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Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) Certification

DASM provides a wholistic knowledge about the Scrum and Lean cycle and lays the foundations of Scrum and Lean to be used in Agile projects. It lays the foundations for Scrum and Lean and gives a perspective the relevance and context in today’s dynamic and ever changing world.

Disciplined Agile

5 Certifications

Pre & Post Training Support

100 %

Methodology

Game-Based

In-House Instructors

3 Experts

Modes Of Learning

  • Online Learning

    Interact with the instructor and the participants on a live basis, but through online medium.

Course Details

Certified Discipline Agilist Scrum Master (DASM) is a new recognition in the world of Agile. It gives the lethal combination of Scrum, Lean and Disciplined Agile concepts in a single class, which makes implementation of Agile in your workplace more effective.

It encompasses the entire Agile landscape currently available and provides options and trade-offs to bring agility to your business. It has been observed that many of the Agile practices may not be relevant because every team is unique and every situation is unique.

As a Certified Disciplined Agilist Scrum Master (DASM), you are equipped with the knowledge of different Agile life cycles and understand the context wherein which lifecycle will be more applicable. Further, as a toolkit, it provides a tool-kit with varied options for your projects to take decisions so that your project brings value in the quickest possible time in a cost effective manner.

ProThoughts’ Game-based Curated Disciplined Agilist Workshop:

ProThoughts is proud to be among the very first partners of Disciplined Agile in India. ProThoughts brings its own in-house expertise to help organizations and practitioners to bring agility in their workplace and businesses.

ProThoughts is known for its quality workshops with superior material and its’ own ‘Game based Interactive” methodology. We will continue with the same tradition and provide a unique experience to our customers through our Disciplined Agile workshops.

ProThoughts will offer 3 modes of learning for their Disciplined Agile courses which will be Online, Classroom and Virtual. It will also provide Corporate Training for its privileged corporate clients with customized content.

    1. The re-test fee is $150 USD + applicable taxes, in-case you are unable to pass the exam on your first try, which is payable via PayPal or credit card.

Once you have passed the test, your DASM designation is valid for a 1 year period.

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Steps to Becoming a Certified Disciplined Agilist Scrum Master (CDASM)

Step #1: Learn About Disciplined Agile

  • Attend ProThoughts workshop with DA tool-kit material and ProThoughts curated material to become a Certified Discipline Agilist Scrum Master.

ProThoughts’ Game-based Curated Disciplined Agilist Scrum Master Workshop:

ProThoughts is proud to be among the very first partners and the only Premier Partner of Disciplined Agile in India. ProThoughts brings its own in-house expertise to help organizations and practitioners to bring agility in their workplace and businesses.

ProThoughts is known for its quality workshops with superior material and its’ own ‘Game based Interactive” methodology. We will continue with the same tradition and provide a unique experience to our customers through our Disciplined Agile workshops.

ProThoughts will offer 3 modes of learning for their Disciplined Agile courses which will be Online, Classroom and Virtual. It will also provide Corporate Training for its privileged corporate clients with customized content.

Workshop Agenda:

The workshop will be a 2 day course.

Disciplined Agile Scrum Master is a nine-lesson, instructor-led course that shows you how to use Disciplined Agile (DA) to improve your team’s way of working. In just two days, 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

  • Describe the significance of the Disciplined Agile Mindset
  • Describe what business agility is and how it is core to value proposition of Disciplined Agile
  • Define the eight DA principles and how they are core to what sets Disciplined Agile apart from other agile frameworks
  • Determine which situations each of the DA life cycles is best applied
  • Apply the DA Practice of choosing a team’s way of working (WoW)
  • Describe the foundations of Agile
  • Explain how people are organized into DA teams
  • Define the primary DA roles and how they each are key to the success of a self-organizing agile team
  • Explain how to help your team work well together (Lean principle “Respect people”)
  • Describe the inception phase and why it is important
  • Describe Agile techniques and ceremonies relevant to Inception
  • Describe the Construction phase and why it is important.
  • Discuss how to use the DA tool kit to tailor your way of working within a select phase according to context
  • Describe Agile techniques and ceremonies that take place during Construction
  • Explain how to Eliminate Waste and Build Quality In (Lean principles)
  • Explain how to Deliver Value Quickly (Lean principle)
  • Describe the Transition phase and why it is important.
  • Describe the Ongoing phase and why it is important.
  • Explain how to Learn Pragmatically (Lean principle)
  • Explain the elements of the process blade (onion) diagram List and define the principles of Lean
  • Describe how resiliency supports lean thinking – Recognize when to be resilient

