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Agile: Advanced – Certified Scrum Master Course (A-CSM)

October 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Wednesday, October 30th  -Thursday, October 31st
9 am – 5 pm (daily)

Member rate: $1295
Non-member rate: $1595

To receive the Tech Collective member discount PROMO code for the $1295.00 price, contact Amanda.Roman@tech-collective.org

Continue Your Journey to an Agile Enterprise by Mastering Scrum

Understand the Mechanics of Agile, Lean, and Scrum

Much of Agile Development, Lean Development, and Scrum is in the mindset that you use to make them happen. Following processes and checking boxes didn’t work in the past and definitely won’t work today. Learn how to help your organization and your teams use proven techniques to create high performing teams focused on high value deliverables.

Coach Your Scrum Teams To High Performance

The key to creating high-performing teams is understanding how teams work, what drives teams, and how to
work with teams to avoid the common pitfalls that hold good teams back from becoming GREAT teams! Learn the skills you need to create truly great teams that are focused on building the right product and challenge themselves on a daily basis to improve.

Scale Your Organization to Meet Today’s Demands

Organizations today are looking for ways to get more and more done by hiring more teams. You can be the person in your organization who knows how to bring all of the pieces together to create more teams when more teams are actually needed and to help those teams work together to create high-quality, valuable products.

What You’ll Get

Rigorous Program of Interactive Study

  • 10-20 hours of self-study including quizzes and forum discussion

  • 16 hours of classroom work

  • Up to 2 hours of one-on-one coaching with the instructor

Course of Study

The A-CSM program picks up where the CSM certification leaves off. Assuming a good understanding of Scrum, we focus on the skills that a strong ScrumMaster needs to create high-performing teams:

  • Agile and Lean Concepts

  • Agile Frameworks (Beyond Scrum)

  • Facilitation

  • Coaching

  • Supporting The Product Owner

  • Supporting The Development Team

  • Supporting the Organization

  • Managing Conflict

  • Scaling Scrum

  • Servant Leadership


 Jim Schiel is a Certified Scrum Trainer with a strong background in enterprise level Scrum  installations and agile development in a regulated environment. Schiel worked at Siemens  Health Services for 23 years, where he worked initially as a developer, then as a manager for 16 years, eventually playing a leading role in creating one of the largest Scrum software development implementations in the world. Starting in 2005, Jim pioneered the use of Scrum with his development teams and, as the practice began to spread, took on a coaching role, planning and executing the implementation of Scrum and XP practices across six products, seven development sites, and over 1,200 developers. As a business process engineer at Siemens, he helped identify, document, and implement best practices for the software development that maintained the organization’s ISO-9001 certification and satisfied FDA medical device requirements.

Schiel is a “first-generation” Certified Scrum Trainer and has been training Scrum Masters since 2005. He received his initial Scrum Master certification from one of the co-founders of the Scrum method and was also certified as a trainer by the same individual. Jim has taught and coached over 1,000 Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Scrum Teams from California to Finland since receiving his certification.

Jim is the author of Enterprise-Scale Agile Software Development

To receive the Tech Collective member discount PROMO code for the $1295.00 price, contact Amanda.Roman@tech-collective.org


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