SAFe® 5.0 Scrum Master (SSM)

Scrum Master training for people working in automotive electronics: this two-day training course introduces you to the role played by a Scrum Master in a SAFe® organisation, especially how the Scrum Master role fits in with the overall company. Course content goes beyond traditional Scrum Master training, which is normally limited to the fundamentals of Scrum on a team level.

  • SAFe Scrum Master

    Training objectives & content

    This course prepares participants for planning and implementing successful Program Increments (PIs), a key milestone in aligning a SAFe® organisation on all levels. As well as learning the most important agile components needed for scaling, you will also be shown how Scrum makes things easier throughout entire organisations and how to carry out iteration planning. You will discover how to set up agile teams so they raise performance (servant leadership) and how to become an agile team trainer and coach. 

    As a certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM), you will be ready to assume the responsibility that comes with the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe® environment.

    •   2 Days
    •   from 9 - 17 o'clock
    •   Public | Inhouse
    •   DE | EN
    •   limited to 12 participants
    •   Online exam
    • Understanding Scrum in the context of SAFe®
    • Understanding the role of a Scrum Master
    • See how Program Increment planning works
    • Master the facilitation of iteration
    • Train your own agile team 


    If you work in electronics development at a vehicle manufacturer or one of its suppliers, you’re practically in ‘the thick of the action’.

    Are you a
    • Project manager?
    • Team leader or department manager?
    • Person responsible for process improvements or quality assurance?

    If you are, you have to remain flexible and be ready to react to changing requirements.

    You will gain particular benefit from this course if you are
    • A new Scrum Master ready to enter this role
    • An existing Scrum Master keen to understand more about your role within the context of a SAFe® organisation
    • Responsible for heading up a team and keen to understand the role of a Scrum Master
    • A SAFe® release train engineer who wants to train as a Scrum Master
    SINCE 2008

    We’re proud that we have been one of the pioneers of functional safety since 2008 and that this has given us the opportunity to leverage our experience in developing the ISO 26262 safety standard.

    Functional safety in automotive electronics? We’re the experts!


    To date, we have trained more than 100 specialists under the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety (Automotive) certification scheme.

    Functional safety in automotive electronics? We’re the experts!

    700+ PROJECTS

    We have a wealth of experience in functional safety according to ISO 26262, having conducted over 700 projects with more than 100 clients worldwide.

    Functional safety in automotive electronics? We’re the experts!


    We developed and conducted the often-quoted industry barometer on Agile Automotive. State of Practice


        Agile Automotive since 2010


    We are a member of the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI) working group on agile system development. This allows us to share the experience gathered by Kugler Maag Cie on a large number of implementation projects involving agile development methods at suppliers and producers of automotive electronics.

    Agile Automotive since 2010


    First staged in 2015, the Agile Automotive Conference was originally our idea and we continue to support the event as a content provider for this industry meet-up.


    Agile Automotive since 2010

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    Book early to receive an early-bird discount or apply for a group discount on course fees.

    Extra value


    We look forward to welcoming you to our training courses. To make it easier for you to concentrate on your course, we do everything we can to make your stay as pleasant as possible. 

    If your course lasts more than four days, we would be delighted to invite you out for the evening. This is also a useful opportunity to discuss what you have learnt or experienced with other course participants and forge friendships.

    Process & organisation


    • SAFe® Scrum Master certificate (PDF)
    • SAFe® Scrum Master Digital Badge (SAFe-certified) for showcasing your know-how in the internet
    • Annual membership of the SAFe® community platform
    • Access to meetups and events to forge networks within the SAFe®-certified professional community 
    • A wide array of resources to support your SAFe® learning objectives
    • Annual membership extension: certification elapses after one year. Extension fee: USD 100


    The exam takes place on a separate occasion after the course. When you participate in this course we automatically register you with Scaled Agile, Inc. You can then register for the online exam. You will be sent access details for the SAFe® community platform

    • Web-based (single browser)
    • Language: English
    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Multiple choice
    • No third-party help or teaching documents
    • Number of questions: 45
    • Score required to pass: 33 out of 45 questions (73%)

    The first exam is paid for automatically as part of your course fee if you take the exam within 30 days of the last day of the course. Repeat exams cost USD 50.

