DASM 2-Day Training (July 6-7 8:30am-4:30pm Eastern)
Being more agile and being more productive are vital skill sets in today’s world. To succeed, you need an agile mindset, combined with leadership and team management skills, within the context of your organization and its culture. The Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) training and certification provides tools and strategies to help you lead an agile team, influence stakeholders, and manage risks. Using real-world agile strategies, you will learn how to tailor your team’s Way of Working (WoW) to optimize productivity while continuously improving.
This 2-day, 14 hour, DASM training course is designed to set a strong yet agnostic foundation for agile including: Kanban, SAFe®, Scrum, and Lean, all rounded off with the Disciplined Agile practice. Join MAGI to reiMAGIning your future, while learning multiple approaches to agile, as you apply the “freedom to choose” with Disciplined Agile’s Way of Working. Content is based on the Choose your WoW: Disciplined Agile Delivery Handbook for Optimizing Ways of Working, and it provides guided continuous improvement for teams looking to become effective at software delivery using Agile techniques.
The nine lessons in this course covers all aspects of Disciplined Agile, from conceptual level, content organization, roles and team structures, as well as concepts like eliminating waste, cost of delay, quality, rapid feedback and response, and the role of management. It is important to note that Choosing Your “Way of Working” has been vetted by Scott Ambler and Mark Lines through their years of research and implementation of Disciplined Agile. Upon completion of this workshop, you will know what you need to do to finalize your preparations to become DASM certified.
Course length: 14 hours
Instructors – Beth Ouellette
PDU’s 14: Technical-7, Leadership-7
What You Will Learn
- To apply foundational agile and lean practices
- To describe and apply the DA Mindset
- To describe and apply the DA principles, promises, and guidelines
- To understand and clarify team roles and responsibilities
- To understand and select which life cycle is most appropriate for your team
- To describe techniques appropriate for each of the 4 phases
- To describe how to create the environment within which flow of value can be achieved
- To determine the steps required to achieve business agility and what it takes within an organization
- To apply the 5-Steps to Choose Your WoW.
- To choose the appropriate practices and techniques given your working environment to continuously improve your WoW
- To define and understand the principles of Lean
- To understand the importance of resilience as a DASM
DASM Course Audience
Candidates are from all levels of the organizations and all perspectives of agile knowledge and understanding. For example, executives who wish to use Disciplined Agile as a business transformation vehicle will gain insights and ideas. Functional managers, mid-level managers, Portfolio and Program managers of teams who wish to create more effective agile applications within and across their teams will find value. Team leads, project managers, SCRUM Masters, and team members seeking to improve their application of agile on a day-to-day basis will have new tools and techniques they can immediately apply.
Also those who are looking to see if DA is the right approach to bring into your organization join us for these days and use the course progression to plan your internal agile strategy. Whether you have lots, some, or no agile knowledge and experience you will gain insights and new approaches to agile ways of working.
Strong knowledge of how to apply DA on your teams and programs. Becoming part of a connected community for Guided Continuous Improvement.
Personalized coaching from your instructor and post-class meet-ups facilitated at the class member’s request.
Plus, exclusive access to MAGI's Assets for DASM Exam prep.
Total PDU’s 14
All levels welcome. No prior certifications or experience is required.
For use during the course, students must already own (or purchase) a copy of the book Choose Your WoW!: A Disciplined Agile Delivery Handbook for Optimizing Your Way of Working (WoW) by Scott Ambler & Mark Lines. This book is a PMI member benefit and is downloadable by all Current PMI members for no additional charge.
Instructor - Beth Ouellette and Cindy Briney
Beth is the Founder and CEO of The Ouellette Group, LLC, and the visionary behind MAGI-DA a specialized practice of The Ouellette Group solely focused on Disciplined Agile training, and she has personally trained over 100 candidates for the DA Certification path. Beth’s global experience in helping organizations create a better way of working to achieve their strategic goals will bring to life the practices and principles of Choosing Your WoW. Beth is a Certified Disciplined Agile Instructor and Certified Disciplined Agile Coach and excited to be a part of your journey and help create your future story. MAGI is an Approved Training Provider (ATP) of PMI. Beth is the first PMI Fellow AND Disciplined Agile Coach!
Cindy has held executive positions in Information Technology for large organizations supporting global operations, Compliance Systems, and Business Analytics for both structured and unstructured data. She moved into the Non-Profit sector to assist them in their Application Portfolio Transformations. She has worked using multiple life cycles during her career including introducing and applying Agile practices to end users and technical teams. Cindy immediately saw the value of letting the teams choose their way of working with DA. She is delighted to be part of MAGI and contribute to the education and continuous improvement of our growing community. Cindy has a master’s from Boston University in Project Management; she holds PMP, DASM, DASSM designations.
Certification Exam and DASM Coaching
The DASM Certification test fee is included in the registration fee. The assessment is a non-proctored, online test.
As a value add we include an optional coaching opportunity for each participant to help map your strategy in preparation for the exam. This is an opportunity to work with the Instructor to ensure you are prepared for the exam.
About Disciplined Agile (DA)
Disciplined Agile (DA) is a process-decision tool kit that provides straightforward guidance to help people, teams, and organizations to streamline their processes in a context-sensitive manner.
DA provides a solid foundation for business agility by showing how the various activities such as Solution Delivery (software development), IT Operations, Enterprise Architecture, Portfolio Management, Security, Finance, Vendor Management, and many others work together. DA also describes what these activities should address, provides a range of options for doing so, and describes the trade-offs associated with each option.
DASM 4-Day Course is listed at USD $900
Please note: Course tuition is non-refundable, though it is transferrable to a future date.
Disclaimer: This course is licensed by PMI to MAGI, and all updates, changes, corrections will be solely owned by PMI. As such, the materials, information, and exam parameters are subject to change at the sole discretion of PMI.
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