Advanced Certified ScrumMaster®
Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (2018)
All Advanced CSM courses are taught by Educators approved by the Scrum Alliance. Taking an Advanced CSM course, meeting the 7 learning objectives, and accepting the license agreement designates you as an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster.Please review your trainer's course description below to determine which learning objectives this course satisfies.
"Scrum is simple, but Scrum is hard."
The Advanced CSM is to grow experienced Scrum Masters to a higher level of effectiveness.
This program is designed to help move beyond using Scrum merely as process, and address the most common issues that arise in an Agile environment.
In this interactive workshop participants will acquire tools and knowledge in: the principles of Agile facilitation, coaching fundamentals, self-organization, service to the team, resolving impediments, scaling scrum, organizational change, and servant leadership. This training is led by Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs).
You Will Learn How To:
- Apply the underlying theory that links Agile principles and Scrum mechanics
- Overcome the impediments that impede agility
- Serve the Development Team, the Product Owner, and the Organization
- Recognize organizational elements that impact Agile maturity
Important Course Information
- This program is the next step towards achieving the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification, recognizing your professional experience and deep education in agile methods.
- The program will also qualify for 16 PMI PDUs and 16 Scrum Alliance SEUs
Agile and Lean values, principles, and worldview
- Leveraging other Agile frameworks, and how they related to Scrum
- Practical experience rectifying common pitfalls
Empirical process control
- Function of inspect-and-adapt in each meeting
- Triage situations when transparency, inspection, and adaption need improvement
- See the linkage between the mechanics of Scrum and the underlying theory of Empirical Process Control
- Agile Facilitation and Coaching
- Overcoming challenges of integrating multiples frames of reference
- Understanding when not to act as the facilitator, and let a group self-organize
- Planning collaborative meetings
- Demonstrate facilitation of a meeting, opening
- Integrating different perspectives
- Coming to a group decision
- Understanding the ScrumMaster’s many “stances”
- Gain a basic toolkit of coaching techniques
- Identify the common issues the undermine Self-Organization
- Definition of Done
- Value of Engineering Practices
- Coaching the Product Owner
- Service to the Organization
- Resolving Impediments
- Scaling Scrum
- Organizational Change
- Personal Development
- Servant Leadership