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Empowering Self-Organizing Teams: Coaching Skills

Successful Agile teams self-organize. This is easier said than done. Empowering teams to become self-organizing requires the use of Team Coaching Skills

• Leadership Skills guide you to become aware of who you are and how you conduct yourself in the team to influence other team members positively.

• Coaching Skills prepare you to engage in empowering relationships and interact with others in the team to help them learn and grow.

• Facilitation Skills help you understand interpersonal dynamics and team behaviours, and how to intervene in a team to cultivate self-organization.

In an Agile organization, anyone can contribute to the team’s develop by applying these skills. 

Module 2: Coaching Skills 

We are pleased to present a series of retreats where Agilists can meet and practice Team Coaching Skills together. 

The format is simple, you will learn some theory, you will practice and observe, and you will give and receive feedback from other practitioners. The second retreat will continue to focus on Basic Coaching Skills. 

It will help you clarify what a Servant Leadership attitude is and you will practice the four most important listening and questioning skills used in coaching conversations. Moments for gathering insights and feedback is an integral part of the training for participants as well as for organizers and we ask you to fill out a feedback form towards the end of the day. 

To ensure a supporting learning environment, the number of participants are limited. This event is organized and prepared by Agile Open Space and it will be facilitated by Louise Kold Taylor assisted by Jesús Méndez


Seedbox Technologies is holding the event at their amazing offices in Montreal, QC.

Questions and Answers 

If I'm a Scrum Alliance member, could I report SEU's for attending this event?

Yes, you could report 5 Category C SEU's after attending this workshop

Could I get a certificate to claim PDU's after attending this event?

Yes, of course. Just send us an email and it would be our pleasure to send you back your workshop participation certificate in .pdf format.

• The workshop would be in English or French ?

The workshop material and instructions would be in English but if you have questions in french, don't worry because one of our team members would be there to help you out.

• Why are we paying this time?

Early bird promotion: For a limited time (Only until April 7th) , reserve your seat with our promotional early bird fee of only $95 CAD all included.

Regular fee: $120 CAD (After April 7th)

This fees serves to pay for the content produced to hold the event, the food, snacks, beverages, the workshop miscellaneous like post-it, markers, and the coaching facilitator fees required to make it happen. In addition, it would help us to continue offering free high quality events to you.

Thank you for being part of the journey. 

Agile Open Space 

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  • Louise Kold T.

    Thanks everyone for coming out and sharing your energy, wisdom and learning! We hope that you've been given food for thought and some simple tools to practice. Looking forward to see you all again!

    1 · April 28, 2014

  • Hugues F.

    Merci à Louise et Jesus pour cette super journée! Très belle organisation avec des activités pertinentes et une belle énergie.
    Merci aussi pour avoir créé cette espace privilégié des rencontres et de partage!
    À bientôt,

    3 · April 26, 2014

    • Jesus M.

      Merci a toi Hugues, tes commentaires sont très encouragent. Merci d'avoir pris du temps pour partager et apprendre. Au prochaine rencontre.

      April 27, 2014

  • Malena

    Thanks for everything, was a great workshop

    2 · April 26, 2014

    • Jesus M.

      Thanks you Malena for finding your way to finally came and allow us to learn more from you. Great

      April 27, 2014

  • Jesus M.

    Highly committed people who kindly embraced what we wanted to share, enabling the whole room to became a full hands on experience. Feeling grateful for that

    2 · April 27, 2014

  • Iulian C.

    Jesus, Louise... Running 10 minutes late.

    April 26, 2014

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