This course assists team-level Scrum Masters to become great coaches and to facilitate the Lean-Agile approach that teams should be using: Skills, behaviors, understanding, continuous improvement, and collaboration skills.

There are 13 sections in the course, each focused on one aspect of coaching for Lean-Agile teams. Each section has a set of readings and videos that cover the topic. Then there is an assignment that helps students learn by doing and discussing what they have learned with other students in the course and with Net Objectives consultants.

For more information about the course, see the course description page on

Relevant resources and support for your coaching

  • Expand your understanding

    Skills, behaviors, understanding, continuous improvement, and collaboration skills.

  • Discussions

    Discussions with fellow coaches and instructors to compare ideas and share insights

  • Learn by doing

    Each week, an assignment helps you learn by trying a specific exercise within your own context.

Course curriculum

Regular pricing

Regular pricing offers access to all resources as well as Net Objectives Premium Content.

Special pricing available

Special pricing is available for organizations and groups. Residents of India can get a discounted price of US$295.

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Take a test drive

Try the sample lessons. Then enroll in the course to deepen your skills as a Scrum Master


  • Al Shalloway

    CEO and Founder

    Al Shalloway

    Al  Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Net Objectives. With over 40 years  of experience, Al is an industry thought leader in Lean, Kanban, product  portfolio management,  SAFe, Scrum and agile design. He helps companies transition to Lean and  Agile methods enterprise-wide as well teaches courses in these areas. Al is a SAFe Program Consultant. He was the co-founder of Lean Kanban  University and the Lean Systems Society of which he is a former board  member. Al has developed training and coaching methods for Lean-Agile  that have helped Net Objectives' clients achieve long-term, sustainable  productivity gains. He is a popular speaker at prestigious conferences  worldwide. Al is the primary author of Design Patterns Explained, Essential Skills for the Agile Developer, Lean-Agile Software Development, the Lean-Agile Pocket Guide for Scrum Teams, and The Leanban Primer. Al has worked in dozens of industries over his career. He has a  Masters in Computer Science from M.I.T. and a Masters in Mathematics  from Emory University.
  • Luniel de Beer

    Senior Consultant

    Luniel de Beer

    As a former Product Manager, Luniel is passionate about helping clients achieve Business Agility and institute Agile Product Management. Applying his expertise, he helps organizations develop their own ability to respond to changes in a timely manner, while consistently meeting customer and stakeholder expectations, and doing so at a sustainable pace; identify and realize thin slices of business value; and preserve and curate the knowledge that drives the creation and maintenance of its business capabilities, and the software and technology that enables it.

Bonus material

Here is some free stuff you get with this course

  • Free LinkedIn certification

    Showcase your achievement with certification linked to your personal LinkedIn account.

  • Premium content

    Get access to the Premium Content section of the Net Objectives portal including templates, discussion forums, and special articles.

What else you need to know

  • All courses taught by industry thought leaders and published authors..

  • Learn at your own pace.

  • Learn by doing in your own context.

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