Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)





Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) Training

A-CSM® (Advance Certified Scrum Master®) is most popular and valuable certification for those who wants to have a strong and long-lasting career in Agile world. This certification is authorized by Scrum Alliance ( A-CSM® is taught by CSTs (Certified Scrum Trainer). This is a 2 days classroom training program filled with activities, interactions and fun filled learning. Follow the Scrum Alliance’s “Path To CSP” program with this Advance Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM®) class that will take your knowledge of Scrum and the ScrumMaster role to the next level.

Once you successfully complete this class, you will be able to demonstrate that you can work with and facilitate dialogue within teams. You will learn how to become a truly effective coach for your team, your product owner and your organization.

The Course:

By building upon the core Scrum framework, we will help you move towards a professional and practitioner ScrumMaster level, allowing you to realise more of the untapped potential of you and your team. I have drawn on all of my experience coaching teams and mentoring ScrumMasters to share best practice, explore real life problems, and practical techniques to take away and apply immediately.

You will learn:

  • How to build the engagement motivation and productivity of your agile team
  • How to coach product owners, project managers and other for buy-in.
  • Techniques to energies your sprint planning sessions and retrospectives
  • How to deal with difficult with difficult situations as a ScrumMaster
  • How to increase the creative capacity of your Scrum team.
  • Strategies to help you enable change within your organization
  • Plus, we always encourage our attendees to tailor the agenda to meet their needs.


  • This program is the next step towards achieving the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification, recognizing your professional experience and deep education in agile methods.
  • Th program will also qualify for 16 PMI PDUs and 16 Scrum Alliance SEUs


  • To participate in the A-CSM® event, you must already hold the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) credential with the Scrum Alliance
  • To qualify for the A-CSM® designation, you must attend this event, and also demonstrate 12 months of collective experience using agile methods


Agile, Scrum and Lean

  • Evolution of Scrum and Agile
  • Scrum and Agile Values and Principles
  • Characteristics of a good ScrumMaster
  • Other agile techniques and practices
  • How empiricism works in Scrum

Agile Facilitation

  • What is Facilitation?
  • Facilitation Techniques for Decision Making
  • Facilitative Listening Skills
  • Facilitating Convergent and Divergent thinking
  • Facilitate Scrum events effectively

Agile Coaching

  • What it is coaching?
  • What is NOT coaching?
  • Coaching Stance
  • Active Listening
  • Powerful Questions
  • GROW model

Service To Product Owner

  • Facilitating Creation/Refinement of Product Vision
  • Facilitating the team from Vision to Product Backlog creation
  • Facilitating a Product Backlog Refinement
  • Coaching Product Owner

Service to Development Team

  • Coaching the team for Self-Organization
  • Teams vs Groups
  • Coaching Teams for higher performance
  • Team formation phases
  • Coaching for stronger DoD
  • Coaching on Engineering Practices

Service to Organisation

  • How to scale Scrum beyond one team?
  • Large scale meeting formats
  • Resolving Organizational Impediments
  • Root cause analysis of Impediments
  • How to improve organisational performance in delivering the work

Scrum Mastery

  • Servant Leadership
  • Conflict Management
  • Your Personal development towards Scrum Mastery
    • Where do you stand today?
    • What are your values and strengths are?
    • What are the action items for you going forward?


  • Taking an Advanced CSM course, meting the 7 learning objective, and accepting the license agreement designates you as an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster®. There is no exam.
  • The Certified Scrum Trainer, leading your class, will register your attendance with the Scrum Alliance, after which you will receive an email from them with your certification.