Agile Trainings


What is ICAgile

Agile Fundamentals is the first step in the ICAgile learning journey. This entry point is unique in the industry in that it takes a methodology-neutral, mindset-based approach to agility. After all, it is not just about doing agile. It is about being agile. After successfully completing the course, you will receive the ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) certification. In order to succeed with agile, teams and organizations should focus first on “being agile” as a foundation for success in “doing agile.” Agile fundamentals learning objectives delve into key concepts such as adaptive planning, value-driven development, team collaboration and frequent feedback for continuous improvement.

Learning Objectives

Through the exploration of group exercises and facilitated discussion, participants completing this workshop will learn how to …

For Agile Fundamentals -
• Origin and History of Agile
• Agile Values and Principles
• Deeper understanding about the essence of Agile
• Clarity about transitioning to the Agile roles
• What is Empirical Process?
• Overview about Scrum framework
• Scrum Roles, Artifacts and events

For Certified Agile Coaching -
• Agile Coaching Mindset
• Responsibilities and Skills of the Coach
• Setting Boundaries for Coaching
• The Coaching Stance
• The Coaching Conversation – Coaching for Action
• Professional Coaching Skills
• Conducting the Coaching Conversation
• Mentoring Agile Roles & Transitions
• Mentoring vs. Coaching
• Teaching the Agile Basics &Mindset Shift
• Understanding Team Development
• Setting up the Team Environment
• Creating a Team Kickoff/Startup Agenda
• Characteristics of an Agile Team
• Coaching the Journey toward High Performance
• Handling Conflict and Dysfunction within the Team
• Handling Organizational Impediments

Course Details

For Agile Fundamentals -
• Origins of Agile
• Agile Manifesto
• Understanding the Agile Mindset
• Establishing the Agile Mindset
• Incremental Development
• Value-Based Work
• Retaining Quality
• The Scrum Framework
• Scrum Elements – Roles, Artifacts and Events

For Certified Agile Coaching -
• Agile Self-Diagnostic
• Scrum Master and Agile Coach overview
• Wearing the many hats of an Agile Coach
• Agile vital signs
• Introduction to Agile Maturity
• Personal canvas
• Facilitation, Emotional Intelligence, and Active Listening practice
• Organizational Introspection
• Team room setup and Coaching Agreements
• Starting a coaching assignment
• Shared Visioning
• Coaching phrases
• Coaching Practice
• Conflict Management
• Commitment, accountability, & responsibility
• Change At The Individual Level
• “Agile Sounds Interesting… but,”
• Creating a Safe Environment
• Coach Self-Awareness
• Mentoring
• Creating an Effective Coaching Plan
• Been there, done that
• Open practice



Training Deliverables

With the training fee, comes something more

For Agile Fundamentals -
• 2 Days Workshop on Agile Coaching
• Trainer will register you for evaluation
• Hard copy of reference material as specified by ICAgile
• ICP – Agile Certified Professional Certificate from ICAgile, on successful completion of class
• 14 SEUs for Scrum Certified Professionals

For Certified Agile Coaching -
• 3 Days Workshop on Agile Coaching
• Trainer will register you for evaluation
• Hard copy of reference material as specified by ICAgile
• ICP – ACC Certification from ICAgile, on successful completion of class
• 24 SEUs for Scrum Certified Professionals.