Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

29 August, 2024Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2 days
In Person
Scrum Alliance

Ready to take your Scrum mastery to the next level and become a Certified Scrum Master? Empower yourself with the skills and knowledge to ensure your Scrum team always performs at its best. Our CSM training provides all insights, competencies, and techniques to become a certified authority!

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2 days


09:00 – 17:00









What will you learn?

You will learn all about how to coach and facilitate a Scrum team to be very effective. We will start with an overview of the background and essentials of Agile and Scrum. Then, we’ll take a deep dive into every aspect of making Scrum teams work effectively. You will learn how to work with developers, support the Product Owner, and drive organizational success. By the end of the training, you will possess the expertise needed to be an authority in Scrum.

Key takeaways

  1. Master the essentials and characteristics of Agile, the Scrum framework, and the Scrum Master role.
  2. Learn how to facilitate and coach your Scrum Team.
  3. Understand the value and responsibility of a Scrum Master.
  4. Earn a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certificate.


During our Certified Scrum Master (CSM) training, you will embark on a comprehensive learning journey with lots of exercises.

  • Scrum & Agile background: Understand Scrum principles and the Agile mindset.
  • Scrum Team: Learn about roles and responsibilities within a Scrum Team.
  • Product Backlog management: How to help the Product Owner to manage the backlog.
  • Refinement and Sprint: How to organize and facilitate the Scrum events.
  • Non-violent communication: How to help people resolve conflict.
  • Definition of Done: Define done and deal with challenges on getting things Done.
  • Estimating and planning: How teams give estimates and what to do to meet a deadline.
  • Adopting Agile and Scrum: What have companies done in their transition to Agile & Scrum?
  • Multiple teams: How can multiple teams collaborate fruitfully.

Who is it for

Whether you’re already familiar with Scrum principles or just starting your Scrum journey, our Certified Scrum Master (CSM) training is perfect for anyone eager to enhance their understanding of Scrum and become an officially recognized Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master. If you are already doing Scrum, you leave with clear insights on how to improve further. If you’re new to Scrum, you will be capable and eager to apply Scrum right after the training.


You are advised to read the Scrum Guide before the training starts.

Why should I do this training

Boost your career

Boost your career: become an expert in Scrum and the Scrum Master role.

Elevate your team

Team excellence: equip yourself with the skills to lead your Scrum team to success.

Industry recognition

Industry recognition: Earn the prestigious Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master certificate.

Exam and Certification

The Scrum Alliance CSM exam is included in the training package. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive the Certified Scrum Master certificate.

Important information:

  • Free of charge if completed within 90 days of the last training day.
  • Become a member of the Scrum Alliance community (renew your membership after two years)
  • Be included in the global database of Certified Scrum Master

What else
should I know?

After registering for the Certified Scrum Master training course, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask about any dietary requirements and share relevant literature for preparation.

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Course information

We offer this CSM training in both English and Dutch.

All course materials are provided.

Travel & accommodation expenses are not included.

A delightful lunch is included in the course as well as snacks.

Meet the trainers

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.

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.

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