An Agile coaching mindset and approach to leadership can unequivocally transform the dynamics of an organization. By empowering leaders of all levels with coaching skills, their impact on the organization will boost team morale, engagement, collaboration, performance, and productivity.
In this course, individuals will further develop their servant leadership skills and enhance their coaching abilities. We will guide participants through the foundational elements of Agile Coaching and provide tangible coaching tools that will be practiced throughout the course and can be immediately applied to your personal and professional world. There will be a focus on the different stances required of an Agile coach, with an emphasis on professional coaching and mentoring skills, along with developing a personal coaching stance.
Participants will learn to see teams as unique systems and become aware of the different systems and subsystems within an organization. From understanding team conflict and resistance to change to developing enhanced listening skills and utilizing powerful questions, coaches in this course will learn to coach teams through their Agile journey toward high performance.
Through this knowledge, participants will be able to identify and interact with teams at each stage of team development to have the greatest impact as an Agile Coach. This will empower leaders and their organizations to achieve the next level in overall Business Agility and Servant Leadership.
At Kintsugi Training Institute we believe in an immersive learning experience. Our courses are led by our expert facilitators that together have multiple decades worth of knowledge to be shared. Those that participate in our courses will be active participants who engage with our trainers. All of our courses include printable workbooks and are built with multiple activities and use interactive tools such as Mural and FunRetro.
We utilize the existing knowledge of our participants, combined with the knowledge and expertise of our trainers to create a more immersive and impactful learning experience. This brain-based, adult learning style allows for transformational learning to take place that can immediately be applied and have a lasting impact.
This course is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) as fulfilling all Learning Objectives for the Agile Coaching course. In order to earn an ICAgile certification for this course, participation is required in the entirety of the course. Participants must also have the ability to demonstrate competency to their trainers that they have acquired the necessary knowledge to earn the certification. After successful completion of this course, participants will receive an email from ICAgile with the link to claim certification for the ICAgile Certified Professional Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) and be considered an Agile Certified Coach.
This certification, combined with Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF), are the foundational steps toward achieving the ICAgile Expert Agile Coaching (ICE-AC) This is the Agile industry’s first competency-based certification.
Professional Development Unit & Scrum Education Unit
Successful completion of this class enables you to be eligible for the following:
21 Scrum Education Units toward Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
21 PDUs toward the PMI-ACP or for PMP continuing education
DEVELOPMENT IN THE AGILE COACHING DISCIPLINE: Development Path for Agile Coaching, The Agile Team Facilitation Mindset, The Agile Coaching Mindset
COACH AS FACILITATOR: Foundational Facilitation Skills, Conducting a Facilitated Session, Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, Skillfully Facilitating the Agile Practices
COACH AS PROFESSIONAL COACH: Foundational Professional Coaching Skills, The Coaching Conversation – Coaching for Action
COACH AS MENTOR: Key Mentoring Skills, Mentoring Agile Role Transitions
COACH AS TEACHER: Key Teaching Skills, Agile Mindset Shifts and Frameworks
COACH AS TEAM COACH: Foundational Team Coaching, Describing Team Development, Coaching the Journey toward High Performance, Handling Conflict and Dysfunction within the Team, Handle Organizational Impediments
SET BOUNDARIES FOR AGILE COACHING: Coaching Alliances and Contracts
Advanced Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Iteration Managers, Agile leaders, Agile Coaches, Managers, Directors, Delivery Managers, Project Managers, Program Managers, Business Analyst, C-Suite Leaders, Organizational Development Change Agents, Change Managers, also anyone who is passionate about Agile Coaching and wants to enhance their skills.
Evening Class Information
Session Duration: 8 Sessions over two weeks – Evenings (2.5 hrs each day, includes a short break)
Class Times: 7:00 PM EST – 9:30 PM EST | 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM CST | 4:00 PM PST – 6:30 PM PST
Weekend Class Information
Session Duration: 4 Sessions over two weeks – Weekends (5 hrs each day, includes multiple stretches and break)
Class Times: 12:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM CST | 9:00 AM PST – 2:00 PM PST