FAQ - Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master (DALSM) 

  • Disciplined Agile is a rich, comprehensive and well-organized toolkit of strategies to help your organization be more successful with Agile

  • DA brings a disciplined, agnostic, professional, enterprise approach to agile which is what our industry has been lacking in the past

  • Understanding what your options are, and which ones work in different contexts leads to better decisions

Question 1: What is the duration of the course.

Answer: There are four variations of the course to meet the requirement of different categories of audience.

Question 2: Is certification test fee included in the registration fee?

Answer: Yes, you get one free attempt of the Disciplined Agile Certification Test when taken within 30 days of the course end date

 

Question 3: How is the test conducted?

Answer: It is an online closed book multi choice exam. CDA exam takes around 45 minutes to complete. There are 50 questions to be attempts in 60min. You cannot go back to re-visit answers

Question 4: What happens if you fail in the exam?

Answer: In case you do not pass the test on your first attempt, you can attempt again with no restrictions so far. The re-test fee is $150 USD + applicable taxes, payable via PayPal or credit card.

 

Question 5: What is the name of the certification

Answer: After attending the class and passing the exam you are awarded Certified Disciplined Agilist (CDA) designation.

 

This course with provide you CDA, additionally you are eligible to apply for DALSM OR CDAP based on your past experience

 

To get Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master (DALSM) designation

If you already have past 2 years of agile team lead experience (Team Lead/Scrum Master, Product Owner, Architect Owner), you are eligible to earn your Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master (DALSM).  Your steps are: 

  1. Download the CDAP/DALSM  application form or email Membership@disciplined-agile.com to receive your reference application form

  2. Send in your application with references

  3. Pass your reference checks

  4. Receive your designation

 

There's no Additional fee to upgrade to DALSM

 

To get Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner (CDAP) designation

If you already have past 2 years of agile team experience, in any role you are eligible to earn your Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner (CDAP) Your steps are: 

  1. Download the CDAP/DALSM  application form or email Membership@disciplined-agile.com to receive your reference application form

  2. Send in your application with references

  3. Pass your reference checks

  4. Receive your designation

 

There's no Additional fee to upgrade to CDAP

 

Question 6: What else is you get with the certification.

Answer: Once you pass the Certified Disciplined Agilist test, you will receive a PDF certificate via email and membership is paid for the first year which comes with the following benefits

 

  • Listing in Certification Membership Directory if you choose

  • Disciplined Agile Consortium (DAC) Quarterly Newsletters and Professional Development opportunities

  • Member-only access to DAC collateral such as webinars, templates, white papers

 

Question 7: There is a renewal fee?

Answer: 

To renew CDA, annual renewal fee $50 USD plus 7 hours of professional development (minimum 4 Disciplined Agile hours) required each year such as workshops or webinars

 

To renew DALSM/CDAP, annual renewal fee $50 USD plus 10 hours of professional development (minimum 4 Disciplined Agile hours) required each year such as workshops or webinars

Question 8: How is the class deliverable?

Answer: Class is designed is such a way that it can be delivered in-class in a structured classroom environment or Live online with a Virtual Instructor

 

NOTE: Students need to purchase  and use during the workshop: Choose Your WoW!: A Disciplined Agile Delivery Handbook for Optimizing Your Way of Working (WoW) by Scott Ambler & Mark Lines.

 

Available on Amazon.

Kindle Edition                                                              Paperback

CDN$ 9.99                                                                 CDN$ 25.20

 

Question 9: How many PDU I will earn?

Answer: Please visit for details https://www.disciplinedagileconsortium.org/DA-PMI-PDUS

 

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