    The second exam (first repeat exam) can be attempted immediately after the first exam. If you would like to attempt the exam a third time, you must wait 10 days (or 30 days for the fourth attempt). Please address any questions to



    Whether its certification training you need or an individual workshop, you always benefit from the full advantages of our know-how. We will design the right training to match your needs, for you (individually) as an expert, or as an exclusive in-house course for your company. Our experts offer all courses in German and English.

    Smilja Mateja, Training Coordination

    Information on the training programme

    Some courses take place several times a year as classroom training sessions. Others are only offered as in-house training.

    To make a binding reservation, book directly through the website or send us an order. We will confirm course dates as soon as we have received a minimum number of reservations. You will be sent all required information on course arrangements in advance. Fees include digital course materials, and, if you come to our sites, lunch and refreshments during breaks.

    Most of our courses can also be booked as in-house training sessions. Our instructors will be happy to travel directly to your place of work and train your teams on site. We can also mix and match the content of in-house courses and take a particular situation affecting your projects into account. We will be happy to write a concept proposal for your specific training requirements.

    All courses outlined in our training programme can be held in German or English. Our training materials are written in English.

    You will receive the training documents as a PDF. We recommend that you have your notebook or tablet with you during the course.

    Training package: Seminar skills and attractive discounts

    • 10% early-bird booking discount if you register six or more weeks before a training session.
    • 10% group discount if you register more than one participant from your company for the same course.

    Want to save even more? Discounts can be combined for the same course.

    These conditions do not apply to VDA examination fees for Automotive SPICE® assessor training sessions or the Scaled Agile, Inc. fee for SAFe training.

    We strongly recommend that you have the appropriate ISO standards at hand for and during the exam, and of course during your further work.

    For the Cybersecurity Engineer training (TÜV Nord) this concerns ISO/SAE 21434, for the Functional Safety Engineer course (TÜV Rheinland) the safety standard ISO 26262. For Automotive SPICE® training, however, you will receive the model in the form of our original pocket guide.

    For legal reasons, we are unfortunately not authorized to provide you with a copy of ISO standards. Please ask your employer if you can obtain the respective standard there.

    Conditions of participation

    For courses in our seminar rooms, the fees include digital course materials, lunch and refreshments during breaks per person.

    Our services will be invoiced before beginning of training course.

    Terms of payment: 10 days net. In case of late payment late interest will be charged in accordance with current BGB regulations, in particular §288 BGB (German Civil Code).

    This offer is only open to companies or registered tradespersons. All fees are subject to current sales tax and must be paid on receipt of invoice. Early-bird and group discounts will be subtracted as necessary from invoices.

    We will confirm receipt of your registration. Registrations can be cancelled without penalty up to 6 weeks before each individual event; after that the following rules apply:

    • 6 weeks to 4 weeks before the start of the event = 10%. 
    • 4 weeks to 7 days before the event = 50%.
    • Fees will not be refunded if you cancel a course less than a week before an event.

    We will gladly accept a substitute participant at no additional cost. 

    All courses may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

    We charge the examination fees of third parties (such as VDC QMC and Scaled Agile Inc. as well as TÜV Rheinland and TÜV Nord) on their behalf. Such fees are not eligible for a discount.

    Your personal information will be stored by KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH in order to organise the event. By registering for a course you also agree to us contacting you by fax, email or telephone. If you do not wish to consent to us using your information in this way, please send us a message or get in touch. You have the right to withdraw your consent to this arrangement at any time.

    If you take part in an examination with a third-party provider such as the VDA QMC and Scaled Agile Inc. as well as TÜV Rheinland and TÜV Nord, we will pass on the necessary data to the respective provider.