Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (A-CSM®) Certification In Bengaluru

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Course Description

It is developed to help Certified ScrumMasters to hone their skills in enabling communication between the Product Owner, Development Team, customers, stakeholders, and executives.

It provides the necessary competency to handle stiff resistance to change and zero engagement from the individuals mentioned above.

An experienced Certified Advanced Scrum Trainer conducts this 2-day A-CSM training and classroom workshop to build expertise and understanding in Lean, Agile, and Scrum. It will also make you proficient in scaling Scrum and Agile, thereby polishing your coaching abilities.

In addition, this certification course will teach you to scale Agile and Scrum for multiple teams and establish yourself as an Agile expert.

Develop Agile and Scrum knowledge to become a better coach
Scale Scrum and Agile beyond a single team and become Agile expert
Learn Scrum Master core competencies and master Scrum
Imbibe skills to serve Product Owner, organization

Course Objectives

  • Improve your Scrum application skills to enable transparency in communication between stakeholders
  • Develop Agile and Scrum knowledge to become a better coach
  • Scale Scrum and Agile beyond a single team and become Agile expert
  • Learn Scrum Master core competencies and master Scrum
  • Imbibe skills to serve Product Owner, organization

Who Should Attend?

There are no criteria to attend the Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (A-CSM®) Training course. Scrum Masters, Team Leaders, Development Managers, Delivery Managers, Project Managers, and Agile Coaches can attend the A-CSM certification training.

Course Topics

Agile and Lean Values, Principles, and Worldview
  • Demonstrate how scrum is aligned with the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto for Agile Software Development.
  • Outline the historical development of Scrum and Agile.
  • Describe at least two other Lean/Agile development approaches outside of Scrum and explain their value.
  • Demonstrate how you resolved or addressed
  • Empirical Process Control evaluate three situations when transparency, inspection, and adaptation are not working Effectively.

  • Facilitation identifies at least three indicators when a group is engaged in divergent thinking and at least three indicators when a group is engaged in convergent thinking.
  • Identify at least three challenges of integrating multiple frames of reference.
  • Apply at least two facilitative listening techniques for effective meetings/events.
  • Demonstrate at least two alternatives to open discussion.
  • Describe two examples when the Scrum Master should not act as the facilitator for the Scrum Team.
  • Practice creating an agenda for and facilitating at least two collaborative events.
  • Analyze at least three obstacles to clear communication and their impacts on both the sender and the receiver.
  • Create at least three working agreements to foster clear communication for a meeting.
  • Coaching describe at least three elements of a coaching stance.
  • Apply an appropriate coaching technique for two interventions.
  • Analyze an intervention to identify at least two improvements.
  • Training explain Scrum and its benefits to a business stakeholder.

  • Describe how a self-organizing team approaches at least three challenges.
  • Apply a countermeasure to reduce the impact of at least one challenge facing a self-organizing team.
Team Dynamics
  • Explain the difference between a working group and a team.
  • Discuss at least three attributes of effective teams.
  • Apply at least two methods for improving team performance.
  • Describe at least one multi-stage model for team formation and development.
Definition of “Done”
  • Organize and facilitate the creation or improvement of a strong Definition of “Done.”
  • Describe how a Definition of “Done” could be formulated for a non-software product.
Value of Development Practices
  • Explain at least two ways development practices may impact the Development Team’s ability to deliver an increment each Sprint.
  • Describe how development practices are highly beneficial in a multiple team environment.

Coaching the Product Owner
  • Practice creating or refining the product vision with the Product Owner and Development Team.
  • Explain at least two techniques for moving from a product vision to a Product Backlog.
  • Practice refining the Product Backlog with stakeholders and/or team members.
  • Knowledge Comprehension Application Analysis Synthesis Evaluation

Resolving Impediments
  • Analyze at least one impediment and identify a root cause and/or underlying issue(s).
  • Practice resolving an organizational impediment.
Scaling Scrum
  • Recognize at least two approaches to scaling Scrum.
  • Describe at least two reasons why an organization might decide not to scale.
  • Identify at least two techniques for visualizing, managing, or reducing dependencies.
  • Describe at least three benefits and drawbacks of feature teams and component teams.
Organizational Change
  • Describe the nature of complex systems.
  • Describe at least two frameworks for catalyzing organizational change.

Personal Development
  • Analyze your fulfillment of the Scrum values and how you could improve.
  • Analyze your own fundamental driving factors.
  • Recognize when a constructive interaction moves to destructive conflict.
  • Compare your default pattern for responding to conflict with at least two alternatives.
  • Express at least three attributes of an effective servant-leader.
  • Demonstrate one or more attributes of a servant-leader.

