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Who should attend the Advanced Certified Scrum Master®?

  • Scrum Masters

  • Team Leads

  • Development Managers

  • Delivery Managers

  • Project Managers

  • Agile coaches

What does Advanced Certified Scrum Master® do?

  • Design and facilitate collaborative events.

  • Apply a strategy to resolve obstacles to clear communication.

  • Create a working agreement to foster teamwork.

  • Explain Scrum and its benefits to a business stakeholder.

  • Apply a technique to improve the team’s ability to manage themselves.

  • Refine a Product Goal with the Scrum Team and stakeholders.

  • Create a Product Backlog that supports the achievement of a Product Goal.

  • Practice resolving the root cause of an organizational impediment.

  • Demonstrate the attributes of an effective leader.

How to become an Advanced Certified Scrum Master® (A-CSM®) ?

What are the A-CSM learning objectives?

  • Demonstrate how scrum is aligned with the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto for Agile Software Development.

  • Explain how you resolved or addressed a violation of Agile principles.

  • Identify indicators when a group is engaged in divergent thinking and convergent thinking.

  • Create working agreements to foster clear communication for a meeting.

  • Discuss Scrum and its benefits to a business stakeholder.

  • Apply a countermeasure to reduce the impact of the challenge facing a self-organizing team.

  • Describe how development practices are highly beneficial in a multiple-team environment.

  • Analyze your fulfilment of the Scrum values and how you could improve.

  • Download Course Content

A-CSM Deliverables

  • A-CSM® Online Training with 100% Assured Scrum Alliance certification

  • You will earn 16 PDU and 16 SEU

  • 2-year membership with Scrum Alliance

  • Full money back if you don’t like or are unable to attend the class.

Course Outline

Lean, Agile, and Scrum:

Agile and Lean Values, Principles, and Worldview | Empirical Process Control

Facilitation |Coaching |Training

Self-Organization | Team Dynamics | Definition of “Done” | Value of Development Practices

Coaching the Product Owner

Resolving Impediments | Scaling Scrum | Organizational Change

Personal Development | Servant-Leadership

Scrum Master Career Path

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How do I earn the online Advanced Certified Scrum Master® (A-CSM®) certification?

To earn an Advanced Certified Scrum Master®’s course, you first must have an active CSM® certification with Scrum Alliance®. With your CSM, you must successfully achieve and be validated by a Path to CSP Educator, all the A-CSM™ learning objectives defined. Students must successfully complete all Educator-designed components of an approved educational offering, besides demonstrating at least one year of work experience specific to the role of Scrum Master within the past five years.

In our virtual A-CSM® Classes, the trainer ensures you complete the learning objectives and A-CSM® course curriculum. Your data will be submitted to the A-CSM® accreditation body after the training. You need to just accept the Scrum Alliance license agreement and download the A-CSM® certificate. There is no exam for the A-CSM® online certification training program.

You can log in to your Scrum Alliance dashboard and update your Scrum Alliance profile to demonstrate the experience.

To earn Certified Scrum Professional® – Scrum Master (CSP®-SM), you first must have an active A-CSM® certification with Scrum Alliance®. With your A-CSM® program, you should demonstrate at least two-year work experiences specific to the role of Scrum Master within the past five years.

Through the A-CSM® workshop, you’ll learn to:


  • Facilitate better dialogue between the Product Owner, Team members, customers, stakeholders, and executives.
  • Respond confidently when encountering resistance to change, lack of engagement and low motivation.
  • Increase engagement to encourage greater accountability, commitment, and buy-in.
  • Scale Scrum and Agile beyond a single team.
  • Distinguish yourself in the global marketplace. An A-CSM® certification and exam training help you stand out among the global Scrum community.

Prerequisite for getting Scrum Master Certification:

  1. An active CSM® Certificate
  2. 1 year or more experience in the past 5 years of working as a Scrum Master

Steps for getting Scrum Master Training Certification:

  1. 16 Hours Advanced Certified Scrum Master® Certification Training Workshop by a Scrum Alliance-approved CST.
  2. Complete the pre and post-assignments given by the trainer.
  3. Validate your experience on the Scrum Alliance portal.
  4. Claim your Advanced Certified Scrum Master® Training Certification.

You need to record your experience in your Scrum Alliance profile to claim the A-CSM® Certification. There is no additional verification required.

Yes. Your one-year Scrum Experience should be in the last 5 years. It could be before earning a CSM® certificate, it is considered valid.

You can attend the online A-CSM® course workshop before attaining one year of experience, but to earn certification, you would need one year of experience. It’s mandatory to record one year of experience to earn an A-CSM® certificate. However, you can take the class now, but you may only be able to claim your A-CSM® credential after validating one year of experience.

Steps are given below:

  • Login to the Scrum Alliance account (Every professional with active Scrum should be able to log in)
  • Go to the Certification dashboard under settings.
  • Under the profile picture, select “Edit” from your certification profile
  • Scroll down to “Add/Edit” your work experience.
  • In case of any problems,

Unlike CSM® Scrum Alliance, it does not conduct an official A-CSM® exam. Your Certified Scrum Trainer will offer you some assignments which you need to complete in order to earn the A-CSM® training certificate.

To get an A-CSM® course certified, you need to have an active CSM® certification. However, if your CSM expires before 90 days, you can still attend our class.

Yes, you will have this A-CSM® advantage that if your CSM® certificate is active, it will be renewed once you get A-CSM® certified.

A-CSM® builds upon the knowledge you gained during the CSM® workshop and your experience as a Scrum Master. By the end of the A-CSM® certification course workshop, You will be able to handle the Scrum team and the impediments much more effectively.

A-CSM® – Advanced Certified Scrum Master® is a credential offered by Scrum Alliance®. A-CSM® (Advanced Certified Scrum Master®) training is designed for Certified Scrum Master (CSM) who wishes to take their Scrum Master skills to the next level. If you want to gain skills to detect and fix dysfunctional scrum teams, then the A-CSM® certification course is for you. After the Scrum Master training, you will be able to demonstrate coaching and facilitation skills in your scrum team.

CSM® – The Certified Scrum Master® by Scrum Alliance is ideal for you if you want to start your Agile and Scrum Journey. CSM® training prepares you for the critical role of Scrum Master in a Scrum team. You will learn a new way of leading teams in the Certified Scrum Master® Workshop. We will also guide you in understanding the essence of a Scrum, its process, methodology, Scrum roles and responsibilities, and Scrum ceremonies, preparing you to succeed as a Scrum Master.

As per the new path for CSP, you can now have multiple CSP Certification. i.e. CSP®-SM and CSP®-PO. A Certified Scrum master can reach CSP®-SM by following the steps below:

  1. Get CSM® certified
  2. Record a minimum Two-year experience as Scrum Master in Scrum Alliance
  3. Attend 16 hours of A-CSM® Workshop (Virtual or in-person) depending on your location.
  4. Attend path to CSP Educator program (Check the list of approved trainers)
  5. Get CSP certified


Note – You should have a minimum of 24 months of work experience with Scrum Master (from within the past five years).

The A-CSM® credential is good for two years. You need to fulfil the SEU requirements determined by Scrum Alliance to renew A-CSM®.

  • All the cancellation and rescheduling requests must be notified over email.
  • Requests received any time before class will get a 100% refund within 7 working days.
  • After the first day, if you cannot attend because of an emergency, we will reschedule your class for the future.

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