ScrumMasters – which advanced course is right for your path: SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master or Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified ScrumMaster?
Compare these two advanced trainings below:
|Course||Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM)||SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)|
|What’s the same||An Advanced training for Scrum Masters|
|What’s different||Gives you a practical set of tools, feedback on your communication and facilitation skills & techniques for guiding and evolving your Agile teams||Prepares current ScrumMasters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in SAFe implementation|
|Course Length||2 days||2 days|
|Certification||A-CSM with Scrum Alliance||SASM with Scaled Agile|
|Included Membership||Extension of ScrumMaster certification and Scrum Alliance membership for 2 years||One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform|
|Taught by||Certified Scrum Trainer||SAFe Program Consultant|
|Exam||No Exam||60 questions, 2 hours to complete|
|Prerequisites||You may take this course at any time after completing your CSM certification, and must have at least 12 months of Scrum Master experience logged into your Scrum Alliance profile before you are eligible to receive your A-CSM certification.||All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.
However, having one or more of the following certifications is highly recommended for those who intend to take the certification exam:
SAFe 5 Scrum Master (SSM) Certification
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification
Professional Scrum Master (PSM)
|Typical Job Roles||Scrum Master
New Scrum Team Members
Program or Project Manager
Release Train Engineer
These trainings are coming up soon:
- Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (ACSM) 4/15-16
- SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) 4/20-21
Which class is right for you? See all upcoming trainings here.
You can always contact our team for more information on these classes and more agile training.