Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) in San Francisco

February 11, 2019
All Day

Tired of being seen as some sort of Scrum administrator?

Ok this isn’t project management. At least as a PM you made decisions. Now it’s booking meetings and taking notes. Plus keeping the work-tracking tool updated. There’s more to you and this framework and you’re ready to prove it.

Show your mastery with Scrum

Enhance your ability to deal with the detractors and those who just want to play the devil’s advocate. Help organizations evaluate different scaling approaches. Build trust with your team and be seen as an effective collaborator. Bring in better ways to organize and manage product backlogs.

And get ready to have fun

This course relies on your participation. We explore many different topics throughout the course. The focus is on the participants learning from each other and the two days are packed with activities.

Over two days you’ll actively learn, engage in powerful discussions, and challenge the status quo in product development. We cover all of the A-CSM learning objectives and you’ll also know:

  • The origins of Agile and why Scrum works
  • Tips and tricks dealing with challenges to Scrum
  • How to continuously reflect and improve
  • Practices that support delivery of great products

You’ll also be confident in your ability to:

  • Increase developer engagement and enjoyment working with Scrum
  • Extend the impact of Scrum throughout the organization.
  • Scale Scrum and Agile beyond a single team.
  • Gain recognition and status as the local Agile expert in your company.

What’s required to take this course

You must already hold the CSM license and be an active member of the Scrum Alliance.

Overview of Learning Objectives

Lean, Agile and Scrum

·       Agile and Lean Worldview

·       Empirical process control

Facilitation and Coaching

·       Plan & facilitate collaborative events

·       Examine coaching techniques & impact

Working with Development Teams

·       Enhance self-organization

·       Improve team performance

·       Describe the value of engineering

Working with Product Owners

·       Facilitate creation of the product vision

·       Apply story mapping techniques

·       Organize a backlog refinement session

Working with the organization

·       Resolve impediments

·       Scale Scrum

·       Help team productivity

Scrum Mastery

·       Personal development

·       Servant leadership

What do I get?

  • The Advanced Certified ScrumMaster license
  • Course materials and handouts plus soft copies
  • 16 Scrum Alliance SEUs and PMI PDUs
  • A wealth of knowledge for your organization

What else will the A-CSM do for me?

  • Focus on your implementation of Scrum
  • Distinguish yourself in the global marketplace.
  • Advance your potential as a valued professional.

Where is this course happening?

You can find Aaron’s public courses listed on his events and on the Scrum Alliance website. If you’d like to bring him to your organization, that too can be arranged!

Who is this guy anyway?

You can find out about Aaron on LinkedIn. And check out his web site while you are at it!

Why in person?

  • Learning and improvement accelerate in person
  • Visual modeling tools are easily used
  • Gain confidence facilitating effective collaboration
  • Change teams regularly for different perspectives
  • Advance your craft and expand your network

What do others say?

“Clearly knowledgeable, interesting, patient.”

“Aaron is the real deal and would recommend him with no reservation. He truly adapts to your organization needs and practices what he coaches.”

“Ability to keep full engagement and positivity.”

“Aaron is a great teacher and coach. I worked with him on a major agile transition. I found his teaching style very compelling and I really like the work he has done to integrate product discovery with agile delivery. I hope to work with Aaron again and look forward to that time.”

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