• 4th Dec 19 - 5th Dec 19
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Early Bird Ticket £800.00 (GBP)    + £160.00 (GBP) Expired
Standard Ticket £950.00 (GBP)    + £190.00 (GBP)

What is this course?

The ICAgile Professional Agile Coaching Certification (ACC) course provides a deep dive into the world of agile coaching

The course is a 2-day intensive face-to-face learning experience with pre-work and post-work done as a mix of individual and group work over video both lasting around 4 hrs. The Pre and Post work focuses on personal growth using the Agile Coaching Growth wheel to guide your journey. The 2-day course focuses on equipping you with new tools, techniques and skills to be the best agile coach you can be and become an ICAgile Certified Professional.

What will you learn?

The course focuses on 4 key areas of the Agile Coaching role:

Professional Coaching - Learn the basics of Professional Coaching from ICF Certified Coaches. Competencies you will start to build include: Active Listening, Powerful Questions, Emotional Intelligence, Presence and Clean Feedback.
Mentoring - When someone you are working with runs out of ideas what do we do? Learn the core skills of a good mentor and how to support people through the difficult transition to a new way of working and avoid falling into consulting.
Serving the team - We will look at the basics of team coaching from ORSC trained trainers before moving on to looking at the importance of a solid team launch, coaching plan, impediment removal and conflict.
Facilitate Learning - Using Training from the BACK of the Room! techniques we will explore adult learning techniques culminating in creating a new learning experience you will be able to use.

What will you receive?

On successful completion of the course, you will receive the ICAgile Professional Agile Coaching Certification (ACC)

The certification will not expire and is a valuable industry known certificate.
This course is worth 16 Section C - SEU's towards Scrum Alliance renewal requirements plus 4 Section B SEU's for the pre and post work completed with one of our CTC coaches.

Please note: You will only receive the ICAgile Professional Agile Coaching Certification (ACC) when both the pre-work (4hrs), 2-day course and post-work (4hrs) has been completed.

What topics are covered?

Self Reflection using the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel
What is Agile Coaching
Active Listening
Clean Feedback
Emotional Intelligence
Coaching Presence
Powerful Questions
Professional Coaching
Mentoring
Common Role Changes
Empathy Mapping
Systemic Coaching
Cognitive Bias
What is a high performing team
Team Launches
Team Structure
Coaching Plans
Conflict Management
Training from the Back of the Room

Who is this course suitable for?

Agile Coaches or aspiring coaches with a passion for servant leadership and a desire to learn and practice facilitation, professional coaching, mentoring, and teaching in service of Agile teams. Other relevant roles include ScrumMasters, Iteration Managers and Agile Project Managers.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Although it is not a formal prerequisite, we have found that this certification is best pursued after Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) or equivalent such as the CSM

How should I prepare for this course?

Mandatory Pre and Post work is provided focused on self-reflection using the agile coaching growth wheel

What about exams and certifications?

The course is assessed by the instructors you must be able to complete a basic 10-minute coaching conversation to complete the course however the instructors will work with you until you can.

Venue:   London - tbc

  • Trainer: John Barratt


    John loves seeing individuals, teams and organisations become the best they can be. He does this using a mixture of coaching approaches embedded with the agile mindset. He spends most of his time supporting organisations to descale and self-organise relying heavily on his Systemic Coaching approach along with training the fundamentals of agility through the LeSS framework.

    John has worked mainly in the financial sector in the last few years helping break down some of the frustrations when working in a heavily regulated and distributed environment.

    His passion for the London agile community is clear and he can often be found at meetups around the city looking for new ideas to try and experiment with.

    In his spare time John has a love for Martial Arts, achieving a black belt in both Taekwondo and kickboxing, as well as looking after his 3 amazing children.

  • Trainer: Rickard Jones


    Rickard is an Agile coach, trainer and program lead. With an Agile mindset, values, principles and practices, he has collaborated with many organisations, teams and individuals in supporting them on their complex journey to become Agile.

    He goes where the value need is, having previously been an XP developer, programme manager, change manager, development manager, scrum master and transformation lead. Despite an unhealthy obsession with learning, he believes nothing beats a coaching journey of in-the-field practical experience.

    Not only is Rickard one of the authors of the AgileHR Manifesto, he is also an international conference speaker and Certified Team Coach.

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