Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® Training

Enhance your ScrumMaster skills with the A-CSM® certification

  • 16 hours of live and interactive online training
  • Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs
  • Comprehensive training based on latest practices
  • Case studies, activities, and real-world simulations
  • Scrum Alliance approved training materials


Build on your core competencies as a Scrum Master and accelerate your growth with the A-CSM certification. Dive deep into how a Scrum Master serves the product owner, development team and the larger organization and improve communication between various stakeholders in and around the Scrum team.  

Learn advanced techniques in Scrum and Agile to drive high performance and coach Scrum teams. As a senior Scrum Master, you’ll play a key role in motivating others to collaborate, self-organize and actively solve issues together. This course equips you with the tools, techniques and skills to usher in a culture of high performance and drive change. 

The A-CSM® certification is issued by Scrum Alliance to professionals who can demonstrate their knowledge of Scrum as part of the training sessions.

Scrum Masters are high in demand across industries way beyond just software. With the rising popularity of Scrum and Agile, this is a role where we can expect to see rapid growth job listings and salaries in the coming years.  

With Zeolearn’s A-CSM® training, you’ll be equipped with the latest practices and techniques used in Scrum to support Agile transformation in your organization.    

  • Stand out to recruiters with an advanced certification in Scrum 
  • CSMs earn an average annual salary of $92,662  
  • Demonstrable knowledge of advanced Scrum concepts 
  • Achieve Scrum mastery and become a Servant leader 
  • Grow you network in an active Scrum community
  • 75% of Agile practitioners use Scrum framework 
  • Scale Scrum across different teams 
  • Increase engagement to encourage accountability 
  • Improve the quality of communication between stakeholders 



Meet industry experts to enhance your knowledge with in-class activities and simulation sessions  


Grow your knowledge from accredited trainers with years of experience in Agile and Scrum 


Gain access to an active community of Scrum professionals and grow your knowledge 


Learn about Scrum from practitioners with real-world experience across industries 


Access the latest Scrum alliance resources - tutorials, case studies and more by experts 


Keep up with the latest industry updates through webinars, e-books, and conferences


A-CSM certification process

  • Step 1:  Take the 16-hour A-CSM certification training

  • Step 2:  Demonstrate your Scrum expertise to the trainer 

  • Step 3:  Accept the A-CSM license agreement and become an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster


  • There are no prerequisites to attend this training 
  • To be eligible for the A-CSM® Certification the participant must hold a CSM® certification 
  • The participant should have a minimum of 12 months (within the last five years)  experience as a Scrum Master

Who should attend the A-CSM® Certification training?


Zeolearn is on a mission to help organizations transform their workforce and prepare for the future of work. We aim to enable our clients to build self-organizing and high-performing teams through world-class workshops, while building in-house leadership, talent, culture, and sustainable multiple practices and capabilities with the help of our Training, Coaching and Consulting engagements. 

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  • Multi-modal delivery system – Classroom, Live Virtual Classroom (LVC), E-learning, Customized Blended Learning, In-house LMS, etc. 
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A-CSM® Certification Curriculum

Learning Goals: Consolidate understanding of Scrum and Agile concepts and the history behind it. 


  • Agile manifesto 
  • History 
  • Addressing violations 
  • Personality traits 

Learning Goals: Explore the core competencies that a Scrum Master should develop. 


  • Divergent and convergent thinking 
  • Frames of reference 
  • Listening techniques 
  • Collaborative events 
  • Obstacles to communication 

Learning Goals: In what way does the Scrum Master support the development team? 


  • Self organization 
  • Team dynamics 
  • DoD 
  • Development practices 

Learning Goals: In what way does the Scrum Master support the product owner? 


  • Coaching 
  • Product vision 
  • Product backlog 

Learning Goals: In what way does the Scrum Master support the Organization? 


  • Removing obstacles 
  • Scaling Scrum 
  • Organizational change 

Learning Goals: Develop the personal traits of a Scrum Master in line with Scrum principles. 


