Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster


  • Current Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM®) certification with Scrum Alliance.
  • At least two years of work experience in a ScrumMaster role in the last five years.In order to validate work experience, it must be entered on candidate’s Scrum Alliance profile in Scrum Experience section where it is noted that this is required for Path to CSP applications.)
  • Day-to-day involvement with at least one Scrum Team and a mandate to work with the broader organization.

Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster (CSP®-SM) is an in-depth, two-day immersion into the world of Scrum and the role of a professional ScrumMaster. The class provides a deep dive into Lean Thinking, visual facilitation techniques, remote teams, and more as we examine the relationship of the ScrumMaster to the Product Owner, the Team and the Organization. Filled with real-world examples from the attendees’ experiences, you’ll leave this class with practical tools and techniques that can be implemented immediately at your workplace.

Certified Scrum Professionals challenge their teams to improve the way Scrum and Agile principles are applied. CSP®-SMs have demonstrated experience, documented training, and proven knowledge in Scrum.

SEUs 16
PDUs 16

Class Learning Objectives

As a Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster (CSP®-SM) class participant, I want to…

  1. Explain Lean Values and Principles, so that I can better appreciate the roots of Scrum.
  2. Explore facilitation, so that I can fine-tune my facilitation skills.
  3. Learn how to create the coaching container, so that I can improve the quality of my coaching.
  4. Practice developing and delivering training, so that I can provide an engaging experience.
  5. Investigate team dynamics, so that I can help my Team be as effective as possible.
  6. Understand the building blocks of a successful team, so that I can launch effective Scrum Teams.
  7. Explore how to support my Development Team, so that they can deliver value
  8. Learn how to help my Product Owner, so that they can delight the customer.
  9. Investigate techniques for organizational change and development, so that I can help my organization transform.
  10. Learn ways to take Scrum beyond a single team, so that we can focus organizational agility.
  11. Explore how I am living the Scrum values, so that I can improve my ScrumMaster skills.





The Braintrust Consulting Group is one of the leading Agile trainers in the U.S. Utilizing the latest brain science research, Braintrust uniquely facilitates this advanced course as a deeper, more intensive Scrum Professional program developed specifically for practicing ScrumMasters.

Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster (CSP®-SM) picks up where Advanced Certified ScrumMaster®(A-CSM®) left off and takes your ScrumMaster skills to the next level. In the Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster (CSP®-SM) you’ll be focused on Lean Thinking and exploring your role as ScrumMaster in relation to the Product Owner, the Team, and the Organization.

  • Learn while having fun

  • Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach based on the latest research into brain science

  • Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors

  • Attend exclusive CSP® events with other leaders in Scrum and Agile

  • Attract more recruiters and command a higher rate of pay

  • Establish a gateway and milestone toward becoming CST®, CEC, or CTC

Who Should Attend?

Certified Scrum Professional ScrumMaster represents the culmination of the Path to CSP program and the highest-level accreditation that Scrum Alliance offers for ScrumMasters. Attaining Certified Scrum Professional ScrumMaster is the third and final step in the Path to CSP in the ScrumMaster track.

This program is designed for practicing ScrumMasters who have completed CSM®– and A-CSM®. Certified Scrum Professionals challenge their teams to improve the way Scrum and Agile principles are applied. They have demonstrated experience, documented training, and proven knowledge in Scrum.

Are you ready to take your knowledge and skillset in your role as ScrumMaster to the next level? If so, it’s time to elevate your career further by earning the Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster (CSP®-SM) certification.  


Take Aways

  • Two full days training with a Certified Scrum Trainer® and Path to CSP Educator
  • Printed class manual
  • Full catering during the course including morning coffee, lunch, and snacks
  • Certification as a Certified Scrum Professional ScrumMaster (CSP-SM) for participants who satisfy all coursework requirements to the satisfaction of the trainer
  • Certificate of course completion that may be submitted to your employer and/or a professional body (PMI, IIBA, or similar) for PDUs (available on request)
  • Scrum tools you can take back to the office
  • Copy of the Braintrust book Scrum for the Rest of Us
  • 16 SEUs/16 PDUs

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