during class.

After completing the course, students can proceed to undertake the SAFe Scrum Master Certification Exam from Scaled Agile which is optional. For Students who decided to sit for the SAFe exam, they need to take the exam within 30 days from the start date of their class.

Who Should Attend

  • Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers
  • Team Leads and Development Team members
  • Product and Program Managers, and Portfolio Managers
  • Executives and Managers responsible for leading or managing Agile teams
  • Any professional looking to gain knowledge and skills in leading and managing Agile teams within SAFe environment.

What's In It for Me

  • Understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and how it can be used to enhance the performance of an enterprise
  • Knowledge of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe environment and how to effectively lead a Scrum team
  • Skills to facilitate and coach teams in Agile practices, such as planning and execution of Iterations and Program Increments
  • Understanding of how to implement and facilitate Agile Release Trains, and how to coordinate and align multiple teams
  • Ability to identify and remove obstacles that may impede the progress of the team
  • Knowledge of how to track and measure the performance of an Agile team using metrics such as Throughput, Cycle Time, and Lead Time
  • Understanding of how to effectively implement DevOps and Lean-Agile practices in an enterprise
  • Preparation to take the SAFe Scrum Master certification exam

Course Overview


 

The SAFe Scrum Master course is a two-day, intensive training program designed to provide participants with a deep understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe environment. The course is tailored to help participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively lead and manage Scrum teams within a SAFe environment. The course begins with an introduction to SAFe, providing participants with a comprehensive overview of the framework and its key principles and values. Participants will learn how SAFe can be used to enhance the performance of an enterprise, and how it can be applied to different types of organizations and teams. The course then delves into the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe environment, covering topics such as facilitating and coaching teams in Agile practices, removing obstacles that may impede the progress of the team, and tracking and measuring the performance of an Agile team using metrics such as Throughput, Cycle Time, and Lead Time. Participants will also learn about how to implement and facilitate Agile Release Trains, and how to coordinate and align multiple teams. They will gain an understanding of how to effectively implement DevOps and Lean-Agile practices in an enterprise, and how to create a culture of continuous improvement. Throughout the course, participants will work on hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios designed to help them apply the concepts and techniques learned in the course. They will also be given the opportunity to take the SAFe 6 Scrum Master certification exam, to test and validate their knowledge and skills.

In summary, the SAFe Scrum Master course is an intensive, hands-on training program that provides participants with a deep understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe environment. It covers key topics such as leading and managing Scrum teams, implementing Agile Release Trains, and implementing DevOps and Lean-Agile practices in an enterprise. The course is designed to help participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively lead and manage Scrum teams within a SAFe environment and prepare them for the SAFe 6 Scrum Master certification exam.

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

  • Understand the key principles and values of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and how it can be used to enhance the performance of an enterprise
  • Learn the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe environment and how to effectively lead a Scrum team
  • Gain skills in facilitating and coaching teams in Agile practices, such as planning and execution of Iterations and Program Increments
  • Understand how to implement and facilitate Agile Release Trains, and how to coordinate and align multiple teams
  • Learn how to identify and remove obstacles that may impede the progress of the team
  • Understand how to track and measure the performance of an Agile team using metrics such as Throughput, Cycle Time, and Lead Time
  • Learn how to effectively implement DevOps and Lean-Agile practices in an enterprise
  • Prepare to take the SAFe Scrum Master certification exam
  • Apply the concepts and techniques learned in the course through hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios

By the end of the course, attendees will be able to apply SAFe principles and practices to effectively manage and deliver products and solutions in their organizations.

Pre-requisites

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and Scrum framework
  • Understanding of basic project management concepts
  • Knowledge of software development principles
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Familiarity with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is beneficial but not required.

Hardware & Software

This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform. Participants must have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. This can be downloaded from https://zoom.us/download

 

Minimum Specs

Recommended Specs

Processor / CPU

1.6 GHz or faster, 2-core Intel Core i3 or equivalent

1.8 GHz, 2-core Intel Core i3 or equivalent

Memory

4 GB RAM

8 GB RAM

Hard Disk

10 GB available storage space

 

Display

1280 x 768 screen resolution

 

Graphics

2GB Graphics Card

 

Others

  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband (min 10 mbps)
  • Speakers and Microphone: built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam: built-in or USB plug-in

 

Course Duration

2 Days / 16 Hours (including 1 hour of assessment)

Course Outline

Day 1:

  • Introduction to SAFe: Key principles and values of SAFe
  • The role of the Scrum Master in SAFe
  • Facilitating and coaching teams in Agile practices
  • Identifying and removing obstacles
  • Measuring and improving team performance
  • Hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios

Day 2:

  • Implementing and facilitating Agile Release Trains
  • Coordinating and aligning multiple teams
  • Implementing DevOps and Lean-Agile practices
  • Preparing for the SAFe 4 Scrum Master certification exam
  • Review of key concepts and techniques learned
  • Final hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios
  • Exam preparation and review
  • Discussion and Q&A
  • Assessment.

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

Awarded SF Statement of Attainment (SOA)

Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, student will also be awarded with this SF SOA:

ICT-SNA-4017-1. Develop IT project plans and analyse their costs and benefits, based on the portfolio objectives and framework

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction and Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee ratio is 1:20

Price

NTUC LHUB must receive payment by 31st December 2023 (8% GST applies)
[You are encouraged to make payment ahead of time]

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$1,400.00

$1,512.00

$1,400.00

$1,512.00

$1,400.00

$1,512.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$420.00

$453.60

$420.00

$453.60

$140.00

$173.60

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$140.00

$173.60

$140.00

$173.60

$140.00

$173.60

Payments received by NTUC LHUB from 1st January 2024 (9% GST applies)

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$1,400.00

$1,526.00

$1,400.00

$1,526.00

$1,400.00

$1,526.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$420.00

$457.80

$420.00

$457.80

$140.00

$177.80

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$140.00

$177.80

$140.00

$177.80

$140.00

$177.80

Funding Eligibility Criteria:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses

  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses

  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria

Remarks:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding

UTAP:

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

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding:

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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