The Road to Mastery (R2M)

26 September, 2024Hilversum, The Netherlands

6 days
In Person
Agile Coach

The learning journey that goes beyond certification and guides you in putting knowledge into practice as a Scrum Master, Agile Professional, and (Agile) Coach. The R2M focuses on improving your agile leadership, coaching, and facilitation skills. It guides you in fostering a psychologically safe climate to create high-performing teams.

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6 days


09:00 – 17:00









What will you learn?

R2M”‘ goes beyond theory, offering hands-on training. lt provides a premium suite of agile facilitation patterns, techniques, and plays to supercharge teamwork and liberate the organization from stale, non-productive meeting rituals. R2M creates a training ground covering a broad terrain, including Agile Coaching, Scrum, Kanban, Psychological Safety, Facilitation, Playfulness, Self Management, and Development Culture – and many other great Agile patterns. 

It will empower you to make a significant impact within agile organizations. Throughout the program, you’ll gain access to training, facilitation, and coaching materials that you can re-apply, a playbook, a travel journal, many virtual templates, and assessments (both theoretical and practical).

Key takeaways

  1. Enhance your expertise in coaching, facilitation, and leadership.
  2. Develop leadership skills that go beyond certification.
  3. Apply a wide range of activities to enhance your day-to-day practice in Scrum.
  4. Training materials for continuous learning are provided with this course.
  5. Become a member of a strong community of experienced professionals.


The Road to Mastery comprises six focused modules that guide you through an adventure of Scrum learning.

This training takes place on the dates below.

In-person class starting in September 2024

  • September 26.
  • October 3, 17, 24, 31.
  • November 7.

Establish psychological safety as a basecamp for meaningful change, fostering an interactive, playful, and enjoyable learning environment through scientifically tested methods for highly effective learning.

Upskill as an Agile Coach and gain a backpack full of useful coaching techniques.

Learn how to become a Scrum trainer, getting hands-on with LEGO.

Become a sensei in Kanban, balancing the art of pull and flow while learning how to train your teams in defining, visualizing, measuring, and optimizing workflow. 

Experience what true Product Ownership entails – maximizing value with from vision to validation. Become an expert in effective goal setting with OKR.

The journey through this valley demands a courageous leap. During this expedition, you will encounter some “volcanic activity”- challenging situations that put the team spirit to the test. Here, the seemingly intangible Scrum Values transform into living, breathing realities.

Who is it for?

The Road to Mastery is perfect for Scrum Masters, Agile/Scrum Coaches, Managers, Leadership, and Consultants who aim to advance their expertise in Scrum to a distinguished level. The R2M trains the trainer, facilitator, coach, and authentic leader in you.

Whether you already have experience in these roles or have been working in an Agile environment for some years now, this transformative learning journey will empower you to tackle real-world use cases and overcome hurdles within your teams, organization, and yourself.


To fully benefit from the Road to Mastery, it is recommended that participants have at least one year of experience working as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach, or Agile Consultant.

Alternatively, a couple of years of experience working in an Agile environment is also suitable.

Participants must currently work in an Agile environment.

Why should I do this training?

Bridge the Gap

Gain hands-on experience and practical skills.

Comprehensive Expertise

Develop a deep understanding of Scrum, going beyond
mere certification

Professional Network

Join a close-knit community of Scrum professionals, trainers, leaders, mentors, and coaches.

Real-World Impact

Acquire the skills to make a significant impact within agile organizations.

Continuous Learning

Access top-class professional material, a wealth of virtual activities, plays, and templates, as well as 12 digital training books.

Distinguished Certification

Stand out as a distinguished Scrum practitioner with a comprehensive skill set.

Exam and Certification

The Road to Mastery awards you with a certification consisting of badges that you can use to show you’ve gone through the modules of the journey.
The trainer and other participants will assess you with guidance and support.

What else
should I know?

Prepare yourself for an exciting adventure where you’ll learn, grow, and have fun along the way!

After registering for the Road to Mastery, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask you about any dietary requirements (for the in-person training) and share literature if there is a need to prepare.

Get ready to embark on an exciting learning journey that will transform your Scrum expertise.

See you soon!

Course information

The Road to Mastery offers both a physical 4-D multi-sensory training experience in Hilversum, the Netherlands, and a virtual online experience through Zoom and Miro. You choose.

R2M consists of multiple training days with trainer-led sessions, self-study tracks, and interventions (i.e., learning from others by watching them work together and exchanging experiences). 6 training days for the in-person training and 12 for the virtual edition.

Travel and accommodation expenses are not included

The training price includes all course materials.

A delicious lunch on each course day is also included.

Meet the trainers

Sjoerd Nijland

Sjoerd is the founder of Serious Scrum and Road to Mastery and a trainer at Xebia Academy.  

Evelien Acun-Roos

Meet Evelien Roos, trainer at Xebia Academy. Evelien is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and keynote speaker.

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