DA 104: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Certification Prep Workshop
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DA 104: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Certification Prep Workshop

Take your first steps into the world of Agile and show your commitment to the Agile movement!

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Tailoring Agile for large-scale complex projects requires a thorough understanding of the scaling process and a more disciplined approach to agile development. This tailoring is brought about by Disciplined Agile (DA), an IT process decision framework that delivers sophisticated agile solutions in the enterprise by considering and working around the complexities and realities of large scale agile development.

KnowledgeHut’s 2-day “Introduction to Disciplined Agile” - Certification Prep Workshop helps you learn the ropes of this technique and use agile methods such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean software development, Unified Process, and Agile Modeling to effectively plan, design and implement large-scale projects. This non-technical course with ample group exercises, practical sessions and in-depth courseware, is a complete learning solution for all team members, who can start adapting agile for project success and aim for a first time pass of the Certified Disciplined Agilist certification.

What you will learn :

The workshop will teach you:

  • The correct approach to implementing Agile for large scale projects
  • To avoid costly agile adoption mistakes by starting with a full delivery lifecycle
  • All aspects of software delivery such as architecture, design, testing, programming, leadership, quality assurance, data administration
  • How the various stages in a project life cycle, work cohesively
  • To adapt Agile to suit your project and enterprise
  • Agile solution delivery techniques with hands on practice
  • To prepare for the Certified Disciplined Agilist or Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner tests
You will also get :
  • 2-days intensive workshop
  • 14 PDUs offered by PMI
  • Course fee includes fees for Certified Disciplined Agilist test (when taken within 30 days of completing the workshop)
  • Practical exercises

Key Features

KnowledgeHut is a bronze partner of the Disciplined Agile Consortium
2-day intensive workshop to aim for the Certified Disciplined Agilist certification
14 PDUs from PMI®
Practical exercises for DA concepts
Solutions on implementing Agile for large scale, complex projects
Workable Agile solutions delivery techniques



Knowledge of basic concepts of agile methods such as Scrum will be useful but is not mandatory to attend the workshop.

In order to appear for the CDA test, one must attend the workshop or read the book, Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD): A Practitioner’s Guide to Agile Software Delivery in the Enterprise by Scott W. Ambler and Mark Lines.


On successfully passing the Certified Disciplined Agilist test you will receive the same credential from Disciplined Agile Consortium (DAC).

The Exam

The Certified Disciplined Agile test is composed of 25 multiple selection questions based on material from the workshop and the DAD book. Refer to the following link for more information:

  • Overview of key concepts

    • Four delivery lifecycles
    • Enterprise awareness
    • Team roles
    • Being agile vs doing agile
    • The importance of context, and taking a flexible, goal-driven approach

    • Roles and responsibilities of DA team members
    • Team structures for small, medium, large, and geographically distributed teams.
    • Key activities for initiating a DA team

      • Initial requirements modelling
      • Initial architecture modelling
      • Initial release planning
      • Strategies for your physical and virtual work environments
      • Initial risk identification
      • Shared vision with your stakeholders.

    • Technical strategies for building consumable increments of your solution

      • Test-driven development (TDD)
      • Acceptance TDD
      • How to initiate an iteration/sprint
      • Look-ahead modelling and planning
      • Spikes
      • Regular coordination meetings
      • Continuous integration
      • Continuous deployment
      • Whole-team testing
      • Parallel independent testing
      • Information radiators
      • Kanban boards
      • Burn up charts

      • Traditional Agile Construction: How to address activities such as:

        • Architecture
        • Analysis
        • Design
        • Testing
        • Management
        • User experience (UX)

      Overviews strategies for releasing the solution to your stakeholders


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      The workshop was great. I learned the methodologies well and passed the exam.

      Attended workshop in January 2018

      Comprehensive training from the ground up, setting me up for a successful certification and effective adoption at the workplace.

      Attended workshop in January 2018

      I attended CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner) training session by Knowledgehut in Bangalore on Dec 21-22. The trainer did an excellent job of incorporating everyone’s experience and his experience in all the companies he worked on earlier. He even answered all doubts/questions separately, did not leave a single question unanswered.The facilities in the venue (Davanam Sarovar, Madiwala) was also managed very well.

      Attended workshop in December 2017

      I attended CSPO training in Goregaon(W) on January 9th&10th by prof. Sekhar burra. It was a great learning experience. Sekhar's approach to this training was amazing as he cleared in the start what to expect from this course and how it will help us streamline the process followed in our organization. It's very tough to cover all the things in 2 days but the way Sekhar manage it is really commendable. I would recommend this course to all the aspirants.

      Attended workshop in January 2018
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      Frequently Asked Questions

      Disciplined Agile (DA) is an IT process decision framework for delivering sophisticated agile solutions in the enterprise. It builds on the existing proven practices from agile methods such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean software development, Unified Process, and Agile Modeling to include other aspects necessary for success in the enterprise. Discipline Agile (DA) fills in the gaps left by mainstream methods by providing guidance on how to effectively plan and kickstart complex projects as well as how to apply a full lifecycle approach, with lightweight milestones, effective metrics, and agile governance. As a Certified Disciplined Agilist, you can effectively bring about project success by successfully adapting agile to suit your organizational and project needs. This course will help you aim for a first time pass of the exam and gain practical skills in agile solutions delivery.

      Disciplined Agilist Certified Disciplined Agilist (CDA) Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner (CDAP) Certified Disciplined Agile Coach (CDAC).

      No, there is no online/virtual course for DA 104.The Disciplined Agile workshop requires in-depth knowledge of DA techniques, which you get from our certified experts who lead the workshop.

      Yes, the course fee includes the test fee provided the test is taken within 30 days.

      You will get 14 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for PMP® and PMI-ACP® certifications.

      A Certified Disciplined Agilist must pass the current online test every 2 years.

      PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Project Management and Agile world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. At present, Scrum Alliance members who hold a Certified Scrum Professional®, Certified Enterprise Coach and/or Certified Scrum Trainer credential need to earn SEUs to get recertified. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

      Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details:

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      IT practitioners new to agile who want to get an effective start at agile solution delivery
      Existing agile practitioners who want to take it to the next level
      Senior IT Management who want to gain a deep understanding of how to take a disciplined approach to agile solution delivery
      Agile practitioners who hope to grade for a Certified Disciplined Agilist or Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner

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