SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

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Attending this 2-day instructor-led live online course will help you in advancing your Scrum Master servant leadership role by discovering how to facilitate and drive success of Agile teams, Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and the organization within the Scaled Agile Framework.

As a practising Scrum Master, advance your skills by gaining deeper insights into how to address anti-patterns and learn how to incorporate techniques for facilitation, data analysis, and team building while delivering value to your customer.

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We assure you an immersive experience that will empower you to lead and drive Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

PLUS Included in your course fees we provide you:

  • Guidance session to give you tips for getting your certification successfully;
  • Career Coaching Session from our Experts
  • Additional discount of 10% for any other AgilityPAD training
  • Attend the same course at a future date, free of cost!
  • Partner for Lifetime to help you with all your SAFe® questions

The SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master course will give you the tools you need to advance your coaching and facilitation skills, avoid common mistakes, and encourage relentless improvement by mastering retrospectives and conducting problem solving workshops. You will learn how to apply Lean, Kanban, DevOps, and SAFe® principles to improve team and business outcomes.

SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master course answers the following questions:

  • What is the next step in my learning as a SAFe Scrum Master?
  • How can I improve my coaching and facilitation skills to support my team?
  • What are common anti-patterns to avoid when encouraging relentless improvement at scale?


The course content covers:

  • Exploring the Scrum Master Role in SAFe
  • Applying SAFe Principles
  • Exploring Agile and Scrum Anti-Patterns
  • Facilitating Program Execution
  • Improving Flow with Kanban and XP
  • Building High-Performing Teams
  • Improving Program Performance

Attending this cover will help you explore the following:

  • How to apply SAFe® principles to facilitate, enable, and coach in a multi-team environment.
  • How to adopt scalable engineering practices, Kanban, DevOps, and Agile architecture to optimize flow.
  • How to advance your facilitation skills for ART and team event planning, execution, and delivering end-to-end value.
  • How to build communities of practice to support high-performing teams and ART efficiency.
  • How to lead distributed teams effectively in remote environments.

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Practicing Scrum Masters
  • Aspiring SAFe® Release Train Engineers (RTE)
  • Agile Team leaders
  • Project Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Anyone assuming the role of an Agile Team facilitator in a SAFe® or enterprise Agile context
  • Engineering and development managers responsible for Agile execution and coaching teams, including teams of teams
  • Agile coach

Those who have taken either one of the below certifications and want to advance their skills as a Scrum Master:

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification
  • SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification

Exam requirements

The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) is to attend this course. This is a requirement because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam. Note that attending the course does not guarantee passing the exam.

Exam prerequisite skills

  • Experience in Agile
  • Experience in Lean

Exam details

  • Exam name – SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice, multiple responses
  • 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 your course
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam.
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 44 out of 60 (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.

After the SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) course you will receive:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe® every day
  • SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master certification exam
  • SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certificate

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