Advanced Certified ScrumMaster℠ (A-CSM℠) Training

Advance your skills and expertise in Scrum values, practices, and applications

  • Delivered by Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs) approved by Scrum Alliance
  • Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs in 2 days
  • Build your expertise with enhanced implementation skills
  • Address real-world problems typically faced by Scrum Masters
  • Experience-based learning through dynamic interactions
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Why should you go for an A-CSM℠ certification?

LinkedIn statistics shows a promising growth of 400% for Scrum Master roles every year.If you’re already a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) and have built your base on Scrum values, practices, and applications, then getting an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster℠ (A-CSM℠) certification is the next step of your Agile journey. This certification equips you with the knowledge to implement the Scrum framework for Agile and Lean project management which further includes Agile coaching, Agile facilitation, service delivery, as well as setting up and managing the Scrum lifecycle. It also lays emphasis on how to make Scrum teams more productive in the workplace and bring about changes in the organization for adoption of Scrum and Agile principles. 

An Advanced Certified ScrumMaster Certification will help you further upskill yourself with the latest agile methodologies. Not only have 43% of the organizations increased their adoption of Scrum, but Scrum Master has also been mentioned by LinkedIn as one of the most promising jobs of 2019.

The State of the Scrum 2017-2018 survey highlights that when it comes to the applications of Scrum:

  • 85% of the respondents agree that Scrum improves quality of work life
  • 71% respondents accepted that executives give importance to the outcome of delivering value to the customer
  • 81% of the respondents agreed to the fact that certification improves practice
  • 97% of the respondents expressed their will to stick to Scrum in future.

What next after A-CSM℠ certification? Once you acquire your A-CSM℠ certification, you can take your Scrum journey to the next level by taking up a CSP-SM Certification.

  • Gain more career opportunities in organisations that employ Agile practices
  • Gain recognition and status as a Scrum expert
  • Be an active member of the globally recognized Scrum Alliance Community
  • Deliver quick results along with the reduction in the cost
  • Earn an annual average salary of $135,221 as an A-CSM℠.
  • Revenue generated increases as the cost is reduced
  • Increase in ranking parameters
  • Cultivate strong trust relations in the market
  • Business Contracts renewal process gets faster
  • Teamwork leads to on-time deliverables.      

Advanced Certified ScrumMaster℠ certification will take your knowledge skills to the next level and will enhance your Scrum credentials in the industry. The scope of Scrum is transcending IT with other industries also tapping into its potential, making an A-CSM℠ certification more relevant than ever.

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A Quick Glimpse into the A-CSM℠ Certification Process

Steps to get A-CSM℠ Certification

  • Step 1: An individual should hold an active CSM certification from the Scrum Alliance.

  • Step 2: Attend 2-day of A-CSM℠ course from a REP of Scrum Alliance.

  • Step 3: Complete all the learning components including pre- or post-course work and all educator-designed components.

  • Step 4: Accept the A-CSM℠ license agreement and complete your Scrum Alliance membership profile.

  • Step 5: Exhibit your 1-year of work experience as a Scrum Master.

What you will learn

Prerequisites

To earn an Advanced CSM, you must have an active CSM® certification with Scrum Alliance®,in addition to demonstrating at least one-year work experience specific to the role of Scrum Master.


Who Can Attend

  • Scrum Masters
  • Team Leads
  • Development Managers
  • Delivery Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Agile Coaches

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EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOPS

Learn from the real-world experience of accredited industry experts and advance your knowledge with in-class activities and simulations.

ELITE PANEL OF CSTs

Interact with accredited CSTs who also have years of experience as active Scrum practitioners.

LEARN FROM PRACTITIONERS

Learn directly from active practitioners engaged in implementing Scrum principles in real projects.

GATEWAY TO SCRUM COMMUNITIES

Get access to a wider community of active Scrum professionals and enhance your practical knowledge of Scrum.

CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND SUPPORT

Avail continuous support through monthly webinars, e-books, and conferences and keep pace with the latest industry updates.

HANDY RESOURCES

Get Access to tutorials, articles, interview Q&A and case studies prepared by the industry experts with latest updates in the Agile industry.

A-CSM℠ Course Curriculum from Scrum Alliance

  • Coaching Stances
  • Key coaching skills and their application at personal and Scrum Team level
  • Agile coaching
  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking
  • Facilitation techniques to navigate through Groan Zone and Divergent and Convergent phases
  • Decision making

Value, principles and practices to leverage as a Scrum Master

  • Self-Organization and team Dynamics
  • Key attributes of effective teams
  • Coaching for high performing teams
  • DoD
  • Agile engineering practices
  • The services around Product Vision and Strategy
  • Tools to bring customer needs into Product Backlog
  • Product Backlog Refinement tactics
  • The collaboration and its enhancement with Development Team
  • Impediment Removal and its tactics & strategies
  • Agile scaling approaches and principles
  • Introducing new ideas
  • Tactics and tools for organization change
  • Coaching practices for personal growth actions
  • Pivotal conversation
  • Scrum Master as Servant Leader

WHY GLOBAL CORPORATES PREFER KNOWLEDGEHUT AS THEIR TRAINING PARTNER

A provider of Enterprise Learning Solutions (ELS), KnowledgeHut creates industry-fit talents through training, coaching, and consulting by globally-acclaimed trainers. Much of KnowledgeHut’s repute in co-creating business value stems from:

  • Training delivered in 70+ countries.
  • 250+ industry-relevant courses.
  • Consulting and coaching to transform organizations.
  • Trainers with experience in Retail, E-commerce, Energy & Utilities, etc.
  • 500+ Clients
  • Amazon
  • Capgemini
  • Cognizant
  • Honeywell
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Sony
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Individuals Can Enroll In Groups To Avail Huge Discounts

By registering in groups, you can save up to 20% on the course fees. The discount you can avail will depend on your group size.

