Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master® (DALSM)
Discover the Disciplined Agile® (DA) decision toolkit
Learn the 6 Disciplined Agile® (DA) life cycles
Disciplined Agile® (DA) Scrum Master certificate
Disciplined Agile® (DA) is agnostic and pragmatic
Distinguish yourself from other Agile practitioners

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Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master® (DALSM)

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This 2-day certification course teaches the basics of the Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master® role and provides tools and strategies to help you lead an agile team, influence people, and remove impediments.

To succeed, you need an Agile mindset and to employ leadership approaches to problems. Achieve the DALSM® credential with the PMI® by successfully completing this course and the associated exam.

Why Disciplined Agile® (DA) is a Toolkit not a Framework

Where frameworks and methods tend to prescribe what to do, DA® focuses on the decisions that you need to consider, the options available to you, and the tradeoffs associated with those options.
DA® is different, it isn’t a framework, instead it is offered as a toolkit of options and some lightweight guidance to help you choose those options.

 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course you will be able to:

  • Improve the productivity of your teams.
  • Improve the way your organisation functions.
  • Become familiar with the Disciplined Agile® Manifesto.
  • Learn the principles of Disciplined Agile® .
  • Implement Agile business teams.
  • Understand how to leverage the role of the Scrum Master for your team.
  • Become familiar with Disciplined retrospectives and Guided Continuous Improvement (GCI)

Agenda

Day One:

  • The Disciplined Agile Mindset & Manifesto
  • Overview
    • Layers of organizational agility
    • Lifecycles – Team and value stream (DA FLEX)
    • Goal diagrams – How to read and how to use
    • Complex adaptive systems
  • People and Teams
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Team structures
  • Team Agility
    • Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD)
    • Agile business teams
    • Agile service teams
  • Organizational Agility
    • Disciplined DevOps
    • Disciplined Agile IT (DAIT)
    • Disciplined Agile Enterprise (DAE)
    • Disciplined Agile FLEX
  • Lean Governance

 

Day Two:

  • Pragmatic Agile
    • Beyond your agile team
    • Strategies for financial tracking and reporting
    • Career management and reward strategies
    • Addressing risk on agile teams
    • What are the guardrails for your team?
    • Measure what matters
  • Choosing Your Way-of-Working
    • Choosing the best-fit lifecycle
    • Selecting, and applying process goals in your team’s context
    • Laying out your team’s initial Way-of-Working
    • Guided Continuous Improvement (GCI)
    • Tracking and measuring process improvement effectiveness

Who Should Attend?

Team members in professional services roles whose employer is not bound by a particular framework.

Scrum Masters who feel their role is not working well for the environment they are working in and would like to learn new skills to improve.

Managers who need to optimize productivity over following a particular framework.

Those who want to succeed with and Agile approach, yet still be respectful of organisational culture.

Are you a BERTEIG Professional?

 

Achieve your BERTEIG Professional designation by attending two or more BERTEIG Learning Events

 

About Your Instructors

Rod Bray

Rod Bray

Disciplined Agile® Instructor, Agile Coaching Institute® Agile Team Coaching, Agile Coaching Institute® Agile Team Facilitation
Rod has been involved with the design, construction and implementation of enterprise-systems for more than 40 years. During that time he has amassed a deep skill set in technologies, engineering practices and project management.

Rod has trained organizations to be more effective applying Disciplined Agile® (DA) and lean processes within the context of their business.

Rod is authorised and certified to teach the Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master® (DALSM) certification course.

Rod has been involved with the design, construction and implementation of enterprise-systems for more than 40 years. During that time he has amassed a deep skill set in technologies, engineering practices and project management.

Rod has trained organizations to be more effective applying Disciplined Agile® (DA) and lean processes within the context of their business.

Rod is authorised and certified to teach the Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master® (DALSM) certification course.

Curious?

Register for an upcoming Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master® (DALSM) course

Additional Benefits

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Continue to build on your successful career as a Project Manager by achieving the Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master® certification.

You also receive a coupon code for discounts on any BERTEIG-offered learning events which you can pass along to colleagues, friends, family or even use yourself!
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All attendees also receive a complimentary spiral-bound notebook with lined paper and zipper pocket to take notes during the class and to record your Agile learning journey beyond the classroom.
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Disciplined Agile is the foundation for business agility.
Continue learning how your organisation can become more competitive and continue to evolve over time.

