Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) Training

  • Interactive Course, In-Person or Online
  • CSM Exam Fee Included
  • 2-Year Membership to ScrumAlliance Included

Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) Training

You're a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®), who's been introduced to the Scrum Values, practices, and applications. The next step in your Agile journey is to achieve your Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM®) certification.

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CSM: Certified ScrumMaster

A-CSM certification course key features include:

  • Instructor-led by a Certified Scrum Trainer®
  • Hands-on experience with examples and case studies
  • Everything you need to know to pass the A-CSM certification exam.

We will have a course that fits your schedule and is GUARANTEED TO RUN, no last minute cancellations! Unsure which date or location works best for you? Buy a voucher now and decide later, or request a quote for public, private, or group A-CSM certification training courses.

Online Advanced ScrumMaster Training
Online - Central Standard Time (CST)
2021 A-CSM Course Schedule
Dec 6,7
$1,495 USD $995 USD
2022 A-CSM Course Schedule
Jan 3,4
$1,495 USD $995 USD
Live Classroom A-CSM Exam Prep Courses
Minneapolis, MN
2022 A-CSM Course Schedule
Jan 3,4
$1,495 USD $995 USD
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Certified Scrum Master Training Course Overview

Live and Online A-CSM Training Courses

Through the A-CSM course, you'll learn to:

  • How to facilitate better dialogue between the Product Owner, Scrum Team members, customers, stakeholders, and executives
  • How to respond confidently when encountering resistance to change, lack of engagement, low motivation, and unavailability of key people
  • How to increase engagement to encourage greater accountability, commitment, and buy-in
  • How to scale Scrum and Agile beyond a single team

Scrum Master Certification Training Course Benefits

This A-CSM training course provides the essential foundation for obtaining your Advanced Certified ScrumMaster Certification.

Enhance your skills

Build on your foundational knowledge with enhanced implementation skills.

Distinguish your expertise

The course is designed and taught by Certified Scrum Trainer® partners with extensive knowledge of the principles and values of Scrum.

Reference Materials

Each student will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with examples and workshop solutions.

You'll Also Earn


Scrum Education Units Scrum Education Units



Professional Development Units Scrum Education Units



Continuing Development Units Scrum Education Units


Who Should Attend an A-CSM Course

Anyone who is looking to enhance their Scrum knowledge and skills including: ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, Product Owners, product managers, project managers, facilitators, team members, leaders, and others in the organization who are looking to grow their skillset.

In order to receive the A-CSM certification, you must:

  1. Have an active CSM certification with the Scrum Alliance
  2. Complete a A-CSM course via a Scrum Alliance approved trainer (i.e. this course)
  3. Document at least 12 months of experience as a ScrumMaster on your Scrum Alliance Profile. If you do not have the 12 months of experience, but want to learn and apply these concepts, you can take the class and document the experience as you get it (you will not have the A-CSM until you have all the experience documented).

Note: There is no exam for the A-CSM certification and you are eligible based on successful completion all educator-designed components of the course. You may take the A-CSM course at any time after completing your CSM certification, and must have at least 12 months of Scrum Master experience logged into your Scrum Alliance profile before you are eligible to receive your A-CSM certification.

In-Person or Online A-CSM Certification Courses

We offer Advanced Scrum Master Certification courses in multiple formats to meet your needs.

Live A-CSM Course

In-person Instructor-led A-CSM training at Watermark’s local facility in Minneapolis, MN. More locations coming soon!

Southtown Office Park
8120 Penn Avenue South, STE 470
Bloomington, Minnesota 55431

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Virtual A-CSM Course

Web-based learning with a live instructor. Live, instructor-led virtual training leverages collaboration software platforms (e.g. Zoom) to ensure interaction and engagement of all course participants.

Hybrid A-CSM Course

Provides maximum flexibility where students can choose to take the course LIVE or VIRTUAL. The instructor will be present at the address listed and will also host the workshop on a collaboration software program so students can choose their preferred training method.

In-House A-CSM Course

If you have 10 or more employees seeking A-CSM training, we will deliver a private group training in the format of your choosing. We can accommodate remote employees in a virtual format or come to your office for on-site training.

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Our A-CSM Certification Courses are Guaranteed to Run

All Advanced ScrumMaster certification courses are 100% guaranteed to run on the dates listed.

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Guaranteed to Run

Even if there's only one student registered, we are committed to running all the courses on our schedule. While other providers often postpone or cancel courses due to low enrollment, we promise to never do that to you.

A-CSM Certification Course Reviews Need these for A-CSM

Scrum Master Certification Training FAQs Need these for A-CSM

Is your Scrum Master certification course guaranteed to run?

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Yes - All of our CSM certification courses are 100% guaranteed to run on the dates listed. Even if there's only one student registered, we are committed to running the course. While other providers often postpone courses due to low enrollment, we promise to never do that.

Who should attend CSM Certification Training?

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This is a great course for anyone involved in Agile-based projects or looking to help their organizations on their agile transformation journey. Individuals who aspire to be Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Cross-Functional Team Members, Project Managers, etc. can all benefit from this course.

Do you have CSM training couses near me?

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Yes - we offer a variety of formats of training to best meet your needs. CSM courses are available in online formats with live instructors throughout multiple time zones. Additionally, we offer in-person courses in select markets.

What is included with your Scrum Master certification training?

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Your Certified ScrumMaster training course is all-inclusive of what you need to be prepared for the exam. Included in the price of your course is your CSM exam fee and a 2-year Scrum Alliance membership. You will receive a workbook of course materials that will help you participate during class and reinforce Scrum concepts to prepare you for your exam and life as a Scrum Master. Lastly, our courses are pre-approved for PMI® Professional Development Units (PDUs), Scrum Alliance Scrum Education Units (SEUs) and Continuing Education Units (CDUs) to help you maintain existing certifications you may already have under your belt.

Are your instructors certified?

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As a requirement of the Scrum Alliance, all Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) courses are taught by Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs). CSTs go through a multi-year, rigorous vetting process to demonstrate their practical experience with Scrum and their ability to be effective instructors, so you can be sure that you are learning from the best!