Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)

Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)

This 3 days’ training is focused primarily on the mindset and role of an Agile Coach. This certification introduces participants to foundational team coaching skills and team development concepts for starting and growing teams while focusing on teams and organizations as systems.

What participants will learn

  • What agile coaching is and how it can impact teams
  • How to use fundamental professional coaching skills for team and personal development
  • How to create a psychologically safe environment for teams by looking at setting up their working agreement and using an effective toolset to foster team collaboration and trust
  • How to conduct a coaching conversation from the coaching agreement to action and accountability
  • How to coach in situations of conflict and change
  • How to coach toward high-performance.

The course is appropriate for

  • Leaders who has a passion for servant leadership and a desire to learn and practice facilitation, professional coaching, mentoring, and teaching in service of Agile teams.
  • Agile Coaches who is about to start coaching Agile teams or has already gathered some experience and wants to deepen their understanding.

The teaching approach is innovative and interactive: it is based on activities, games and discussions. The key topics that are covered are:

  • how coaching differs from training, teaching or mentoring
  • the Agile coaching mindset
  • emotional intelligence and different levels of listening
  • transformational questions
  • the arc of a coaching conversation
  • coaching individuals vs coaching teams
  • coaching through conflict
  • giving feedback
  • coaching high performance.

This course is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) as fulfilling all Learning Objectives in the Agile Coaching track. After successful completion of this course, participants will receive the qualification ICAgile Certified Professional Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC). This is a key step toward achieving the ICAgile Expert Agile Coaching (ICE-AC), the industry’s first competence-based certification.