Advanced Scrum Master And Agile Coaching Training

Duration: 1 day


Experienced Scrum Masters and aspiring Agile coaches

About the Course

This one-day course covers advanced Scrum and Agile techniques for experienced Scrum Masters and Agile coaches. This course assumes you have taken traditional Scrum Master training and want to develop your Agile coaching skills.

This course includes exercises in organizational Agile assessments, Scrum Master self-assessments and techniques for one-on-one coaching. Additionally, this manual contains training content on other Agile practices including Lean and XP as well as addressing issues with organizational readiness for Agile.

Course topics include:

  • How Agile are you? – An online organizational assessment performed prior to class helps define where you are and where you are going in Agile Maturity.
  • What is a coach?  – Scrum Masters need the skills to resolve conflict and coach team members. One-on-one exercises help the participant model effective coaching.
  • What do I need to work on? – As a Scrum Master or coach, you need to continually develop your skills. This self-assessment activity will help you determine on which areas you need to focus.
  • What else can I implement to be more Agile? – Advanced requirement techniques, Agile reporting, and additional Agile practices are all covered in this course to ensure you have a thorough understanding of the Agile tools and techniques available to your organization.

Participants receive a course workbook that covers the details of each topic to assist during the course and serve as a tool for future reference and taking action when returning to the workplace. If you would like to purchase this workbook in advance of the class, it is available here on Amazon.

About the Instructor, Dan Tousignant, PMP, PMI-ACP

Dan is a lifelong project manager and trainer with extensive experience in managing software development projects. Based upon this experience, he has adopted Agile as the primary approach for developing and implementing software. Though the role of the professional project manager is changing dramatically through these approaches, Dan coaches organizations on how to transition project teams and leadership to an Agile environment.

Dan has over 20 years of experience providing world class project management for strategic projects, direct P& L experience managing up to 50 million dollar software development project budgets, experience managing multi-million dollar outsourced software development efforts and strong, demonstrated, results-driven leadership skills including ability to communicate a clear vision, build strong teams, and drive necessary change within organizations. With extensive experience providing coaching and training across industries and the ability to manage relationships at the executive level, Dan knows what it takes to succeed.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science majoring in Industrial Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a Certified Project Management Professional, Professional Scrum Master, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Professional Scrum Developer.