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Professional Scrum Master - Advanced

Live Virtual Class, August 5-6, 2024

Class Overview

Professional Scrum Master™ - Advanced (PSM-A) course is a 2-day advanced Scrum Master class designed to support Scrum Masters in their professional development.  (This course was previously called Professional Scrum Master II) 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.

Who Should Attend this class?

The Professional Scrum Master - Advanced course is an advanced course 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.

Course Learning Objectives

  • What practices, tools, skills and stances make an effective Scrum Master
  • How the Scrum principles and values help guide Scrum Masters in the decisions they make
  • How the Scrum Master acts as a servant-leader and improve their ability in this role
  • What the Scrum Master can do to support Developers and Product Owners to become more effective
  • Ways that the Scrum Master can help to change the environment making it more conducive for Scrum Teams to be successful with greater agility
  • Provide tips and techniques for the Scrum Master to work with the rest of the organization in support of their Scrum Teams
  • Improve effects on the organization of a successful Scrum Master
  • Dealing with team conflict
  • Removing impediments
  • Communicating the importance of a "Done" Increment
  • How to support the Scrum Team
  • Understanding the challenges of middle management

Certification & Assessment

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course will receive a password to attempt the Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) assessment. PSM-A 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.

Students of official Professional Scrum Master - Advanced classes are also entitled to a 40% discount on the PSM III assessment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the price?
The price includes official course materials, up to 2 attempts at the PSM II assessment, lifetime certification from and a 40% discount on the PSM III assessment.

How do I take the assessment?
The assessment is taken online in your own time following the course. It can be taken from any internet-connected computer.

What is required to achieve the certification?
The assessment comprises 30 multiple-choice questions that must be completed in 90 minutes. The pass mark is 85%. We provide practice assessments and a full eLearning version of the course to help you prepare.

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What are the course hours?
The course hours are shown further up this page.

Can I attend from my country?
Yes. Everyone is welcome at all of our courses. You can attend from anywhere!

Can I attend on a different date?
Yes. We run courses regularly, and you can find all our upcoming dates on our public course page.

How many people will attend?
Our courses are kept small to ensure a premium experience.

How should I prepare for the course?
The only preparation required is to read the Scrum Guide. We provide a range of free additional resources to help you learn more in advance if you wish.

I'm not sure if I have enough experience to take the course. What should I do?
Email us at, and we will advise you.

Can I claim PMI PDU credits for attending the course?
Yes. You can claim 14 PDU's for attending a course.

Do I need to pay VAT?
It depends on where you live. If you are outside the UK then usually not! Find out more.

Do you offer discounts?
We usually offer discounts for group bookings, not-for-profit organisations, and hardship cases. Find out more at our Discounts page.

Can I pay via credit/debit card?
Yes. Please select the 'Register now and pay via Credit Card' option when you register.

Can I register now and pay via invoice later?
Yes. Please select the 'Register now and pay later via Invoice' option when you register. Find our company information and contact us to request a quote or invitation letter.

Where can I find more answers to common questions?
Visit our full FAQ page for more answers to frequently asked questions.

Where can I contact the trainer with further questions?
You can email us at

Class Details



Delivery Method

Live Virtual Class
Time Zone: Asia/Qatar
Start/End Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Start: August 5, 2024
End: August 6, 2024

Class Format


Registration & Price

Price: USD 1495

More Information

About The Trainer

Sunil Gulia is a Professional Scrum Trainer with 20 years experience. He is passionate about building self-managing, highly motivated teams and enabling professionals to adopt agile ways of working.

He is on a mission to help organisations and professionals to be Agile, to build better products, to accelerate value outcomes and to delight customers.

What Clients Have To Say About The Trainer:

"Sunil was an amazing instructor. He was able to fully cover every Scrum concept while keeping the class and learning experience fun and engaging!"
- Michael Perez

"Excellent Training With Great Interaction and Content. Sunil is a great trainer with a high focus on what must be delivered. Enjoyed the Session full day. looking forward to more workshops like this in the future."
- Prasanna Kumar

"Sunil was a great instructor and he was so patient with the whole class. I feel ready to become a certified scrum master"
- Kristina Sims Clients Reviews



Contact The Trainer:

Phone:      +44 7547 341 301


This is a Live Virtual Remote/Online Course. The course is specially designed to run online and includes frequent breaks and an hour for lunch. Full details on how to participate will be sent to you by email shortly before the class.

Live Virtual Remote/Online Course Requirements:

  • A Computer with an internet connection, Microphone, Speakers & Webcam.
  • Free install of Zoom
  • We can assist you with the set-up on the days before the class if required.
  • The Trainer will be available for 30 minutes before the course to offer assistance.