Agile Coaching in the Enterprise

(icp-CAT)

Why is this course important?

The ICAgile Certified Professional – Coaching Agile Transitions course provides a deep dive into the world of enterprise agile coaching. 

The course focuses on the field of Enterprise Coaching for agility, we explore the core elements of an organisation moving to a more agile way of working, and links the core enterprise coaching competencies in a way that empowers coaches to act as agents of change in organisations.

We will delve into the pursuit of professional mastery and the ethical considerations of Enterprise Coaching for Agility. We then look at elements central to agile transitions such as organisational and human change processes, transformation strategies, addressing organisational impediments and large group facilitation practices.

 

OBJECTIVES

The course is separated into 3 key areas of focus:

  • Knowing Yourself – Understanding your own strengths and weaknesses is the first step to being an awesome enterprise agile coach as we start our pursuit of professional mastery and the ethical considerations of Enterprise Coaching for Agility
  • Managing an Engagement – Learn how to better manage an engagement through our unique agile scoping framework. How do we set ourselves up for success in this complex world? What is useful to measure? How do we know if we have done a good job?
  • Facilitating Change – once we have learnt how to manage an engagement what is next? During this section, you will learn the skills of communicating, educating, and facilitating at an organisational level.
Audience

Relevant roles include enterprise, program and team-level Agile Coaches, Agile Team Facilitators, or anyone aspiring to these roles. Also, anyone with a strong background in change management and/or organisational design and a curiosity about agile approaches at the enterprise level will benefit from this certification.

Certification

On successful completion of the course, you will receive the ICAgile Certified Professional – Coaching Agile Transitions Certification.

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

This course is worth 16 SEU’s towards Scrum Alliance renewal requirements.

The course is assessed by the instructors during the training early feedback will be provided if you are likely to need additional support before you can pass.

Duration

The course is made up of pre-work followed by 3 x 4hr modules.

pre-Work

Although it is not a formal prerequisite, we have found that this certification is best pursued after a foundation agile course such as Scrum Foundations, Agile Fundamentals, ICAgile or CSM/PSM or equivalent experience.

It will also be beneficial if you have completed the ICP-ACC course prior to this one.

Pre-work is provided and focused on self-reflection using a number of tools including the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel.

Course Dates Link
18th-20th January 2022 ICAgile – Coaching Agile Transitions

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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