What is the ICP-ATF course?
The ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) provides a deep dive into team facilitation. This course is for those who understand how to facilitate agile events but would like some fresh ideas using the latest facilitation tools and techniques, including Liberating Structures.
The course focuses on equipping you with new tools, techniques, and skills to help you take your remote facilitation skills to the next level, emphasising learning through doing and receiving feedback rather than theory.
What is the value of this ICP-ATF course?
Gain an industry recognised certification from the most well known agile coaching certification body, which will improve your internal and external career prospects.
Increase your existing knowledge of Agile and Facilitation
Make yourself invaluable to your agile teams by increasing the competency of
Get valuable tangible answers to your real-world questions from expert coaches in the field.
And much, much more …
What topics are covered?
What is Facilitation?
The Facilitation Mindset
The importance of planning in facilitation and how to do it
A list of useful online tools with application ideas and any constraints
Top tips on how to perform agile events such as the retrospective and planning
New decision-making techniques to try with your team
Facilitating Collaborative Conversations
Adjusting Facilitation Given Team Maturity
How to use liberating structures and other new tools in your agile events
New ideas on how you can facilitate agile events @ scale
What will you receive?
- Upon completing the 4 (4.5-hour) modules, you will receive the ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Team Facilitation (ICA-ATF) accreditation.
- The certification will not expire and is a valuable industry known certificate.
- This course is worth 18 SEUs towards Scrum Alliance renewal requirements.
What about exams and assessments?
The certification is earned through practice and feedback during the course by the instructors.
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?
ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches or aspiring coaches with a passion for servant leadership and a desire to learn, improve and practise facilitation in the service of agile teams. Other relevant roles include Iteration Managers, Agile Project/Delivery Managers, Professional Coaches, Transformation Leads and Development team members.
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 foundations course such as ICAgile Agile Fundamentals, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Scrum Foundations or equivalent experience as an Agile Team Facilitator.
How should I prepare for this course?
Pre-work is provided, and this will take two hours to complete.
Will I need any equipment for the course?
As 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 and be able to use mural, a virtual whiteboard application. For security reasons, we highly recommend you use a personal computer on our public courses whenever possible.