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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM)

2 days

Description

Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) is an in-depth two-day immersion into the world of the ScrumMaster role. The class explores Agile Facilitation and Agile Coaching and how the ScrumMaster uses these skills to support the team, the Product Owner and the Organization. The class is full of real-world examples from the attendees' experiences and coaches attendees through practical tools and techniques that can be implemented immediately at your workplace. The class is a deep dive into your role as a ScrumMaster and the hands-on activities and exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the next level of Scrum firsthand.

Please note, there is no exam for the A-CSM certification. Please visit the Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) certification page for more information, as certification requirements periodically change.

Objectives

  • Explain Agile and Lean values and principles, so that your team can better appreciate Scrum.
  • Facilitate dialogue between the Product Owner, team members, customers, stakeholders, and executives.
  • Coach your Scrum team, product owners, and organization to improve their way of working, extending the impact of Scrum throughout the organization.
  • Respond confidently when encountering resistance to change, lack of engagement, low motivation, and unavailability of key people.
  • Help your company adopt Scrum and support executives committed to Agile values.
  • Cause the removal of impediments that prevent long-term, deep adoption of Scrum and Agile practices by all parts of the business.
  • Facilitate your Scrum Team creating their own Definition of Done
  • Increase developer engagement to encourage greater accountability, commitment, and buy-in.
  • Know how to Scale Scrum and Agile beyond a single team.

Audience

  • Individuals who have been in the ScrumMaster role for at least 12 months
  • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
  • Project Managers

For additional dates and another variation of this class see: Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) Trainin

NOTE: classes/events are being delivered in partnership with Cprime Learning as Cprime Learning holds the REA agreement with Scrum Alliance®

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 24, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8 AM CT - 4 PM CT
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Virtual Classroom Live
July 15, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8 AM CT - 4 PM CT
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Virtual Classroom Live
August 08, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
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Virtual Classroom Live
September 16, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
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Private Training Available
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Course Overview

Part 1 – Lean, Agile, and Scrum

  • Show how Scrum is aligned with the Agile Manifesto
  • Know the history of Scrum and Agile
  • Understand the value of other agile approaches
  • Analyze the personality traits of a Scrum Master
  • Know when transparency inspection and adaptation are not working

Part 2 – Facilitation

  • Know how to recognize divergent and convergent thinking
  • Understand the challenges of integrating multiple perspectives
  • Use facilitative listening
  • Use alternatives to open discussion
  • Know when not to be a facilitator
  • Design a facilitated event
  • Create a working agreement

Part 3 – Coaching and Training

  • Understand the elements of a coaching stance
  • Use coaching techniques
  • Identify improvements to coaching interventions
  • Be able to explain scrum and its benefits to a stakeholder

Part 4 – Service to the Scrum Team

  • Describe the qualities of a self-managing team
  • Use techniques to enable a team to improve its own effectiveness
  • Know different models for group development
  • Facilitate the creation of a Definition of Done
  • Explain development practices and how they are beneficial

Part 5 – Service to the Product Owner

  • Describe Product vision and Product Goals.
  • Know how to create a Product Goal with the Scrum Team and stakeholders.
  • Create and refine a Product Backlog that supports achieving a Product Goal.

Part 6 – Service to the Organization

  • Understand the organizational impediments that can affect your scrum team
  • Practice how to resolve organizational impediments

Part 7 – Scaling Scrum

  • Recognize at least two approaches to scaling Scrum.
  • Techniques for visualizing, and reducing dependencies.
  • Benefits of feature teams versus component teams.

Part 8 – Organizational Change

  • Understanding complex systems.
  • Initiating organizational change.

Part 9 – Scrum Mastery

  • How you as a scrum master fulfill the Scrum values
  • Recognize types of conflict
  • Patterns for responding to conflict
  • Effective leadership

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 24, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8 AM CT - 4 PM CT
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
July 15, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8 AM CT - 4 PM CT
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
August 08, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
September 16, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

Please visit the Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) certification page to view full details about this certification. Students who take this course must:

  • Already hold a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification with Scrum Alliance
  • Complete all pre- or post-course work as deemed necessary by the instructor
  • Validate at least 12 months of Scrum Master work experience within the past five years

Please note: This course has an Attendance and Virtual Camera Requirement

  • Attendance is required throughout the duration of this course. Instructors will verify each student's attendance and participation to ensure course completion.
  • Webcam usage is required by all students

 

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 24, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8 AM CT - 4 PM CT
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
July 15, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8 AM CT - 4 PM CT
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
August 08, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
September 16, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Comments

NOTE: classes/events as being delivered in partnership with Cprime Learning as Cprime Learning holds the REA agreement with Scrum Alliance®

 

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
June 24, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8 AM CT - 4 PM CT
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
July 15, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8 AM CT - 4 PM CT
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
August 08, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
September 16, 2024

$995.00
2 days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date