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Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM)

March 5, 2021 - March 6, 2021

$895

Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM)

Course Length: 14 Hours

This is a special offering of this course to people in New Zealand and Malaysia so it is conduct at nigh time from California.

Prerequisites

Two years of experience working on an agile team in a leadership role, like DA scrum master, scrum master, product owner, architecture owner, etc.

Course Description

Do you want to take Disciplined Agile to a new level? Are you looking for tools to solve complex problems and enhance your organization’s agility? Do you want to learn how to lead your team to excellence?

Expand your knowledge and build practical skills around Disciplined Agile, business agility, leadership, and team development.

Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master is a nine-lesson, instructor-led course that shows you how to use the Disciplined Agile tool kit to solve a variety advanced problems, work with allies within your organization, and optimize how teams work. You will gain knowledge in planning, reporting, and metrics, and coordinating activities, as well as how to meet challenges in these areas. And you’ll develop the skills you need to foster emotional intelligence, resolve conflicts, and lead high-performance teams at any stage of development.

Filled with activities, supplemental reading, and more, this course will prepare you to take the Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) exam and, equally important, start using Disciplined Agile immediately within your leadership role.

Learning Objectives

Describe the roles and responsibilities of DASSM

Describe the Tuckman Team Development Model (Tuckman, 1965).

  • List and define the three issues that affect team
  • Define the four stages of team development and describe how each relates to the issues of content, process, and
  • Summarize Tuckman’s observations about team
  • List factors that impact the time a team takes to
  • Explain how the Tuckman model can be adapted to the realities of the modern

Practice a team development activity for the forming stage.

  • State the behaviors present in the forming
  • Describe what teams need during the forming
  • List tasks for the leader to develop teams in the forming

Practice a team development activity for the storming stage.

  • State the behaviors present in the storming
  • Describe what teams need during the storming
  • List tasks for the leader to develop teams in the storming

Practice a team development activity for the norming stage.

  • State the behaviors present in the norming
  • Describe what teams need during the norming
  • List tasks for the leader to develop teams in the norming

Practice a team development activity for the performing stage.

  • State the behaviors present in the performing
  • Describe what teams need during the performing
  • List tasks for the leader to develop teams in the performing

Solve problems by identifying teams at various stages of development.

  • Use knowledge of issues related to the stage to identify issues to address with the
  • Develop plans to deal with team issues by selecting appropriate activities and leader tasks based on the team’s

Identify and describe various methods of Team decision making

  • Consensus based decision making
  • Balancing learning about new information with moving quickly
  • Techniques: Roman voting, Fist of Five, Highsmith’s Decision Spectrum

Define emotional intelligence and explain why it is essential to team performance.

  • Describe the emotional intelligence model and its

Explain how to achieve each component of resilience and outlook.

  • Assess what practices you can adopt to build outlook and

Explain how to achieve each component of emotional intelligence “with self.”

  • Assess what practices you can adopt to enhance your “with self” dimension of emotional intelligence.

Explain how to achieve each component of emotional intelligence “with others.”

  • Assess what practices you can adopt to enhance your “with others” dimension of emotional intelligence.
  • Describe why one should create psychological safety and embrace diversity Explain why business agility is important to an organization’s

Describe how other business areas such as finance, legal, marketing, sales, and procurement can

contribute to an organization’s overall business agility.

Use the spider chart to identify and analyze tactical scaling factors in more complex situations.

  • Explain how to scale for
  • Define “tactical agility at scale” and “strategic agility at scale”
  • List the five process goals most affected by tactical scaling
  • Connect the dots between the dimensions in the spider chart and the top-5 tactical scaling process

Describe the scope and purpose of the Disciplined DevOps layer.

  • Define scope of layer
  • Define the process blades in the Disciplined DevOps

Use the DA tool kit to optimize how the team works with the Disciplined DevOps layer:

  • Explain how to optimize delivery
  • Describe how to move to a continuous delivery model (and life cycle)
  • Describe security concerns (DevSecOps)
  • Describe data management concerns (Database DevOps)
  • Describe enterprise release management, support, and operations concerns

Use the DA tool kit to identify and help resolve challenges that teams face in the Disciplined DevOps layer.

