The training focuses primarily on the mindset, roles, and responsibilities of an Agile Coach. After finishing the certification, you will be able to differentiate between and among mentoring, facilitating, consulting, teaching and coaching, and will also gain the skills needed to create a safe environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within an agile team. This training introduces participants to team development concepts around starting and growing teams while paying particular attention to team dynamics and the surrounding organizational system.
WHAT YOU WILL GET
This course is deeply experiential, immersing you in hands-on coaching exercises to reinforce coaching theory. You will gain the skills needed to be an effective coach and mentor to bring the best out in the teams you support – and help your team achieve maximum benefit from your Agile transformation.
- The mindset and role of the Agile Coach
- The techniques to coach and communicate effectively
- How to mentor and coach people
- What is needed to effectively start up an Agile team
- How to help grow and develop teams
- The mindset and role of the Agile coach
- Coaching and communicating effectively
- Mentoring and coaching people
- Starting up teams
- Growing and developing teams
ABOUT YOUR TRAINERS
has taught Scrum, Lean and Agile practices to hundreds of students including ScrumMasters, Product Owners, team members, PMs and executive leaders who support them. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST”)™, ICAgile Certified Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC), and ICAgile Agile Team Facilitator. Manjit holds the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certifications. He brings 17 years experience practicing Lean and Agile as a team member, Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and Coach.
- ICAgile Certified Professional certification
- Class materials, resources, and references
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone working on an Agile project or with agile teams who aspires to the role of Agile Coach. This is an advanced Agile course which is not suitable for people new to Agile practices. You will need to have completed formal Agile training and have at least 12 months’ experience working in an Agile team.