SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)

Scaled Agile Framework
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Brief Description

In this training you will first learn about the role of the Scrum Master in traditional team level Scrum. We then focus on the importance of Scrum in the SAFe® context. Enriched with valuable practical tips and exercises, you will be optimally prepared for the "Certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)" exam.

⏱️ Duration: 2 days (14 hours)
🥷 Max. 12 participants
📑 Course documents in PDF format
🥇 Certificate of course participation
🏷️ Price see Course dates. In-house courses on Request
ℹ️ exam is included in the price. Exam date can be booked flexibly.

Further courses

Leading SAFe®

Duration: 2 days

At a glance

In this training you will learn about the role of the SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM). Traditional Scrum Master trainings focus on team level Scrum. This training deals specifically with the importance of Scrum in the SAFe® context and in a Lean-Agile organization.

You will learn how to successfully prepare and execute a Program Increment (PI), which enables alignment across all SAFe® levels of an organization. You will also explore the core elements of scaled agile development and how Scrum can be applied throughout the organization. You will also learn how to support high-performing teams as a servant leader and how to coach these teams to deliver high business value.


The training concludes with an examination in which the participants can demonstrate the knowledge they have acquired. Successful graduates receive the certificate "Certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)"which demonstrates their expertise in the Scaled Agile Framework.

Learning objectives "Certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)"

  • Know the components of agile development
  • Understanding the core elements of Scrum
  • Role of the Scrum Master in SAFe®
  • Develop an understanding of the "servant leader" role
  • Learning to support high-performing teams

Course content

  • Key components of agile development
  • Scrum, especially in the context of SAFe®
  • Role, responsibilities and characteristics of the Scrum Master
  • Transparency about the progress of an iteration
  • Collaboration and synchronization of multiple teams in a program
  • Improvements through Inspect & Adapt
  • Ways to improve meetings, collaboration and conflict management

Target group

  • Existing or prospective Scrum Masters in a SAFe®-environment
  • Team leader
  • SAFe® Release Train Engineers (RTEs)


There are no formal admission criteria for this course. 

Experience in agile procedures or an existing certification as Scrum Master, Product Owner or similar is an advantage.

Didactics & Methodology

This training is predominantly interactive. Based on short impulse phases, numerous practical exercises are carried out individually and in small groups and then discussed together.

We make learning fun and distinguish ourselves by not dragging our participants through a "slide battle". 

We have the Exchange of experience among the participants, as well as the The sustainable benefits of applying what we have learned in practice are very important to us. Our course participants confirm time and again that we are on the right track.

Certification "Certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)"

This training prepares you for a test so that you can obtain the "Certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)" certification. Certification takes place online in English.


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"Very good documentation and examples, Michael was very competent and conveyed the rather dry material with humor - was great - thank you very much!"

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"I enjoyed the course and found the combination of theory and practice very valuable. Thank you very much for 3 intensive days of knowledge transfer."

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