Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

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Rosalie Kreutzer - Polman
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Matthijs nam ons mee in de training door transparant te zijn over de doelen die hij wilde bereiken, wat hij wilde overbrengen en ruimte te laten voor de input van de deelnemers. Tegelijkertijd gaf hij aan welke technieken hij toepaste als facilitator, wat enorm leerzaam was. " - 06-03-2024 14:30

"Matthijs nam ons mee in de training door transparant te zijn over de doelen die hij wilde bereiken, wat hij wilde overbrengen en ruimte te l… read full review - 06-03-2024 14:30

Starting dates and places

placeBCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam
27 Jun 2024 until 28 Jun 2024
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event 27 June, 2024, 08:45-17:00, BCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam, Day 1
event 28 June, 2024, 08:45-17:00, BCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam, Day 2
placeBCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam
17 Oct 2024 until 18 Oct 2024
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event 17 October, 2024, 08:45-17:00, BCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam, Day 1
event 18 October, 2024, 08:45-17:00, BCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam, Day 2
placeBCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam
12 Dec 2024 until 13 Dec 2024
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event 12 December, 2024, 08:45-17:00, BCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam, Day 1
event 13 December, 2024, 08:45-17:00, BCN Amsterdam Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101 BA Amsterdam, Day 2

Description

Official Scrum.org licensed training course.

What’s included

  • Free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master II certification assessment
  • Free 2nd attempt when you don’t pass your 1st attempt within 2 weeks
  • Certification insurance
  • Free book – recommended read selected by me
  • Professional Scrum Master II Reference Guide
  • $ 200,- discount on the PSM III assessment
  • Extensive lunch buffet, drinks and snacks throughout the day

An advanced Scrum Master class

Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A) course is a 2-day advanced Scrum Master class designed to support Scrum Masters in their professional development.  The PSM-A course is intended for Scrum Masters with a…

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Official Scrum.org licensed training course.

What’s included

  • Free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master II certification assessment
  • Free 2nd attempt when you don’t pass your 1st attempt within 2 weeks
  • Certification insurance
  • Free book – recommended read selected by me
  • Professional Scrum Master II Reference Guide
  • $ 200,- discount on the PSM III assessment
  • Extensive lunch buffet, drinks and snacks throughout the day

An advanced Scrum Master class

Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A) course is a 2-day advanced Scrum Master class designed to support Scrum Masters in their professional development.  The PSM-A course is intended for Scrum Masters with at least one year of experience who are looking to grow their knowledge and abilities as a Scrum Master.

This course is one step in that journey. The course also includes a free attempt at the globally recognized Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) certification exam.

Unlike the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course which focuses on how to use Scrum, the Scrum framework and the role of the Scrum Master, PSM-A is an advanced course helping students to understand the stances that characterize an effective Scrum Master and servant-leader while diving deep into how they serve the Development Team, Product Owner and organization. The course then teaches students about related practices and skills to enable them to have the right types of conversations and how to apply them to become better Scrum Masters.

What you will learn

Over the 2 days, students will learn about areas critical to growing as a successful Scrum Master such as how the principles and values of Scrum help guide Scrum Masters in the decisions they make and how the Scrum Master can help change the environment of Scrum Teams, creating an environment for agility to thrive. The Scrum Master role is complex and often, a Scrum Master must be able to apply different stances in order to be effective, such as:

  • The Scrum Master as a Teacher
  • The Scrum Master as a Coach & Mentor
  • The Scrum Master as a Facilitator
  • The Scrum Master as a Change Agent

As a Scrum Master, being able to identify, and effectively apply, which stance would benefit your team the most depending on the situation or circumstance could prove to be the key to the success of your team.

As a Scrum Master, part of your role is to help management and other stakeholders across your organization understand the benefits of Scrum and Agile. Therefore, it is imperative that you have the information and background that is needed to gain credibility in order to be an effective change agent.  Throughout the class, your PST will provide stories, exercises, facilitation techniques (such as “Liberating Structures”), resources and more.

There will also be time in class for the Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) to provide coaching on challenges that you and your classmates may be experiencing today or may in the future.

PSM-A course topics

  • Effects on the organization of a successful Scrum Master
  • Dealing with complexity and servant leadership
  • Dealing with team conflict
  • Removing impediments
  • Facilitation techniques
  • The Importance of a “Done” Increment
  • The Sprint Goal
  • Refresh the purpose of the Scrum Events
  • The role of management in Scrum
  • Successful product delivery
  • Measurement in Scrum
  • How to support the Product Owner
  • Understanding the challenges of middle management
  • Scrum Master as a change agent

Who should attend

The Professional Scrum Master - Advanced course is specifically designed for experienced Scrum Masters who have a thorough understanding of the Scrum framework. It is particularly beneficial for those people with at least one year of Scrum Master experience.

It is highly recommended to first participate in my Professional Scrum Master (PSM) training course before you consider to register for this Professional Scrum Master - Advanced training course.

If you are not sure if this course is a good match with your current understanding of and experience with the role of Scrum Master, please contact me and I’d be happy to advise you.