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Common Questions

  1. Q: Prices are in what currency?
    A: Canadian dollars. 
  2. Q: What methods of payment do you accept?
    A: Visa, Mastercard and American Express. We do not invoice for training. Under special circumstances we can also accept wire transfers, personal cheques, cash, PayPal and purchase orders. Please contact accounting@berteig.com for special payment arrangements.
  3. Q: I need to cancel my place due to... what do I do about it?
    A: If your request to cancel is made ten (10) business days prior to the Learning Event, then you will be issued a refund and your spot will be made available for someone else. Please contact accounting@berteig.com with the order number you wish to have refunded. Within ten (10) business days, no refund is possible for any reason, but we will offer you a spot in a future class at 50% of the normal list price (no other discounts will apply). In the rare case of family or medical emergencies, please contact sales@berteig.com as soon as you can and we will work with you to find a suitable solution.
  4. Q: I need to change the course date I am registered for due to... what do I do about it?
    A: As with cancellation, if your request to change dates is made ten (10) business days prior to the Learning Event, then you can be moved. Please contact sales@berteig.com with your name, current course date and requested new course date.Within ten (10) business days, no changes are possible for any reason, but we will offer you a spot in another class at 50% of the normal list price (no other discounts will apply). In the rare case of family or medical emergencies, please contact us as soon as you can and we will work with you to find a suitable solution.
  5. Q: Can I send someone else in my place?
    A: Yes. You are welcome to change the registration information for a spot at a Learning Event at any time. Please contact sales@berteig.com with the details including your own registration information and the full name, email address and phone number of the person who will attend in your place. There is no charge for such a change.
  6. Q: I found "the same" course for less... will you give me a discount?
    A: No. You have registered for a premier learning event, not a clone of some other course.
  7. Q: Do you ever offer discounts?
    A: Yes. Everyone who attends one of our Learning Event is given a discount code to use on other courses or to pass along to coworkers, associates, family and friends. Also, if you belong to an organization that sends more than 5 people to our training courses, you may be eligible for our Loyalty Program. The more people attending our training, the higher the discount available. Please contact us at sales@berteig.com to find out more.
    Also, we offer "Early Bird" discounts on some Learning Events. We encourage you to register early to take advantage of this offer.
  8. Q: What if I register, then later discover a Loyalty Program discount was applicable. Can I get the discount applied retroactively?
    A: Yes, you can. Please contact accounting@berteig.com with your order number for which you would like the discount applied and your Loyalty Program coupon code.
  9. Q: Is your training tax deductible and can I get a T2202A slip?
    A: No, our training is not eligible for tax deductions. We do not give T2202A slips. T2202A slips are usually issued from Post Secondary Education Institutions like a college or university. We are not such an institution. Purchasing our training is more like purchasing a book or a ticket to an event.
  1. Q: How do I become a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)?
    A: Scrum Alliance is the governing body for this certification and BERTEIG is licensed to deliver the training portion. Full details may be found at https://www.scrumalliance.org/get-certified/practitioners/csm-certification. The training component of the CSM designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s public Learning Events or as part of a designated CSM in-house private Learning Event.
  2. Q: What is included in becoming a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)?
    A: The Certified ScrumMaster training that we offer includes all the materials that are needed to complete the training part of the certification (part 1/2). There is no extra fee for the online test (part 2/2), it is included in your registration with us. Once you have completed the training, you will receive an email within 1 week to complete the remaining step to get your certification. Full instructions will be provided in class, but don't worry, the test is easy! If you want to study, please consider reading the Scrum Guide.
  3. Q: How do I become a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)?
    A: Scrum Alliance is the governing body for this certification and BERTEIG is licensed to deliver the training portion. Full details may be found at https://www.scrumalliance.org/get-certified/practitioners/cspo-certification. The training component of the CSPO designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s public Learning Events or as part of a designated CSPO in-house private Learning Event.
  4. Q: How do I get SAFe® Scaled Agilist Certification (SA - from Scaled Agile)?
    A: Scaled Agile is the governing body for this certification and BERTEIG is licensed to deliver the training portion. Full details may be found at https://www.scaledagile.com/certification/courses/leading-safe. The training component of the SA designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s public Learning Events or as part of a designated SA in-house private Learning Event.
  5. Q: Where can I find more information about SAFe® training and certification?
    A: The best source of information is always directly from Scaled Agile at http://www.scaledagile.com. BERTEIG also maintains our own SAFe® FAQ page at https://berteig.com/faq-safe.
  6. Q: How do I become certified as an OpenAgile Team Member (OATM)?
    A: The OpenAgile Center for Learning is the governing body for this certification. Full details may be found at http://www.openagile.com/TeamMember. The training component of the OATM designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s public Learning Events or as part of a designated OATM in-house private Learning Event.
  7. Q: How do I become a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)?
    A: The Project Management Institute is the governing body for this certification. Full details may be found at https://www.pmi.org/certifications/types/agile-acp. The training component of the PMI-ACP designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s public Learning Events or as part of a designated PMI-ACP in-house private Learning Event.
