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Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Certification – A Beginners Guide


After our renowned Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) Certification, Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Certification is the natural next step.

ProThoughts Solutions’ Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Certification Course will teach and advise you on how to:

  • Learn how to align teams with company strategy and goals to facilitate agile transformation.
  • Facilitate team and organizational culture change and transformation.
  • Coach divergent teams and groups of teams to choose the best method to work and learn together, given the scenario they are currently involved in.
  • Learn how to use the Disciplined Agile toolkit to accelerate process improvement by applying proven practices and techniques in context.
  • Prepare to sit for the Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) test and obtain a valid, trustworthy credential. Tuition includes your test fee.
  • Agile certifications are quickly becoming the industry standard for any knowledge job. Get the gold standard in certification with ProThoughts Solutions’ PMI Disciplined Agile Training!

Certifications for Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) are quickly becoming the norm for all forms of knowledge work. Get the gold standard in certification with ProThoughts Solutions’ PMI Disciplined Agile Training!

Train Your Team with Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Certification and Take the Knowledge and Experience to the Next Level

Assist businesses in achieving true agility by advising teams across the enterprise on adopting Disciplined Agile and selecting their preferred working style. Through continuous development, learn how to coach teams, teams of teams (program), and collaborative teams. This training is designed for agile team leaders, agile coaches, and seasoned agile experts who want to coach in Disciplined Agile and take their skills to the next level.

Course Details:

  • Take your skills to the next level of Disciplined Agile and assist in transforming your teams and organization to Agility.
  • Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) is the highest level of certification in the Disciplined Agile journey.
  • The Disciplined Agile Coach assists the company in instilling Agility. He or she is well-versed in the Disciplined Agile toolbox and employs various strategies to bring about transformation in the organization’s path to Agility.
  • The Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) credential assists participants in acquiring the required skills to execute Agility using the Disciplined Agile toolset and assists them as a Coach in effectively transforming the business to Agility.
  • The DAC is a highly sought-after credential in the Disciplined Agile field, designed for practitioners and experts who want to apply the Disciplined Agile toolbox to improve results and efficiency for their teams and organizations.

DAC Certification Prerequisites

  • The candidate must be a current DASSM (Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master).
  • Three years of agile coaching expertise – advanced training and certification designed to increase agile team leadership and direction to properly execute the Disciplined Agile toolset.

Objectives of Learning:

  • Learn How to Lead a Team
  • How to install and implement the Disciplined Agile toolbox throughout the business to achieve Agility
  • Recognize the organization’s soft character and concentrate on cultural reforms.
  • Learn how to train teams using various strategies and tools.

Takeaways from the DAC

  • To facilitate agile transformation, learn how to align teams with corporate strategy and goals.
  • Focus on and facilitate team and organizational culture development and transformation.
  • Learn how to teach different teams and groups of teams, frequently with various priorities and preferred WoWs, to choose the best approach to work and learn together, given the scenario they are now in.
  • Learn how to collaborate with many stakeholders and become a member of the core team for the organization’s transformation journey.
  • Be a Disciplined Agile toolkit expert and accelerate process improvement by applying proven techniques and methods in context.
  • Prepare to sit for the Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) test and obtain a valid, trustworthy credential. Tuition includes your test fee.

Pre-workshop (Phase 1, Asynchronous learning): 

  • The Disciplined Agile Coach Working toward the final goals of DA coaching
  • Supporting individual, team, and group-of-teams change.
  • Within the context of their organization, teams can be coached.
  • Assisting teams on their transformation journey

Workshop (Phase 2, in-class learning)

  • The DA Mindset
  • Collaboration with your current governance/PMO team
  • Identifying difficulties and competencies
  • Identifying areas for improvement
  • Working with the backlog of improvements
  • Putting together a coaching playbook
  • Putting guided continuous improvement into action (GCI)
  • Seeing and eliminating roadblocks
  • Identifying the fundamental cause of problems
  • Diversity in the workplace is encouraged.
  • guiding teams through the process of transition
  • Overcoming Decision-Making Obstacles
  • Collaboration with external teams – GCI across many teams
  • Assisting your company in developing the necessary capabilities

Your Certification Roadmap

Accomplishing Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Certification, you will learn how to train big and complex teams, assisting them in implementing changes and effectively moving them to Enterprise Agility.

By becoming a Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consulting (DAVSC), you may advance into a consultant job executing value streams across enterprises.

How Does the Course Work?

When you purchase a course from ProThoughts Solutions, you will access our NEW learning portal, which includes course content, tools, study guides, videos, and more!

How does Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Certification help as a student?

  • Prepare for your instructor-led lesson ahead of time.
  • Exam study materials and tools are easily accessible.
  • Communicate with your instructor right away.
  • Download your certificate of completion.

FAQ – Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Certification – Beginner Guide

What prerequisites are there for the DAC certification course?

It would be best if you were a current DASSM certified bearer. You must also have three years of Agile Coaching experience. This master-level certification course will assist you in implementing Agility for your team and company using the Disciplined Agile toolbox.

Who should enroll in the DAC certification program?

Any practitioner or expert who wants to apply Agility at the most significant level or anyone who wants to study Agility at the highest level. As long as the pre-requisites are met, the applicant can come from any domain and is not limited to IT or a specific field.

What is the procedure for becoming a Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC)?

You must attend the ATP-approved DAC training.

Use ProThoughts and PMI material to prepare for the DAC.

Attend the test.

You have DAC certification.

How difficult is the DAC exam?

The exam adheres to PMI standards, and the syllabus is based on PMI-supplied material. There will be no questions that are not in the curriculum.

Do organizations recognize DAC certification?

Many firms have begun to apply Disciplined Agile to achieve Agility for their organizations. And the necessary personnel, exceptionally Disciplined Agile Coaches, is in short supply. We anticipate that as time passes, global demand will skyrocket.

What resources are included in this DAC course?

As with the DASSM course, you have access to standard PMI courseware.

Furthermore, like with the DASSM course, Prothoughts supplies their courseware, which includes but is not limited to

  • 2 DAC Mock Tests on our ProMock platform
  • Supplementary Slide book 
  • Flashcards
  • Tips and Guidelines for Exams
  • Mind-maps

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