What is the ICP-ACC course?
The course is split into four unique half-day modules covering the core competencies of agile coaching. The course focuses on equipping you with new tools, techniques and skills to be the best Agile Coach / Scrum Master you can be.
What’s the Value of this ICP-ACC course?
As the ICAgile Professional in Agile Coaching is the most well known Agile Coaching certification in the market, you can improve your internal and external career prospects.
Increase your existing knowledge and competencies in Agile Coaching.
Make yourself more valuable to your Organisation by helping them become the best they can be by using the new skills you will gain.
Get valuable tangible answers to your real-world questions from expert coaches in the field.
Build long term relationships with some of the best Agile Coaches globally, including Scrum Alliance CECs and CSTs and ICAgile Agile Coaching Experts through the Agile Affinity Academy.
What topics are covered?
Self Reflection using the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel
What is Agile Coaching
What is a high performing team
Managing an Engagement
Training from the Back of the Room
What is Included?
The ICAgile Professional Agile Coaching Certification (ACC)
20 SEU’s towards Scrum Alliance renewals.
15 CCEUs, including 10 in the Core Coaching Competencies towards your ICF renewal.
Access to theAgile Affinity Academy to continue your agile coaching journey after the course has finished.
Access to an Agile Coaching Slack Group with over 2500 members.
Prework focuses on self-reflection using the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel.
- 20% off your next course.
What will you learn?
The course is split into four core modules:
Coaching – Learn the basics of Professional Coaching from ICF Certified Coaches. Competencies you will start to build: Active Listening, Powerful Questions, Emotional Intelligence, Presence and Clean Feedback.
Facilitate Learning – Using Training from the BACK of the Room! Techniques we will explore adult learning techniques culminating in creating a new learning experience on an agile topic of your choice. During this module, you will also learn the core skills of a good mentor and how it is different from coaching and consulting.
Serving the Team – Using several Agile Coaching tools adapted from various team coaching practices from experts in the field. We will explore topics such as the drivers for high performance, how to launch a team, navigate change, and, most importantly, manage an engagement.
Integration – The last module brings the learnings from the different competencies together and teaches you how to move between stances and what tools to use at which point of your agile coaching journey.
What about exams and assessments?
The course is assessed by the instructor(s). You must complete a basic 10-minute coaching conversation to complete the course; however, the instructors will work with you until this is possible.
Please note: You will only receive the ICAgile Professional Agile Coaching Certification (ACC) when the pre-work, four modules, and post-work have been completed.
Why get ICAgile certified?
ICAgile certification is recognised globally as a mark of excellence in Agile coaching. By getting certified, you’ll gain access to a community of like-minded professionals and demonstrate your expertise and knowledge to potential employers.
Who is this course suitable for?
Agile Coaches or aspiring coaches with a passion for servant leadership and a desire to learn and practice facilitation, professional coaching, mentoring, and teaching in service of Agile teams. Other relevant roles include ScrumMasters, Iteration Managers and Agile Project Managers.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
Although it is not a formal prerequisite, we have found that this certification is best pursued after an agile foundation course such as Scrum Foundations, Agile Fundamentals or CSM/PSM.
How should I prepare for this course?
Pre-work is provided focused on self-reflection using the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel*. There is also a pre-call to support you in completing the prework and setting you up for success during the training.
Will I need any equipment for the course?
If this is an online course, you will need a computer with a camera and a headset. You will also need to install the zoom client. We highly recommend you use a personal laptop to comply with any company security policies and ensure you can access everything you need to during the course.