  8. Q: How do I become certified as a Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)?
    A: Lean Kanban University is the governing body for this certification. Full details may be found at https://leankanban.com/team-kanban. The training component of the TKP designation is available either by attending one of BERTEIG’s public Learning Events or as part of a designated TKP in-house private Learning Event.
  9. Q: How do I become certified as a Kanban Management Professional (KMP)?
    A: Lean Kanban University is the governing body for this certification. Full details may be found at https://leankanban.com/kmp-program. Note this is a two-class certification – you must complete BOTH the Kanban Systems Design (KMPI) class AND the Kanban Management Professional (KMPII) class. The training component of the KMP designation is available either by attending BERTEIG public Learning Events or as part of designated in-house private Learning Events.
  10. Q: How can I claim my CSM or CSPO class for PDUs from PMI?
    A: BERTEIG is a Registered Education Provider (REP) with PMI for the CSM and CSPO courses. Please log in to your account on the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements System (CCRS) website at https://ccrs.pmi.org and choose BERTEIG as your REP when entering in your learning experience. Be sure to choose the appropriate class you took (CSM or CSPO) to claim the appropriate PDUs.
  11. Q: How can I claim my class (non CSM or CSPO) for PDUs from PMI?
    A: If you have completed a Learning Event with BERTEIG that has appropriate content, once you have completed the class you may find a digital copy of a letter of attendance in our file repository. Please use this letter as evidence of attending the class. If you cannot access the letter of attendance, please either contact your instructor or the course administrator and they will be happy to provide one for you. Note that you will need to retain this letter for audit purposes. Obtaining PDUs is your responsibility once BERTEIG has issued the letter of attendance. For more information, please refer to the PMI CCR Certification Requirements Handbook at https://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/certifications/ccr-certification-requirements-handbook.pdf?la=en.
  1. Q: What if I'm shy and don't like interacting with people?
    A: Our Learning Events are highly interactive... and we make them safe and comfortable for even the most shy people! Our facilitators are experts in creating an environment where everyone is encouraged to participate without forcing you to do things or say things that might be uncomfortable. This is not like school. This is not like a university lecture. This is not like a high-pressure business meeting.
  2. Q: What if I'm just coming to get a certification?
    A: Okay! We know lots of people who have come to our Learning Events in the past, walked out with a valuable certification, and told us in no uncertain terms that it was the best "course" they had ever attended, they learned far more than they expected, and they are excited to apply what they have learned as soon as possible. But sure, you can attend just for the certification!
  3. Q: What do I need to bring with me?
    A: For most learning events you do not need to bring anything. During the Learning Event session, you will be asked to keep electronic devices out of the learning environment. You are welcome to bring your own notebook for note-taking but we provide materials for this as well. Check the description of your Learning Event to see if there are any special requirements.
  4. Q: Do you provide food?
    A: We normally provide coffee, tea, and light snacks in the morning and afternoon of a Learning Event. Lunch is not usually provided.
  5. Q: Why don't you provide printed books of your slides?
    A: First of all, we usually don't have many slides (if any!) in most of our Learning Events - instead we have a moderate number of handouts. The only exceptions are typically the SAFe training classes where we are a delivery partner and the materials come directly from Scaled Agile - in those classes there are typically a lot of slides and printed books. Secondly, printing heavy books uses a lot of paper and energy for something that most people don't ever refer back to after their "course" is finished. Third, you will learn better by taking your own notes (and we provide a simple structured way to do this)!
    For our own classes (not the Scaled Agile classes), handouts will be provided in electronic form following the class via file sharing system.
  6. Q: When does my Learning Event start and finish?
    A: Normally our Learning Events start at 8:30 sharp and end by 5:00pm. Some Learning Events may have other schedules. Please read the page about your particular Learning Event to know exactly what time it starts and ends.
  7. Q: Do you offer your Learning Events as private in-house sessions?
    A: Yes. Please contact sales@berteig.com for more information and to receive a quote. Typically in-house sessions are scheduled six or more weeks after a contract has been signed - please ask for a quote as soon as possible if you think your need is urgent! We can also create custom Learning Events for an additional fee. We even do train-the-trainer programs for larger organizations who wish to leverage in-house staff. Generally, we avoid doing the CSM and CSPO Learning Events in-house and encourage you to come with your group to a public session.
  8. Q: What if I have an emergency and have to leave for some/part/most of the class?
    A: Depends on the emergency. If it is a medical emergency for yourself or a family member, we will work with you to either re-schedule or refund your money depending on circumstances. We don't have a fixed policy about this. For work related emergencies, we will not issue a refund, but will offer a spot to you at a future course at a 50% discount rate.
  9. Q: Do you recommend any supplemental learning resources?
    A: Yes. We have a list of recommended reading for agility that is organized by type of learning event.
  1. Q: Does BERTEIG partner with others to advertise and deliver training?
    A: Yes. We partner with training resellers who can reach different people than we can. If you have a question about our resellers or if you are interested in establishing a partnership relationship please contact sales@berteig.com.
  2. Q: I am a trainer myself. Can I list my courses on this website?
    A: No. This is one type of partnership that we are considering but have not yet established. If you are interested in this type of partnership, please contact sales@berteig.com.