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PMI Atlanta Chapter - Disciplined Agile Scrum Master Certification Training (Virtual) - 210430

Disciplined Agile Scrum Master Certification Training (Virtual) - 210430

Get started with Disciplined Agile.

Begin your agile journey learning multiple agile approaches; understand how to use the Disciplined Agile tool kit and find your way of working (WoW). Comprehensive training introduces leading agile and lean approaches like Scrum, Kanban, SAFe® and more that frees you from any single agile framework and opens your options.

Is your team treading water using waterfall? Do you feel trapped in an agile framework? Would you like to find solutions to the problems you’ve been wrestling with? Are you looking for ways to enhance your team’s agility?

Break free from your old ways by choosing a way of working that fits your team’s context. Find strategies to improve your processes and strengthen your team with the Disciplined Agile tool kit.

Disciplined Agile Scrum Master is a nine-lesson, instructor-led course that shows you how to use Disciplined Agile (DA) to improve your team’s way of working. In just two days, you’ll become familiar with foundational agile and lean practices that DA supports, practice using the tool kit to solve problems, and learn how to build high-performance teams.

Filled with activities, animations, supplemental reading, and more, this course will prepare you to take the Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) exam and, equally important, start using Disciplined Agile immediately.

This course is designed for project practitioners who plan to get PMI’s DA Scrum Master Certification. No agile experience is required – this is introductory training and certification built to educate on agile and lean fundamentals and the Disciplined Agile tool kit. 

Training participants who complete this DASM training are eligible to take the DA SM certification test, within 30 days from the course completion (at no additional certification charges). With a test score of 70% (or more), the participant becomes a Certified DA Scrum Master.

The course registration fee includes cost for course materials purchased from PMI, free access to ebook: Choose Your Way

and the DASM certification fee, so students do not have pay the DASM certification fee when they take the DASM certification exam, within 30 days from DASM course completion.

The digital version (ebook) of the book: Choose Your Way of Working (WoW) is also available to PMI members at no cost.

Learning Objectives

  • With DASM training and certification, you will:
  • Understand the Disciplined Agile mindset and its underlying principles, such as pragmatism, the power of choice and adapting to context.
  • Explore multiple leading agile and lean approaches like Scrum, Kanban, SAFe® and more.
  • Learn about the fundamentals of agile and lean, and how to use both approaches effectively.
  • Understand how to put these strategies into action on your agile team and ensure effective implementation.
  • Learn how to apply the Disciplined Agile tool kit to discover the best way of working (WoW) for you and your agile team in your unique situation.
  • Be prepared to take the Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) Certification exam. Your exam fee is included in tuition.

Upon completion of this course, training participants will be prepared to take the DASM Certification Test and pass the DA SM certification test with a score of 70 or more. The training registration fee includes the DASM certification fee so students do not have pay the DASM certification fee when they take the DASM certification exam, within 30 days from DASM course completion.

Seminar Outline

  • Foundations of Agile
  • Foundations of Lean
  • Agile and lean techniques
  • Core value proposition of Disciplined Agile
  • Disciplined Agile Mindset
  • DA principles, promises, and guidelines
  • DA teams and the primary DA roles
  • DA life cycles for your teams
  • Choosing your team's way of working (WoW)  

Biography 

Victoria Kumar, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, DASSM, CDAI, CSM, CSPO, ICP-ACC, SA served as Director, Project Management Institute (PMI) Board of Directors (2014 – 2016).  She is past president of the PMI North Carolina Chapter, where she had served as Board Director for over a decade. 

Ms. Kumar is a PMI Disciplined Agile (DA) Authorized Training Partner through Project Management Leaders Training delivering project management, leadership development and Disciplined Agile training globally at deeply discounted PMI member rates.

Ms. Kumar is a certified PMP®, PMI-ACP®, DASSM, CDAI, CSM, CSPO, ICAgile Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC) and a certified SAFeAgilist.  As PMI CDAI, she is PMI-certified to deliver PMI DA training workshops including Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) and Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) certification training.

Ms. Kumar’s professional career includes project management and PMO program management for organizations in both the private and public sectors. She has served the NC State Government for several years as PMO Program Manager, managing large-scale government IT programs and projects.  She developed the PMO for the NC Office of the State Controller and served as an approver for statewide IT projects and programs as part of the State’s IT governance process.

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

She has travelled worldwide, presenting on leadership development and traditional/agile project management in seminars and conferences, including for PMI SeminarsWorld and PMI Chapters.  She published several conference papers as part of PMI global congress proceedings. 

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. 

Please see Ms. Kumar on Linkedin

When

Friday and Saturday, April 30 - May 1, 2021, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 

Location

WebEx Virtual Class

Fees

$900 --- PMI Atlanta Chapter Member (discount rate)
$1100 --- Non-member (standard rate)

*** Early Bird Discount Through April 2, 2021 ***

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$850 --- PMI Atlanta Chapter Member (discount rate)
$1050--- Non-member (standard rate) 

Logging PDUs

PMP/PgMP: 14 / PMI-ACP: 14 / PMI-SP: 7 / PMI-RMP: 7 / PMI-PBA: 14

Technical: 14 / Leadership: 0 / Strategic and Business Management: 0

RSVP

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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 04-30-2021 8:30 am
Individual Price $1,100.00
Location WebEx Virtual Class

Member Benefits

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