Path to Agile Coaching
Unlock your potential and deepen your Agile coaching skills.
This Path to Agile Coaching workshop is a transformative four-day experience designed specifically for experienced Agilists. Dive deep into practical learning where you’ll actively practice real-world scenarios, and refine your approach to coaching Agile teams. The ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) certification is awarded upon successful completion of the course.
- Dates: November 30, December 1, December 14, and December 15
- Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET on each day
- Duration: Four immersive days with modules that build on each other spread over three weeks.
- Each participant will meet 1:1 with one of the facilitators for a professional coaching session. (recommended between 12/1 – 12/13)
- Participants will have access to a Path to Agility Team assessment for the class. (to be used during the class).
- Location: Online via Zoom and Miro. (Link will be provided upon registration)
Get ready for a deep dive into experiential learning. This isn’t your standard lecture-based workshop; participants will be at the center of the action, practicing, reflecting, and evolving their skills in real-time.
By the end of this intensive workshop, participants will be able to:
- Analyze the mindset, competencies, and practices of Agile coaching, relating them to personal experiences. You will also evaluate your own competency level and construct a development path for your progression as an Agile coach.
- Apply foundational professional coaching skills specifically tailored for an Agile context.
- Understand the arc of a coaching conversation and demonstrate its application through various techniques in Agile coaching scenarios.
- Utilize tools and techniques crucial for effective team startups and for fostering self-awareness within teams.
- Assess an Agile team’s health and modify individual coaching styles to guide the team on their journey to peak performance.
- Implement strategies and techniques to address and resolve conflict and dysfunction within teams.
- Identify and classify typical organizational barriers to Agile adoption, determining the best layer (team, community of practice, leadership) to address and resolve them.
- Decide on and articulate the most effective approach to formalize coaching relationships, considering both internal and external contexts.
Participants should have experience working with an Agile team. The workshop assumes participants have experience as Agile practitioners and will not cover Agile basics.
Who Should Attend:
This workshop is ideal for:
- Agile Coaches, Team Coaches, and Enterprise Coaches
- Scrum Masters and Scaled Scrum Masters (RTEs)
- Managers keen to enhance their effectiveness
- Project Managers and Delivery Managers
- Director roles such as Director of Enterprise Program Management, Director of PMO, and Director of LACE
- Program Managers, Product Managers, and Engineering Leaders
- Managers of Software Development, Solution Architecture, and Software Engineering
- Professionals responsible for Learning and Development programs within organizations
…and any professional eager to learn and strengthen Agile coaching expertise.
Meet the trainers
Jenny is a Transformation Coach working with large organizations to achieve their outcomes, generally using Agile values, principles, and practices. Jenny’s default stance is to put people and culture first and be curious about how they impact the overall system and practices. Jenny has over 23 years of corporate experience bringing business teams, technical teams, and sponsors together to reliably deliver large-scale development projects with her disciplined approach of cultivating success and growth in people, process, and products. Jenny has a passion for driving the adoption and understanding of Agile values, principles and practices, and her endless motivation drives her involvement in cultivating the “small company start-up culture” across organizations large and small. Jenny is a kinetic leader, partner, and consummate student who brings enthusiasm and awareness to projects and keeps teams focused and delivering success in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments. Jenny is an international speaker with a passion for helping other coaches and trainers level up their game. She is Program Director for Women in Agile’s Launching New Voices.
Jenny earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is a Certified Trainer for Training from the Back of the Room (TBR Certified Trainer), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Project Management (ICP-APM), ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Facilitation (ICP-ATF), ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC), ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Testing (ICP-TST), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC), Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I), Certified Collaboration Instructor (Innovation Games) and an Agile Fluency Certified Facilitator.
Randy Hale is an empathetic change leader who enables others to see their challenges more clearly and their possibilities with great enthusiasm. He has over 30 years of experience and has demonstrated deep knowledge and application of enterprise Lean-Agile transformation, business and product strategy, product management leadership, and organizational and strategic portfolio transformation. Randy helps companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 to drive strategic organizational, cultural, and process change in support of improved employee engagement, faster product time-to-market, increased customer satisfaction, and accelerated revenue recognition. His certifications include: Agile Leadership Journey Guide, Certified Leadership Agility 360 Coach, SPC6, ICP-ACC, Path to Agility Facilitator