SAFe® 5 Scrum Master Certification – Benefits

An informative article on the advantages of SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification.

SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification has numerous benefits. It is a feather in the cap of Scrum professionals who are working as Scrum Masters at the team level and desire to lead Scrum at an enterprise level.

SSM Certification Benefits

The primary responsibility of a Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise is to ensure smooth running of projects involving multiple teams. The benefits of SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification are immense. Let’s go through the list below to understand the value of the SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certification to individuals and organizations 

  • After this certification, an individual can accept the role of Scrum Master at team and enterprise levels 
  • 1-year membership and access to the Scaled Agile Inc. Community platform 
  • Continuous learning and contribution to the SSM community through the renewal process 
  • Connect with 150,000 + Agile professionals  
  • Scale Scrum at the enterprise level 
  • An individual with SSM certification can solve real-world problems by applying SAFe principles 
  • Help organizations drive maximum business outputs with SAFe 
  • Acquire all the skills required to manage large teams across multiple departments as a Scrum Master 
  • Develop an Agile mindset for effective implementation of Lean-Agile methods in the enterprise 
  • Expand your career opportunities significantly 

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Ankit

Ankit Mahajan

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Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Agile Coach, Senior Scrum Master with over 10 years of experience in IT who has played different role such as Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Project Manager, Product Owner , Senior Business Analyst and Support Lead for all kinds of software Projects (Development, Migration and Support) executed via Agile (Scrum) or SDLC (Waterfall) methodologies.

Rahul

Rahul Gujar

Agile

Rahul is an Agile Principal Coach and consultant with over 18 years of experience in the IT Industry. His core expertise is managing engineering/software development programs. Specializing in leading Enterprises Agile transformation using SAFe 4.0, Rahul trains professionals on Agile Jira and configuring tools for Scrum and scaling agile projects that use DAD, SAFe 4.0, or DSDM methodologies. He has mentored several Senior Executives, Product Managers, and Agile Teams to implement Agile and has assisted in the formation of Agile PMOs.

He is also a Lean Practitioner for software development programs and consultant cum mentor in various Agile methodologies for organizations such as Infosys and Tata Communications.

Kishore

Kishore Nakka

Trainer

Enterprise Lean/Agile & SAFe Transformation leader with 25+ years of progressive experience in IT industry leading people, process, and technology to deliver high value solutions with measurable results

-Proven track record of successful Lean/Agile, SAFe transformation of large scale, complex federal systems. Hands-on experience working with agile/SAFe coaches/consultants to tailor transformation effort for lean product/solution delivery in large, complex, and controlled Federal Govt. settings

-Mentored and Coached teams in SAFe, Lean/Agile methodologies such as Scrum, XP, and Kanban, and other technical practices such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Release on Demand etc.
 

Pratyoosh

Pratyoosh Kumar

Agile Coach

- An IT professional with over 15 years of experience..
· Sound knowledge and practical exposure to Application Maintenance & management with ability to work in team and handle production environment, pressure and demands.
· Ability to motivate and drive team to ensure adherence to SLA.
· Ability to prioritise activities and Multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
· Strong documentation, debugging and data analysis skills.
· Strong interpersonal communication skills.
· Exposure to Service Desk operations, Quality Process and Transition.

Subrahmaniam

Subrahmaniam S.R.V

Enterprise Agile Coach | OKR Coach | SAFe specialist

Subbu is an Agile consultant with a deep change management & transformation experience in Product houses & GICs. His holistic offering includes coaching, consulting and thought leadership in areas of OKRs, Agile, culture and organization development

Subbu had a stint for 10 years in Enterprise class software development across varied domains such as automobile, telecom, utilities, homeland security and defense. He was inducted into Agile in 2007, Subbu has been leveraging Agile and servant leadership principles extensively to drive successful product development and business adoption outcomes. His innovations in this space have been showcased in industry forums and conferences.

He heads one of the chapters of Business Agility Institute and is part of their global research team. He also has specialist experience in Scaled Agile Framework and large-scale SAFe transformations in diverse contexts.

Kumar

Kumar Manu

Trainer

Senior Business-IT Agile / PMO / Program / Portfolio / Project Manager / VP / Director with broad multi-cultural experience in Strategy and Planning, Execution, M&A, Transformation, Complex Cross-functional Project Management, Change Management, Operations, Six-Sigma, Financial Analysis, Marketing, Systems Thinking, Design Thinking, Lean, Supplier Development, and Cost Reduction. Industry background includes Consulting, Insurance, Heavy Manufacturing.
Entrepreneurial servant-leader with business acumen and passion for results. Skilled facilitator, communicator, and trusted relationships-builder for "C" level executives, external / internal / global / remote teams, and cross-functional SMEs.
• Multi-cultural experience in USA, Canada, Brazil, UK, Colombia, India, China, with McKinsey, Travelers, Caterpillar, TCS, GE and start-ups
• Set up 24x7 Global IT Shared Services operation for GE and McKinsey
• Led a procurement and supply chain cost saving initiative for Caterpillar during the 2008 financial crisis for over $15M benefit
• Led several International expansion initiatives for Travelers Insurance in Canada, Brazil, Colombia, UK, and Asia for over $1B premium benefit
• Founded, grew and successfully divested a Management Consulting Firm in India
• Founded and developed implementation channel partnership in India for an Enterprise IT software solution now owned by HP
• Experience in Agile Transformations, Post-Merger Integrations 

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