Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) Certification Training

    • Comprehensive, fun and engaging Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) certification training led by popular Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) accredited by Scrum Alliance

    • Highest quality A-CSM training at lowest price in the industry - GUARANTEED

    • 20+ years of average industry experience of our A-CSM certification trainers

    • Focused on practical implementation of Scrum

    • Appropriate for all CSMs who want to facilitate deep adoption of Scrum and Agile practices by all parts of the business

Classroom Training

Description

Overview

Advanced Certified ScrumMasterTM (A-CSMTM) certification is offered by Scrum Alliance to practitioners who successfully complete a A-CSM classroom training course conducted by a Certified Scrum Trainer and also satisfy the requisite criteria. A-CSM credential is a testament of one’s deep understanding of Scrum implementation.

Encertify's A-CSM certification program includes a 2-day long hands-on and fun workshop conducted by a highly experienced trainer which focuses majorly on the implementation of Scrum. This advanced level course is ideal for a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) who has one or more years of work experience in that role and wants to facilitate deep adoption of Scrum and Agile practices by all parts of the business.

Becoming Agile is a lifelong journey. Incorporating Scrum values and Agile principles into practice takes diligence, patience, and a commitment to continuous improvement. If you are a Certified ScrumMaster, you are expected to have fair understanding of Scrum values, practices, and applications. The A-CSM program is designed to build on your foundational knowledge with enhanced skills for the implementation of Scrum and Agile techniques within your company and teams.

 

Audience Profile

This class is applicable and recommended to all levels and roles who are currently practicing Scrum including Managers, Designers, Developers, Testers, Analysts, Executives, Project Managers, IT Professionals, or any role attempting to implement Scrum correctly. 

NOTE: Level 1 CSM Certification is REQUIRED to receive this Advanced Certification. 

 

Course Objectives

Through the A-CSM course, you’ll learn to:

  • Facilitate dialogue between the Product Owner, team members, customers, stakeholders, and executives.
  • Respond confidently when encountering resistance to change, lack of engagement, low motivation, and unavailability of key people.
  • Help your company adopt Scrum and support executives committed to Agile values.
  • Remove impediments that prevent long-term, deep adoption of Scrum and Agile practices by all parts of the business.
  • Explain the value of Scrum and Agile processes to skeptics.
  • Increase developer engagement to encourage greater accountability, commitment, and buy-in.
  • Extend the impact of Scrum throughout the organization.
  • Scale Scrum and Agile beyond a single team.
  • Leverage your learning to gain recognition and status as the local Agile expert in your company.
  • Most importantly, by receiving the A-CSM certification, you will improve your implementation of Scrum in the workplace and keep your team on the right track.
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Certification & Exam

To further enhance the knowledge and skills of a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), the next step is achieving an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM™) certification from Scrum Alliance. Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainers, Team Coaches, and Enterprise Coaches have cultivated over 725,000 practitioners over the years. The new A-CSM certification provides an opportunity to take the next step and stand out among the global Scrum community which also show your employer (or potential employer) your potential as a highly valued professional.

Prerequisites:

Only a CSM can apply for A-CSM certification. If you are a CSM, you have to attend a certified educational offering, where you will be provided with a set of techniques and skills that go beyond the basics and mechanics of Scrum, expanding into interaction, facilitation, coaching, and team dynamics. 

After successfully completing all Educator-designed components of an approved educational offering, all that is left is for you to demonstrating at least one-year work experience specific to the role of ScrumMaster (from within the past five years).

Why Us

All our A-CSM trainers are highly qualified and certified in various industry frameworks. The trainers are Certified Scrum Trainers (CST) and are accredited by Scrum Alliance to teach A-CSM courses. They have many years of professional experience in their respective field with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in training and consulting. Our trainers are not only experts in their domains but are also passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise with other professionals thereby enriching careers of students.

