The Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) course is designed to provide professionals with the knowledge and skills required to effectively lead Agile teams and projects using the Disciplined Agile (DA) framework. The DASM certification is globally recognized and validates an individual’s expertise in applying Agile and Scrum principles within the context of the DA framework. This course covers advanced Agile and Scrum concepts, practices, and tools essential for successful Agile project delivery and team collaboration.
To enroll in the DASM course, participants should have a basic understanding of Agile principles and practices. While there are no formal prerequisites, some experience working in Agile projects or teams is beneficial.
The DASM course follows a dynamic and interactive learning approach. It combines theoretical instruction, practical examples, case studies, and interactive activities to enhance participants’ understanding of the Disciplined Agile framework and Scrum practices. The course incorporates instructor-led sessions, group discussions, individual assignments, and hands-on exercises to reinforce learning and practical application of Agile and Scrum concepts.
- Introduction to Disciplined Agile (DA)
- Overview of the Disciplined Agile framework
- Principles and mindset of Disciplined Agile
- Key roles and responsibilities in DA
- Agile and Scrum Fundamentals
- Agile values and principles
- Scrum framework and roles
- Scrum ceremonies and artifacts
- Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD)
- DAD principles and lifecycle
- Inception and team formation
- Construction and delivery iterations
- Team and Stakeholder Management
- Forming and empowering Agile teams
- Collaborating with stakeholders
- Facilitating effective team communication
- Agile Planning and Estimation
- Backlog management and prioritization
- Release planning and iteration planning
- Agile estimation techniques
- Continuous Improvement and Retrospectives
- Conducting effective retrospectives
- Identifying and implementing process improvements
- Managing technical debt and quality
- Agile Metrics and Reporting
- Metrics for measuring Agile project performance
- Agile reporting techniques and visualizations
- Tracking progress and adapting plans
- Scaling Agile with Disciplined Agile
- Disciplined Agile teams and scaling approaches
- Coordinating dependencies and managing enterprise risks
- Agile governance and compliance considerations
Upon completion of the DASM course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the principles and practices of the Disciplined Agile framework.
- Apply Agile and Scrum principles within the context of Disciplined Agile.
- Lead Agile teams and facilitate Agile ceremonies effectively.
- Apply Agile planning, estimation, and tracking techniques.
- Collaborate with stakeholders and manage team dynamics.
- Implement continuous improvement practices and retrospectives.
- Successfully pass the DASM certification exam.
The DASM course may include practical labs to provide participants with hands-on experience and practical application of Agile and Scrum concepts within the Disciplined Agile framework. Some of the lab activities may include:
- Facilitating Agile ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, and Retrospectives.
- Creating and managing a backlog using Agile project management tools.
- Applying Agile planning and estimation techniques to develop a release plan.
- Analyzing Agile metrics and visualizing project progress.
- Participating in group exercises to practice effective team collaboration and decision-making in Agile projects.