This course is offered both in person and live, online.
See registration types to the right.
With exercises and assignments built for a great online or offline experience, you will stay engaged and grow your ScrumMaster toolkit while preparing to earn your ACSM certification.
This course requires active participation and attention. Whether you join in person or live online, two 8-hour days are broken up with breaks and breakout discussion sessions.
Advanced ScrumMaster (Scrum Alliance A-CSM Certified) gives you a practical set of tools, feedback on your communication and facilitation skills and techniques for guiding and evolving your Agile teams. You will be practicing a host of advanced personal and group facilitation skills and exercises that will reinvigorate your leadership approach and take your team’s performance to the next level.
To earn an Advanced CSM, you first must have an active CSM® certification with Scrum Alliance®, as well as at least one-year work experience specific to the role of ScrumMaster. For more details on Scrum Alliance requirements, visit the Scrum Alliance website.
Arlen- very knowledgeable, engaging, interesting, excellent exercises – Awesome training, best I’ve ever attended.
Moved at a good pace, topics changes frequently and points were not belabored.
Very interactive, interesting and current.
Gave me valuable tips that I can begin employing today. Allowed me to network with my peers and share.
The examples and stories the instructor told helped connect the content.
Liked most about the training: “Games, examples, tips on other companies begin successful.”
Arlen Bankston and Bob Payne train our CSP-SM courses.
Arlen Bankston was at the vanguard of the agile movement, beginning to practice within two years of the Agile Manifesto’s writing and soon developing one of the earliest Scrum Product Owner courses. He co-founded a premier Agile consultancy (LitheSpeed), and was among the first to explicitly blend lean systems thinking and user experience practices with agile software development practices. An active executive for over 17 years, he continues to coach, speak, train and mentor to stay at the edge of ever-advancing lean and agile practices. Learn more about Arlen.
A Certified Scrum Trainer and early adopter of Extreme Programming, Scrum and SAFe, Bob Payne has worked exclusively as a Lean+Agile Transformation leader since 1999. He hosts the AgileToolkit podcast and has produced over 170 podcasts, recording a variety of industry leaders and Agile practitioners.
Bob’s consulting and training style is built on years of Lean+Agile experience, a MSEE in Computer Architectures for Artificial Intelligence, and having grown up working in his family’s restaurant, so you can expect a blend of technical excellence and customer service.
In the A-CSM training, we address real-world scenarios in a highly interactive format. Going beyond theory, we share personal stories and provide practical, useful tools.
This course applies a unique blend of proven agile coaching techniques, applied improvisation and other experiential techniques to improve your skills in mentoring, teaching and facilitating in a coach’s many stances while remaining flexible, and confident. We’ll cover:
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2 8-hour online training days are fun and exciting as you learn with fellow professionals from around the world.
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