  • Scrum values 
  • Driving factors 
  • Response to conflict 
  • Servant leader 

Frequently Asked Questions

A-CSM Course

On completing the A-CSM Certification, you will have acquired skills that will help you stand out as a senior Scrum Master: 

  • Fluency in tools and techniques of Scrum and Agile 
  • Coaching ability to drive best results from your Scrum team 
  • Scrum expertise to improve efficiency at your workplace 
  • Ability to motivate others and improve collaboration 
  • Servant leadership and ability to remove obstacles 
  • Lead change in any environment or industry 
  • Ability to implement Lean and Kanban 

You will learn advanced concepts and practices of Agile and Scrum that will help you:  

  • Enhance your practice and quality in Agile and Scrum  
  • Showcase a greater proficiency in Scrum  
  • Stand out in interviews and unlock career growth opportunities   
  • Earn higher than non-certified professionals  
  • Network with industry leaders through the Scrum community  
  • Continue your learning by pursuing more advanced certifications 

16 PDUs and SEUs are issued for participants in the A-CSM Training.

There are no prerequisites for attending this course.

To be eligible for certification, the participant must hold an active CSM certification and is required to have at least 12 months of experience in a Scrum Master role. The participant should have also completed all the training components assigned by the trainer. 

A-CSM Certification

The A-CSM certification is offered by Scrum Alliance, a globally recognized body responsible for issuing Scrum certifications. 

No, you have to take the A-CSM course to get certification. The trainer will be able to evaluate your understanding of the ScrumMaster role during these sessions based on which the certificate shall be issued. 

After achieving the A-CSM certification you can further enhance your Scrum competency by pursuing any of the following certifications: 

  • Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster (CSP-SM)   
  • Certified Team Coach℠ (CTC℠)   
  • Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®)   
  • Certified Enterprise Coach℠ (CEC℠)   
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO®)   
  • Certified Scrum Developer®(CSD®)   
  • ICP-ACC Certification from ICAgile  

Once you complete your training, you will get your login from Scrum alliance through email. 

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate once you complete the training.

On completing the 16-hour training, along with all the necessary coursework assigned by the trainer, you will be asked to validate your eligibility and accept the A-CSM license. On accepting the license, you become an A-CSM certified professional.  

Course Experience  

The course is delivered through live and interactive instructor-led training sessions.

You will be able to listen, learn, and ask questions, to get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who will be an experienced practitioner. 

All our classes are currently online. The online course is divided into several sessions of short durations. 

The in-person classes are for two days with eight hours of session on each day.

Zeolearn instructors are CSTs with decades of experience in Scrum and in training the A-CSM course material. They are also subject matter experts, active in Scrum related roles across industries.  

Most of the class time is dedicated to exercises, discussions, and team collaboration, all facilitated by the CST. The course will focus on practical solutions to real-world scenarios.  

You will need an internet browser and a tool like MS Word or notepad with windows or an equivalent environment and a fast internet connection. 

Yes, the course material will be provided in advance. You will receive an email with a link to set your password, a few days in advance to course start date. This will give you access to the study plan and all the course materials. 

The course material will include the course schedule, workbooks, assignments, assessments, and case studies. 

The sessions would be auto-recorded subject to permission by Scrum Alliance and the CST. You will have a lifetime access to the video recordings of training sessions. 

No, you should not attend training through a phone or tab. Please join the training on a laptop or desktop.  

If you get disconnected during the training, you will be able to re-join within half-an-hour, subject to accreditation body guidelines and instructor’s preference. 

Our training sessions are currently held online. Anyone with a stable internet, from anywhere across the world, can access the A-CSM training and benefit from it.   

We will send you a registration link through e-mail. You will get to set your password, log in to our platform, and start your learning journey.    

If you miss a class, you will be able to access the class recordings at any time. At the start of every session, there will also be a 10-12-minute recap of the previous class.  

No, this will be a live and interactive instructor-led training session during which you will be trained by accredited trainers. 

We are currently using the Zoom platform for video conferencing. All the sessions and recordings will be available right from our learning platform. 

Yes, there are other participants who actively participate in the class. They remotely attend the online sessions from office, home, or any place of their choosing.   

You can send an email to if you have any further doubts. 


Yes, we will give you a 100% refund if you cancel your enrolment. You can go through our refund policy here

Yes, you can change you start date provided there is at least a 24-hour prior notice and the availability of other batches. 

Students and veterans are eligible for scholarships, please send an email to to get scholarships that cover up to 50% of your course fee. 

Yes, you can get group discounts. The larger your group, the more discount you could get. 

Yes, you could pay the course fee in 2 to 3 instalments. For more information you could reach out to  

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