Professional Scrum Master II certification

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master II course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) assessment. PSM II class participants who attempt the PSM II assessment within 14 days of receiving their free password and do not score at least 85% will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost.

What others say

“It is an amazing course! Matthijs is extremely knowledgeable, the course is very dynamic with liberating structures that bring concepts to practice. I am very happy with my learnings and pleased for passing PSM II.”
Priscila Conde – Business Analyst

“Matthijs knows all about Scrum and finds great ways to spread his knowledge. It has been a wonderful experience to be in class and I benefit daily from the things he has taught me.”
Dave Woertman – Agile Coach

“Matthijs is without a doubt one of the best trainers. He not only has mastered all the theory behind Scrum, but he has vast experience in applying that knowledge in the enterprise world. In his training courses he doesn’t just spout the agile platitudes at you, but deals with the real-life messy business of applying agile ideals to the day to day work. Matthijs’ trainings are invaluable if you are planning to actually be agile instead of just learning about Scrum.”
Kinshuk Kale – Change Agent, Agile and Innovation Coach

Your trainer: Matthijs de Booij

My mission: inspiring others to discover new ways of working. Over the years, I have provided 100+ training courses and workshops in the fields of Scrum, Agile Product Development, Kanban, and personal leadership. I have advised and coached 15+ different organizations within various industries like banking, healthcare, and retail. Before becoming an external consultant, coach, and trainer, I have been 5+ years part of different Scrum Teams as a Development Team member, Product Owner, and Scrum Master.

As a Professional Scrum Trainer and Accredited Kanban Trainer, I am trusted by the creators of Scrum to create the best possible foundation you can build upon in practice. As a by-product of your learning you will increase the chance of becoming certified.

My training courses are characterized by minimizing use of Powerpoint slides, and maximizing iterative and incremental creation of visualizations on flip charts. These visualizations will help you recollect the lessons learned through the exercises we did, the conversations we had, and the reflections throughout the training course.

I believe that the best way to deliver a training course is by applying the values and principles from Scrum and the Agile Manifesto on the training course itself. I practice what I preach.

Small class sizes

My training courses have a maximum of 10 students. This has the following benefits for you:

  • A more personal experience for you as a student
  • Contributes to an environment of trust and openness
  • Easier for everyone to feel comfortable
  • More space to bring in your own challenges from your workplace
  • More space to learn from the experience of the other students
9.9
Average rating for Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English
Based on 13 reviews
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Rosalie Kreutzer - Polman
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Matthijs nam ons mee in de training door transparant te zijn over de doelen die hij wilde bereiken, wat hij wilde overbrengen en ruimte te laten voor de input van de deelnemers. Tegelijkertijd gaf hij aan welke technieken hij toepaste als facilitator, wat enorm leerzaam was. " - 06-03-2024 14:30

"Matthijs nam ons mee in de training door transparant te zijn over de doelen die hij wilde bereiken, wat hij wilde overbrengen en ruimte te l… read full review - 06-03-2024 14:30

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Audrey Cuenin
Scrum Master
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Amazing training, Matthijs leads and teaches by example in this training. Everything he does breathes scrum and that allowed me to learn so much more than in a classical training. Barely any slides are used, we learn by introspecting with ourselves and exercising as a group. Everything is captured on flip charts and all exercises use different facilitation techniques, which means you're learning while you're learning!
I couldn't recommend it enough." - 28-04-2023 07:31

"Amazing training, Matthijs leads and teaches by example in this training. Everything he does breathes scrum and that allowed me to learn so … read full review - 28-04-2023 07:31

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Becvar
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Matthijs is very good in presenting the preferred SM stances and I enjoyed the practical background and advices he provided throughout the course. The mural was perfect for the team work, but I would prefer some summary slides after each session." - 28-02-2023 09:59

"Matthijs is very good in presenting the preferred SM stances and I enjoyed the practical background and advices he provided throughout the c… read full review - 28-02-2023 09:59

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Roger Arnold
Scrum Master
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Firstly Matthijs knowledge of scrum is excellent. The way in which he delivers the course allows you to tackle not just the issues you are having currently but also he give you the tools to be able to solve problems in the future. It is extremely interactive and well thought out. I would recommend this course for anyone who is passionate about Scrum and has a reasonable amount of experience. " - 22-06-2022 06:43

"Firstly Matthijs knowledge of scrum is excellent. The way in which he delivers the course allows you to tackle not just the issues you are h… read full review - 22-06-2022 06:43

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John-John Boeva
Scrum master
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Excellent course, By working from and with the students own professional experience the course provide a very nice toolset (mental as well practical) to handle the problems a Scrum master encounters in his/her work. The course material and the tools demonstrated encourage you to think empathically end holistically about possible issues wile strengthening the base Scrum material. The course is well adapted to virtual delivery too. The many moments to reflect upon the course material in small breakouts is especially nice." - 26-04-2022 06:40

"Excellent course, By working from and with the students own professional experience the course provide a very nice toolset (mental as well p… read full review - 26-04-2022 06:40

