Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)

The Netherlands

Agile
Scrum Alliance

Challenge yourself: boost your knowledge, boost your impact! Join our Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) training and take your Scrum Master skills to the next level by focusing less on theory and more on your personal experience as a Scrum Master. Discover new tools and techniques to enhance your effectiveness and drive better performance within your Scrum Team. Get ready to make an even greater impact on your organization.

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What will you learn?

During the Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) training, you will embark on a deep dive into your role as a Scrum Master. Learn how to work more effectively with all members of the Scrum Team and facilitate productive dialogues. Discover techniques to foster collaboration between Product Owners, team members, customers, stakeholders, and managers. Gain insights into removing obstacles, dealing with resistance, and driving commitment. Explore Agile adoption strategies and how to refine your Backlog. Develop active listening and feedback skills. Expand your knowledge in:

Scrum Master core competencies: Facilitating dialogues and coaching your team.

Scrum Master & Developers: Self-managing teams and team dynamics.

Scrum Master and Product Owner: Coaching Product Owners and perfecting the Product Backlog.

Scrum Master and the organization: Overcoming impediments and understanding Scaling. 

Personal development: Issue resolution and becoming an exceptional true leader. 

Key takeaways

  1. Enhanced ability to facilitate dialogue and coach your team.
  2. Improved understanding of self-managing teams and team dynamics. 
  3. Proficient coaching skills for Product Owners and creating effective Product Backlogs. 
  4. Strategies for dealing with impediments and scaling Agile in the organization.
  5. Problem-solving techniques and effective leadership development.

Program

  • Scrum Master and Developers: Exploring self-managing teams and team dynamics. 
  • Scrum Master and Product Owner: Coaching Product Owners and perfecting the Product Backlog. 
  • Scrum Master and the organization: Overcoming impediments and understanding scaling.
  • Personal development: Issue resolution and becoming the best true leader.

Who is it for?

The A-CSM training is perfect for Certified Scrum Masters looking to reflect on their role and deepen their knowledge.

Requirements

A-CSM is an Expert level course, which means there are requirements for participation: you have completed the CSM course, your CSM certificate is valid at the beginning of the training, and you have logged at least one year of work experience in the Scrum Alliance portal.  

We set these requirements to ensure the training meets your needs at this part of your journey. To offer you the best experience, we also want participants’ prior knowledge to match. In case you haven’t obtained the CSM certificate yet, don’t worry. Xebia Academy offers this training too. Click here for more information. 

Why should I follow this training?

Take your Scrum Master skills to the next level. 

Boost your impact on your organization’s Agile journey. 

Gain advanced insights and techniques and boost your career.

What else
should I know?

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if you need to prepare.  

See you soon!  

“I liked everything, both leadership and coaching parts were very inspiring.”  
– Quality Assurance Engineering Officer 

Course information

The Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified Scrum Master certificate is included in the training price.  

All course materials are provided. 

Also included: a delicious lunch on each course day. 

Travel and accommodation expenses are not covered. 

We offer this A-CSM training in English.  

Exam and Certification

The Advanced Certified Scrum Master training does not conclude with an exam. Instead, after fully participating in the two-day A-CSM training (an official requirement), you can apply for your A-CSM certificate with Scrum Alliance. In short: 

  • You receive a Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) certificate.  
  • Your certificate and Scrum Alliance membership are valid for 2 years; renew after that.  
  • You are included in the global Agile Leader database.

Meet the trainers

Arlen Bankston

Meet Arlen Bankston, trainer at Xebia Academy. Arlen is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and gives training courses such as Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) on behalf of Xebia. See the rest of Arlen’s profile and all courses at Xebia Academy.

Marco Mulder

Marco Mulder – Trainer at Xebia Academy Meet Marco Mulder, trainer at Xebia Academy. Marco is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and trains on behalf of Xebia courses like Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO). View Marco’s full profile and training courses on Xebia Academy.

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