ICAgile Coaching Bootcamp

What is this course?

The Agile Coaching Bootcamp is a five-day experiential workshop, combining the Agile Team Facilitation (ATF) and Agile Coaching (ACC) courses.

The ICAgile Agile Team Facilitation (ATF) workshop will be delivered over the initial two days, and will enhance one’s ability to plan and conduct effective team meetings and ensures the team is working collaboratively to achieve high performance.

This will be followed by the three day ICAgile Coaching (ACC) workshop focuses primarily on the mindset, roles, and responsibilities of an Agile Coach.

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What will you learn?

The Agile Team Facilitation (ICP – ATF) workshop provides group facilitation tools and techniques for effectively designing meetings and workshops that both engage the entire audience and drive toward desired outcomes. In the meanwhile, it helps the facilitators to instigate the facilitating mindset shift across the team to guide the team through the paradigm shifts required in Agile environment. It enables teams to deliver better results, improve team maturity, achieve self-organisation, and serves as a stepping-stone for one to become an Agile Coach.

The Agile Coaching (ICP – ACC) workshop introduces participants to team development concepts around starting and growing teams while paying particular attention to team dynamics and the surrounding organisational system. A key part of this course focuses on developing an understanding of the professional Coaching skill-set and the value of honing these skills to serve team members.

After finishing the course, you will be able to differentiate between mentoring, facilitating, consulting, teaching and coaching. You will also gain the skills needed to create a safe environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within an Agile team.

What topics will be covered?

Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)

  • Defining the Agile Coaching Pathway
  • What is Facilitation?
  • The Facilitation Mindset
  • The importance of planning in facilitation and how to do it
  • Top tips on how to perform common agile events such as the retrospective and planning
  • Feedback on your facilitation including a personal improvement plan designed by you
  • New decision-making techniques to try with your team
  • New ideas on how you can facilitate agile events@scale

Agile Coaching (ICP – ACC)
Professional coaching – Learn the basics of Professional Coaching from ICF Certified Coaches. Competencies you will start to build include: Active Listening, Powerful Questions, Emotional Intelligence, Presence and Clean Feedback.

Mentoring – When someone you are working with runs out of ideas what do we do? Learn the core skills of a good mentor and how to support people through the difficult transition to a new way of working and avoid falling into consulting.

Serving the team – We will look at the basics of team coaching from ORSC trained trainers before moving on to looking at the importance of a solid team launch, coaching plan, impediment removal and conflict.

Facilitate learning – Using Training from the BACK of the Room! techniques we will explore adult learning techniques culminating in creating a new learning experience you will be able to use.

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