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Coaching for Team Agility | London - March

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“Interesting, Enlightening, Enjoyable course, giving me much to think about” – Delivery Manager


During this 3 day highly-interactive course we explore the role an agile coach plays and how the work they do supports individuals change, grow and learn. We look at scenarios, models and real life examples of common challenges like resistance, role transitioning, self-chosen and imposed change, conflict resolution, organisational impediments and the difference between coaching and mentoring. We will cover team culture and what makes a group of individuals become a team. You will learn the stages of team development and tools to help spot where your teams are at, at any given point. We also look at how you kick-off a team to set them up for success, creating the psychological safety and team alliance.

If you want to learn professional coaching skills to help support your agile teams then attend "Coaching for Team Agility".


What you will learn:

  • What an agile coach is and how this role plays out with your teams.
  • An introduction to neuroscience and why it’s important as coaches we understand how the brain reacts when we’re stressed.
  • Gain fundamental professional coaching skills and insights, like what powerful questions are and how to use them effectively and one of the important tools for team and personal growth – giving and receiving feedback.
  • How to create a psychologically safe environment for your teams by looking at how to set up the team environment and help the team to know themselves and create a shared culture and vision.
  • How to conduct the coaching conversation including techniques to improve the way you listen, brainstorm and help your client be effective with actions.
  • Why it’s important to design a coaching contract with your team and stakeholders.
  • How to coach and mentor through different kinds of change.
  • How to coach toward high-performance and gain effective skills in encouraging team collaboration and trust and how to resolve conflicts.


Agenda:

  1. Team Emotional Intelligence
  2. Defining agile coaching
  3. The agile mindset
  4. Roles and responsibilities
  5. Achieving self-awareness
  6. Coaching principles, contract & patterns
  7. Neuroscience and coaching
  8. Coaching vs Mentoring
  9. Training & Facilitation
  10. Conducting the Coaching Conversation
  11. Goal & action based outcomes
  12. Presence & Listening
  13. Giving & receiving feedback
  14. Powerful questions
  15. Creating a psychologically safe environment
  16. Understanding team development
  17. Setting up the team environment
  18. Creating a team kickoff / startup agenda
  19. Characteristics of an agile team
  20. Coaching the journey towards high-performance
  21. Handling organisational Impediments
  22. Planning to facilitate a conflict within a team
  23. Putting it into practice


Why Attend:

  • acquire skills in professional coaching, create safe environments and how to resolve conflict
  • help your teams to resolve blockers that are preventing them from success.
  • stand out from the crowd with the ICAgile Certified Professional Agile Coach certification.
  • demonstrate that you have the skillset to do the work required of an Agile Team Coach.
  • illustrate your commitment to professional mastery.


Who Should Attend:

Execs, Managers, Team Leaders, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Iteration Managers, Agile Coaches, aspiring Coaches, Product Owners



Prerequisites:

This an intermediate-level course for practitioners with at least 6 months of hands-on agile experience. You will build upon the experience you already have working with agile teams.


Accreditation

Coaching for Team Agility is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) as fulfilling all Learning Objectives in the Agile Coaching track. After successful completion of Coaching for Team Agility, you can apply for the ICAgile Certified Professional-Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC). This continuing education certification is a key step toward achieving the ICAgile Expert-Agile Coaching (ICE-AC), the industry’s first competence-based certification. To be eligible for the ICP-ACC, you must not miss more than 1 hour of class. Learn more at ICAgile.


Endorsed by Scrum Alliance

By attending this course you will be eligible to earn up to 15 Category C SEU Points.




What people say about this class:

“A really great course that has given me confidence to give people the space (silence) to work out how to reach goals” – A. Soddart, Delivery Manager

“Great job – very professional facilitation that’s been well thought through” – R. Donald – Head of Delivery

“Great, informative session with Philiy & Lisa. Loads learnt.” – C. Gillmer – Account Lead

This is the first training course I haven’t fallen asleep in. Every minute of the course was engaging, informative and fun ” – R. Jarrat, Delivery Manager

“I would recommend this course to any Delivery Manager, Scrum Master or Management” – Renee, Scrum Master

“Eye opening and eager to practice the new techniques I have learnt” – K. Mistry, Delivery Manager





What You Will Receive:

  • Course manual and notebook
  • Improved skills and knowledge that will enable you to mentor and coach your teams
  • Access to Slack channel community for all Coaching for Agility alumni
  • Tasty breakfast and lunch, and teas/coffees/water
  • Membership to Adventures with Agile community for organisational change and agile



