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Advanced Certified Scrum Master®

Get your Advanced Scrum Master Certification A-CSM®

You’re a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®), who’s been introduced to the Scrum Values, practices, and applications. The next step in your Agile journey is to achieve your Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM®) certification. 

Cost: R15 950,00 Excl VAT

Through the A-CSM, you’ll learn to:

Facilitate better dialogue between the Product Owner, Scrum Team members, customers, stakeholders, and executives

Respond confidently when encountering resistance to change, lack of engagement, low motivation, and unavailability of key people

Increase engagement to encourage greater accountability, commitment, and buy-in

Scale Scrum and Agile beyond a single team

Benefits:

  • Build on your foundational knowledge with enhanced implementation skills
  • Distinguish yourself in the global marketplace
  • Stand out in your industry as a member of the globally recognized Scrum Alliance community
  • Show advanced value to your employer (or potential employer) as a highly trained Agile professional

Maintain your A-CSM by earning Scrum Education Units® (SEUs) and renewing your certification every two years.

NOTE: You may take the A-CSM course at any time after completing your CSM certification, and must have at least 12 months of Scrum Master experience logged into your Scrum Alliance profile before you are eligible to receive your A-CSM certification.

Course Requirements

Hold a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) certification with the Scrum Alliance.

Attend a certified A-CSM educational offering to gain techniques and skills that go beyond the basics and mechanics of Scrum, expanding into interaction, facilitation, coaching, and team dynamics.

Successfully complete all educator-designed components of an approved educational offering. This may include pre- or post-course work as deemed necessary by your approved educator to complete the learning objectives.

Accept the A-CSM License Agreement and complete your Scrum Alliance membership profile.

Validate at least 12 months of work experience specific to the role of Scrum Master (within the past five years).

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About the trainer

Iain Mckenna - Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)

Iain is an accredited Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) from the UK and has not only trained many people in Scrum but has extensive experience in actually applying the Scrum framework in a large variety of industries including media and telecoms, finance, education, health care, retail, leisure and gaming.

Iain also has significant experience of scaling Scrum in organisations with over 500 software development staff members as well as using Scrum in non-software environments including health care and education. In 2016, Iain won the award “Most Popular SCRUM Professional” at the Agile Awards in the UK. This award is determined by public voting.