ProThoughts Study Material:

  • Standard PMI DASM Deck
  • Extensive Games based learning
  • 3 Mock Tests to clear exams
  • Detailed Mind Maps
  • Supplementary Material to understand concepts and clear exams
  • Post Training Support
  • Extensive Content written by our Experts
  • Extensive Webinar Access
  • Recorded Sessions Access

Who should attend:

This workshop is designed for individuals who:

  1. Are experienced with Agile and who would like to move their career to the next level.
  2. Want to build a career in Agile.
  3. Want to know more about Agile
  4. Any stakeholder who interacts with Agile projects in their business environment
  5. Are interested in learning Agile methodology.
  6. Want to take their 1st step in Agile.

Step #2: Take the Certification Test

The test would be of 50 multiple selection questions based solely on material from the workshop and book Choose Your WoW! To pass the test you will need to have read the book and attended the workshop.

  • The information regarding the exam will be sent to you after you have completed the workshop.
  • The exam fee is part of the workshop you have attended. One free attempt of the Disciplined Agile Certification Exam, completed within 30 days of the course completion date.

7 hours of professional development (minimum 4 Disciplined Agile hours) required each year, such as workshops or webinars. We have monthly webinars (Webinar Calendar ) which you can attend and earn the PDUs. You can also visit (Earn the PDUs) to earn free PDUs

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KEY DIFFERENTIATORS

GAME BASED LEARNING APPROACH

"We focus on learning the ideas than rote learning and we do as such by our particularly structured system where we play games and have a fabulous time learning for the 35-hour rigorous learning"

PREMIUM MATERIAL

"We give famous materials like RMLS (Rita Mulcahy Learning Solutions), Mike Griffith, Michel Thiry, etc. other than the book, we provide Flash Cards, Mind Maps, Online Mock tests, Indigenously arranged Hand Out slides which help to crack the exam in one go."

POST TRAINING SUPPORT

"We offer help pre and post-training support,  a F2F idea clearing meeting with specialists, Exam simulator help, PMI audit, Application form filling, and handhold people till they get the Certification. "

EXAM PASS GUARANTEE

"ProThoughts guarantees that you will not just crack the exam but clear it with flying colors. You can check our Terms & Conditions to know more."

IN-HOUSE EXPERTS

"Our Experts carry a great deal of passion for Project Management. Our experts give their full-time dedication to the teaching and learning that happens in ProThoughts."

CAREER ADVICE

"Our instructors have a very huge number of expertise which will help you get insights. They will give you an individual assistance by guiding you with all the career development aspects. "

Schedules

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  • Eligibility

    Requirement Criteria

    To apply for Discipline Agile Certification you must fulfil the educational and experiential requirements:

    • No agile experience is required – this is introductory training and certification built to educate you on agile and lean fundamentals and the Disciplined Agile tool kit with skills to immediately apply what you have learned. 

    If you are a fresher or you don't have any experience in Agile(Scrum) and Lean, we recommend you to opt for a paid additional 2-days course which will teach you 'Foundations of Agile' and 'Foundations of Lean' just before the Disciplined Agile Workshop so that you can comprehend and understand the Disciplined Agile concepts better.

    Join the Disciplined Agile Certification LinkedIn Group: Click here

    Still wondering if you are eligible for the DA Certification? Check with our DA Eligibility Calculator

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    FAQs

    DASM stands for Disciplined Agile Scrum Master and it is the starting point in your journey of Disciplined Agile. DASM is an incredible combination of Scrum, Lean and Disciplined Agile. DASSM talks about implementing it not only for your teams but evangelizing for other teams, by networking with upper levels of management and other functional heads in the organization.

    There is no pre-requisite for the DASSM workshop.

    This is the starting point for anyone who wants to know about Agile.

    All including teams and professionals other than software teams and professionals are welcome. You do not want only software / IT team to be agile, you want the entire organization to be Agile.

    As explained in the previous question, there is no eligibility for DASM exam.

    The duration of the exam is for 90 minutes, without any break. And the number of questions are 50.

    The exam questions are 4 multiple choice questions.

    You need to score 70% (i.e., 35 marks) out of 50 marks.

    Absolutely. Prothoughts provides their own 3 mock exams, meticulously prepared by the Experts in Disciplined Agile.

    Prothoughts provides extensive material such as Mind-Maps, our own Slidebook with detailed explained slides, Flash cards, Mock Tests, Exam Strategy handout, activity handouts among other things. Further, Prothoughts is known for Post Training Support in the industry.

