Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM)

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  • Want to go beyond getting the basic Scrum events going?
  • Passionate about taking your Scrum team and organization to the next level?
  • Interested in advancing your own skills as a ScrumMaster and agile coach?
  • Proud of standing out from the rest of ScrumMasters and agile coaches?

Then you are at this right place to become Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM).


This is a registration link only, and the exact time slot information can be found through detailed information on ScrumAlliance website and emailed details from Evelyn Konsult AB.


Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) is a program from ScrumAlliance, which helps ScrumMasters to advance to the next level. Read more about the program and your trainer for the session.

Your trainer, Evelyn Tian, being a Certified Team Coachand Certifed Enterprise Coach, spends more than half of her time coaching teams and organizations in the trenches, and being a Certified Scrum Trainer, she spends the rest of her time training ScrumMasters, Product Owners and agile leaders, with her hands-on and coaching experience maximizing the value of any training workshops.

Please note that this is an online interative mentoring program, which helps you grow to Advanced CSM.

More about Instructor

Evelyn Tian, is one of the few in the global Scrum community who holds high level coaching and training qualifications. She is:

  • Scrum Alliance Certified Team Coach (CTC) and Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC)
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Leadership Educator
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Path to CSP Educator

As a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Evelyn uses accelerated learning techniques like Training From The Back Of The Room to teach the course content in brain-friendly ways that help you maximize learning experience and information retention.

As a Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) with over twenty years of product development experience, and solid hands-on experience as the head agile coach of Ericsson, Evelyn brings in years of coaching experience to the class, which helps the session to be more beneficial and practical.

Her training is well known as "two days of fantastic learning and great fun!"

More about the trainer

Since 2009, Evelyn has been working as a full time coach, helping different organizations to transform. What makes her workshop differnet is that she works on coaching organizations in the trenches, and takes hands-on learning and experience into training workshops. She has track records in coaching organizations and teams with agile and Scrum transformation, and she is an internationally known conference speaker and trainer on Scrum, leadership and coaching.

In the past decade, she has provided training and coaching support to companies in the sectors of finance, insurance, telecom, automotive, marketing, etc.

Additionally, she is an advisory board member of IEEE Software, where she has main focuses on agile, Scrum, scaling and DevOps.

Course Content

Coaching Concepts

  • Coaching Stances
  • Key coaching skills and their application
  • Tactics of coaching at individual, Scrum Team and organization level
  • Agile coaching

Agile Facilitation

  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking
  • Facilitation techniques to navigate through Groan Zone and Divergent and Convergent phases
  • Decision making

A deeper dive into Lean, Agile and Scrum

  • Value and principles to leverage as a ScrumMaster
  • Practices and tools to help improve

Services to Development Team

  • Self-Organization and team Dynamics
  • Key attributes of effective teams
  • Coaching for high performaning teams
  • DoD
  • Agile engineering practices

Services to Product Owner

  • The services around Product Vision and Strategy
  • The mindset and tools for a fantastic product
  • Tools to bring customer needs into Product Backlog
  • Product Backlog Refinment tactics
  • The collaboration and its enhancement with Development Team

Services to Organization

  • Impediment Removal and its tactics & strategies
  • Leadership team coaching
  • Agile scaling approaches and principles
  • Introducing new ideas
  • Tactics and tools for orgnization change

Personal Development

  • Coaching practices for personal growth actions
  • Povital conversation
  • ScrumMaster as Servant Leader


The Advanced Certified ScrumMaster workshop requires previous Scrum knowledge and experience.

This is NOT a session for those who are new to Agile and Scrum.

All attendees must have the Certified ScrumMaster certification (CSM) and with a minimum of one year practice prior to the Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) workshop. If you don't current have a CSM certification, please contact us for options.

Participants should be passionate in advancing as a ScrumMaster and an Agile coach, and therefore be willing to challenge their own thinking and approaches within this course.

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Please email coaching@evelynkonsult.se for questions.

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