Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM)

  • Project Management
  • Course Code: 96029

The two-day DASSM workshop will accelerate your ability to take on more complex initiatives and lead your agile team using Disciplined Agile.

Choose, scale and tailor your way of working (WoW) to achieve agile success in any situation. The Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit builds on proven practices from multiple agile methods such as Scrum, Lean and Kanban to provide teams with a pragmatic approach to scaling agile. Unlike other scaling frameworks which take a prescriptive approach, Disciplined Agile provides teams with options to be agile within organizational standards and project constraints.

Upon completion of this two-day workshop, you can earn the PMI DASSM certification at no charge, if you take the PMI DASSM exam within 30-days of completing the course. After 30 days, if you choose to write the DASSM exam, the cost (paid to PMI) is $150 USD.

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain a broader understanding of how all agile techniques fit together and how agile development works in practice
  • Easily adapt an agile strategy to reflect the situation of your team
  • Develop a solid foundation from which to scale agile – including large and geographically distributed teams
  • Take the PMI DASSM exam within 30-days of completing this course at no extra charge. (After 30 days, the cost to write the DASSM exam is $150 USD (paid to PMI).

Through the exploration of group exercises and facilitated discussion, participants completing this workshop will learn how to:

  • Accelerate your ability to lead high-profile initiatives that are critical to enterprise success.
  • Take a deep dive into the Disciplined Agile tool kit to develop a comprehensive understanding of the hundreds of practices and strategies it contains and the trade-offs of applying them.
  • Apply the Disciplined Agile tool kit in hands-on exercises to guide your team in choosing and evolving your best way of working (WoW) in real-life situations.
  • Use the tool kit to solve complex challenges commonly encountered in development and operational teams, the value stream, and at the enterprise level.
  • Learn how to design and implement metrics that measure your improvements in areas where your teams are struggling.
  • Understand how to nurture emotional intelligence and feel confident empowering others on your team(s).
  • Learn how to lead your teams in any situation to improve value delivery for your customers.
  • Apply the Disciplined Agile tool kit to guide your team in choosing and evolving the best way of working (WoW) in the situation you face.


Who Should Attend

This workshop is for practitioners who understand the fundamentals of agile, have practical experience applying them and would like to earn their DASSM (Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master) certification.  These practitioners should have two years of experience working with agile teams in a leadership role, such as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Architecture Owner.


  • Please note, this is not a foundations course in Disciplined Agile. 
  • You are required to have at least two years of experience leading agile teams to be eligible to earn the DASSM certification from PMI.
  • Prior to taking the course, read the first section of Choose Your WoW! which is available to PMI members as a free download from the PMI web site. 
  • Previous participation in Agile Project Management Hands On or a similar course. 


We are working on scheduling more dates and locations for this course. You can submit a request for a classroom session and we will work with you to find a course, time and date that meets your needs.


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