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Agilemania offers a 2-day Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (A-CSM®) Certification Training, aimed at building Scrum knowledge that can lead to your Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (A-CSM®). Download the brochure and check the different Focus Areas covered within these 2 days of training.

Certification Assessments

This training is certified by Scrum Alliance, a certification and accreditation body. Upon completing the course and submission and approval of your course assignment, you will receive (knowledge) certification in Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (A-CSM®).


You will have the tools and techniques to expand and scale Scrum and be equipped with skills to:

  • Get proficient with advanced tools and techniques of Scrum and Agile
  • Facilitate, coach and drive best results from your Scrum team in any environment or industry.
  • Stand out as a Scrum expert and improve efficiency at your workplace
  • Motivate others, increase collaboration and navigate challenging situations at work.
  • Be a good servant leader and resolve impediments
  • Manage team dynamics and become adept at visual management
  • Be able to scale and descale and enable high team performance
  • Lead change in any environment or industry
  • Implement Lean and Kanban

The A-CSM® certification helps you:

  • Validate further commitment to continued excellence and quality in Agile and Scrum
  • Demonstrates greater proficiency in Scrum
  • Advance your career in Scrum with confidence.
  • Stand out at interviews and leverage on career growth opportunities.
  • Earn higher than experienced non-certified peers.
  • Network with industry leaders and Agile professionals
  • Advance your agile journey towards the Certified Scrum Professional® Scrum Master (CSPSM®) Certification.

This course is best suited for:
  • Scrum Masters
  • Team Leads
  • Development Managers
  • Delivery Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Agile Coaches
  • Anyone who wants to become a Scrum Master

To be eligible for the Advanced Certified Scrum Master® credential, you should have:

  • An active Certified Scrum Master® (CSM®) certification
  • 12 months of Scrum Master® work experience in the past five years

You would need to have attended a certified A-CSM educational offering, and successfully completed all educator-designed components of the training including pre-and post-course work

Once you have achieved the A-CSM® certification, you can further enhance your Scrum master skills by pursuing the following credentials

  • Certified Scrum Professional®-Scrum Master (CSP-SM)
  • Certified Team Coach℠ (CTC℠)
  • Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®)
  • Certified Enterprise Coach℠ (CEC℠)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO®)
  • Certified Scrum Developer®(CSD®)
  • ICP-ACC Certification from ICAgile

Yes, you will get free e-learning access to 100 courses for one year.

The A-CSM certification is offered by Scrum Alliance, a world-renowned body dedicated to helping professionals, leaders and organizations embrace agile by understanding its principles, processes and values.

You cannot get A-CSM® certified without undertaking the course as per Scrum Alliance requirements.

Step 1: Take the 2-day A-CSM® course from a Global Registered Education Provider of Scrum Alliance. After you successfully complete the course, you will receive a welcome email from Scrum Alliance.

Step 2: Click on the link you received from Scrum Alliance and activate your Scrum Alliance certification account.

Step 3: You will then be requested to accept a license agreement. Validate at least 12 months of Scrum Master experience (within the past five years).

Step 4: On validating your Scrum Master experience, you will be able to instantly download your A-CSM® certification instantly!

To obtain the A-CSM® certification, you would need to attend two days of training under a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST®) and complete all educator-designed components of the approved educational offering. This may include pre- and/or post-course work to complete the learning objectives.

After satisfactorily completing the course and provided you have validated 12 months of Scrum Master work experience within the past five years, you would be able to download your A-CSM® certification as soon as you accept the License Agreement with Scrum Alliance.

No, your certificate will not mention the course was held online. It will look the same as the in-person certificates.

As a result of the engagement and contributions of those who share their ideas and practical experiences in the workplace, the Scrum framework continues to evolve. Scrum Alliance places an emphasis on the learning journey and requires you to take measures to keep yourself abreast of the latest best practices, tools and techniques in Scrum.

Renewal of your certification validates your Scrum proficiency and demonstrates your interest in the growth and evolution of Scrum.

You would need to renew your A-CSM® certification every 2 years. The cost for renewal is $175, which extends the credential for a further period of 2 years from the date of your current expiration.

In order to renew your Scrum Master certification, you would need to:
  • Login to Scrum Alliance website
  • Go to your dashboard
  • Choose the ‘Renew Certification’ option available under ‘Actions’.

A-CSMs are also required to earn 30 Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) within the past two years, in addition to the $175 renewal fee. You can earn the required SEUs by completing an educational training or a learning opportunity.

Visit this link for more details on the renewal process.
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