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Disciplined Agile Scrum Master® (DASM) is a Course

Disciplined Agile Scrum Master® (DASM)

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Overview of the Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM)

Is your team treading water using waterfall? Do you feel trapped in an agile framework? Would you like to find solutions to the problems you’ve been wrestling with? Are you looking for ways to enhance your team’s agility?

Whether you are new to agile or an experienced professional, the Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) certification is an opportunity to expand and improve your agile toolkit to focus on all options and associated trade-offs of critical decisions to your project. Through this training and certification, individuals and teams are better equipped to implement strategies from Scrum, SAFe, Kanban, Agile Modeling, Extreme Programming, Agile Data, and many other approaches in a manner which are tailorable and scalable.

DASM is endorsed credential of the Project Management Institute® (PMI), Inc. Learn more about the DASM certification Project Management Institute website.

What is Disciplined Agile (DA)?

“True business agility comes from freedom, not frameworks.” DA is an agnostic toolkit that harnesses a world of agile practices to guide you to the best way of working for your team or organization.

What is Displined Agile?

Why become DASM certified?

Break free from your old ways by choosing a way of working that fits your team’s context. Find strategies to improve your processes and strengthen your team with the Disciplined Agile tool kit.
Disciplined Agile Scrum Master is an instructor-led course that shows you how to use Disciplined Agile (DA) to improve your team’s way of working. In just a few sessions, you’ll become familiar with foundational agile and lean practices that DA supports, practice using the tool kit to solve problems, and learn how to build high-performance teams.
Filled with activities, animations, supplemental reading, and more, this course will prepare you to take the Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) exam and, equally important, start using Disciplined Agile immediately.

Learning Objectives for Disciplined Agile Scrum Master

  1. Describe the significance of the Disciplined Agile Mindset.
  2. Describe what business agility is and how it is core to value proposition of Disciplined Agile.
  3. Define the eight DA principles and how they are core to what sets Disciplined Agile apart from other agile framework.
  4. Determine which situations each of the DA life cycles is best applied.
  5. Describe the significance of the Disciplined Agile Mindset.
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  1. Apply the DA Practice of choosing a team's way of working (WoW).
  2. Describe the foundations of Agile.
  3. Private group or customized training options
  4. Describe the significance of the Disciplined Agile Mindset.
  5. Explain how people are organized into DA teams.
  6. Define the primary DA roles and how they each are key to the success of a self-organizing agile team.
  7. Explain how to help your team work well together (Lean principle “Respect people”).
  8. Describe the significance of the Disciplined Agile Mindset.
  9. Describe the inception phase and why it is important.
  10. Discuss how to use the DA tool kit to tailor your way of working within a select phase according to context.
  11. Describe Agile techniques and ceremonies relevant to Inception.
  12. Describe the significance of the Disciplined Agile Mindset.
  13. Describe the Construction phase and why it is important.
  14. Discuss how to use the DA tool kit to tailor your way of working within a select phase according to context.
  15. Describe Agile techniques and ceremonies that take place during Construction.
  16. Explain how to Eliminate Waste and Build Quality In (Lean principles).
  17. Explain how to Deliver Value Quickly (Lean principle).
  18. Describe the Transition phase and why it is important.
  19. Discuss how to use the DA tool kit to tailor your way of working within a select phase according to context.
  20. Describe the significance of the Disciplined Agile Mindset.
  21. Describe the Ongoing phase and why it is important.
  22. Discuss how to use the DA tool kit to tailor your way of working within a select phase according to context.
  23. Explain how to Learn Pragmatically (Lean principle).
  24. Explain the elements of the process blade (onion) diagram.
  25. List and define the principles of Lean.
  26. Recognize when to be resilient.

Audience

  • Project managers, program managers, and project team members
  • Agile professionals, Scrum Masters, and aspiring agile professionals
  • Business analysts and data analysts
  • Product owners and product managers
  • Customers and stakeholders

Need Group or Custom Training?

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Course Instructors

Barbee Davis

barbee davis imageBarbee Davis, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, DASM, DASSM, DAC, and CDAI, ICP-MKG, ICP-PO, CSCS, and CHP, owns Davis Consulting, an Authorized Training Center for PMI, and is a published author, speaker, writer of training materials and an innovator in presentation-skill workshops, PMP, PMI-ACP, and Disciplined Agile classes. Her experience is in government, education, healthcare, banking, IT, and construction, plus others. She worked for 15 years as a consultant and R.E.P. Quality Reviewer for PMI.
Barbee latest book, “Agile Practices for Waterfall Projects: Shifting Processes for Competitive Advantage” is available on Amazon.com. You may also know her from, “97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know”, or “Quick Quizzes for Project Managers”. Twice a month look for her feature, Topic Teasers, in the online PMI publication projectmanagement.com. Barbee is sought after as an international speaker and trainer. She teaches PMP® Certification Prep, PMI-ACP® Certification Prep, and all of the new and innovative Disciplined Agile PMI classes in a fun and easy to understand and apply methodology. Don’t settle for an ordinary class when you could be a part of something special.