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Scrum Masters

Scrum Masters are hands-on Agile practitioners who help teams achieve twice the work in half the time. By embracing Scrum values and principles, and leading teams through product development, they play a crucial role in helping organisations achieve competitive advantage.

So how do you become a successful Scrum Master?

Agile Centre have internationally recognised certification paths, and an Agile Coaching Academy, led by Certified Scrum Trainers and Coaches that will help you move through apprenticeship and journeyman through to mastery.

Scrum Master Training Courses

Certified Scrum Master
(CSM)
Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)
Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master (CSP-SM)
Leading SAFe – Certified
SAFe Agilist
Certified LeSS Basics
(CLB)

Scrum Master Resources

Is your Agile getting stale? Take the Mani-fresh-to Challenge today!

TLDR; Everything changed in 2020, even the Scrum Guide got an update, but the Agile Manifesto didn’t. With my good friend Chris, we came up with an idea to re-develop it and in the process, really pic…

On Agile & Mastery

I’m lucky enough to find my job professionally satisfying. That’s because I think that the line of work I’m in actually matters—not just to me, but to anyone who works in teams or with processes that …

Introduction to SAFe

SAFe® is an acronym for Scaled Agile Framework® and was introduced in 2011 by co-creators Dean Leffingwell and Drew Jemilo as an actionable framework for Business Agility, inspired by the Agile Manife…

Leading SAFe with Jon Spruce

SAFe® (Scaled Agile Frameworks for enterprise) is one of the most popular frameworks for large organisations seeking to achieve business agility. A great analogy from a friend of Jon’s was that when l…

Why OKRs aren’t enough on their own: Goals and Standards

Objectives and Key Results – OKRs – are a well known goal-setting technique; there’s a wealth of great content that explains what they are. This post is about OKRs as part of the ble…

Essential Skills – Critical Analysis

In a recent conversation with Tyrrell Basson from Manchester University, we explored the topic of ‘essential skills’ for the future. What skills would be necessary for an organisation to succeed 12 mo…

Meetup: ‘Coaching Leaders through Uncertainty’ with Tracy Sinclair

Live, online Agile Leadership & Business Agility Meetup event hosting Tracy Sinclair – Director at Large on the International Coaching Federation Global Enterprise Board & co-author of ‘Becomi…

Meetup: ‘Agile Skills in a Digital World’ with Lyn & Simon Girvan

Lyn and Simon Girvan discuss Agile skills in a digital world and answer crowdsourced questions on the topic. Key Q&A topics include: • Why is Agile important in a digital world? • Businesses have…

Meetup: ‘Welcome to the Agile Mani-fresh-to!’ & ‘Uber reteaming’: 2 short talks

Details Join us for our first-ever Agile Coaching Network event (live online), hosting two short talks by experienced and passionate Agile Coaches. —Overview— Talk 1: Welcome to the launch of th…

Meetup – Welcome to the launch of the Agile Mani-fresh-to! with Chris Yardy & Rich Freeman

Welcome to the launch of the Agile Mani-fresh-to! – Chris Yardy & Rich Freeman What changed in 2020? Well, pretty much everything! We went in to the office, stayed at home, struggled at the home-…

Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices for the Digital Age

by Roman Pichler Comprehensive and insightful, this book will enable you to make the right strategic decisions in today’s dynamic digital age. Written in an engaging and no-nonsense style, Strategize …

User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product

by Jeff Patton User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it. This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help …

Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love

by Roman Pichler In this book, leading Scrum consultant Roman Pichler uses real-world examples to demonstrate how product owners can create successful products with Scrum. He describes a broad range o…

Improv-ing Agile Teams: Using Constraints To Unlock Creativity

by Paul Goddard Inside, you’ll find over 50 techniques and improv games tailored for agile teams, complete with step-by-step instructions. These games are based on five different principles of i…

Scrum Mastery: From Good To Great Servant-Leadership

by Geoff Watts Geoff Watts has been coaching Scrum teams for over ten years, and in this book you will learn: The skills and characteristics of great ScrumMasters How to generate, maintain and increas…

Fifty Quick Ideas To Improve Your Retrospectives

by Tom Roden & Ben Williams This book is for anyone who undertakes continuous improvement of any sort, especially those looking to get better outcomes from retrospectives, either as a participant,…

SWARMing across Strategies with Graeme H

In this video, Graeme discusses SWARMing across Strategies, from principles to practices, for implementing agile principles at scale. With an introduction to tools and techniques, Graeme explains his …

Meetup: ‘Coaching Leaders through Uncertainty’ with Tracy Sinclair

Live, online Agile Leadership & Business Agility Meetup event hosting Tracy Sinclair – Director at Large on the International Coaching Federation Global Enterprise Board & co-author of ‘Becomi…

Meetup: ‘Agile Skills in a Digital World’ with Lyn & Simon Girvan

Lyn and Simon Girvan discuss Agile skills in a digital world and answer crowdsourced questions on the topic. Key Q&A topics include: • Why is Agile important in a digital world? • Businesses have…

Meetup: ‘Welcome to the Agile Mani-fresh-to!’ & ‘Uber reteaming’: 2 short talks

Details Join us for our first-ever Agile Coaching Network event (live online), hosting two short talks by experienced and passionate Agile Coaches. —Overview— Talk 1: Welcome to the launch of th…

Meetup – Welcome to the launch of the Agile Mani-fresh-to! with Chris Yardy & Rich Freeman

Welcome to the launch of the Agile Mani-fresh-to! – Chris Yardy & Rich Freeman What changed in 2020? Well, pretty much everything! We went in to the office, stayed at home, struggled at the home-…

Agile Centre – Online Certified ScrumMaster ® (CSM)

This two-day Certified ScrumMaster ® (CSM) Karim Harbott and John McFadyen course is a highly interactive, in-depth course covering the values and principles of Agile, and the theory, practices and ru…