Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    This course is designed to help you secure the Advanced Certified ScrumMaster certification from Scrum Alliance. You will learn how to:

    • Help your company adopt Scrum and Agile principles and support executives committed to Agile values
    • Combine proven Agile coaching and facilitation techniques with improved exercises and experiential lessons to strengthen and stretch your coaching confidence
    • Remove barriers that prevent long-term, deep adoption of Scrum and Agile practices by all areas of the business
    • Respond confidently when you encounter resistance to change, lack of engagement, low motivation, and unavailability of key people
    • Explain the value of Scrum and Agile processes to the required stakeholders
    • Leverage knowledge and insights to gain recognition as the Agile and Scrum expert in your company

  • Why is this certification so highly sought-after?

    The certification of Advanced Certified ScrumMaster is a highly regarded and in-demand certification offered by Scrum Alliance, a non-profit membership organization that promotes the adoption and productive use of Scrum. Benefits of the A-CSM certification are as follows:

    • ScrumMaster is one of the highest paying jobs in the U.S. according to The Washington             Post.
    • Recruiters frequently search for this certification on resumes, and you can use it to make your resume more marketable.
    • A-CSM certification demonstrates that you have a complete understanding of Scrum and know how to apply its principles in the workplace.
    • A-CSM certification will help you build on your basic knowledge of Scrum and Agile to enhance implementation of these methodologies. 

  • What skills will you learn?

    At the end of this training, you will be able to:

    • Resolve difficult project management situations as a ScrumMaster
    • Broaden the impact of Scrum across the organization
    • Extend Agile and Scrum beyond a single team
    • Utilize your learning to gain recognition and status as the local Agile expert in your                      company
    • Help your company adopt Scrum and Agile principles and support executives committed to        Agile values
    • Apply your knowledge on the job and bring change in your organization to make your                Scrum teams more productive

  • What are the career benefits of completing this course?

    • Achieving CSM certification will help you demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge and experience in this field.
    • Scrum is now being applied in industries beyond IT. A certified professional’s demand has increased tenfold, even beyond his/her current industry experience.
    • There are numerous career opportunities for certified professionals as they remain relevant and marketable across various industries.
    • This certification will widen your career opportunities in any organization that employs Agile practices. 

  • Who should take this course?

    The following professionals should take the A-CSM training course and obtain certification:

    • Scrum team members such as product owners, ScrumMasters, and developers
    • Managers of Scrum teams
    • Managers of teams shifting to Scrum
    • Professionals who wish to learn and master Scrum principles and techniques

Exam & certification

  • What are the prerequisites for the Advanced Certified ScrumMaster certification?

    To earn an Advanced CSM, you must have an active CSM certification with Scrum Alliance® and demonstrate at least one year of work experience specific to the role of ScrumMaster.

  • How do I get certified as an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster?

    Attending this workshop and completing all of the learning objectives will help you gain the certification.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    You must attend one complete batch to unlock your Simplilearn certificate.


  • Who is the instructor for the classroom training?

    This course is conducted by an Advanced Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with 20+ years of experience delivering classroom training.

  • How do I enroll for the online training?

    You can enroll for this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:
    · Visa Credit or Debit Card
    · MasterCard
    · American Express
    · Diner’s Club
    · PayPal
    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • Where will the training be held?

    The venue is finalized a few weeks prior to the training, and you will be informed via email. If you have any questions, contact us 24/7 using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website. Select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

  • Do you provide transportation and refreshments with the training?

    No, transportation and refreshments are not included.

  • Can I change the city, place and date after enrolling for the classroom training?

    Yes, you can change the city, place, and date for the classroom training, but a rescheduling fee is charged. For more information, please review our Rescheduling Policy.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

  • Do you provide a money-back guarantee for the training programs?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help & Support portal.

  • Who provides the certification?

    A-CSM certification is provided by the reputed Scrum Alliance.

  • Do you provide a course completion certificate?

    Yes, we offer a course completion certificate after you successfully complete the training program.

  • Do you provide a group discount for classroom training programs?

    Yes, we offer group discounts for our training programs. To learn more about our discount packages, contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website. Select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

  • What is an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster?

    According to Scrum Alliance, once your foundational learning in CSM is complete and initial certification is achieved, you’ll spend a year of supplemental learning and professional practice. You will then continue to the Advanced Certified ScrumMaster training, where you will acquire tools and knowledge in the principles of Agile facilitation and coaching, Scrum mastery and personal development, and servant leadership.

  • When do I get my course login information?

    Within five business days of the course, students will receive an email with Scrum Alliance login information and a separate email from the Simplilearn training team outlining the steps to follow.

  • When is the exam conducted?

    The exam can be taken online after you receive your Scrum Alliance login information. Students generally receive this login information within five business days of course completion.

  • Is the certification fee included in my course fee?

    Yes. The certification and evaluation fees are included in the cost of this course, along with the costs of course materials and learning aids.

  • Are new job placement opportunities available to me after Scrum training?

    Yes. There are many opportunities available that require Scrum and Agile skills. Most major job sites have multiple listings for ScrumMasters or Project Managers with Agile/Scrum experience.

  • How can I learn more about this training program?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.