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  • Acquiring SEUs for CSP – and Agile Workshop Facilitation

    Many of our past students express an interest in the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) qualification, and so recently we sent an email to them all providing  further information about requirements – some useful reference information in order to help them  acquire those illusive 70 Scrum Education Units (SEUs)  and  support  their  CSP application. A copy of the email is shared below. We  will  follow up this first email, in a series, with supplementary emails with additional advice so do get in touch if  you would like to be added to the mailing list ( We would  also like to recommend one of our upcoming courses which is eligible for Category B SEUs. Our Agile Workshop Facilitation course, taking place on 25-26 April, is one of two Scrum Alliance-approved Advanced Agile courses (the other being the Agile Analysis and Story Writing course) and, our April course coming up will be the last taught by our wonderfully experienced Agile trainer, coach and facilitator, Julia Godwin. We’ve worked with Julia for over 20 years now and she is a passionate Agilist with a wealth of experience. She will be retiring this year and so her course later this month will be her last […]

Jean-Paul (JP) Bayley

An agil8 Associate, Jean-Paul (JP) Bayley is the Lead Consultant of Bay Spark Ltd, a firm specialising in business agility and organisational development. He was formerly Software Development Manager and Enterprise Architect for Kaplan International where he led the Agile Transformation. He has spoken at BCS, the British Library, as is co-organiser of the London Playcamp conference.

He is a Certified Collaboration Instructor, Certified Trainer for “Training from the BACK of the Room!”, Certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator and holds an ILM certification in Group Facilitation Methods. He also holds certifications from the Scrum Alliance,,  and Lean Kanban University.

Colleagues say he is a “competent, good-natured facilitator that efficiently enables cultural change in teams and organisations”.

He facilitates change in organisations and helps them apply their knowledge to get to where they want to be. He has been known to do this with training courses, strategy workshops, innovation sessions, and executive & team coaching.

When he is not working, he is chasing around Devon with his wife and twin daughters. Back in the day he had a record label, remixed a top-40 record, and had one of his tunes played by John Peel on Radio 1. It was fun while it lasted.

You can connect with JP on LinkedIn here  and via Twitter here.