Coaching agile transformations

(icp-CAT)

Why is this course important?

The ICAgile Certified Professional – Coaching Agile Transformations is designed to explore Enterprise Agile Coaching in-depth, focusing on leadership styles, organisational culture, change processes, and coaching techniques. 

Based on the agile scoping framework, participants will learn the essential skills required to catalyse the adaptation and transformation of business agility within an organisation at an enterprise level. 

Throughout the course, learners will be introduced to various models and tools and develop a deep understanding of coaching, advising, and supporting leaders through complex and ambiguous situations. 

By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with a set of practical skills and techniques to support the development and evolution of organisational agility.

ICAgile certification is recognised globally as a mark of excellence in Agile coaching. By getting certified, you’ll gain access to a community of like-minded professionals and demonstrate your expertise and knowledge to potential employers.

OBJECTIVES

The course is split into four key areas of Enterprise Agile Coaching.

Exploring Leadership and Culture: This learning area focuses on understanding different leadership styles and their impact on team dynamics and culture. You’ll explore how to foster a positive and inclusive team culture and develop your leadership style to manage teams better and lead change.

Change Processes and Strategies: In this area, you’ll learn about different approaches to change management and strategies for successfully implementing change in your organisation. You’ll explore methods for analysing and diagnosing organisational problems and creating and executing change plans. Using Agile Affinity proven agile scoping model

Coaching through Change: This learning area focuses on developing coaching skills to help individuals and teams navigate change. You’ll learn how to support and guide individuals going through change, facilitate team conversations around change, and manage resistance to change.

Self-Mastery, Professional Development, and Ethics: This area focuses on personal and professional development. You’ll learn techniques for self-reflection and assessment, as well as strategies for goal setting and achieving professional growth. You’ll also explore ethical considerations in leadership and change management.

Audience

This course suits individuals interested in or already working as Enterprise Agile Coaches. This includes coaches who work with organisations on agile transformations and help them achieve business agility and leaders and change agents who want to develop coaching skills and a deep understanding of agility. 

The course may also benefit Agile Practitioners, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and other agile team members who want to expand their knowledge and develop coaching skills to enable agile transformations at the enterprise level.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive the ICAgile Certified Professional – Coaching Agile Transformation Certification.

The certification will not expire and is a valuable industry-known certificate.

This course is worth 21 SEUs towards Scrum Alliance renewal requirements.

Duration

The course is made up of pre-work followed by 4 x 4hr modules. If the class is shown as in person, the duration will be 2 days.

pre-Work

Participants should have at least three years of experience working in an Agile environment. They should have experience with Agile frameworks and practices, such as Scrum, XP and scaling frameworks, such as LeSS. Additionally, participants should have experience working with and coaching teams, and a background in organisational development or change management is recommended. 

The course is designed for experienced Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, and other Agile practitioners seeking to develop their skills and knowledge in Enterprise Agile Coaching.

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Our trainers

John Barratt

John is a Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) who loves seeing individuals, teams, and organisations become the best they can be. He does this using a mixture of coaching approaches embedded with the agile mindset. John spends most of his time supporting organisations to descale and become more resilient. 

John is addicted to learning new things and is often found at meetups around London trying out new ideas and learning from others. His latest interest is systemic modelling which he has been learning from the creator Caitlin Walker. He is proud of his military background and believes it is a crucial reason for his ongoing success.

Rickard Jones

Rickard Jones has over 20 years of professional services experience in Agile coach, trainer and program lead. With an Agile mindset, values, principles, and practices, he has collaborated with many organisations, teams, and individuals to support them on their complex journey to become Agile.

He goes where the value need is, having previously been an XP developer, programme manager, change manager, development manager, scrum master and transformation lead. Despite an unhealthy obsession with learning, he believes nothing beats a coaching journey of in-the-field practical experience.

Not only is Rickard one of the authors of the AgileHR Manifesto, but he is also an international conference speaker, Enterprise Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)Certified Team Coach, Program Lead, Online Remote Facilitator, LeSS Trainer and ICAgile Trainer.

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