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Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Practice Exam

Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Practice Exam

About Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Exam

The Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) exam has been developed to assess the Disciplined Agile® knowledge and experience for the senior level. The DAC certification evaluates the candidate's skills to assist organizations to achieve true agility by coaching teams across the enterprise by applying Disciplined Agile and choosing their best way of working.

DAC Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates are required to successfully complete the instructor-led two-day DAC course offered virtually by a PMI Authorized Training Provider (ATP)
  • Candidates may submit an application for the certification exam.
  • Candidates need three years of agile experience and the Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) certification to ensure in-depth knowledge of the DA tool kit, along with the practices and strategies
  • Candidates will be required to attend a three-day training course offered by an Authorized Training Provider. Upon completion of the three-day course, candidates are admitted into the exclusive DAC Community of Practice, which provides additional learning, exam preparation opportunities, and the DAC Case Study.
  •  Questions matched to the DAC case-study are represented within each domain of the DAC examination blueprint.
  • Candidates will become eligible to register for the DAC exam upon completion of the DAC course. 
  • Candidates are required to have Agile Experience Certification for Three Years (36 Months) of Agile Coaching Experience AND Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM)

Steps to Record Your Agile Experience on the Application

  • First, use the agile experience section of the online application to record the required 3 years of experience.
  • Enter your experience beginning with the most recent.
  • The application will automatically calculate the total months from the start date to the finish. Overlapping experience entries will not be calculated as separate entries.

Knowledge Gained

  • Develop understanding to align teams with organizational strategies and goals to enable agile transformation.
  • Develop skills to facilitate culture change and transformation within and across teams.
  • Ability to coach disparate teams and groups of teams, often with different priorities and preferred WoWs
  • Ability to identify the most suitable way to work and learn together given the situation they currently face.
  • Learn to collaborate with, and work as an active member of, your organization’s transformation team.
  • Master the Disciplined Agile tool kit and thereby accelerate process improvement by leveraging proven practices and strategies in context.

Course Outline

The Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Exam covers the following topics - 

Domain 1 - Understand the Disciplined Agile Coach Concepts (8.3%)

  • Learn to Define and determine the DA Coach and how it fits into the certification journey
  • Learn to Determine why DA coaching is important and how it is more effective than “regular” agile coaching
  • Learn to implement the DA Toolkit supports coaching
  • Learn the different process goals

Domain 2 - Understand the Facilitate the DA way (6.7%)

  • Learn to Demonstrate how to plan and facilitate training, events, and ceremonies
  • Learn to Identify, plan, and refine the flow and techniques the DA way
  • Learn Develop ground rules and facilitate collaboration

Domain 3 - Develop skills to Engage the Stakeholders (15%)

  • Learn to Identify when and how to involve all stakeholders
  • Learn to Analyze the purpose and context for the transition to DA
  • Learn to Identify training needs and DA gaps
  • Learn to Develop a coaching agreement and build confidence
  • Learn to Define metrics and other approaches for a successful transition
  • Learn to Develop the roadmap and identify sponsors for the transition
  • Learn to Construct and document brainstorming sessions across the enterprise
  • Learn to Explain, market, and promote the new vision to stakeholders
  • Learn to Explain core concepts and change management to stakeholders

Domain 4 - Overview of Communicate Continuously (10%)

  • Learn to Analyze information in gap analysis
  • Learn to Construct and verify objectives that support the vision
  • Learn to Identify and sequence the initial initiatives
  • Learn to Explain impacts to stakeholders throughout the process
  • Learn to Demonstrate support for the organization in communicating and making the change process visible
  • Learn to Identify the key components of a successful community of practice 

Domain 5  - Overview of Mentorship and Leadership (16.7%)

  • Learn to Develop mentorships at individual levels up and downstream
  • Learn to Demonstrate different methods to seek DA solutions
  • Learn to Apply team building skills and knowledge
  • Learn to Utilize and apply emotional intelligence skills and principles (i.e. empathy, etc.)
  • Learn to Apply team building skills and knowledge
  • Learn to Model the continuous improvement of communication skills
  • Learn to Apply psychological safety and the creation of an open and safe environment
  • Learn to Apply negotiation, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Learn to Demonstrate active listening
  • Learn to Model and encourage collaboration

Domain 6 - Overview of Guided Transition and Continuous Improvement (11.7%)

  • Learn to Apply various methods, practices, and techniques to a situation
  • Learn to Construct, introduce, facilitate, and review actions/experiments to the organization using systems thinking
  • Learn to Identify initiatives for visible continuous improvement
  • Learn to Define success criteria, set, and manage expectations
  • Learn to Identify short-term wins to determine early successes
  • Learn to Identify training needs
  • Learn to Facilitate organizational re-design and develop formal paths for change

Domain 7  - Overview of Coaching, Consulting, Counseling, and Lean Leadership (18.3%)

  • Learn to Identify issues and explore ’why’ with the working group
  • Learn to Demonstrate an understanding of personal emotional regulation and presence
  • Learn to Demonstrate listening, questioning, flexibility, and continuously adapt to situations
  • Learn to Plan goals with individuals, teams, and the organization
  • Learn to Develop, integrate, and tailor frameworks and toolkits
  • Learn to Explain to the client areas of improvement and benefits of solutions
  • Learn to Define the appropriate measurement and tracking systems
  • Learn to Identify ways to create and cultivate a psychologically safe environment
  • Learn to Explain how to nurture the motivation people
  • Learn to Explain the practice of mission command
  • Learn to Model methods for a middle-up-down management approach

Domain 8  - Overview of Training and Development (6.7%)

  • Learn to Develop an environment for continuous learning
  • Learn to Develop formal learning outcomes
  • Learn to Utilize different content delivery mechanisms
  • Learn to Identify and socialize sources of information

Domain 9  - Overview of Thought Leadership (6.7%)

  • Learn to Relate how the DA Toolkit relates to other practices
  • Learn to Take part in Communities of Practice
  • Learn to Identify ways that challenge the DA program to always improve
  • Learn to Apply DA Value for the benefit of the community

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  • Each set in the practice exam contains unique questions built with the intent to provide real-time experience to the candidates as well as gain more confidence during exam preparation.
  • Practice exams help to self-evaluate against the exam content and work towards building strength to clear the exam.
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