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Advanced Scrum Master

Are you a Scrum Master or Agile Coach, ready to take your role to the next level?

Although Scrum is deceptively simple:, truly mastering it requires more practice. This one-day training teaches you to coach Scrum teams to reach their full potential, even in challenging environments. Students choose five topics from our full Scrum Master Academy to explore in more depth during the day. Part of the training is reserved to discuss open topics determined by the students at the start of the day. Taught in Dutch and English.

Q: Is Advanced Scrum Master training right for me?

  • Yes - if you have six months (minimum) experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach.
  • Yes- If you have working knowledge of all aspects of Scrum.
  • Yes - If you are interested in coaching Scrum teams to achieve their full potential.
  • Yes- if  you have completed a CSM or PSM training and passed the exam.

Q: What will I achieve by completing this training?

You will learn:

  • How to kickstart a new team
  • Different leadership styles
  • Different coaching techniques
  • How to make your team work smarter
  • How tools and metrics can help your team
  • How to learn and improve continuously

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Organizing a team kickoff meeting
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Facilitating good retrospectives
  • Working with metrics and different tools
  • Using team building activities

You will develop the skills to:

  • Influence and coach people
  • Overcome resistance
  • Facilitate efficient and effective meetings
  • Form true Scrum teams

Q: What else should I know?

  • If you are considering the full Scrum Master Academy program, this training is a great introduction.

In-depth Coverage:

During the Advanced Scrum Master training day, you can choose up to five from the following Scrum Master Academy topics:

  • Team charter
  • Team building
  • Kickoff activities
  • Understanding and changing behavior
  • Servant leadership and other leadership styles
  • Effective facilitation, moderation, and support
  • Backlogs, refinement, and focus
  • Removing impediments
  • Coaching teams in a waterfall / non-Scrum organization
  • Transparency, tools, and metrics
  • Retrospectives
  • Learning organization
  • High-performing teams: self-organizing and multifunctional
  • Supporting Agile adoption in your organization

Open topics:

  • How to combine Scrum and waterfall
  • How to make Scrum work in distributed team environments
  • How Agile and PRINCE2 complete each other
  • Why risk management is an essential Agile team practice
  • New ways to approach and solve complex problems

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