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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM)


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Certification
Overview

Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) is an in-depth two-day immersion into the world of the ScrumMaster role. The class explores Agile Facilitation and Agile Coaching and how the ScrumMaster uses these skills to support the team, the Product Owner and the Organization. The class is full of real-world examples from the attendees' experiences and coaches attendees through practical tools and techniques that can be implemented immediately at your workplace. The class is a deep dive into your role as a ScrumMaster and the hands-on activities and exercises demonstrate key concepts and let you experience the next level of Scrum firsthand.

In this course, you'll learn to:

Explain Agile and Lean Values and Principles, so that you can better appreciate Scrum
Understand Agile Facilitation, so that you can better support your team
Understand Agile Coaching, so that you can coach your Team, Product Owner and Organization
Explore self-organization, so that you can support your Development Team in becoming Self Organized
Explore team dynamics, so that you can help your team work together better
Explore Definition of Done, so that you facilitate your team creating one
Upcoming Dates and Locations
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Jun 11, 2018 – Jun 12, 2018    9:00am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

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Jun 12, 2018 – Jun 13, 2018    8:30am – 5:00pm Salt Lake City, Utah

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Jun 19, 2018 – Jun 20, 2018    8:30am – 5:00pm Nashville, Tennessee

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Jun 25, 2018 – Jun 26, 2018    9:00am – 4:30pm Washington, District of Columbia

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Jun 25, 2018 – Jun 26, 2018    9:00am – 4:30pm New York, New York

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Jun 26, 2018 – Jun 27, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Des Moines, Iowa

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Aug 22, 2018 – Aug 23, 2018    9:00am – 4:30pm Washington, District of Columbia

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Sep 12, 2018 – Sep 13, 2018    9:00am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

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Oct 3, 2018 – Oct 4, 2018    9:00am – 4:30pm New York, New York

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Oct 17, 2018 – Oct 18, 2018    8:30am – 5:00pm Atlanta, Georgia

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Oct 24, 2018 – Oct 25, 2018    9:00am – 4:30pm Washington, District of Columbia

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Oct 29, 2018 – Oct 30, 2018    8:30am – 5:00pm Salt Lake City, Utah

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Oct 30, 2018 – Oct 31, 2018    8:30am – 5:00pm Tampa, Florida

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Nov 13, 2018 – Nov 14, 2018    8:30am – 5:00pm Des Moines, Iowa

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Nov 26, 2018 – Nov 27, 2018    8:30am – 5:00pm Nashville, Tennessee

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Dec 3, 2018 – Dec 4, 2018    9:00am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

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Course Outline

Lean, Agile, and Scrum

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

Basic facilitation

  • 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

Coaching fundamentals

  • Understanding the ScrumMaster’s many “stances”
  • Gain a basic toolkit of coaching techniques

Service to the Team

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

Scrum Mastery

  • Personal Development
  • Servant Leadership
Who should attend
  • Individuals who have been in the ScrumMaster role for at least 12 months
  • IT Leadership (Managers/Directors/VPs/CIOs/CTOs)
  • Project Managers
Pre-Requisites

Anyone is welcome to take this course, however to receive your Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM™) you need to:Have a current Certified ScrumMaster™ Certification (CSM™)Complete the 2 day Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM) Have at least 12 months of experience within the last 5 years that you demonstrate by updating the experience on your Scrum Alliance Profile