Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) with David Lowe

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"Wonderful, amazing. Really gave me some awesome tools/techniques and shifted my whole mindset. 5 stars!" - Scrum Master

Join us on our July ICAgile-Certified Agile Team Coach course, facilitated by Professional Coach & Trainer David Lowe.

Agile and Lean work when there is deep respect and consideration for people. However, often the behaviours we experience and sometimes exhibit at work are not in alignment with our own goals and the goals of the organisation. This is what makes achieving agility so hard.

Professional coaching helps individuals and teams increase transparency of their own internal and external blockers that stop them from being successful in achieving their goals.

During this 3-day highly interactive ICAgile-Certified coaching course you will learn specific professional coaching skills required to help others who are moving towards Agile ways of working. You will also gain the understanding and skills required to create a safe environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within an agile team and be exposed to team dynamics and the role the wider organisation system plays.

Plus following completion of the class you will have access to our regular coaching practice group that's available exclusively for our Agile Team Coach graduates to support your continuous professional development.

BOOK YOUR PLACE

19th - 21st AUGUST in London
https://agile-team-coach-august.eventbrite.co.uk/

Early Bird: £1450
Standard: £1550
all prices ex vat.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

What an agile coach is and how this role plays out with your teams.
An introduction to neuroscience and why it’s important as coaches we understand how the brain reacts when we’re stressed.
Gain fundamental professional coaching skills and insights, like what powerful questions are and how to use them effectively and one of the important tools for team and personal growth – giving and receiving feedback.
How to create a psychologically safe environment for your teams by looking at how to set up the team environment and help the team to know themselves and create a shared culture and vision.
How to conduct the coaching conversation including techniques to improve the way you listen, brainstorm and help your client be effective with actions.
Why it’s important to design a coaching contract with your team and stakeholders.
How to coach and mentor through different kinds of change.
How to coach toward high-performance and gain effective skills in encouraging team collaboration and trust and how to resolve conflicts.
A powerfully effective conflict resolution coaching tool not found anywhere else.
Connect with other participants/peers and exchange experiences first hand.
Experience what it is like to offer and receive professional coaching and how profoundly helpful it is.

AGENDA

Team Emotional Intelligence
Defining agile coaching
The agile mindset
Roles and responsibilities
Achieving self-awareness
Coaching principles, contract & patterns
Neuroscience and coaching
Coaching vs Mentoring
Training & Facilitation
Conducting the Coaching Conversation
Goal & action based outcomes
Presence & Listening
Giving & receiving feedback
Powerful questions
Creating a psychologically safe environment
Understanding team development
Setting up the team environment
Creating a team kickoff / startup agenda
Characteristics of an agile team
Coaching the journey towards high-performance
Handling organisational Impediments
Planning to facilitate a conflict within a team
Putting it into practice

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THIS COURSE

“An excellent course, hugely engaging, fun, learned loads of powerful tools and techniques” – Clare Ryland – Head of Learning and Coaching

“If you are looking for an agile coach course please consider this course. Very interactive 3 days of pure awesomeness teaching practice trainer is very knowledgeable” – Guy Gusto – scrum master

PRE-REQUISITES:

This an intermediate-level course for practitioners with at least 6 months of hands-on agile experience. You will build upon the experience you already have working with agile teams.

ACCREDITATION

Agile Team Coach is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) as fulfilling all Learning Objectives in the Agile Coaching track. After successful completion of Agile Team Coach, you can apply for the ICAgile Certified Professional-Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC).

OUR TRAINER - DAVID LOWE
David is a coach, mentor, trainer and author. He has coached a variety of individuals and companies over a range of industries. David has a post-graduate certificate in Business & Personal Coaching from University of Chester, is certified by the International Coach Federation as an Associate Certified Coach, and is one of only two people in the UK with both CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) and KCP (Kanban Coaching Professional) certificates.