Course Category: Agile Methods
Course Duration: 2 Days
Hours: 14 Contact Hours

Course Overview

A two day interactive workshop to accelerate your scrum journey and distinguish you as a SCRUM experts.

There is no formal exam to receive your A-CSM certification. At the end of the workshop, the trainer will conduct an assessment to gauge your understanding.

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe Product Owner, attendees should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe in the Lean enterprise
  • Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles
  • Collaborate with Lean Portfolio Management
  • Explore continuous value with Program Increment Planning
  • Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value
  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Create a role action plan

Who will benefit?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Product Owners, Business Owners, and Business Analysts
  • Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, PMO personnel, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects


  • The Advanced Certified ScrumMaster workshop requires previous Scrum knowledge and experience.
  • A current Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification from the Scrum Alliance.
  • At least 12 months of experience as a ScrumMaster within the last five years.

Exam Pattern and Duration

If you are a current or aspiring:

  • Scrum Master
  • Product Manager/Owner
  • Business Analyst
  • Project manager or Middle Manager
  • Developer or Test engineer
  • Technical Lead, Architect
  • Any other Development related roles

Course Content

  • Your Journey as a ScrumMaster
  • What is covered in A-CSM Class
  • Your Journey as a ScrumMaster
  • ScrumMaster Competencies
  • Scrum Values & Creating Team Working Agreements
  • Forming Great Teams
  • Empirical Process Control
  • Building Self-Organization
  • The Art & Science of Facilitation
  • ScrumMaster Facilitating Scrum Events
  • Agile Coaching

Program Outline & Topics

  • ScrumMaster Coaching Effective Team Dynamics
  • ScrumMaster Coaching Individuals, Organization and Leadership
  • Dealing with Technical Debt
  • Advanced Engineering Practices
  • ScrumMaster Coaching Product Owner
  • ScrumMaster as a Chief Impediments Remover
  • Various Scaling Frameworks
  • ScrumMaster-Scaling World Cafe
  • ScrumMaster as a Servant Leader
  • Personnel Commitment and Action Plan

Course Category: Agile Methods
Course Duration: 2 Days
Hours: 14 Contact Hours