Agile coaches are the alchemists that help transform organisational lead into gold. They work closely with teams to cultivate high-performing, Agile organisations that unleash people’s creativity and passion.
So how do you become an Agile coach?
It is a journey, from apprenticeship through to mastery, marked by certification paths and milestones. Agile Centre are committed to growing the next generation of great Scrum Masters and Agile coaches. Our certification paths and programmes are designed to help you move through each level of apprenticeship, journeyman and mastery.
On-Demand Introduction to Coaching
Coaching is a rapidly growing profession, and an essential skill for Scrum Masters and Agile Practitioners to support their teams/clients in an uncertain business landscape. This on-demand Introduction to Coaching course is designed get you started on the path to professional coaching. Through a combination of video lectures, articles and exercises, learn the foundations of professional coaching from our highly experienced trainer, John McFadyen, as he shares the key concepts and skills of coaching, along with some of his own professional coaching experiences.
Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)
If you’re a Certified Scrum Master with a year or more’s experience, the Advanced Certified Scrum Master course is the bridge that helps you move from practitioner to Scrum specialist and coach. You’ll learn how to scale Scrum, deal with common problems in Scrum environments and master the tools and techniques needed to grow into the next generation of Agile coach. You’ll learn how to get organisational buy-in to Agile and how to get the most out of your Scrum Team by helping build products and services that customers truly love.
Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master (CSP-SM)
Take the next step as a Scrum Master, building on your learnings from the Advanced Certified Scrum Master course with our Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Master training. Take a more in-depth look at the difference between a good Scrum Master and a great one, including the tools and practices you will need to help increase your teams’ agility and responsiveness.
Certified Agile Team Coaching (ICP-ACC)
Convert your experience into coaching engagements with the ICAgile Certified Agile Team Coaching course. You’ll learn from experienced coaches how to effectively lead teams using coaching techniques and tools that deliver results. You’ll also learn foundational team coaching skills and team development concepts. A key part of this certification focuses on developing an understanding of the professional Agile coaching skillset and how to apply these skills to serve an Agile team.
Agile Coach Academy (ACA)
The Agile Coach Academy programme is primarily aimed at those Agile coaches who are looking to create, embed, and grow deep Agile capabilities within their organisation, reinforced by in-house coaches and Business Agility coaches that will lead the culture of Business Agility within the organisation. As the old saying goes, ‘Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day. Teach them how to fish and you feed them for life.’ The Agile Coach Academy not only teaches you how to master fishing, it embeds within you the ability to master teaching others how to fish too.
The Science & Art of Coaching
Join Tracy Sinclair on an Agile Coaching master class that introduces you to The Science and Art of Coaching. A blended experience that incorporates coaching sessions, virtual workshops, webinars and teaching from one of the world’s most respected coaches. You will learn how to integrate your knowledge of core coaching competencies, the science of coaching, with the relationship, engagement and personal development elements, the art of coaching, to differentiate yourself as a unique, trained coach.
Certified [email protected] Practitioner ([email protected])
Learn how the [email protected] framework leads to hyper-productive, creative and collaborative teams. Learn how to leverage progressive tools, frameworks and models that enable you to scale Scrum without losing all the great elements that make your company successful. The two-day Certified [email protected] Practitioner course arms you with the tools and techniques necessary to harness the power of Scrum within integrated and interconnected team environments.
Leading SAFe – Certified SAFe Agilist
Over 35% of all Agile adoptions are led by Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe). It is by far the most popular framework for large organisations who are looking to instil and nurture business agility in their environments. The Leading SAFe – Certified SAFe Agilist course will teach you how to leverage SAFe and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps to transform your organisation and thrive in the 21st Century market.
Certified LeSS Practitioner (CLP)
In the realm of organisational design and optimising for the whole, Large Scale Scrum enters a class of its own. On the Certified LeSS Practitioner course, you’ll learn about systems modelling ideas and how to identify local optimisations versus optimisation for dynamic systems. You’ll learn the value of cross-functional feature teams and how the Large Scale Scrum architecture promotes high-performing, Agile organisations that embody Business Agility.