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 really great. The instructor was quite knowledgeable and quite willing to explain all the concepts. Overall, it was a positive experience.

      Attended Certified Scrum Product Owner®(CSPO) Certification workshop in November 2018

      The training was indeed very useful and the way in which the trainer presented the Scrum concepts were more useful for any beginner in the Agile world. I highly recommend to go for it.

      Attended Professional Scrum Master™(PSM) workshop in February 2019

      I have previously worked in scrum and was a bit sceptical about this training. I decided to take it just to get the PDU's for the training. But then I was very much surprised with the new knowledge I got from Manjit. Very happy that I attended this training and would recommend it to everyone who is thinking of having this training. Knowledgehut had organized the training in a well known hotel venue and the services provided were exceptional.

      Attended Certified ScrumMaster®(CSM) workshop in January 2018

      Excellent workshop , interactive sessions to make the 2 days program worth every minute

      Attended Professional Scrum Master™(PSM) workshop in November 2017
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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.

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