ShivSagar Singh
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ShivSagar Singh
Scrum Master
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"I recently attended the PSM II classroom training provided by Matthijs. Matthijs is an outstanding trainer and he covered all the topics with great ease and with a lot of visuals and activities. The program was structured nicely and the flow was great; two days just flew by. I will take away great learning and tools that I can bring into practice right away. Highly recommended for anyone wishing to take their Scrum Mastery to the next level. " - 03-03-2022 17:31

"I recently attended the PSM II classroom training provided by Matthijs. Matthijs is an outstanding trainer and he covered all the topics wit… read full review - 03-03-2022 17:31

Corinna Remberg
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Corinna Remberg
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Matthijs is an outstanding teacher/coach, taking the time to really go into detail, customise the training for your context and understand each participant’s learning goal kn detail. Alongside many illustrations and very easy to understand examples the active group excercises make time fly… and at 5pm you feel like the day just started. I would recommend highly to do a training with Matthijs! " - 25-02-2022 18:30

"Matthijs is an outstanding teacher/coach, taking the time to really go into detail, customise the training for your context and understand e… read full review - 25-02-2022 18:30

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Janneke Modderman
Klantteamregisseur
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Goede training, veel ruimte voor eigen inbreng en praktijk vragen. Matthijs kaderde de training wel (bewust) op het moment dat we te ver buiten het kader van de training stapte om te borgen dat je echt focust op wat er nodig is voor PSM2. " - 22-06-2021 08:01

"Goede training, veel ruimte voor eigen inbreng en praktijk vragen. Matthijs kaderde de training wel (bewust) op het moment dat we te ver bui… read full review - 22-06-2021 08:01

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Lex Mooij
Managing consultant
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"This was a very interactive training which keeps the energy high despite working remote. Matthijs is a very skillful trainer and his training in facilitation mode was working really well. This training definitely brings me to the next level" - 23-02-2021 18:16

"This was a very interactive training which keeps the energy high despite working remote. Matthijs is a very skillful trainer and his trainin… read full review - 23-02-2021 18:16

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Artem Atkin
Test Delivery Manager
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Before taking this course I was in doubt which course to take based on my specific needs.
-I wanted practical focus on facilitation skills, not theory.
- Developing SCRUM Master skills, not just repeating theory.
- Vision and plan how to apply right SCRUM in my daily.

Huge variety of providers did not help :) I made it even harder to choose the right one. To cut long story short I happened to notice Matthijs, emailed my concerns to him and received prompt and valuable response that turned to video call where I was able to have all my doubts clarified! I was charmed with Matthias openness and proactivity!
I did not expect remote course to be done so live, engaging, not boring at all!
Matthijs did great job, training went smooth, it was clear that big preparation work and rich experience stands behind that. It was also a great role model of good facilitation, open, positive, flexible to challenges, adopting his reactions during the course, courage's to say 'no' :) where necessary!

At the end my demand was fully fulfilled! I raised many questions during the class and was not ready to give until received complete answer :) Special thanks to Matthias for encouraging questions, driving discussions deep still keeping group dynamics safe!
I also enjoyed our group much, it was small one, 4 people in total. So we received almost private class! :) Had opportunity to get into small and important for of us details. I enjoyed the level of understanding we reached and the quality of case studies we did together. I would definitely recommend this course to be taken from Matthijs! :)" - 20-02-2021 12:17

"Before taking this course I was in doubt which course to take based on my specific needs. -I wanted practical focus on facilitation skill… read full review - 20-02-2021 12:17

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Priscila Conde
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"It is an amazing course! Matthijs is extremely knowledgeable, the course is very dynamic with liberating structures that bring concepts to practice. I am very happy with my learnings and pleased for passing psm2. " - 13-01-2020 19:06

"It is an amazing course! Matthijs is extremely knowledgeable, the course is very dynamic with liberating structures that bring concepts to p… read full review - 13-01-2020 19:06

Thank you so much Priscila!

- 13-01-2020 19:06
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Dave Woertman
Agile coach
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"Matthijs knows all about Scrum and finds great ways to spread his knowledge. It has been a wonderful experience to be in class and I benefit daily from the things he has taught me. " - 03-01-2020 07:40

"Matthijs knows all about Scrum and finds great ways to spread his knowledge. It has been a wonderful experience to be in class and I benefit… read full review - 03-01-2020 07:40

Thanks a lot Dave, I appreciate it a lot. It was a pleasure to work with you again!

- 03-01-2020 07:40
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Manuele Bordonaro
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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced (PSM-A / PSM II) - English

"I had the PSM level 2 with Matthijs. He has been a teacher but mostly a great coach. He guided us in how to coach people and teams making the course interactive and rich of content at the same time. What I have learned with Matthijs you cannot find it on a book." - 02-01-2020 22:23

"I had the PSM level 2 with Matthijs. He has been a teacher but mostly a great coach. He guided us in how to coach people and teams making th… read full review - 02-01-2020 22:23

Thanks Manuele! It was great having you in the course and it was a pleasure to facilitate it.

- 02-01-2020 22:23
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