  • Identify relevant goal diagrams to
  • Identify relevant decision points within the selected process
  • Select options that can most likely solve the challenge, based on the team’s
  • Identify organizational allies that can help resolve the delivery teams’ challenges in the Disciplined DevOps layer

Explain how to optimize delivery with the “test-first” method as it relates to the quality of requirements

  • Describe the “test-first” method as it relates to continuous delivery

Describe what the criteria for “done” might look like Describe the scope and purpose of the value stream layer.

  • Define scope of layer
  • Define the process blades in the value stream layer
  • Identify process blades shared with the Disciplined Agile Enterprise (DAE) layer and explain why they are

Use the DA tool kit to optimize how teams work with the value stream layer

  • Need to talk about MBIs, intake process, design thinking, user experience, …
  • Tying the portfolio, program and product level to what delivery teams work on

Use the DA tool kit to identify and help resolve challenges that the delivery teams face in the value stream layer.

  • Identify relevant goal diagrams to
  • Identify relevant decision points within the selected process
  • Select options that can most likely solve the challenge, based on the team’s
  • Identify organizational allies that can help resolve the delivery teams’ challenges in the value stream layer

Explain the purpose of the Coordinate Activities process goal and why it is important.

  • List the decision points of the Coordinate Activities process
  • Outline the most important questions that arise when seeking to coordinate
  • Describe the options for sharing information, facilitating working sessions, coordinating release schedules, and coordinating across
  • Contrast the options for dealing with artifact
  • Discuss possible strategies for coordinating a team of

Explain how to improve the value creation structure of teams

Use the DA tool kit to optimize the flow of work and solve challenges related to coordinating and collaborating across teams, or within a larger team of teams.

List examples of when conflict can be healthy within an individual and within a group.

  • Describe the five levels of
  • Explain how constructive disagreement (level 1) is helpful for evaluating decisions
  • Explain how fear of conflict causes additional forms of dysfunction within a
  • Describe how to de-escalate conflict at each of the five

Explain the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Resolution Model and its components relative to concern for self and concern for others.

  • Define and give examples of each quadrant of the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Resolution

Demonstrate how to use healthy and unhealthy language to solve a conflict. Identify the DA role responsible for planning.

Describe the concept of sufficient planning.

  • List and describe the factors used to determine when planning is
  • Compare the waste and risk levels of four types of planning

List and define the five levels of scope and who focuses on each.

Demonstrate how to solve a planning problem using the Release Planning goal diagram.

  • Identify relevant decision points.
  • Choose the appropriate strategy, based on the team’s

Explain how to implement just-in-time planning using a Gantt chart.

Identify how your team can improve planning using two goal diagrams: Release Planning and Produce a Potentially Consumable Product (Plan Your Work decision point).

Explain how to accurately forecast release dates and costs Explain the difference between an MVP and an MBI

  • Using MBIs to plan
  • Explain how to handle dependencies between teams

Explain how teams approach metrics.

  • List metrics
  • Describe effective measurement strategies for
  • List universal metrics and describe how and when to collect and use
  • Explain issues related to measuring

Explain how organizations approach metrics.

  • Describe conditions under which system-wide metrics should be
  • Describe “rolling up” metrics several

Explain what types of measurement work and what do not work.

  • Explain what to consider, including value, when measuring what
  • Explain why status reports are ill suited to lean and agile ways of

Explain how to choose and design specific metrics to measure improvements against areas related to team performance that need improvement (GQM, OKRs)

Demonstrate how to solve a measurement problem using the Govern Delivery Team goal.

  • Identify the relevant decision
  • Choose the appropriate strategy, based on the team’s

 

Details

Start:
March 5, 2021
End:
March 6, 2021
Cost:
$895
Event Category:

Venue

Online

Organizer

Steve Blash

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