FAQ - Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASSM) 

Question 1: What is the course length 


15 hours 


Question 2: Is there any prerequisites to attend the course


Two years of experience working on an agile team in a leadership role, like Disciplined Agile Scrum Master, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Architecture Owner, etc.

Question 3: What is covered in the course:

Course Description

Do you want to take Disciplined Agile to a new level? Are you looking for tools to solve complex problems and enhance your organization’s agility? Do you want to learn how to lead your team to excellence? 

Expand your knowledge and build practical skills around Disciplined Agile, business agility, leadership, and team development. 

Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master is a nine-lesson, instructor-led course that shows you how to use the Disciplined Agile tool kit to solve a variety advanced problems, work with allies within your organization, and optimize how teams work. You will gain knowledge in planning, reporting, and metrics, and coordinating activities, as well as how to meet challenges in these areas. And you’ll develop the skills you need to foster emotional intelligence, resolve conflicts, and lead high-performance teams at any stage of development. 

Filled with activities, supplemental reading, and more, this course will prepare you to take the Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) exam and, equally important, start using Disciplined Agile immediately within your leadership role. 

Day 1

  • Introduction to DASSM

  • Lesson 1: Team Development for High-Performance Teams

  • Lesson 2: Emotional Intelligence for High-Performance Team

  • Lesson 3: Tactical Scaling in Complex Situations

  • Lesson 4: Optimizing How We Work with the Disciplined DevOps Layer


Day 2

  • Lesson 5: Optimizing How We Work with the Value Stream Layer

  • Lesson 6: Coordinating and Collaborating Across Teams

  • Lesson 7: Conflict Management for High-Performance Teams

  • Lesson 8: Pragmatic Planning for Agile Teams

  • Lesson 9: Pragmatic Reporting and Metrics for Agile Teams

Question 4: Is certification test fee included in the registration fee?


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


Question 5: How is the test conducted?

Upon completing the DASSM training, you’ll be provided with instructions for registering and taking the exam. It is an online closed book multi-choice exam. 50 questions to be attempted in 60 min. 
The DASSM exam is provided by PMI testing partner, Pearson Vue, and is a non-proctored online exam.

Question 6: What happens if you fail in the exam?


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 7: What is the name of the certification


After attending the class and passing the exam you are awarded  Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum  Master (DASSM) designation.

Question 8: How is the class deliverable?


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

Question 9: How many PDU we get?


On the PMI website under "Course Catalogue" https://ccrs.pmi.org/search is the breakdown of the Technical/Leadership and Strategic hours claimed for each of the workshops.


DASSM https://ccrs.pmi.org/search/course/475207

At this point, to claim PDU's, you have to "manually" enter the workshop and hours.


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.

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