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What You Will Learn

Course curriculum

The Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant course teaches you how to use value stream management to create a tailored approach for any organization to accelerate delivery of value to their customers. It provides a combination of Lean, Flow, Theory of Constraints and Organizational Development theories and practices. The course integrates with the Disciplined Agile tool kit to provide those practices that will be most effective for where it is applied, whether it be a new Agile transition or continuing a stagnated SAFe or Spotify one.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to DAVSC by Process Mentors

    2. DAVSC Course Benefits

    3. Live Workshop Logistics

    4. Required Information for Course Materials Download

    5. PMI ID Information

    6. DAVSC Exam Application Process

    1. Miro - Our Virtual Collaboration Platform

    2. Getting Started with Miro

    1. Pre-Live Workshop Icebreaker

    2. Optional Add-On Session: Lean Coffee by Al Shalloway

    1. Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC) Live Workshop with Joshua Barnes and Al Shalloway

    1. Additional Learning Opportunities

    2. Session 1: Value Stream Topology

    3. Session 2: MBI Workshop

    4. Session 3: Starting Execution Framework

    5. SAFe and How to Improve It

    1. DAVSC Resource Board

    2. Links to the Workshop Miro Exercise Boards

    3. PMI DAVSC Assessment Miro Board

    4. PMI DAVSC Dynamic Impediments Board

About this course

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Added Value to the DAVSC Workshop

Al Shalloway will co-deliver this course and he will present three 1 hour sessions for each DAVSC workshop. Each extra hour session starts with a 15 minute Q&A followed by a 45-minute presentation. These sessions are done on a Miro board which is given to attendees so they can continue the learning with their associates and/or clients.These sessions cover:

  • A starting execution framework for companies with less than 300 developers.

  • Understanding of what’s good about SAFe & what’s needed to improve it. This can be used to improve SAFe or to compete against it.

  • An exercise on using Minimum Business Increments (a powerful concept provided in the DAVSC) using a Miro board that you get to keep & use with your clients.


Joshua Barnes

Senior Instructor

Joshua Barnes is the Founder and President of Process Mentors, Inc., a PMI Authorized Training (ATP) and Consulting Partner. He is the co-founder of Success Mentors University, a learning platform for Disciplined Agile and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and Success Engineering workshops. Over the past two decades, Joshua and his consultancy have had a breadth of engagements, including culture change, improved productivity and quality, and focusing on the fewest things that significantly impact people, performance, and outcomes. As a thought leader in the agile and lean space, Joshua’s emphasis has focused on Disciplined Agile and Value Stream Management. Collaborating with others, he strongly desires to help create new approaches and learning journeys. Joshua and his staff have led and supported organizational transformations for agile ways of working, ranging from startups, non-profits, government agencies, and global commercial entities. He has trained and coached thousands of people in both co-located as well as virtual live formats, from team members to executive leadership. Our core focus is on training, assessments, and coaching services. Joshua is a Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC), Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) as well as Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM), Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM), Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC) and a Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC) Instructor. Joshua has extensive experience with over 20+ years and certifications in industry-recognized agile frameworks (SPC, PSM2, PSPO, etc.). One of his personal goals is to support the growth of the PMI Disciplined Agile community. He is an international speaker, published author, LinkedIn Learning Author, conference presenter, host of several live stream series, and leader in the Disciplined Agile community.

Al Shalloway

Senior Instructor

Al Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Success Engineering and the creator of Amplio@Teams. Al is a recognized thought leader in the areas of Lean, SAFe, Kanban, Scrum, design patterns, Acceptance Test-Driven Development, Lean-management, value creation networks, Lean product management, and more. He is the creator of the FLEX system that is the heart of the Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant workshop. The innovations he brought into the PMI also strongly influenced the Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master workshop. He has co-written 5 books ranging from Design Patterns to Agile at Scale. He holds master's degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Mathematics from MIT and Emory respectively. He is an international speaker. He is a former SPC Trainer and contributor to SAFe.

Good to Know

Here's some important information to keep in mind.

Course logistics

Video conferencing

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

The class day will begin a 7:30 am and finish no later than 12:00 pm ET Time (Eastern Time UTC-4). Al Shalloway will then do a 60 minute Q&A and post supplemental session ending at 1:00 pm ET.

Email communication

You will start receiving correspondence from the following email address: You may need to check your spam folder or if you use rules to direct your incoming mail to specific folders.

*Tickets are non-refundable if the registrant cancels, however they are fully transferable to another attendee.

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