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Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)

New – Take your Certified Scrum Master skills to the next level.

GK# 2309

Course Overview

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Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) is an in-depth two-day immersion into the world of the Scrum Master role. The class explores Agile Facilitation and Agile Coaching and how the Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master and the hands-on activities and exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the next level of Scrum firsthand.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Explain Agile and Lean Values and Principles, so that you can better appreciate Scrum
  • Understand Agile Facilitation, so that you can better support your team
  • Understand Agile Coaching, so that you can coach your Team, Product Owner and Organization
  • Explore self-organization, so that you can support your Development Team in becoming Self Organized
  • Explore team dynamics, so that you can help your team work together better
  • Explore Definition of Done, so that you facilitate your team creating one

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Section 1: Lean, Agile, and Scrum

Agile and Lean values, principles, and worldview

  • Leveraging other Agile frameworks, and how they related to Scrum
  • Practical experience rectifying common pitfalls

Empirical process control

  • Function of inspect-and-adapt in each meeting
  • Triage situations when transparency, inspection, and adaption need improvement
  • See the linkage between the mechanics of Scrum and the underlying theory of Empirical Process Control

Section 2: Agile Facilitation and Coaching

Basic facilitation

  • Overcoming challenges of integrating multiples frames of reference
  • Understanding when not to act as the facilitator, and let a group self-organize
  • Planning collaborative meetings
  • Demonstrate facilitation of a meeting, opening
  • Integrating different perspectives
  • Coming to a group decision

Coaching fundamentals

  • Understanding the Scrum Master’s many “stances”
  • Gain a basic toolkit of coaching techniques

Section 3: Service to the Team

Identify the common issues the undermine Self-Organization

  • Definition of Done
  • Value of Engineering Practices
  • Coaching the Product Owner

Section 4: Service to the Organization

  • Resolving Impediments
  • Scaling Scrum
  • Organizational Change

Section 5: Scrum Mastery

  • Personal Development
  • Servant Leadership

Prerequisites

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Anyone is welcome to take this course, however to receive your Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM™) you need to:

  • Have a current Certified ScrumMaster™ Certification (CSM™)
  • Complete the 2 day Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM) course
  • Have at least 12 months of experience within the last 5 years that you demonstrate by updating the experience on your Scrum Alliance Profile

Who Should Attend

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  • Scrum Master (individuals who have been in this role for at least 12 months)
  • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
  • Project Managers
Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 2 day

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