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Upcoming Agile Coach Certification Course in May in Dublin & Amsterdam!

 

Practice individual coaching, team coaching and mentoring conversations as soon as you arrive in the training room!

ICAgile ICP-ACC Certificate included!

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Agile Coach

The ICP-ACC Course Program

The in-class Agile Coach Certification training (ICP-ACC certification) is a highly interactive and deeply experiental 21-hour program that focuses on the mindset, roles and responsibilities of an agile coach. The Agile Coach certification course is filled with activities, discussions and exercises to help you acquire essential agile coaching skills such as self-awareness, agile coaching stances, agile mentoring, facilitation techniques, active listening, powerful questioning and coaching in the moment.

 

 

Regular Price €1999

3 day intensive  (21h)

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  • The ICAgile ICP – ACC Certificate
  • 3 days of intensive agile coach training
  • Notebook and training material
  • Innovative and active learning methods taken from “Teaching From the Back of the Room” & “Liberating Structures”
  • The Agile Coach’s tool box to get you started

This is an in-person 3 day intensive agile coach certification course.

To ensure high quality training for our students, we decided to limit our in-class Agile Coach certification courses to 20 participants.

This course is perfect for 

  • Scrum Masters, Agile coaches, Lean experts, team coach, project managers, managers working in an agile environment.

This course is open to anyone who wishes to aquire more knowledge about the role of an Agile Coach and receive the ICP-ACC Certificate

You will receive your certificate at the end of our course.

ICAgile ICP – ACC 

Natascha Speets

Combining her passion for Agile with a deep knowledge of modern training techniques, she adapts her courses to individual skills and particular needs, with competency, enthusiasm and authentic interest.

Practical info

Language : English

Duration : 3 Days

Times: 9 Am – 5 PM Lunch included

Certification : YES

Level : Professional

PDU’s :16

ICP-ACC

About the Agile Coach Certification Course

During this Agile Coach certification course , you will work closely with the other participants and you will complete the training with an additional wealth of experience. 

A lot of attention is given to the exchange of experiences and, above all, to the skills required to become an efficient Agile Coach. Throughout the training you will coach your peers and will be coached in return, building on skills acquired in the modules 

ICAgile Roadmap

Course Program 

- Development in the discipline of agile coaching -
  • Definition of Agile Coaching and the Agile Coaching Posture
  • The Coach as an Agile Role ModelAchieving essential changes in Mindset
  • Achieving self-awareness and self-management
- Professional Coaching Skills -
  • Coach as a professional coach
  • Emotional intelligence and presence
  • Active Listening and Powerful Questions
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Determining the Coaching Question
  • Exploration of the subject and its solutions
  • Commitment & action plan (GROW, SMART)
  • Conducting the coaching conversation
- The role of an Agile Mentor -
  • Coach as a mentor
  • Giving advice while maintaining presence
  • Articulating expertise
  • Leaving the customer free to choose
  • Contrast between mentoring and coaching
  • Understanding the individual change cycle
  • Key Transitions of Agile Roles
  • Identify and address resistance to change
  • Conducting the mentoring conversation
- Teaching skills & tools -
  • Coach as a teacher
  • Using multiple teaching methods
  • How to divide content into digestible pieces
  • Check for understanding
  • Creating an environment that fosterslearning
  • Helping team members to experience agile mindset and role changes
  • Teaching Lab
- The Agile Team -
  • Coach as a team coach
  • The team as a complex system
  • Observation and how to expose what is happening
  • Team development models in use
  • Helping a team detect its own stage of development
  • Define, identify and target high performance
  • Assessing the team as a healthy system
  • Adapt your style according to the maturity of the team
  • Highlighting and overcoming conflict with the team
  • Reinforcement of self-awareness and self-management capacity within the team
  • Identifying and capturing impediments and leadership commitment
- Starting as an Agile Coach -
  • Groundwork for agile coaching
  • Defining the Agile Coaching “Contract”.
  • Designing a Coaching Alliance
  • Internal or external coaches