Without compromising on quality, we have priced our A-CSM certification course very competitively. We guarantee that you will find us more economical than any other provider. If not, please let us know and we will provide you a better price. Being a lean organization, we excel at reducing waste in processes and maintaining a low cost of operation which enables us to provide world class training at a low cost.

The A-CSM training session and workshop promises to be like no other you have ever attended. Prior students in our Scrum courses have gone as far as to say this class is life changing.

This class focuses on the implementation of Scrum. we dig deep in class and help people solve pressing problems and issues they are facing.

If your only goal for taking the class is to pass the test, or receive a certificate, this class is not for you. Our primary goal is to place you in first person scenarios where you can learn how to really execute in your position, not just recall what the book says you should do. You will leave with new tools to help you perform your job better.

This class will point out real world examples of how well known organizations from startup to enterprise have adopted Scrum and witnessed dramatic incremental changes. This is not a back of the room type training and does require active participation from each attendee with lots interactive exercises.

Our A-CSM training programs are conducted in a high-class environment, with all study aids. Our courses include lunch, snacks and coffee and tea.

Includes –

  • Comprehensive training material - A complete guide/workbook with over 50 pages of reference materials and exercises
  • 16 PMI PDUs
  • A two year Scrum Alliance membership

We are here to ensure you get heard 24/7, and to take care of every single questions and doubts you have. Our dedicated support team will provide you best in class round the clock customer support. Superior customer service is the hallmark of our company and we always go the extra mile to satisfy each of our customers whether an individual or a corporate client.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


To earn an Advanced CSM, you first must have an active CSM® certification with Scrum Alliance®. Students must successfully complete all Educator-designed components of an approved educational offering (such as our A–CSM workshop), in addition to demonstrating at least one-year work experience specific to the role of ScrumMaster, within the past five years.
Yes, you can. You can attend the A-CSM workshop without having the required work experience. The required work experience is a requirement that can be met before, during or after you have completed the A-CSM coursework. Do note that you will get you’re A-CSM certification from Scrum Alliance only when you fulfill the one year ScrumMaster experience requirement. Once you have your required work experience, you will need update the same on your Scrum Alliance dashboard in order to successfully complete the A-CSM certification.

Currently there is no test in place for the advanced certification, though one might be introduced in the future.

Your A-CSM™ certification is good for two years. At this moment, the process for renewal is being determined. You may expect to receive details about the renewal process in the near future in SA website.

Please click on the "ENROLL" button against the course you wish to enroll for. You need to provide your details (Name, Email ID, etc) and pay the course fee.

Payments can be made using global payment gateways such as PayPal and Stripe. Indian customers can pay using CCAvenue or PayUmoney.

You can enroll and pay for a course online with any of the following Debit or Credit Cards.

  • VISA and American Express
  • Master Card and Diners Club Card

We offer PDUs with most of our courses. PDUs are given for the courses which are approved by PMI. Please check the course details regarding PDU eligibility. Alternatively, please email support@encertify.com if you need any clarification.

Yes, we do offer additional discounts to group and corporate customers. Please get in touch with us by email (support@encertify.com) to find out more about our group and corporate discount offerings.

Use the "Drop a query"section in this page or check "Contact Us" section. Alternatively, please send an email to support@encertify.com to find out more about our course offerings.

We strongly recommended to continue with one mode of training for better learning experience. However, in case situation demands, you can switch mode of training upon availability of respective courses with other training modes. Check with our team well in advance for any change request to avoid logistics and operational inconvenience.

If you're between jobs and have been unemployed for last 6 months, or you're a student taking a course for career growth, we do provide additional discounts for you on selected courses. Please email support@encertify.com to avail this benefit and discount coupon.

Note: These discounts are available on selected courses, have a limited number and on a first-come-first-serve basis.

We respect what our veterans have done for us. Yes, we do provide additional discounts for military veterans on selected courses. Please email support@encertify.com for discount coupon.

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