Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)

Lessons: 4
Duration: 16 hours
Language: English, Italian, Spanish
Delivery: Live
Type: Class

Our Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) is an online course, an engaging learning journey for experienced Scrum Masters who are willing to go to the next level in their career and personal development. This course is designed to boost your coaching skills and increase your effectiveness in navigating Agile Transformations and coaching teams and leaders to high performance.

What will you learn?

  • Understand how facilitation helps leaders guide teams towards high-performance
  • Explain the value of facilitation and all the aspects involved in great facilitation
  • Examine common facilitation challenges to improve your results
  • Dispel common servant leadership myths to avoid common errors
  • Identify what drives you as a team leader
  • Discover what drives your team towards shared ownership
  • Define what it means to be a high-performance team
  • Practice designing, facilitating, and evaluating several events using multiple facilitation tools and techniques
  • Explore key Scrum challenges and gain techniques to deal with topics such as conflict, listening, collaboration, and decision making
  • Recognise various scaling approaches and discuss when to scale
  • Observe and evaluate the clear differences between coaching and other approaches
  • Evaluate how engineering principles and practices can help teams collaborate and deliver value
  • Understand the difference between coaching, training, mentoring and facilitating: the different hats a Scrum Master uses.

Is this for me?

This is perfect for you if you want to start a transformative journey and learn how to have a long lasting impact on your teams. A basic Agile and Scrum knowledge is a prerequisite to this course, whose objective is to make your toolkit heavier and increase your effectiveness in the Scrum Master role. If you want to achieve the Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) certification, you have to have an active Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification.

An authentic course

This course is accredited by Scrum Alliance as fulfilling all learning objectives of the Advanced Certified Scrum Master certification. After successful completion of this course, participants will receive the Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) certification.


The course is completely interactive and uses activities, discussions and real life examples. The course is structured in 4 four-hour sessions for a total of 16 hours. Each session is run in Zoom and we leverage Miro as our collaboration tool. 

Let’s take a closer look!

Here are all the topics covered in this course:

  • Agile and Lean values and principles
  • XP and Kanban
  • A great Scrum Master
  • Dysfunctions in a Scrum Team
  • Scrum Master as a Facilitator
  • When and how to facilitate
  • Scrum Master as a Coach
  • Scrum Master as a Trainer
  • Fostering self-organisation
  • Working with Teams
  • Service to the Product Owner
  • User story mapping
  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • Creating Product Backlog Items
  • Definition of Done
  • Organisational impediments
  • Scaling
  • Personal development for a Scrum Master
  • Servant Leadership.


This course is video recorded only if a participant misses a lesson. If you do, you will be required to watch the recording and send us an email with a summary of what you’ve learnt. It is not permitted to miss more than one lesson in order to obtain certification.
Each weekly call lasts 4 hours. There are assignments that you will have to complete before each lesson that will take about an hour.
The whole course is structured in such a way that learning is visible through discussions, activities, simulations, and small projects. There is no real test, however, at the end of the course, participants will present their coaching approach with regard to their choice of two scenarios.
You will get access to the Miro board during the course. You will receive a pdf export of the board at the end of the course.
For sure! When you purchase our course, you have to select direct deposit payment, including your invoicing details and contact us to arrange the payment by instalments that best suits you.
Lessons: 4
Duration: 16 hours
Language: English, Italian, Spanish
Delivery: Live
Type: Class
Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)