• 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) Expired
Standard Ticket £1,250.00 (GBP)    + £250.00 (GBP)

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
  • •  Scaling
  • •  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

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.

Directions

From Barbican ( Tube) – Less Than 30 Seconds

When exiting the Barbican Tube Station, simply turn right and you’ll find CCT Venues-Barbican in Aldersgate House on the corner, right next door to the Piazza coffee shop.

From Farringdon (British Rail / Tube) – 5 Minutes

Turn left out of the station and carry on to the junction at the end of Cowcross Street. Then, at Barclays Bank, take a left onto Charterhouse Street. Walk along Charterhouse Street to the end of the road, turn right onto Aldersgate Street. CCT Venues-Barbican is thirty seconds down the road next to Barbican Station in Aldersgate House.

From St Paul’s (Tube) – 5 Minutes

Take the exit onto Newgate Street and follow the signs to the Museum of London. Walk past the Museum of London roundabout and up Aldersgate Street until you reach Long Lane. Cross the road and CCT Venues-Barbican is on the left in Aldersgate House, next to Barbican station.

From Paddington Train Station

Take the Circle Line and alight at Barbican, then follow the directions from Barbican station.

From Kings Cross Train Station

Take the Circle, Metropolitan or Hammersmith & City line to Barbican and follow the directions from Barbican station.

From Waterloo Train Station

Take the Northern Line to Embankment. Change to Circle line to Barbican and follow the directions from Barbican station.

From Victoria Station

Take the Victoria line underground to King’s Cross Station. Change at King’s Cross for the Circle, Metropolitan or Hammersmith & City Underground lines to Barbican tube, and follow the directions from Barbican station.

Parking
NCP, London Aldersgate
Just Park, Charterhouse Square

  • Trainer: 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.

    Zia is passionate about developing people and organisational culture using his expertise gained across multiple Agile transformation programmes to naturally evolve organisations through continuous improvement. Zia is a very experienced Agile trainer and a Certified Scrum Trainer,  passionate about creating a learning environment through expert facilitation, learning games and visualisation.

    Zia has extensive experience within a variety of industries including, FinTech, Aerospace, Pharma, Retail, Media, logistics to name a few. All this with an established foundation of knowledge gained over 14 years experience in industry.

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  • Trainer: 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.

    Within the Agile community Mark is a leader on Agile Coaching, facilitating coaching clinic’s at conferences, organising coaching retreats across Europe, and mentoring other coaches. Mark was a recent keynote speaker on the role of coaching in Agile organisations, at the Scrum Gathering in Munich.

    Mark is a professionally trained coach in business and personal coaching, accredited to Professional Certified Coach by the International Coaching Federation.

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