September 25 - 09:00 am


September 26 - 05:00 pm

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Hyperdrive Agile Leadership, Powered by Bratton & Co.


Santa Monica (TBD)

Santa Monica, CA 90410

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90410

Earn your Certified ScrumMaster® from the Founder of the Toyota Connected Agile Academy, Nigel Thurlow!


Nigel has taught and coached in notable companies such as GE, Bose, 3M, Microsoft, and MIT, and as of 2019 he has trained over 5000 people in Scrum and Agile techniques


He is the creator of Scrum The Toyota Way, an approach that blends the deep teachings of Toyota and the Toyota Production System with Complexity Theory and the Scrum Framework. An Organizational Theorist, International Keynote Speaker, Continuous Improvement Leader, Agile and Scrum Expert, and The Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected; he is an internationally recognized industry expert on Lean and Agile approaches and is leveraging the power of The Toyota Production System and The Toyota Way to enhance and develop Agility in Lean Product Development.

Nigel led the successful transformation at 3M Healthcare Information Systems, and was a principal trainer and coach at Scrum Inc together with the co-creator of Scrum. He currently holds the Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) designation from, and is the first trainer to have ever been certified to teach Scrum by both the creators of Scrum.

Course Overview

This course will feature case studies, games and interactive exercises that will teach you how to accelerate your Scrum practice. Upon successful completion of this course, you will:

  • Be prepared to pass the Certified ScrumMaster test (new and revised for 2019)

  • Be qualified to lead teams in any environment or industry as a Scrum Master

  • Have the opportunity to network with industry leaders and Agile professionals

  • Have access to a 2-year membership with Scrum Alliance

  • Have access to membership benefits to join local user groups, online social networks, and additional member-only resources.

  • Be able to use a specially designed logo to highlight your newly-earned CSM credentials.

PDU and SEU Credits: This course provides 16 SEUs of the 70 needed for the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification. This course also earns 16 PMI PDUs and 16 needed for the PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification and PMP certification.


CSM Certification

After successful completion of the 2-day Certified ScrumMaster course, students are eligible to take the CSM Assessment Exam online through the Scrum Alliance. The course fee includes the cost of the exam (the link will be emailed to you shortly upon successful completion of class) and a two-year membership to the Scrum Alliance.


Class Information

  • Length: 2-days, with a break for lunch. Light breakfast and morning/afternoon snacks are provided.

  • Attendance: Instructors expect attendees to participate for the full two days of class and are unable to certify students who miss more than one hour of class. If you anticipate that you may miss more than one hour, please contact your instructor in advance to discuss your situation and determine if rescheduling the class is the best option.


Group Discounts

Thinking about getting the whole team involved? The more the merrier! Email to request discounts available for groups!



What should I bring to the event?

Everything you will need for class will be provided, so just bring yourself!

Please note: Use of phones and laptops may be used during breaks, but we kindly ask that you refrain from using them while class is in session.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email all questions to:


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes! You are allowed one transfer, but it must be to the same class type and can only be transferred for the next upcoming class.


What is the cancellation policy?

If you cancel more than 14 days before the start of the course, you will receive a 90% refund. Cancelling before 7 days of the course will result in credit towards a future course (no cash value). All cancellation requests must be emailed to


This Scrum Alliance CSM course is produced by Hyperdrive Agile, an official Registered Education Provider for the Scrum Alliance.  Hyperdrive Agile is a leading Agile management consultancy focused on supporting Fortune 100 to startup enterprises build agility and high-performing teams.