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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM)


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$1595.00
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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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Apr 1, 2019 – Apr 2, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Nashville, Tennessee

Homewood Suites Brentwood
5107 Peter Taylor Park
Nashville, TN 37207
United States

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Apr 22, 2019 – Apr 23, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Des Moines, Iowa

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Des Moines, IA 50301
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May 2, 2019 – May 3, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Phoenix, Arizona

Homewood Suites Phoenix - Metro Center
2536 West Beryl Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
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May 9, 2019 – May 10, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles, CA 90001
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May 13, 2019 – May 14, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Seattle, Washington

Best Western Executive Inn
200 Taylor Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
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May 16, 2019 – May 17, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Austin, Texas

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Austin, TX 78701
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May 23, 2019 – May 24, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Tampa, Florida

Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Ybor
1700 E. 9TH Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
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Jun 10, 2019 – Jun 11, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Columbus, Ohio

Staybridge Suites-OSU
3121 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202
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Jun 20, 2019 – Jun 21, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Jul 8, 2019 – Jul 9, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Portland, Oregon

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Portland, OR 97201
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Jul 11, 2019 – Jul 12, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Seattle, Washington

Best Western Executive Inn
200 Taylor Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
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Jul 22, 2019 – Jul 23, 2019    8:30am – 5:00pm Los Angeles, California

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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.

Additionally, although it is not mandatory, students who have completed the self-paced Foundations of Agile eLearning course have found it very helpful when completing this course.

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