Our Trainers


Simon Powers

Simon Powers has over 20 years’ experience helping very large organisations to thrive in the market and to be better places to work. He works with the board of directors or senior managers to transform the way that they see themselves, each other, and their organisations. The results are better organisational design, better processes, more engaged staff, and an organisation that is customer focused and more successful. He has been using Agile and Lean for the last 14 years, initially within IT, but in the last 5 years across the entire organisation. Simon founded Adventures with Agile (AWA), a global community of practice for organisational change in 2014. He founded the AWA consultancy in 2015, and his experience comes from both his own direct experience and through the consultants that work for Adventures with Agile working across many of AWA’s clients.

Simon has hosted and trained with some of the world’s foremost thought leaders including Craig Larman and Bas Vodde (creators of Large Scale Scrum), Lyssa Adkins (Coaching Agile Teams), Scott Ambler and Mark Lines (Disciplined Agile), Sharon Bowman (Training from the Back of the Room), David Snowden (Cynefin and Sense maker), David Anderson (Kanban), Don Reinertsen (Lean Product Delivery), Michael Sahota (Leadership), Alistair Cockburn (Heart of Agile), and many others. Simon has won awards for the person who has done the most to promote agile globally in 2016, the most popular agile conference speaker in 2016, and was part of the program that won the best implementation of agile in the UK public sector in 2015. He has lectured at university, spoken at conferences all over the world, writes for the AWA blog, and has released multiple whitepapers. He is currently writing a book on Enterprise Agility.

Simon has multiple qualifications in the field of agile, coaching, and lean, and regularly teaches and coaches others in the same.

  • Certified ICAgile Agility in Enterprise Trainer
  • ICAgile Certified Professional - Agility in the Enterprise (ICP-ENT)
  • Sits on the Disciplined Agile Consortium Board
  • Certified Agile Leader (Scrum Alliance)
  • Certified Agile Coach (ICAgile)
  • Certified Trainer from the BACK of the Room
  • Certified Disciplined Agile Black Belt Practitioner and Trainer
  • Certified LeSS Practitioner (Large Scale Scrum)
  • Certified SAFe Program Consultant
  • Barefoot Professional Coaching Certificate
  • Winner of the most popular Agile Conference Speaker 2016
  • Winner of Person Who Has Done Most to Promote Agile Globally 2016
  • Winner of Best Implementation of the Agile Transformation in Public Sector 2015

Lisa Howden

Lisa’s initial agile lightbulb moment was in 2007 when she started with a consultancy who developed software solutions for clients working in an agile way. Lisa was fortunate to take CSM with Mike Cohn in 2008 and hasn’t looked back. Having worked with many different organisations, predominately in the retail sector, Lisa has a cross-section of experience, engaging business sponsors in their role, working with Leadership, Finance, Budgeting as well as creating and delivering training at all levels of an organisation. Lisa is people focused and leads by example, bringing focus and enthusiasm to create an environment where teams are empowered and self-organised to deliver customer value in a high-performing environment. Most recently at M&S, Lisa played a key role in their Agile Transformation as Lead Agile Coach.

As an active member of the agile community, Lisa keeps her knowledge up to date by attending courses and meetups in London and has trained with several well-respected agile trainers including Lyssa Adkins, Michael Spayd, Halim Dunsky and Simon Powers. Lyssa is a Certified Professional Agile Coach, a Certified Profesional Agile Facilitator, ICAgile Certified Professional - Agility in the Enterprise and a Certified ICAgile Agility in Enterprise Trainer


Philiy Lander

Philiy is passionate about helping to shape how new and existing teams work, enabling them to deliver the most efficient and profitable products for the customer. She has both designed and facilitated agile training for a range of clients. She currently organises a “scrum master dojo” to help train part-time scrum masters. Philiy has worked extensively with both established scrum teams, and helping to establish new ones. She is currently studying for a masters in personal and business coaching, enabling her to refine and develop her skills.

Philiy is Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Agile Coach (ICAgile), Certified professional facilitator(ICAgile), ISTQB Foundation, Mentoring, Coaching, and Training, a Barefoot Professional Coaching Certificate and a Certified Trainer from the BACK of the Room.




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To speak to the organisers of this course for further details:

  • Call: 0203 369 1125
  • Email: training@adventureswithagile.com



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