Advanced Certified ScrumMaster℠ (A-CSM℠) Training in Boston, MA, United States

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?

The 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 which helps to bring changes in the organization to adopt Scrum and Agile principles.

An Advanced Certified Scrum Master Certification will help you further you agile training and upskill yourself with the latest agile methodologies. 43% of the organizations are increasing their adopt of Scrum. Scrum Master was also 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 about Scrum to improve the quality of work life
  • 71% respondent 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.

Individual Benefits:

  • Broaden the scope of career opportunities in any organisation 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.                                          

Organizational Benefits:

  • Revenue generated increases as the cost is reduced
  • Increase in the ranking parameters
  • Cultivate strong trust relations in the market
  • Business Contracts renewal process gets faster
  • Teamwork leads to on-time deliverables.      

Advanced Certified Scrum Master certifications will take your knowledge skills to the next level and will prepare you to 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.

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 the registered education provider (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 ScrumMaster.

Who Usually Attend

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

KnowledgeHut Experience

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 ScrumMaster

  • 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
  • ScrumMaster as Servant Leader

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  • 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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Meet your instructors

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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Timothy

Timothy Korson

CSM, CSPO, CAL I, Advanced CSM, Scaling

Timothy Korson is a Scrum trainer and coach. He has had many years of substantial experience working on a large variety of systems developed using modern agile techniques. This experience includes distributed, real time, embedded systems as well as business information systems in an n-tier, client-server environment. Dr.Korson’s current focus is on helping organizations implement high value products using Scrum through mentoring and training employees and helping them gain expertise on Scrum. 

As a leader in the field of agile software development, Tim has authored articles, given numerous tutorials on agile techniques, and worked with numerous organizations transitioning to Scrum.

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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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FAQs

KnowledgeHut 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 of ScrumMaster.

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.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund.

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

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

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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster℠ (A-CSM℠) Course in Boston, MA

A-CSM Course in Boston

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About the A-CSM certification in Boston

This coaching is available in classroom or online/virtual classes format. This makes KnowledgeHut the go-to choice for the busy developers who require a higher amount of freedom. While the CSM certificate is more reliant on personal development, A-CSM calls for better interactions and engagement with team members to propel the Agile way. The A-CSM course in Boston helps you in building yourself as a mentor by leveraging the power of proper communication with all levels of organisational hierarchy. Sign up to find out more about the cost, schedule and availability of our A-CSM certification in Boston.


Why should you go for the A-CSM training in Boston?

. A-CSM course in Boston consists of 2 days of live online lectures and coaching and validates your experitise as a nuanced ScrumMaster. This is the natural next step for CSMs who are looking to build a considerable repute in their careers. In order to take up this course, an active CSM certification from Scrum Alliance is mandatory. You must also have one-year experience as a ScrumMaster. While ythe experience is valid for two years, its important that you make the most of it by taking up this course at the right time. Adding value to your resume opens you up to more career opportunities in larger organisations. Get yourself certified as an Agile expert with A-CSM program in Boston by Knowledge Hut.

Advantage of A-CSM training by Knowledgehut

Our tutors are from renowned institutions and are Certified Scrum Trainers. They are seasoned professionals who rely on anecdotal evidence to handle the practical learning methodology that is required for this intensive course . You can also take advantage of the downloadable course materials provided by KnoweledgeHut, that go hand-in-hand with the course structure. The A-CSM online certification program in Bostonprovides you with world-class training and industry-standard practices, in the comfort of your own home. Upon completion of the two-program, you will receive you?re A-CSM certificate from Scrum Alliance.

So why wait? Register for the A-CSM online training course in Boston now!