Course Description

Essential skills for Scrum Masters, agile coaches, leaders and managers to create effective, motivated teams.

The best Scrum Masters magnify their team’s productivity. They inspire their teams to always be better, always be learning, and always solve issues before they become problems.

They cultivate collaboration, not competitiveness. They help everyone combine their diverse talents and skills into innovative solutions and better products.

Great leaders aren’t born, they're grown. They cultivate their own skills over time. That’s why we designed this course: to help you become the great leader you’re destined to be.

What You'll Learn

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Be a better leader
  • Facilitate more effective, shorter meetings
  • Give actionable feedback
  • Build trust and respect within your team
  • Recognise your own strengths and weaknesses, and improve on them

Created by Karen Greaves and Samantha Laing of Growing Agile, this course is infused by more than 25 years of experience in software development, from testing to managing, plus 15 years in agile software development.

Topics Covered

This course will show you how you can make small changes to become a servant leader and become a great Scrum Master:

  • Become aware of how you impact people
  • Build trust on a team
  • Discover a model to give feedback
  • Learn facilitation tips to make a meeting valuable
  • Uncover the art of listening
  • Know how being detached helps your team
  • Excel your learning and growth as a Scrum Master

What You Get

Each section of this course includes:

  • Exercises to help you apply your learning
  • Additional resources to explore the topic further
  • A practical technique you can use right away
  • A learning challenge to take your knowledge to the next level

Go through the material on your own time and at your own pace. The recommended way to get the most from this course is to focus on one topic per week, setting aside three hours for learning and application.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is right for you if:

  • You are a Scrum Master who is struggling to understand what your job is
  • You want to lead your team without using command-and-control techniques
  • You would like to adopt more of a coaching mindset when working with your teams
  • You would like to improve your relationship with your team

Become a great servant leader. Start learning the skills necessary by enrolling in Advanced Scrum Master: Become a Servant Leader today.

Agile Coaches and Trainers

Samantha Laing & Karen Greaves

Together we have a combined 25+ years in software development, ranging from development to testing to managing. Of these, more than 15 years have been dedicated to our combined passion for agile software development. We are committed to continuously learn and grow our skills through conferences, reading, blogging and local community groups. Our goal is to keep growing agile!

Course curriculum


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Quick, easy and informative

Rita Beck

This course is easy to understand some of the more complex aspects of human nature and team interactions. The content that was given made me think deeper....

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This course is easy to understand some of the more complex aspects of human nature and team interactions. The content that was given made me think deeper. Examples of how the coursework can be implemented helped a lot. The additional readings will keep me busy for a while! Thank you for creating a course that makes Servant Leadership more exciting.

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Jella Eifler

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