The online agile coach certification

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the principles and tools of a Professional Coach

  • Assuming his role as Agile Coach
  • Knowing how to choose between different roles at the right moment (mentor, facilitator, consultant, trainer, coach etc.)
  • Accommodate Agile Transformations and adapt it to its context.
  • Receive the ACC-ICP certification delivered by ICAgile
  • Develop knowledge related to Agile principles and methods

The online agile coach certification

What makes this course different

Even online, our courses are highly immersive, which means that you will not see many PowerPoint presentations. You are put to work immediately and start learning by doing and experimenting with the tools explained and modeled by your peers and your ICAgile Accredited trainer. 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the pre-requisites or qualifications required to enter the course?

There are no conditional pre-requisites for this Agile Coach Certification program. It is however advised to have good working knowledge of at least one Agile framework, and if you have working experience in an agile environment, that would be a plus. But, many people start their journey as a professional coach, or even as a manager. This course will help you take up your new role as an Agile Coach

Do I have to take an exam to receive the Certificate?

No. The ICP-ACC Agile Coach Certification course is a knowledge based certification program. This means that the course is designed to cover all the learning objectives required by ICAgile. We ask you to keep your camera on and have a good working microphone so you can actively participate in the many coaching and mentoring activities, breakout sessions, teach-back moments and presentations.

How often do I need to renew the ICP-ACC certificate?

Never. The Agile Coach Certificate issued by ICAgile after this certification program has lifetime validity.

When will I receive my certificate?

Usually within a few days after completion of the course, ICAgile will send you your certificate.

Do I need to prepare anything before entering the classroom?

You will receive your student notebook before the start of your course and during the course in the form of handouts. At the end of the program you can bind them together with other notes you took during the session, to keep as a reference.

What happens after the course has finished?

We offer an extensive follow-up program to all our students including two sessions with a professional coach. You can claim your two coaching sessions after your course. These sessions are there to help you get on your feet as an Agile Coach, but if you wish, you may address a completely different challenge with your coach. It is up to you how you use these valuable moments with your coach.

 

About The Agile Coach Certification

The  Agile Coach Certification training (ICP-ACC certification) is a highly interactive and deeply experiental 21-hour program that focuses on the mindset, roles and responsibilities of an agile coach. The online Agile Coach certification course is filled with activities, discussions and exercises to help you acquire essential agile coaching skills such as self-awareness, agile coaching stances, agile mentoring, facilitation techniques, active listening, powerful questioning and coaching in the moment.

 

You will practice individual coaching, team coaching and mentoring conversations as soon as you arrive in the virtual training room! The online certified Agile coach course includes topics that cover the differentiation between mentoring, facilitation, consultation, teaching and coaching. You will acquire the skills necessary to create a healthy agile work environment that fosters collaboration and you’ll learn how to deal with conflict in an Agile team. You will actively practice and experiment with the concepts of team development and dynamics, change management, alliance building and coaching contracts.

 

We work in an immersive and interactive learning environment in which you will develop professional coaching skills, understand the different roles of a Certified Agile Coach and immediately start putting to your newly acquired knowledge to work in and outside the virtual classroom. Topics include:

 

  • Use professional coaching tools such as powerful questions, active listening, creating coaching alliances and contract, and how to give and receive feedback in an intelligent and constructive way.
  • Help create an environment in which individual team members feel safe to participate fully in creating a shared team vision and an agile culture that unites in their journey to Agile Excellence,
  • Conduct the coaching conversation, including techniques to improve the way you listen, facilitate meetings and help your client become more effective.
  • Design and explain the coaching contract with your team and stakeholders
  •  Coaching and mentoring teams and stakeholders through different types of change.
  •  Acquire effective skills to foster collaboration and trust within the team
  •  Understand when and how to intervene in the case of conflict

 

In addition, every day you will discover what it is like to give and receive professional coaching and how profoundly useful it is.

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