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
- 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
- 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
You Will Learn How To:
- Personal Development
- Servant Leadership
Important Course Information
- Apply the underlying theory that links Agile principles and Scrum mechanics
- Overcome the impediments that impede agility
- Serve the Development Team, the Product Owner, and the Organization
- Recognize organizational elements that impact Agile maturity
- This program is the next step towards achieving the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification, recognizing your professional experience and deep education in agile methods.
- The program will also qualify for 16 PMI PDUs and 16 Scrum Alliance SEUs
- To participate in the ACSM event, you must already hold the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) credential with the Scrum Alliance.
- To qualify for the ACSM designation, you must attend this event, and also demonstrate 12 months of collective experience using agile methods.
- Pre-course preparation is required to gain the most from the program. This will include reading materials and a personal review of your own experience using Scrum.
- Clear your schedule to be fully present during the training hours; if a participant misses more than 30 minutes of the class, they will not be eligible to be certified. Should your schedule prevent you from attending the entire class, our team will work with you to schedule another class on a different date.
Exam Entry Criteria
- Taking an Advanced CSM course, meeting the 7 learning objectives, and accepting the license agreement designates you as an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster. There is no exam.
- The Certified Scrum Trainer, leading your class, will register your attendance with the Scrum Alliance, after which you will receive an email from them with your certification.
"Scrum is simple, but Scrum is hard."
The Advanced CSM is to grow experienced Scrum Masters to a higher level of effectiveness.
This program is designed to help move beyond using Scrum merely as process, and address the most common issues that arise in an Agile environment.
In this interactive workshop participants will acquire tools and knowledge in: the principles of Agile facilitation, coaching fundamentals, self-organization, service to the team, resolving impediments, scaling scrum, organizational change, and servant leadership.