An effective Agile coach helps guide teams on their journey to agile maturity. They oversee the progression of an agile team to ensure the team’s delivery of value to the organization. An effective Agile coach guides a team through the implementation of agile processes and is charged with encouraging teams and leadership to embrace the agile mindset. The Agile Coach’s goal is to give agile teams the knowledge, tools, and training so that they’ll be able to leverage agile to its full potential. They ask the right questions, provide mental and growth models, and challenge teams to deliver valuable solutions to the customer.
Students who demonstrate understanding and application of the course materials will receive the ICAgile Agile Teams (ICP-ACC) certification.
Perform key professional coaching skills and know when to use them
Practice mentoring by offering their knowledge and sharing their experience while keeping accountability for taking action
Utilize insights from adult learning to amplify teaching, whether it’s teaching the agile basics or teaching an advanced agile technique
Properly use many facilitation techniques with teams and emulate the expert modeling offered throughout the class
Understand team culture and relationships, the evolution of team development, how to move teams toward health and high performance, and practice designing a team start-up or reset
Articulate the key role of the Coach and understand how to help people change, specifically related to their agile role transition. Prepare yourself to conduct a pivotal conversation
Use different perspectives and determine ways to actively work with what they discover
Change the relationship with conflict and help the team learn to handle conflict well