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Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC)

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Learn and practice the fundamentals of Agile coaching to empower your team to reach their highest potential. Professional coaching is the process of partnering with teams in a thought-provoking and creative way to inspire and guide them to maximize their potential. As a teacher, mentor, and facilitator, a great Agile coach is the key to building a high-performing team.

This is why qualified professional Agile coaches are in high demand. This course is a hands-on, deep dive into understanding and applying the skills and practices of teaching Agile, mentoring people in Agile roles, and coaching individuals and teams to identify their specific challenges and develop actionable improvement plans to tackle them.

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Certification

Upon completion of this training course, students will be credentialed as an ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC).

Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for Agile team leaders or aspiring team leaders with a passion for servant leadership and a desire to learn the art of coaching in the team context. Relevant roles include Agile coaches and aspiring coaches, Scrum Masters, Agile project managers, Product Owners, business analysts, and more.

What’s In It for You:

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A certificate of completion from ICAgile

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Attract more recruiters and command a higher rate of pay

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Claim 16 Scrum Alliance Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

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Claim 14 Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs)

What You’ll Learn

This highly-interactive course focuses on the mindset, roles, and responsibilities of an Agile coach with many opportunities to practice each component. After completing certification, participants will be able to differentiate between mentoring, facilitating, professional coaching, and teaching. They will also gain the skills needed to create a safe environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within an Agile team.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Relate the mindset, competencies and practices of Agile coaching to your own experience and competency level
  • Exhibit the self-awareness to identify a development path for your own growth as an Agile coach
  • Apply foundational coaching, mentoring, and teaching skills in an Agile context
  • Apply tools and techniques for effective Agile team start-up and for cultivating self-awareness in teams
  • Assess the health of an Agile team and adjust your coaching style to facilitate the team’s journey to high-performance
  • Apply tools and techniques to work with conflict and dysfunction in teams
  • Describe common organizational impediments to Agile adoption and determine how to appropriately resolve these impediments
  • Determine and present the best course of action for formalizing coaching relationships


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Also Included in This Course:

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Digital copies of all class materials and templates

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Dedicated customer support and scheduling flexibility

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Access to NextUp’s original content like blogs and webinars as well as trainer office hours