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Meet your instructors

Amit

Amit Kulkarni

CST

Amit is a Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile thought leader with extensive experience in training, coaching and implementing Agile frameworks such as Scrum, Lean and DSDM for large organizations. He has trained numerous teams, arming them with the skills needed to apply classroom theory to operational success at the team and project level.

Amit has more than 20 years of experience in large products involving a variety of frameworks/methods including Scrum, DSDM integrated with a Prince2 .

Amit has helped large companies such as ABN AMRO, Motorola, Tata Consultancy Services adopt and improve their use of agile processes and techniques in order to build extremely high performance development organizations.

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Achutananda

Achutananda Lankalapalli

CSM, Advanced CSM

Nanda Lankalapalli has been involved in software development since 1992. As a Certified Scrum Trainer, Nanda has expert-level knowledge in Agile and Scrum and as a Software Architect, he has expert level technical skills in Agile Engineering Practices. With this combination. Nanda helps technology people, as well as, process people understand Agile well. 
Nanda's Agile journey started in 2002 when he was part of a team with Mike Cohn in Denver, Colorado, USA. He practiced Scrum and other Agile methods thoroughly over several years, and his teams are highly successful in delivering products using Agile techniques. He is proficient in Agile Engineering Practices (from XP) and Lean Software Development practices. Nanda helps individuals, teams and organizations in their Agile journey by providing training, coaching and transformation services.

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Zuzana

Zuzana Sochova CST

CSM. CSPO, CAL I, CSD

Zuzana Sochova has over 14 years of commercial experience in IT, beginning as a software designer/engineer and moving up into project management, program management, and into executive management at a company that provides SW services for international customers (USA, Germany, Austria, Great Britain, …) that are operating in mission critical and life critical sectors – i.e. air traffic control management systems, extensive healthcare applications, and public safety systems.

She started with her specialization in Agile and Scrum back in 2005, where she was involved in implementing the Agile methods at Medtronic, USA. From that time, she was responsible for Agile transformation and implementation of Agile and Scrum to many companies and teams.

She works as Agile coach, counsellor, consultant and trainer for both large and small organizations. As an Agile expert, she is sought after as a regular speaker at Agile international conferences. She is also a founder of the Agile Association (AgilniAsociace, agilniasociace.cz) Czech Republic, organizing the Agile Czech community and annual Agile Prague Conference (agileprague.com).

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Evelyn

Evelyn Tian

CSM, CSPO, CAL I, CSD, Advanced CSM & Advanced CSPO

Evelyn Tian has been working as a Lean and Agile Coach, passionately helping organizations with Lean and Agile transformation. She has over 20 years of product development experience, and her primary interests include product development improvement, scaling, change management, leadership and software craftsmanship.

“Evelyn is one of the Path to CSP Educators, who can help grow into Advanced Certified ScrumMaster and Advance Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Scrum Professional.”

She has worked with media, modem, IT services, core and radio products in telecom, digital transformation, and has unique insights and rich experience in large scale Agile transformation.

Evelyn switches from Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), Certified Agile Leadership Educator (CALE) to Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) as needed when coaching organizations. She is also a professional coach (Certified Master Coach, Executive Coach and Performance Coach) who draws pleasure from helping individuals and companies continuously improve, and generates positive energy.

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Tricia

Tricia Broderick

CST, CSM

Tricia Broderick has more than 17 years of experience in software development. She is a certified Trainer From The Back Of The Room, ACP, PMP®, and Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST). Prior to joining Agile For All, she served as Director of Development, Agile Coach and Manager of Project Management for numerous companies, laying the groundwork to shift teams from one-year product cycles to daily delivery of high-quality software and services. Tricia is a frequent keynote speaker at national Agile conferences, and regularly shares Agile leadership insights through her well-known blog, Lead to the Edge.

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FAQs

KnowledgeHut’s Support On Your A-CSM℠ Journey

This A-CSM℠ course is targeted at people already experienced with Scrum and the ScrumMaster role and existing CSMs.

To earn an Advanced CSM, you must have an active CSM® certification with Scrum Alliance®, in addition to demonstrating at least one-year work experience specific to the role a Scrum Master.

Yes, the A-CSM℠ is also available as an online course.

Yes. The required work experience can be met before, after or during the course of your A-CSM℠  training. Your education component can be completed while you earn work experience as a ScrumMaster. Remember that you will need to enter at least one year of your ScrumMaster work experience on your Scrum Alliance dashboard in order to gain the A-CSM℠ certification. Go here to find Advanced ScrumMaster educational offerings.

The A-CSM℠ credential is good for two years. The process for renewal of the credential is still being determined by Scrum Alliance.

An A-CSM℠  certification validates your knowledge as an expert on Scrum processes, values and techniques. Not only this, it allows you to better perform within your team and organization by implementing agile techniques and tools. It allows you to make your resume more marketable and distinguish yourself in the marketplace. Stand out among your peers and project yourself as a highly valued professional.

Your instructors are Certified Scrum Alliance trainers who have years of industry experience.

We provide the hard copy of the courseware for our classroom participants.

KnowledgeHut is a leading registered education provider (REP) of Scrum Alliance offering good knowledge to corporate organizations and professionals across the globe. It is the fastest-growing certification training firm, with footprints in 70+ countries. We frequently conduct A-CSM training in all the cities across the globe and here are a few listed for your reference:

Bangalore Hyderabad Mumbai
Delhi Kolkata Gurgaon
Noida Chennai Cochin
Pune New York Chicago
San Francisco Atlanta Washington
Houston Austin Los Angeles
Dallas Boston Seattle
San Jose Singapore Kuala Lumpur

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