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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) Training

All A-CSMSM courses are offered by Watermark Learning, a Project Management Academy Brand

The Scrum methodology is a framework that allows product owners to effectively manage teams where projects are complex and iterative, such as software and app development. This two-day course, taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer, allows you to become eligible for the Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (A-CSM®) Certification through the Scrum Alliance.

A-CSM Certification Prep Course

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 achive your Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) certification. Participants will learn these topics through exercises, discussions, and case studies based on the instructor's real-world experience in working with Scrum teams.

Guaranteed To Run

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

How You Will Benefit

  • Build on your foundational knowledge with enhanced implementation skills
  • Distinguish yourself in the global marketplace
  • Stand out in your industry as a member of the globally recognized Scrum Alliance community
  • Show advanced value to your employer (or potential employer) as a highly trained Agile professional

What You Will Learn

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


Live Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) Training
Live: Instructor-led A-CSM boot camp at Watermark Learning’s training facilities. Each student will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with examples and workshop solutions. This course includes a 2-year subscription to Scrum Alliance.


2 days of live A-CSM training led by Mike Stuedemann, a Certified Scrum Trainer® (8:30am-4:30pm CST).

Who Should Attend

Anyone who can benefit from the course is welcome to attend, including: ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, Product Owners, product managers, facilitators, team members, leaders, and others in the organization who are looking to grow their skillset.

A-CSM Course Prerequisites

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 (e.g. this course) via a Scrum Alliance approved trainer
  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).


  • Agile, Scrum and Lean
  • Agile Facilitation
  • Agile Coaching
  • Coaching the Product Owner
  • Coaching the Development Team
  • Scrum Mastery

A-CSM Training Location

Watermark Learning's courses are held at conveniently-located training facilities.

A-CSM Certification Prep Minneapolis

Watermark Learning

5001 American Boulevard West

Suite 900

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55437


Virtual Classroom Training
Time Zone - Central
2020 Virtual 2-Day Course
May 26,27
Instructor: Mike Stuedemann, CST
$1,250 USD
$995 USD
Jul 30,31
Instructor: Mike Stuedemann, CST
$1,250 USD
$995 USD
A-CSM Course Schedule
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Live Classroom A-CSM Exam Prep
2020 A-CSM Exam Boot Camp
Oct 26,27
Mon - Tue
$1,250 USD
$995 USD
Dec 7,8
Mon - Tue
$1,250 USD
$995 USD
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