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Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM) Certification

Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM) Certification

Receive a Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM) Certification with Our Interactive Online Course

Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM) Overview

This is a 2-day instructor-led course that teaches you how to use Disciplined Agile (DA) to improve your way of working and deliver results for your organization. You will become familiar with foundational agile and lean practices, and the DA tool kit—a comprehensive library of practices and strategies with fit-for-context advice on the advantages and disadvantages of each—to solve your delivery challenges. Disciplined Agile frees you from any single agile framework or approach by introducing you to over 1,000 proven practices from frameworks, including Scrum, Kanban, SAFe®, XP, and many more.

Who Will Benefit From This Course?

Participants new to agile, as well as experienced practitioners looking to develop their agile knowledge further. Scrum Masters looking to advance their career to include team coaching. Teams looking to find better ways of approaching their work while staying within an agile way of working.

DASM Training and Certification Benefits

  • Understand the Disciplined Agile mindset and its underlying principles, such as pragmatism, the power of choice, and adapting to your context.
  • Learn about the fundamentals of agile and lean and how to use both approaches effectively.
  • Explore multiple leading agile and lean approaches like Scrum, Kanban, SAFe®, and more.
  • Understand how to put these strategies into action on your agile team and ensure effective implementation.
  • Learn how to apply the DA tool kit to discover the best way of working (WoW) for you and your agile team in your unique situation.
  • Be prepared to take the Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) Certification exam. Your exam fee is included in your tuition.

Course Outline

The course is structured as follows:

  • Lesson 1 - Agile review
  • Lesson 2 - Beyond agile – Value streams
  • Lesson 3 - Building a Disciplined Agile team
  • Lesson 4 - Choose your WoW
  • Lesson 5 - Tailoring your practices, Inception
  • Lesson 6 - Tailoring your practices, Construction
  • Lesson 7 - Tailoring your practices, Transition
  • Lesson 8 - Tailoring your practices, Ongoing
  • Lesson 9 - Manage influences outside of your team

Course Prerequisites

The DASM course is open to anyone; however, it is particularly relevant to students with a background in agile and Scrum. If you do not have an agile background, we suggest you read the 2020 Scrum Guide written by Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber before attending the class.

Certification Process and Other Credits

Your exam fee is included in your tuition, and information on scheduling your exam is provided by PMI approximately 2 business days after the workshop. You have 30 days to take the exam online after your training is complete. PMI will send you an email confirming your test is available. Certification is granted after you pass the exam. Earn 14 PDUs.

Embark on Your Agile Journey

Start today, become a certified Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM), and be the catalyst for change and innovation your organization needs!

Unleash the potential of your project team and navigate the ever-evolving project management landscape with ease and confidence. Do you feel shackled by traditional methodologies? Is your team yearning for a dynamic, adaptable approach that empowers them to optimize their performance? Are you ready to revolutionize your project management approach and become a Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM)?

Dive into the world of Disciplined Agile (DA), a comprehensive tool kit that provides strategic guidance, enabling individuals, teams, and organizations to streamline their processes in a context-sensitive manner. This engaging and interactive course is packed with practical activities, dynamic animations, and invaluable supplemental reading to enrich your learning experience.

This course is not merely about preparing you for the DASM exam; it is designed to equip you with the practical skills and knowledge to implement Disciplined Agile immediately and effectively, thereby fostering an environment of business agility in your organization.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • Leverage foundational agile and lean practices in your unique team setting.
  • Understand the essence of business agility and its role in enhancing the value proposition of Disciplined Agile.
  • Comprehend the unique attributes of the Disciplined Agile Mindset and the principles, promises, and guidelines that set it apart from other agile frameworks.
  • Organize people into effective DA teams and identify the roles critical for the success of a self-organizing agile team.
  • Foster a collaborative and respectful work environment by applying the Lean principle of "Respect people."
  • Analyze your team's context to make informed process-related decisions and select the best-fit DA life cycles for your teams.
  • Apply the five DA steps of choosing your team's way of working (WoW) and employ relevant agile and lean techniques to initiate, support, and continuously improve your team.
  • Recognize when resilience is required and understand the principles of Lean.

Beyond this, our course package includes an official DASM exam voucher, live online training via Zoom, and a certificate of achievement upon completion.

Whether you're an agile novice with 0-3 years of experience or a seasoned professional, this course will provide you with the tools to get started with Disciplined Agile, enhancing your team's performance through effective implementation of various agile and lean techniques.

Education Requirements

  • No formal education required

Experience Requirements

  • None

Certification Maintenance Requirements

  • Must earn 7 PDUs in agile topics per one-year cycle to maintain certification.

Exam Information

  • 90 minutes, 50 questions, multiple choice, online, non-proctored

Embark on your journey to become a certified Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) today and be the catalyst for change and innovation your organization needs!

Where is this course held?

This course is hosted live, online, over Zoom.  Click here to read the technical requirements.

Your instructor: Jon Jorgensen

With our seasoned instructor, Jon Jorgensen, you're in great hands.

In the neon-lit sprawl of an unsettling future, where shadows dance with flickering uncertainty, Jon Jorgensen emerges as a master of agile prowess. For three decades, he has traversed realms that defy convention, seamlessly blending the fragmented worlds of IT, R&D, Game Development, Accounting & Finance, and countless more. A visionary navigator of the apocalyptic storm, he has cast his enigmatic influence upon the domains of Marketing and Sales, Legal Practice, and even the treacherous corridors of Corporate Governance.

With an indomitable spirit that reverberates through the crumbling walls, Jon stands as a luminary, illuminating the path forward for organizations of every size and nation. He dismantles the chains of conventional thinking, liberating the intellectual prowess and creative fire that burns within the courageous souls who stride alongside him. You, dear reader, may be one of these brave few, as customers, colleagues, or constituents, whose destinies are forever intertwined with the relentless pursuit of prosperity.

But how does this maverick conjure such miracles? Through the symphony of collaboration, where each voice is elevated to its rightful place. Jon unleashes the dormant power that courses through your veins, an alchemist channeling the extraordinary capabilities that lay hidden within. Like a bloodhound in a labyrinth, he uncovers the elusive, the unseen, and the seemingly impossible. His unwavering dedication unearths solutions from the depths of chaos, forever transcending the boundaries of what is deemed attainable.

Yet amidst the chaos, Jon remains a maestro of joy. With laughter echoing through the fractured cityscapes, he harmonizes with friends and family, an oasis of mirth in the desolate expanse of Southern California. With an unwavering spirit, he applauds those who dare to seek solace in the midst of chaos, becoming a beacon of hope in a world on the brink. A visionary of the surreal, traversing hazy realms, Jon Jorgensen encapsulates a spirit that defies the odds, propelling others towards a brighter horizon.

Jon currently has or has held the following certifications:

PMI Authorized Training Partner Instructor
ICAgile Authorized Instructor
SAFe Practitioner Consultant
Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT)
OpenSpace Agility Trainer
Scrum Foundations Educator
Certified Team Coach (CTC)
XSCALE Business Agility Coach
ICAgile Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC)
Kanban Management Professional (KMP)
Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)
Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
Certified Kanban Ace (CKA)
Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (PMI-DASSM)
Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (PMI-DASM)
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP)
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
Professional Scrum Master I, II, and III (PSM III)
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
Licensed facilitator of the Agile Fluency Game
Scaled Agile Framework Practitioner (SP)
Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner
Certified LeSS Practitioner (CLP)
Certified Aware Leader
Certified Agile Leader (CAL1)

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