Advanced Certified Scrum Master® - P200219RME

AgileAsia Pte Ltd

Course introduction

The Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® training is the next step for professionals who have a solid base in Agile and Scrum values and practices. If you have already had an experience in the Agile environment and know how the process of the product development takes place, this course enhances you to make a better connection with the product owner and your Agile team to develop a product that your customer approves. The candidate learns to respond confidently in times of resistance, low motivation, lack of engagement, and unavailability of people. This course enables you to understand better Agile coaching, Agile facilitation, and service delivery. The candidate learns to implement Agile and Scrum beyond a single team, and increases engagement in the team members, has greater accountability, commitment, and productivity in the workplace. The A-CSM® certification training helps the professional focus on their skills and equips them with skills they need to make changes in their organization’s Agile environment.

Course Benefits

- More career freedom to choose among the best company that practice Agile practices
- Get status and recognition as a Scrum expert
- Getting more active in showing results and can deliver product quickly
- Become an active member of the globally recognized Scrum Alliance community
- Determine yourself in the global agile marketplace
- Cultivate strong trust relations among the team members, product owners, and stakeholders

Course Pre-Requisites

Anyone can attend the course, however, to attain the A-CSM certification you require:
- Anyone can attend a course with a Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) certification (whether current or expired)
- 1 year of work experience specific to the Scrum role (or equivalent) in the last 5 years could attend the A-CSM course.

Target Audience

The A-CSM course is ideal for:
- Scrum Masters
- Product Owners
- Developers
- Managers
- Agile Coaches
- Delivery Managers
- Project Managers
- Managers of teams shifting to Scrum
- Professionals who wish to master Scrum principles and techniques


Course Outline

Lean, Agile and Scrum
- Agile and Lean Values, Principles, and Worldview
- Empirical Process Control

Scrum Master Core Competencies
- Divergent and Convergent Thinking
- Facilitation techniques
- Benefits of Scrum to business stakeholders

Service to the Development Team
- Self-Organization
- Team Dynamics
- Definition of "Done"
- Value of Development Practices

Service to the Product Owner    
- Product Vision and Strategy
- Refine the product vision
- Product Backlog Refinement

Service to the Organization    
- Resolving Impediments 
- Scaling Scrum
- Organizational Change

Scrum Master
- Personal Development
- Servant-Leadership

Course Fees

  Individual Sponsored
  Singaporeans aged 40 and above
(90% funding)
Singaporeans aged below 40 and all PRs
(70% funding)
Full Course Fee before GST $2,800.00 $2,800.00
7% GST $196.00 $196.00
Total Course Fee $2,996.00 $2,996.00
Less IBF Funding -$2,696.40 -$2,097.20
Nett Fee Payable $299.60 $898.80

•To qualify for the funding, all Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents must be physically based in Singapore
•  NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
*    Sponsoring company must be
•Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS)
•FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association
•   AgileAsia reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria

Terms and Conditions

For all courses commencing after 1st Jul 2022 and before 31st Dec 2022:
Self-Sponsored Category
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above – 90% Subsidy + GST
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and below – 70% Subsidy + GST
  • Singapore Permanent Residents – 70% Subsidy + GST
- NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

For the latest IBF subsidy scheme, please refer to IBF website
Please note that prices are subject to change.

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Sam Bowtell

Sam Bowtell Energy, Caring, and Fun. Sam brings these to every aspect of his work and life as a Leader, Coach, Trainer, and Facilitator. Sam works for the Commonwealth Bank in Australia, and in his current role, he runs the Bank’s Agility Practice, leading the Bank’s team of Agile coaches and helps people adopt better ways of working and leading.

Sam is a Certified Scrum Trainer(CST) from Scrum Alliance. He completed his MBA from Macquarie Business School and BEng (Hons) in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from the University of Nottingham. Sam, with over 32+ years of experience, has played many roles in the teams such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, Practice Lead, Training Lead, Program Lead, and Sales Lead.