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CSP Fast Pass Founder to Speak at Agile Connect Porto on January 31st

Lisbon, Portugal (January 2018) - Carlton Nettleton, Certified Scrum Trainer® and President of Look Forward Consulting, is pleased to announce he will be speaking at the Agile Connect Porto meet-up on January 31, 2018 at 6:45 p.m.  His interactive topic will be “Learning from Product Failure to Achieve New Product Success!”  His discussion will share the story of [...]

By | 2018-01-10T06:16:12+00:00 January 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on CSP Fast Pass Founder to Speak at Agile Connect Porto on January 31st

Coaching Fundamentals + 12 Simple Coaching Techniques

Coaching is a distinct and powerful skill from the eight other essential skills of a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).  Because coaching is an overloaded word in the English language, let me provide some guidance to describe what I mean when I am referring to coaching. For me, a coach is a person who applies specific techniques [...]

By | 2017-10-06T07:38:08+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Agile Leadership, Coaching|Comments Off on Coaching Fundamentals + 12 Simple Coaching Techniques

IMPORTANT Application Deadline Announced by Scrum Alliance!!!

For those of you working towards your CSP certification under the current Scrum Alliance program, the Scrum Alliance has recently announced the DEADLINE of December 31, 2017, if you intend to submit your application for consideration under the existing program. If you have already started your progress towards the CSP certification, you may want to [...]

By | 2017-09-27T11:56:01+00:00 September 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on IMPORTANT Application Deadline Announced by Scrum Alliance!!!

The Eight Hats of the Certified Scrum Professional

Back in 2012, I worked with a colleague to develop a new course for ScrumMasters (and other Agile change agents).  Our goal was to figure out a way to support learners on a progressive educational journey from ScrumMaster to Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).  While the specific offering we developed did not make much of an [...]

By | 2017-10-06T06:37:05+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Agile Leadership|Comments Off on The Eight Hats of the Certified Scrum Professional

Do You Have Question About the CSP Program Changes?

May 25th, 2017 San Diego, CA & Cary, NC - at the recent Scrum Gathering California, the Director of Education at the Scrum Alliance, Lisa Reeder, previewed an update to the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification.  Based on industry trends, member needs and the work of a specially formed Scrum Team of Certified Scrum Trainers, Certified Enterprise Coaches and [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:21:20+00:00 May 25th, 2017|CSP Fast Pass, Press Release|Comments Off on Do You Have Question About the CSP Program Changes?

Feeling Like There Is No Hope Left?

Then play Fearless Journey, a game to restore your hope in the power of Scrum and Agile.  In my last post, I introduced the game Fearless Journey and shared how on goal of this game is to discover a new transformational reality for the players.  The power of Fearless Journey is that it allows us to engage [...]

By | 2017-05-31T10:35:43+00:00 April 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Feeling Like There Is No Hope Left?

Can a CSP Really Work Miracles?

"That is nice a idea to try, but don't expect anyone outside your group to do it." "I would do it, but our company has already adopted X, so there is no use in trying." "There is just not enough time in this release to try something new.  Let's do that later." At some point [...]

By | 2017-05-31T10:30:13+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Coaching, News|Comments Off on Can a CSP Really Work Miracles?

4 Ways to Earn a Scrum Certification Online

As a completely online education program, CSP Fast Pass has four options designed to support your educational and professional needs in a way that conveniently fits into your schedule.  Let's review all of these options in more detail so you will understand the key differences available for you. Solo Journey: this is the base package of CSP Fast [...]

By | 2017-02-05T10:30:47+00:00 February 6th, 2017|CSP Fast Pass, News|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Earn a Scrum Certification Online

Earn an Online Scrum Certification with CSP Fast Pass

February 1st, 2017 San Diego, CA & Cary, NC – beginning this month, CSP Fast Pass will offer the only completely online, advanced Scrum certification taught by two Certified Scrum Trainers®, Carlton Nettleton and Jason Tanner.  This on-demand program will equip you with the practical knowledge and crucial skills that will help you, your team and your [...]

By | 2017-02-04T16:31:58+00:00 February 1st, 2017|CSP Fast Pass, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Earn an Online Scrum Certification with CSP Fast Pass

Great Feedback from Inaugural Expedition

September 30, 2016 - San Diego, CA.  Last week, the participants from the  very first CSP Fast Pass expedition came together to close their Agile journey together.  In addition to taking time to learn new techniques around Powerful Questions and continuing to enhance their coaching skills with a Coaching Dojo, the learners completed a short Retrospective on the CSP Fast Pass [...]

By | 2017-02-01T11:06:26+00:00 December 30th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Great Feedback from Inaugural Expedition