Advanced Scrum Master

Grow your knowledge, skills and abilities as a Scrum Master and take the next step on your journey to Scrum mastery.

Certification

Scrum.org

Duration

Online: 4 half-days
In-person: 2 days

Cost

Contact our Education Team for details.

Course overview

This course wil help you understand the stances that characterise an effective Scrum Master and servant leader while diving deep into how they serve the Development Team, Product Owner and organisation. You’ll alos learn the related practices and skills to have the right types of conversations and how to apply them to become better Scrum Masters.

Who is this for?

The course is intended for Scrum Masters with at least one year of experience who are looking to grow their knowledge and abilities as a Scrum Master.

What’s covered?

  • The role and challenges of the Scrum Master
  • Scrum Master as a change agent
  • The stances of a Scrum Master
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Services to the development team

Learning outcomes

  • How the principles and values of Scrum help guide Scrum Masters’ decision making
  • How the Scrum Master can help change the environment of Scrum Teams
  • How to apply different stances to be effective
  • How to help stakeholders understand the benefits of Scrum and Agile
  • How to approach challenges

Certification

Scrum.org certification of the course requires a minimum score of 85% on a rigorous assessment and is included for people who successfully complete the course. For more information, visit Scrum.org

Prerequisites

  • You must have studied the Scrum Guide
  • Have applied Scrum in real life as a Scrum Master
  • Have previously passed PSMI or have a similar level of practical experience
  • Have been on or closely involved with a project that builds or enhances a product

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“Jacob presented the material well. Good use of stories from his own experience. Connected people and got us to talk. He brought great energy to the sessions.”

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Course Schedule

This course is only available as a private class. Contact our Education Team for a consultation.

Experts in business and training

Our courses are developed and taught only by people who are in practice at Assurity. Every single day of the week…except when they’re in the classroom teaching you!

Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

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Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

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Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

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Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

Jacob is an experienced entrepreneur and Agile coach. He has worked in his own and other businesses to help them grow and develop high-value work through the application of Agile, Lean Start-up and other modern business techniques.

Jacob has worked with a wide range of businesses across Asia-Pacific and the United States, from very small (1 team) to very large (400+ team) Agile transformations with both software/IT and non-IT teams, in industries including Ecommerce, Finance, Healthcare, Mobile, Gaming, Telecommunications, and Advertising.

Jacob is passionate about empowering and motivating people, with a constant focus on business value, to ensure not only are we delivering high quality work, but the right, most valuable work as well.

Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

Kay is a trusted advisor to clients, helping them define their digital transformation strategy and the cultural changes needed to achieve it.

After assessing a client’s current capabilities, Kay is well versed in create a roadmap to outline the processes, practices, tools, and education needed to enable continuous improvement.

An expert in Business Agility, Agile, Cloud Adoption and DevOps, Kay makes it easy for clients to understand how adopting these approaches can benefit their organisation.

She’s also an accomplished trainer in Facilitation, Agile Project and Delivery Management, Agile Coaching, Foundations of DevOps, and is passionate about helping students see tangible results.

Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

Fabio has a background in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Engineering and work experience in software development in a variety of industries, including Retail, Telecommunications, Banking, Educational, Healthcare and Startups.

As a Consultant, he works to improve value delivery and complex problem-solving. He translates vision into actionable plans to deliver customer-centric outcomes.

His focus is to help organisations achieve a sustained competitive advantage by adopting agile values and principles to deliver the highest possible quality products.

Fabio is also a coach and mentor to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and Agile teams.

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About Assurity

We believe that our clients’ future depends on better meeting their customers’ needs. At Assurity, we use our skills and extensive experience to help our clients develop their business and make their future in a fast-changing digital world.

We partner with the country’s largest organisations and government agencies, collaborating with them and guiding them on their digital transformation journeys, delivering proven capabilities to innovate, deliver complex projects with quality and speed, and improve their operations’ efficiency and effectiveness.

We take a human-centred approach to everything we do and co-design the right outcomes with our clients. We achieve this by forming unique solutions teams from our analysis, testing, DevOps, design thinking, intelligent process automation, agile, customer experience and education service lines.

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