This is the governing body for certification in Disciplined Agile.

Certified Disciplined Agile Instructor Program

Being a Certified Disciplined Agile Instructor (CDAI) indicates that you are a trusted expert with significant proficiency at Disciplined Agile.

The certification indicates that you are a current Practitioner or Coach able to assist other people in disciplined agile strategies and advise organizations in the adoption and tailoring of Disciplined Agile.  We take the responsibility to represent the Disciplined Agile Consortium as an instructor very seriously.  As such the evaluation program is rigorous.

Qualifications & Prerequisites

  • Instructor must be a minimum Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner (CDAP) or a Certified Disciplined Agile Coach  (CDAC) in good standing

  • Minimum 5 years hands-on delivery of Agile projects, 2 years of which are with Disciplined Agile, with three references

  • Experience teaching
  • Every workshop certified to teach must be first co-taught with a Disciplined Agile Fellow unless they have attended an Instructor Certification Workshop.  We want our instructors to understand the workshop materials clearly and as such expect instructors to participate in a class taught by a DA Fellow
  • Instructor’s company is responsible for DA Fellow’s expenses and daily rate for co-taught workshop

Responsibilities of Instructors

  • To submit a one page summary sign-in sheet to the DAC within one day of completing workshop

  • Unless engaged as a subcontractor, responsible for facilities and any other related expenses such as travel
  • To print and supply their own workshop and marketing materials

Benefits for our Certified Instructors