1-Day Virtual Live Instructor: Disciplined Agile Foundations of Lean

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Virtual Live Instructor - 1-Day Disciplined Agile Foundations of Lean (DALSM) training and certification by Aldo Rall and Horia Slușanschi.

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In these challenging and unique market conditions, adaptability will be the key to relevance, both for businesses and professionals. Now more than ever is the time to upskill yourself, and differentiate the value you bring.

Process Mentors and Novavi have a passion for helping individuals and organizations understand what their options are, and which ones work in different contexts leads to better decisions. We firmly believe that agility is the new currency of business.

For true business agility, we need to choose our own agile way of working optimizing for our unique situation. Every team is different and faces unique situations. Disciplined Agile (DA) is a toolkit that enables us to make better decisions inside our organizations and enables optimization of agile teams by choosing our own way of working.

As a team leader you strive to be more agile and help your team be more productive. To succeed, you need an agile mindset, combined with leadership and team management skills. At the same time need to do so within the context of your organization and its culture.

The new Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master (DALSM) training and certification provides tools and strategies to help you lead an agile team, influence people, and remove impediments. Using real-world agile strategies, you will learn how to tailor your team’s Way of Working (WoW) to optimize productivity and continuously improve.

Foundations of Lean

Lean: what lean is and what it is not

Value: understanding the value of the products and services we provide

The value stream: understanding how we provide this value

Flow: understanding how our work is done most effectively

Pull: understanding a different way of managing work

Perfection: we strive for perfection, not so much to achieve it but to continuously improve

Instructor: Aldo Rall and Horia Slușanschi & Gareth Holebrook

Aldo Rall gained his first DA certification in 2015, and served with the DA Advisory Council. He spends his time coaching organisations and teaching people about agile and lean ways of work.

Horia Slușanschi has volunteered with PMI for almost a decade, and served with the team that authored the PMI Agile Practice Guide. He is passionate about nurturing customer delight through joyful work.

Gareth Holebrook is a seasoned technology product development professional. He coaches teams using agile & lean ways of work. He develops ‘systems thinking’-inspired approaches to organisational design.


  • Attendees earn the designation of Disciplined Agilist, with free first year membership and full benefits, a $50 US value
  • Technical (7): see how to claim PMI PDU's

Workshop Logistics

Please Note: An email from the instructors will be sent the day before the course that contains the schedule, student workshop manual (.pdf) and the link to the Zoom meeting. The email address that will be used is: Horia@novavi.co. You may need to check your spam folder, or the appropriate location if you use rules to direct your incoming mail to specific folders.

Prerequisites: For use during the workshop students must already own (or purchase) a copy of the book Choose Your WoW!: A Disciplined Agile Delivery Handbook for Optimizing Your Way of Working (WoW) by Scott Ambler & Mark Lines.

Video Conferencing: Zoom video conferencing with real-time messaging and content sharing will be used. Workshop exercises will use a virtual collaboration platform.

Workshop day will begin at 9:00 am and finish no later than 5:15 pm NZST Time

*Tickets are non-refundable however they are fully transferable to another attendee.

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