PMI Atlanta Chapter

PMI Atlanta Chapter - Disciplined Agile Overview - 2022803

Disciplined Agile Overview - 2022803

Saturday, August 27, 2022
9:00 am -  3:30 pm

In August 2019 PMI acquired Disciplined Agile. What is Disciplined Agile (DA)? The DA toolkit is the world’s only comprehensive agile body of knowledge (BOK) that provides straightforward and practical guidance to help individuals, teams and organizations optimize their traditional or agile practices, customize any method or framework -- such as traditional, Scrum, or SAFe® – to drive outcomes that differentiate them from their competitors.

This seminar covers an introduction to Agile and Scrum, as utilized by many agile teams. It provides an overview of Disciplined Agile, describe the principles of DA, the four views of DA, the use of the Disciplined Agile toolkit as an enebler to enterprise agility. DA will be introduced as a guide for continuous improvement of agile methods and practices and help participants in choosing their new (agile) way of working, customizing their agile methodology in order to optimize their organizational performance in executing organizational strategy.

Disciplined Agile comes with a certification roadmap for PMI members along with agile training to help project practitioners and PMI members attain and maintain the DA certifications. This seminar will also cover DA training and certifications and why/how project professionals should create their own DA certification roadmap.  

This seminar has been offered by the same instructor, Victoria S. Kumar, PMP, PMI-ACP, DASSM, ATP Instructor, CSM, CSPO, ICP-ACC, SAFeAgilist for various PMI Chapters globally.

Course Objectives

1. Understand what Agile, Scrum and Disciplined Agile are all

2. Explore the value of the Discipline Agile toolkit

3. Describe the DA tool kit and how to use the DA tool kit to “Choose Your Way of Working (WoW)” – get your free digital copy (ebook): “Choose Your Way of Working (WoW)”.

4. Discuss the Disciplined Agile certification roadmap (to assess if DA certification for you)

Seminar Outline

1. What is Agile? What is Scrum?

2. What is Disciplined Agile (DA)? Why DA?

3. The DA Principles and the four views of DA

4. DA as an enabler to enterprise agility

5. Disciplined Agile Tool Kit 6. Choose Your Way of Working (WoW) – get your free digital copy (ebook).

7. Disciplined Agile training and certification roadmap

Who should attend?

1. Project Managers, Project Coordinators and Business Analysts who have responsibility to run projects and/or develop project management processes, requirements management processes, formal enterprise-level project development/management methodologies.

2. PM Consultants, Program Managers, Program Management Office (PMO) Managers/Directors, responsible for implementing projects, interested in establishing standard project/program management processes.

3. Project management practitioners interested in developing project management strategies and in utilizing project management processes, tools and techniques in a project environment.



Victoria S. Kumar, PMP, PMI-ACP, DASSM, ATP Instructor


Victoria Kumar, PMP, PMI-ACP, DASSM, ATP Instructor is past director, PMI (Global) Board of Directors. She is past president of the PMI North Carolina Chapter (NCPMI), having served in various board member positions for several years. She also was a member of the PMI Leadership Institute Advisory Group.

Ms. Kumar’s professional career includes project/program/portfolio management with industry corporation leaders: IBM Canada Laboratory, Red Hat, AIG and PMO program management for organizations in both the private and public sectors.

Ms. Kumar has served the North Carolina State Government for several years as Project Management Office (PMO) Program Manager / Senior Project Manager with the NC Office of the State Controller, the NC Department of Transportation, and the NC Department of Heath and Human Services, managing large-scale government information technology programs and projects and participating with the state’s Enterprise PMO in the IT governance process as a statewide approver for statewide IT projects and programs.

She also served as Sr. Program Manager with AIG United Guaranty leading the EPMO in its Enterprise Agile transformation effort and as Technical Program Manager at Red Hat, Inc., where she led the implementation of the organization’s Project Portfolio Management solution.

She has travelled worldwide, presenting on leadership development and project management in seminars and conferences.

She published several conference papers as part of PMI global congress proceedings, including:

· Program and Project Managers as Creative and Innovative Leaders

· Delivering Successful Projects …Every Time

· Effective Requirements Management

· Take Your PMO to the Next Level PMO

· Essential Leadership Skills for Project Managers

· Effective Project Portfolio Management

· Agile Project Management (Scrum Agile to Scaled Agile)

Ms. Kumar holds master’s degrees in pure mathematics and in computer science from University of Waterloo (Canada), where she has also earned PhD credits in management science. She has a master's certificate in IT Project Management from George Washington University. She is a graduate of the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class and a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) and a certified PMI Authorized Training Partner Instructor (for PMP, DASM, DASSM certification training). See Ms. Kumar in Linkedin


Saturday, August 27, 2022, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (with lunch break 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm)


Virtual meeting


$395 --- PMI Atlanta Chapter Member (discount rate)
$495 --- Non-member (standard rate)

*** Early Bird Discount Through Saturday, July 30, 2022 ***

Save $50!

$345 --- PMI Atlanta Chapter Member (discount rate)
$445 --- Non-member (standard rate) 


Logging PDUs

PMP/PgMP: 8 / PMI-ACP: 8 / PMI-SP: 6 / PMI-RMP: 6/ PMI-PBA: 6

Technical: 4 / Leadership: 0 / Strategic and Business Management: 4


RSVP by Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Please note that walk-ins on the same day as class are not allowed. Registration must be completed on-line in advance of RSVP date provided in course description. 

* For additional information on the event, please call 919-924-1013.  

Event Properties

Event Date 08-27-2022 9:00 am
Individual Price $495.00
Location WebEx Virtual Class

Member Benefits

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