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Train + Certify in Scrum
John McFadyen

How actionable is the ACSM course content?

https://youtu.be/Ayf2-0zKnTU It is very actionable. The Advanced Certified Scrum Master (ACSM) course is designed to help you make the transition from apprentice Scrum Master to advanced Scrum Master by providing you with the insights, tools, techniques, and actionable practices required to practice successfully within a working environment. To become an

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Train + Certify in Scrum
John McFadyen

What will I be able to do after the ACSM course?

Curious about how the ACSM course will impact your #scrum career journey? John McFadyen walks us through what you’ll be able to do after attending the Advanced Certified Scrum Master (ACSM) course. In order to attend the course, you first need to be a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with approximately

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Train + Certify in Scrum
John McFadyen

How well recognised and respected is the A-CSM course?

The Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) certification from the Scrum Alliance is fairly young compared to the Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master certifications. It was designed to be a bridge between the Certified Scrum Master course and the Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master course. After a

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Train + Certify in Scrum
John McFadyen

Will an ACSM course earmark me for promotion at work?

Curious about what promotion opportunities advanced training will offer you? John McFadyen explains in this short video. It is very seldom that a company will award a promotion exclusively because of a certification achieved. Instead, promotion is awarded on the basis of being great at your job and demonstrating competence

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Train + Certify in Scrum
John McFadyen

What are my next steps after the ACSM course?

The Scrum Alliance designed the Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) course to be the bridge between the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) course and the Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master (CSP-SM) courses. To attend the Advanced Certified Scrum Master course, you need at least one years’ experience as a Scrum Master

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Train + Certify in Scrum
John McFadyen

Can I attend the CSP-SM course without doing an ACSM course first?

You are more than welcome to attend a Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master (CSP-SM) course without having done an Advanced Certified Scrum Master course, but we wouldn’t advise it. The reason for that is that you won’t be able to be certified as a Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master by

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Train + Certify in Scrum
John McFadyen

What is the difference between a CSM and an ACSM course?

They are chalk and cheese. The Certified Scrum Master (CSM) course is designed as an entry level certification that introduces delegates to Scrum and primarily, the role of the Scrum Master in Scrum. The Scrum Alliance presume that you have no experience with Scrum and that you have never been

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Train + Certify in Scrum
John McFadyen

Does the ACSM course teach me or simply validate my skills?

The Advanced Certified Scrum Master (ACSM) course is designed to both teach you new skills as well as validate your current skills as a Scrum Master. The course was designed to bridge the gap between the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) course and the Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master (CSP-SM) course.

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