Certified Agile Coach
Do you want to kick-start or enhance your career as an Agile Coach?
Do you wish to lead your team towards high performance but often get stuck in individual resistance or team dysfunctions?
Do you want to learn and practice agile coaching skills that will help you transition agile teams to better collaboration and superior business results?
What is Agile coaching?
Coaching is often a misunderstood word –it is different from teaching, consulting or mentoring. Coaching creates an environment for the individual and team to grow, an environment of trust, respect and healthy collaboration.
Who needs an Agile Coach?
Agile teams are expected to be self-organized, collaborate with their customer, respond to change in an effective manner, build high quality products and – of course – deliver early and often. But, this is easier said than done. To begin with, Agile teams need an environment go grow – an environment of trust, respect and mutual interest. This is usually where the typical ‘command and control’ type of traditional project management fails to deliver. What the team needs is an Agile Coach who mentors and coaches different Agile roles or a Scrum Master who has acquired the required coaching skills.
The Indian IT industry is slowly realizing the value and need of coaching skills and, as a result, the demand of Agile Coaches is growing fast. Besides a possible need of technical or business expertise, Agile Coaches are expected to possess a unique set of behavior skills like self-awareness and self-management, perspective taking, active listening, powerful questioning, facilitation, etc. After all, coaching is less about delivering results and more about building capability for self-learning and self-growth.
The 3-day ICP-ACC is designed and recommended for:
- Current or aspiring Agile coaches
- Scrum Masters
- Product Owners
- Professionals in a leadership role for Agile projects
- Scaling Agile professionals/Enterprise Agile coaches
The (ICP-ACC) is a 3-day highly interactive classroom program that makes ample use of discussions and exercises to help participants hone essential coaching skills like self-awareness, coaching stance, mentoring, facilitation, active listening, powerful questioning and coaching for action.
On successful completion, each participant will receive
- A certificate titled “ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching” (ICP-ACC).
- 24 Leadership PDUs for PMI Certificate Renewal
- 24 Category B SEUs for CSP goal
Some of the key knowledge areas covered in this training include:
- The Agile Coaching Mindset
- The Coaching Stance
- Professional Coaching Skills
- Coaching Conversations – Coaching for Action
- Mentoring Agile Roles & Transitions
- Coaching the Journey toward High Performance
- Handling Conflict and Dysfunctions within the Team
For more details about the training agenda, please view the Content Outline