DASSM® Exam Prep Course


Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master ®

Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master certification is a credential offered by the Project Management Institute. DASSM (Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master) is an advanced program of Disiplined Agile that will help you in positioning yourself to successfully lead an Agile team (or multiple teams) and effectively take on more complex and key initiatives for your organization. This DASSM course is ideal for the professionals who have been working with Agile approaches for more than two years and played leading roles like Disciplined Agile Scrum Master, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Architecture Owner, etc. and now want to understand how Disciplined Agile helps in achieving enterprise-level agility.

Are you eligible for DASSM® Exam?

  • 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
  • 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
  • PMI-ACP Certified
  • 2-day DASSM Exam prep Course.
  • Not sure, then contact us for free Face to face consultation and assessment at support@pmtrainingschool.com  or WhatsApp (+64211036356)

Training Features

  • PMI® Certified instructor led classroom and live online training•
  • High-quality course content by PMI and PMTS 
  •  A 16 Hours Exam Prep training 
  • Certificate of Training Completion (required  for exam eligibility)•
  • Convenient Classes ( Options for both Weekends and Weekdays)•
  • Tips and tricks to pass the examination in first attempt•
  • Free Exam Simulator•
  • Free One hour individual coaching Session with Instructor.•
  • Meal is provided for Face to face Courses•
  • Exam Application and Audit support

Who should do DASSM® 

This DASSM is designed for individuals who:

  • Acknowledge Disciplined Agile for their teams and want to get a better understanding to scale agile across the organization
  • Understand the fundamentals of Agile and Lean and better yet have practical experience of applying them
  • Are experienced with Agile and who would like to move their career to next level


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Training Options

  1. On-site Exam Prep courses for Groups and Organisations 
  2. Class Room (Face to Face) Exam Prep courses
  3. Live streaming Exam Prep courses

Exam Fee

Exam Fee is included in the course fee

Course Content

(1).Team Development For High-Performance

  • Four stages of team development (Bruce Tuckman)
  • Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing
  • Decision-making methods for teams

(2). Emotional Development For High-Performance Team

  • What is emotional intelligence?
  • Why is it essential to team performance?
  • Intelligence Quotient (IQ) versus Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  • What are the quadrants that make up emotional intelligence?
  • How does psychological safety foster team performance?
  • Building emotional intelligence

(3). Business agility and Tactical Scaling

  • Business agility
  • How functional areas can leverage agile and lean practices
  • Strategic scaling vs. tactical scaling
  • Tactical scaling factors
  • How scaling factors impact process goals

(4).Optimize with how we work with                        Disciplined Devops layer

  • The purpose and scope of the Disciplined DevOps layer of the DA tool kit
  • How to use the DA tool kit to optimize how a team works with the Disciplined DevOps layer
  • How use the Disciplined Agile tool kit to identify and help resolve challenges teams face in the Disciplined DevOps layer
  • The test-first method

 (5). Optimize How we work with te value stream  layer

  • Value streams
  • Value stream layer
  • Using the value stream
  • DA tool kit
  • MBIs and MVPs
  • Portfolio management
  • Using the DA tool kit

(6). Coordinating and Collaborating Across Teams

  • Teams, flow and value realization
  • Coordinate Activities process goal and decision points
  • Exploring options
  • Improving the value realization structure of teams
  • Activity: Using the DA tool kit to coordinate activities

(7). Conflict Management For High-Performance Teams

  • Healthy and unhealthy conflict
  • Recognizing the need for healthy conflict
  • Understanding the levels of conflict
  • Taking steps to protect yourself and your team
  • Problem-solving steps

(8). Paramagtic Plannig For Agile Teams

  • Planning
  • Agile modelling
  • Sufficient planning
  • Dependencies
  • Gantt charts
  • Release planning
  • Improving planning

 (9). Pramagtic Reporting AndMetrics For Agile  Teams

  • Understanding metrics
  • How teams approach metrics
  • How organizations approach metrics
  • Effective ways to measure and report
  • Use the DA tool kit to solve measurement and reporting challenges
  • How to choose and design the metrics you need


Course Fee Structure

  1.  Please contact at        support@pmtrainingschool.com or  WhatsApp (+64211036356) for Course Fee
  2. Discounts for groups, Organizations, Early bird and Chapter Members are available


Exam Prep Material

    1. Student workbook 
    2. Interactive Learning activities
    3. Best Exam Simulator in Market for free
    4. Access to Learning Portal
    5. Lesson Plans
    6. Free Self Paced course
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Course Schedule 

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Certification Name Class Schedule Class Day Class Timing Registration Course Fee
DASSM Training with Exam Preparation 11 and 18 May (Weekend) Two Saturdays

$599 USD    $449USD
DASSM Training with Exam Preparation 15 and 22 June (Weekend) Two Saturdays

$599 USD    $449USD

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Disciplined Agile?

Disciplined Agile is a hybrid approach or a context-sensitive approach that can be applied at the enterprise level, and not limited to the team for agility. It considers various possible challenges that organizations might be working with i.e. the organization’s business model.It also provides a collection of options and good ideas which one can select from and by that one can create their context-sensitive enterprise-level ways of working framework.

What are the basic requirements to take up the DASSM Examination?

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. 

How many attempts does one get with the DASSM certification training session?

You will get 3 exam attempts within 30 days i.e. free exam retakes for a limited time.

Is the DASSM exam/certification cost included in training cost?

Yes, the Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master program gives you complimentary access to one attempt to give the exam.

How much does DASSM training certification cost?

Can I directly give the DASSM exam wihtout attending the training?

No, it is mandatory to take PMI’s Approved DASSM Training to qualify for the exam.

What will be the renewal process, cost, duration and process, if one earns DASM and has DASSM both. Will renewing DASM will renew DASSM also?

The renewal cycles for both DASM and DASSM are 1 year and the PDU requirements for both are 7. Renewal for DA certification is $50 per year. However, please also note that PMI’s membership renewal fee is different and separate than the certification renewal fee.

How many questions will be there in DASSM Exam?

DASSM consists of 50 multiple choice questions

How to prepare for DASSM exam?

Along with the class, you will get learning material and an e-book which is good enough for preparing for the exam, we will also share practice test questions.

Can I directly give the exam for DASSM without attending the training?

No, it is mandatory to take PMI’s Approved DASSM training to qualify for the exam.

Difference between DASM & DASSM?

DASM is an introductory program whereas DASSM is an advanced program. Te participants of DASM are expected to have more than two years of landing role experience in agile-based approach, DASSM explores the advanced topic of enabling business Agility

Which is the DASSM Certification Training in New Zealand?

The only training that is provided on DASM® is by PM training school (www.pmtrainingschool.com). They are Auckland Based  and provide training throughout New Zeland.

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