• 10th Dec 19 - 11th Dec 19
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Early Bird Ticket £1,060.00 (GBP)    + £212.00 (GBP)
Standard Ticket £1,250.00 (GBP)    + £250.00 (GBP)
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Nov 11, 2019

What is this course?

The Certified Scrum Professional® For ScrumMasters (CSP-SM®) is for practicing ScrumMasters/Team Coaches with 2 years’ experience and those who have already attained the Scrum Alliance Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM™) qualification.

This step in the ScrumMaster journey is a combination of a 2 day workshop, applied learning on the job and reflective learning as part of online group coaching sessions.

This programme is aimed at practicing ScrumMasters, allowing them to grow skills such as facilitation and coaching, and build knowledge to better serve Development Teams, Product Owners and the wider organisation. It focuses on growing ScrumMasters as organisational change agents and will further deepen their coaching and facilitation skills.

The 2 day workshop build on a combination of interactive exercises, practical real-life examples, and lively discussion and will equip you with the knowledge required to be a professional ScrumMaster. However the real learning happens through application and reflection, so following the workshop there will be a 3 online group coaching sessions (2 hours each). These will allow you to reflect on how you are applying your knowledge and skills. The coaching sessions are an essential part of the learning and you will be expected to attend.

On completion of the programme and validation with your coach that you have met the learning objectives, you will become a CSP-SM®

What will you learn?

The Certified Scrum Professional® will help you take that next step in your growth as a ScrumMaster. By the end of this programme you will be able to:

Describe the core concepts of Lean Thinking
Design and facilitate a retrospective with senior leaders and executives to foster continuous improvement at the organizational level
Apply Visual Facilitation techniques
Describe how to set up a coaching relationship
Create a coaching agreement with a development team
Understand supporting psychological concepts for coaching
Practice, practice, practice your coaching skills
Apply different models for team development
Apply techniques to address team dysfunctions
Organise and facilitate the launch of a new Agile team
Demonstrate at least two training or coaching methods to introduce more advanced engineering practices
Demonstrate techniques for raising team accountability and trust
Understand and apply techniques to develop your organisation
Explain different options for Agile in a multi-team environment and compare and contrast different scaling options
Understand yourself better as a ScrumMaster, so that you can plan and execute your own personal growth path

What will you receive?

2 days of high quality instruction from two of our Certified Scrum Trainers
3 online group coaching sessions to reflect on your ScrumMaster practice
For courses on our public schedule, refreshments before and during the course, including lunch
Course materials
Certified Scrum Professional® For ScrumMasters on successful completion of the programme

What topics are covered?

Lean Thinking
Advanced Facilitation
Agile Coaching
Team Dynamics
Team Effectiveness
Starting New Agile Teams
Software Craftsmanship
Coaching the Development Team
Coaching the Product Owner
Organisational Development
Developing Yourself

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is for ScrumMasters with at least two years experience in the role.  You must have Agile experience as the course will build on your experiences in order to deepen your understanding of Agile and yourself.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

You will already have the Scrum Alliances Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM™)
At least 2 years experience working as a ScrumMaster

How should I prepare for this course?

Attendees should re-familiarise themselves with the Scrum Guide, other pre-reading will be sent out in the joining instructions.

What about exams and certifications?

There are no exams for this course and on successful completion of the full programme you will be granted your Scrum Alliance ScrumMaster Professional certification.

Venue:   CCT Venues - Barbican

Venue Phone: +44 808 168 1168

Venue Website:

CCT venues - Barbican, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4JA, United Kingdom



CCT Venues Barbican is located in the heart of London, next door to Barbican tube and close to hotels and restaurants. There are a good selection of Air BnB properties nearby too.

Free teas and coffee is provided throughout the day and complementary sparkling and still water is availible in the training room. A healthy cooked lunch is provided along with a continental breakfast to start your training off right.


  • Zia Malik headshot
    Zia Malik
    One of a handful of UK Certified Enterprise Coaches with the Scrum Alliance, Zia has been guiding organisational change through a holistic coaching approach since 2008.
  • Mark Summer headshot
    Mark Summers
    Mark Summers is a Certified Scrum Trainer and Certified Enterprise Coach, helping individuals, teams and organisations with their Agile and Lean journey, since 2006. Mark is committed to help support the development of environments where people can take pleasure from their work, delighting customer with quality products.
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