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Agile shapes companies that are changing the world.

Agile leaders are the next generation of business leaders. They are passionate visionaries who attract loyal, hardworking team members and cultivate behaviors that foster successful, versatile projects.

With the help of our Scrum Certification training courses, you’ll learn how to drastically increase project value by maximizing customer satisfaction while optimizing project management, streamlining product delivery, and improving team performance.

Our training is ideal for establishing, promoting, and expanding on Agile methodologies regardless of your current knowledge and experience. Whether you’re an individual seeking certification, or a multi-layered organization hoping to get your project teams on the same page, we have solutions for every need.

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Our Course Formats

Training Courses Offered

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

This course is ideal for anyone in a leadership position who wants to simplify and streamline productivity; no prerequisite courses or experience required! By using hands-on exercises and real-world stories to teach Scrum application, our instructors ensure that students complete the course ready to immediately implement what they’ve learned. We don’t just teach Scrum, we provide the tools and motivation you need to maximize its benefits in almost any setting or organization.

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Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM)

Designed for serious leaders with at least 1 year of CSM work experience, the A-CSM course offers a level of knowledge and expertise above and beyond that of most project managers. Students participating in a live (traditional or virtual) format of this course will be required to complete 1 month of self-study via Artisan Academy prior to the course’s start date, but for students who opt to complete the full A-CSM via the Artisan Academy (OnDemand) format, this prerequisite is built into the course.

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Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

The CSPO course is ideal for experienced product managers, people interested in Product Ownership, or managers of Product Owners. A portion of this course is spent introducing Scrum and its concepts, so there’s no prerequisite courses or experience required. This interactive and highly experiential training certification course puts emphasis on how to assess and drive business value by using practical tools and techniques to collaborate closely with software delivery teams and others.

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Advanced ScrumMastering

This program gives you the skills you will need as a ScrumMaster to help your team excel and succeed as a Scrum team. You can earn the Scrum Alliance coveted Advanced CSM (A-CSM) certification by completing this course.

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Amazing Stories!

We’ll teach you the skills you need to write user stories that will help your development teams deliver more valuable content to your customers.

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Basic Agile and Scrum Fundamentals

Learn the basics of Agile Development, how Scrum supports an organization that wants to become more AGILE, and the nut and bolts of Scrum: how does it work, why does it work, and what do you need to do to get the most out of Scrum.

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The Leadership Edge

Update your leadership skills to keep up with a rapidly changing world. Learn how to improve employee engagement, psychological safety, emotional intelligence, and much more in this 24 week intensive leadership training program.

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Scrum Framework Quick Guide

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Swipe this FREE DOWNLOAD for a Scrum framework overview.

Normally available ONLY to Artisan students, we’re offering this handy guide to you for a limited time!

Certification Guarantee

We’re so confident in our training techniques that if you don’t pass the Certification Test on either of your two attempts that are included with your course, we’ll work with you to help you understand where you went wrong, and we’ll pay for you to re-take the test again and again until you pass.

We’ve offered this guarantee for several years, but nobody’s ever had to take us up on it!

Our Course Formats

We offer three different ways to complete courses:


Attend live in-person courses at specified venues throughout the nation to learn while experiencing the benefits of group synergy and camaraderie.

Course Locations

Live Virtual

Attend live virtual courses via Zoom and enjoy real-time interaction with the instructor and other students without having to travel.

Course Schedule

Artisan Academy

OnDemand access to materials and pre-recorded videos for self-paced course completion from anywhere via our Artisan Academy portal.

Artisan Academy

Upcoming Classes

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training | Live Virtual – Eastern Time

October 25 @ 9:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training | Live Virtual – Pacific Time

November 8 @ 9:00 am - November 9 @ 5:00 pm PST

Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) Training | Live Virtual – Central Time

November 8 @ 9:00 am - November 9 @ 5:00 pm CST

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training | Live Virtual – Eastern Time

December 8 @ 9:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm EST

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Here’s what some of our clients had to say about us:

“I took a Scrum Master course and was completely impressed. Agile and Scrum are concepts that do not exist in a vacuum. Without real business contexts, and especially real software development experience, Agile doesn’t mean much. It was Jim’s ability to teach the material with his finger always on best practices that made the class a home run.”

Pete Lunenfeld, Executive V.P., Registry Monitoring Insurance Services, Inc.

“I recently took the Certified ScrumMaster class. Not only did our instructor thoroughly understand the course material and knows how to teach it well but he also has many real-world examples to further enhance one’s learning. I really enjoyed the class and learned a lot!”

Barbara Kroczak, Senior Program Manager, Riverbed Technology

“CSM training with Artisan was the best training that I have ever taken. The class was lively and interactive. They covered Agile fundamentals and material relevant to the CSM exam. They were not hesitant to take questions and had lots of examples from real world experience. I passed the CSM exam with an almost perfect score without help from any other sources.”

Farhan Hamlani, Information Technology, E*TRADE Financial Corporation

“I had the pleasure of attending a 2-day seminar on Agile and it was fantastic. If you are looking to improve your understanding of Agile from someone who has done it (not just someone who read it) for years, Artisan is the one. I have attended many other seminars but none as plain and simple. Most coaches add an unnatural aura to Agile as if it were some mystic and ancient magic. Artisan presents these concepts in a dispassionate yet highly precise manner.”

Bhagavan Jalli, Director of Design, Innominds

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