    Prothoughts is known for its post training support. We do numerous activities such as Knowledge sessions in the form of webinars, Closed group Interactive Doubt Clearing sessions. We also provide participants a direct access to our instructor for any queries.

    You can go to the link and register for the class and make the payment. Click here

    Upon completing the DASSM training, you’ll be provided with instructions for registering and taking the exam. A separate email comes from PMI to your id, which Prothoughts will be coordinating. This is covered extensively in our material.

     It is an online closed book multi-choice exam. 50 questions to be attempted in 90 min. 

    There are 2 retakes available even if you fail the exam. And these are free of charge. And with every retake exam you get one month of preparation. 

    Kindly go through our blog and webinar on PMI-ACP and Disciplined Agile. You will get more details and hope you query will be answered. Click here

    Yes. You need to have a ATP or DA partner.

    Prothoughts is one of the few Premier DA partners of PMI. ProThoughts was chosen as the only Premier Partner in Asia & Middle East when it was launched. And we are the 1st ones to launch the courses in Disciplined Agile in India.

    Yes. The exam cost is included in the DASM Training.

    After the DASM or DASSM training workshop is complete, the instructor must email a roster of the attendees to DACertifications@pmi.org. An exam access link will be automatically generated and emailed directly to each participating student. Notifications cannot be generated to anyone but the student. Depending on when the roster is received, it can take up to a few business days following the training for the student to receive the exam link.

    The exam is administered online through Pearson VUE. The student will need to log in to PMI and access the link to the exam from the myPMI dashboard. The student must have a PMI ID with a valid mailing address and valid phone number. This is required information for any candidate to test through Pearson VUE. If the address and phone number is not completed, the student will not be able to take the exam.

    It is a non-proctored exam so the student may take it at any time of day (or night) when they are ready. They will have 30 days from the time they receive the exam link to take the exam, and they may retake it two more times within that 30-day period if they do not pass the first attempt. In the future, there will be an exam retake fee ($150), but for now, there is a limited time special offer to retake the exam for no additional cost.

    If a student does not receive an exam link within five business days of the instructor sending the roster, please notify DACertifications@pmi.org.

    Below are the steps students must take to access the DASM or DASSM exam following a training workshop:

          - After the training workshop, participants will receive an email with instructions to access the exam

          -  You have to Log in to PMI and access the link to the exam from the myPMI dashboard. You must have a PMI ID with a valid mailing            address and valid phone number. If these fields are not completed, you will not be eligible to take the exam.

          -   It is a non-proctored exam administered through Pearson VUE. It can be taken any time of the day or night, whenever you feel you               are ready.

           -  You have 30 days from when you initially received the exam link to take the exam. 

             -  You may retake it 2 more times within that 30-day period if you do not pass the first attempt.  If you would like to take the exam                  again, email your request to DACertifications@pmi.org with the subject “Retake DA Scrum Master Exam” or “Retake DA Senior                    Scrum Master Exam” and include your name and PMI ID number. A new exam access link will be emailed to you and you may take              the exam online at your earliest convenience

             - This is a limited time special offer to retake the exam for no additional cost. In the future, there will be an exam retake fee of $150.                 In case you do not receive an exam link within five business days of the training, please notify DACertifications@pmi.org.

    The examination fee for 1 exam attempt is included in the cost of the training workshop. Students have 30 days to take the exam online after completing the training. The Certification will be given after you pass the exam.

    Candidates can take the exam up to three times. If they have not passed after the third attempt, they must re-take the training course.

    The DASM and DASSM exams are administered through Pearson VUE. Each and every examination is an online, non-proctored test including 50 multiple-choice questions. Candidates have 90 minutes to finish the exam.

    PMI does not publish the passing score for any of their certifications.

    Yes, the DASM or DASSM certification is applicable for 1 year.After that you have to renew it with certain PDUs. To renew the certification, you must earn 7 PDUs in agile topics and pay the $50 renewal fee.

    Currently, only partners in the new Authorized Training Partner program and Limited DA ATPs can teach the DASM and DASSM workshops. To take the training you can click here

    The new Agile Certification Journey is a suite of agile-focused certifications and instructor-led and on-demand training workshops from Disciplined Agile, as well as knowledge and community resources designed for practitioners who want to further specialize and differentiate their skills. The Agile certifications allow professionals to enhance their way of working (WoW) to their unique situation .

    In case you are confused between DASM & DASSM, check out our Knowledge check test to figure out which is more suitable for you with respect to your career.

    In the upcoming months, the Disciplined Agile training workshops and exams will be translated into Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, and Japanese.

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