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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster Training (A-CSM)

NextUp’s two-day Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) training provides a deeper understanding of Agile principles, building on foundational Scrum knowledge and strengthening skills to implement Scrum within your organization and teams.

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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) training helps students validate their knowledge and skills as Scrum Masters, while opening themselves to new career opportunities such as Agile coaching. Facilitated discussions, exercises, games, and videos are interwoven throughout the course to engage students and bring lessons to life.



Upon successful completion of the course, students will have an active A-CSM certification as long as they:

  • Hold an active Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification with the Scrum Alliance.
  • Validate at least 12 months of work experience specific to the role of Scrum Master within the past five years.

Students can still attend our A-CSM course even without these requirements and later complete the CSM and/or work experience to claim their certification. Contact for additional information.

Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for experienced Scrum Masters, aspiring Agile coaches, Agile leaders, and anyone interested in taking an in-depth dive into Scrum and Agile methods. Students must be Certified ScrumMasters with one or more year of work experience in the role to claim their A-CSM certification.

What’s In A-CSM Training for You:

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The average annual ScrumMaster salary is $118,353 according to ZipRecruiter.

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Typical job titles include Scrum Master, delivery lead, program manager, project lead, and more.

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Access resources designed to help you succeed long after the class is done.

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Claim 16 Scrum Alliance Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

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Claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs).

What You’ll Learn in A-CSM Training

Our A-CSM course covers techniques and skills that go beyond the basics of Scrum, expanding into interaction, facilitation, coaching, and team dynamics. From there, the curriculum includes how to:

  • Facilitate dialog between the Product Owner, team members, customers, stakeholders, and executives
  • Respond confidently when encountering resistance to change, lack of engagement, and low motivation
  • Help your company adopt Scrum and scale Agile and Scrum practices beyond a single team

  • Remove impediments that prevent long-term, deep adoption of Scrum and Agile practices
  • Increase developer engagement to encourage greater accountability, commitment, and buy-in
  • Leverage your learning to gain recognition as the Agile expert at your company

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Also Included in the A-CSM Course:

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Two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance

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Digital copies of all class materials and templates

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Dedicated customer support and scheduling flexibility

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Access to NextUp’s original content like blogs and webinars as well as trainer office hours

The Certified ScrumMaster Learning Journey:

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