The Certified Professional ScrumMaster (CSP-SM) is the final course on the ScrumMaster’s Path to CSP. It is a highly dynamic, experiential and practical workshop, preferring directly applicable knowledge and tools over ivory tower theory. It continues to build and deepen the advanced toolkit provided in the Certified ScrumMaster and Advanced ScrumMaster courses, leaving practitioners with games, exercises, simulations, facilitation tools, movies and more that they can use with their teams and organizations.
The exercises presented in this class are almost all completely original, designed from the ground up by LitheSpeed’s highly experienced consultants and trainers. Every presenter of this advanced class has at least ten years of experience in high level agile organizational transformation in both the private and public sectors, and most are executives. These same experts tune the class dynamically to your needs and situations. No matter how advanced you might be, you will learn something in this class. You will also leave equipped with new techniques and ideas that will help you boost your career and state of practice as both a coach and trainer.
Read more about the requirements and prerequisites for this certification at ScrumAlliance.org.
The topics presented in this class include:
Lean Thinking – Dive deep into the history and application of lean principles to agile organizations, walking through situations and experiencing a multifaceted, immersive simulation.
Advanced Agile Facilitation – Experience techniques to bolster collaboration, manage groups and drive continuous improvement, while picking up new tips and tricks from your classmates and instructor.
Advanced Agile Coaching – Learn how to engage stakeholders and clients and apply behavioral and personality models to team formation and conflict resolution.
Team Dynamics & Effectiveness – Practice some of the latest techniques for driving self-management at both the team and organizational levels, and some tricks for dealing with emotional situations.
Starting New Agile Teams – See how to craft measurable goals, deal with integrating new team members or losing existing ones, and kick off new projects with aplomb.
Software Craftsmanship – Work through some advanced scenarios and techniques for promoting high quality software development and testing.
Coaching the Development Team – Find out how to connect team members beyond the basic transactional level, creating closer connections and higher trust.
Coaching the Product Owner – Learn how to apply advanced value stream and customer journey mapping techniques to align Product Owners and teams against tangible goals, as well as how to visualize and deal with unproven product assumptions.
Organizational Development – Work with systems thinking tools such as causal loop diagrams, work through sticky change management issues and build a proper coaching plan.
Scaling – Get some down to earth tips on how to scale without killing your team’s ability to adapt and work with autonomy, align and connect multiple teams in flight, and avoid common scaling antipatterns.
Scrum Mastery – Take a look inside at where you truly are in your mastery of Scrum, then figure out where you’re headed next!
I was a bit hesitant about the live online experience vs the on-site experience, but it was at least as good and engaging as the live version. The Lithespeed format works great and the interaction and sharing within the group is as strong as in the live session. Great job on creating this live online version of the CSP-SM program!
It was great, I would take another class with Arlen and LitheSpeed! This was a great experience.It was very informative and great how others deal with similar issues.
Despite being a virtual class, the instructor was very engaging and fed off the clues from the students to slow down or accelerate pace on topics.
The class itself was a lot more interactive than I anticipated as we broke into small groups regularly to exchange ideas and experience.
The virtual course was seamless and well executed. I did not feel as if I was missing out on any of my learning experience. The instructor encouraged discussion within class to get other’s perspectives and was able to related that back to the content.
Loved the constant integration of our own personal scrum master challenges which kept content relevant
Enjoyed hearing from people in other companies. We all seem to have similar challenges.
I really enjoyed how you were able to make the experience interactive virutally with the breakout sessions and the mural board.
Delivered content in a virtual setting in a very organized and engaging way.
Perfect use of breakout rooms to feel engaged with classmates
Arlen is awesome, Glad I chose him for my A-CSM and CSP-SM
When asked about their biggest takeaway from this training, here is what our trainees have said:
2 8-hour online training days are fun and exciting as you learn with fellow professionals from around the world.
Some answers to online training FAQs from our students: