Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) Certification Training


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Course Description

ICP-ACC, one of the two Continuous Learning Certifications (CLCs), focuses primarily on an Agile Coach's mindset, roles, and responsibilities. In this unique workshop, the candidates experience both the ‘doing’ and ‘being’ of agile coaching. This course focuses on real-world situations to help new and current coaches learn the skills and tools to handle challenges effectively.

Scrum Framework
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Product Backlog Management
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Course Objectives

  • Guide the learner on how to be a good Agile Coach by combining the right skills and attitudes. This will help them know how to act and think in their coaching role.
  • The intent is that coaches at work should consciously consider and choose from their stances (facilitation, teaching, professional coaching, and mentoring) as they partner with teams and individuals for their success.

Who Should Attend?

The Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) Certification Training is for anyone involved in product delivery using the Scrum framework. It is particularly beneficial to folks accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including Scrum Masters, managers, and Scrum Team members.

Course Topics

In this section, participants will explore the multifaceted role of an Agile Coach. They will learn to combine various approaches, develop self-awareness, and embody Agile values as role models. The course covers essential mindset shifts, emotional intelligence, and the Agile coaching stance. Participants will also examine ethical considerations in Agile team coaching, preparing them to navigate complex situations while fostering team growth and organizational agility.

This section focuses on foundational professional coaching skills and the coaching conversation. Participants will learn about emotional intelligence, presence, active listening, powerful questioning, and feedback techniques. They'll also explore topic identification, exploration, and action commitment in coaching conversations. The course provides practical experience in conducting effective coaching sessions, empowering teams, and guiding positive change. It equips agile coaches with essential skills to facilitate team growth, foster self-discovery, and drive impactful outcomes in agile environments.

In this section, participants will learn essential mentoring skills for agile coaches, focusing on responsive solution-sharing, articulating expertise, and fostering mentee autonomy. The course covers the distinction between coaching and mentoring, understanding individual change cycles, and guiding key agile role transitions. Participants will explore techniques for identifying and handling resistance and master the art of conducting effective mentoring conversations in agile contexts. This comprehensive approach equips agile coaches with the tools to support team members through transformative agile transitions, balancing guidance with empowerment.

Participants will learn essential teaching skills for effective agile coaching in this section. They'll explore diverse content delivery methods, techniques for breaking down complex information, and strategies to ensure understanding and retention. The course emphasizes creating sticky learning experiences and fostering an agile mindset through experiential learning. Participants will also practice articulating agile frameworks, enhancing their ability to explain core concepts clearly. These skills combined will empower coaches to facilitate transformative learning experiences in agile environments.

Participants will learn comprehensive team coaching skills essential for Agile Coaches. The curriculum covers foundational team coaching, team development models, fostering high performance, conflict management, and addressing organizational impediments. Learners will develop observational skills, understand team dynamics, and gain practical experience in team kickoffs. They'll also learn to adapt their coaching style based on team maturity, handle conflicts constructively, and engage leadership in resolving organizational challenges. This holistic approach equips coaches to guide teams effectively through various stages of development and performance.

In this section, participants will learn to establish effective Agile coaching relationships through well-defined contracts and alliances. They'll master techniques for negotiating boundaries, aligning expectations, and fostering rapport with stakeholders. The course covers designing coaching alliances that address key elements like coaching style and feedback preferences. Additionally, learners will explore the unique considerations for both internal and external coaches, including neutrality, accountability, and systems entry challenges, enabling them to tailor their approach for maximum impact in various coaching scenarios.

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13 - 14 Jul, 2024

12:00 AM - 7:30 AM (EDT)

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Why Choose Us?

High Success Rate
Access to Competitive Assessments to Evaluate Your Preparations
Expert’s Post-workshop Support
Course Delivered by Certified Agile Coach
Join a Community of 35,000+ Practitioner

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Agilemania offers a 3-day ICP-ACC training to build Agile Coach knowledge, leading to your ICP-ACC certification. Download the brochure and check the different focus areas that are covered within these three days of training.

Certification Assessments

Completing this course results in the ICAgile Certified Professional– Agile Certified Coach (ICP-ACC) designation from the internationally recognized ICAgile Certification body.


The Agile Coaching learning path articulates agile coaches' skills, knowledge, and mindsets at three development levels. Read on to take a look at the roadmap to becoming an Agile coach and learn more about each step you'll take along the journey.

Once you are a Certified Agile Coach, your career will take a drastic turn in an extensively desirable way. Apart from being a mentor to other teams and companies, you're required to create and motivate high-performing teams by imparting Agile methodologies via open communication and team collaboration.

Undertaking the Agile Coach certification and earning it establishes exciting new opportunities for a professional. You can get a chance to work with the top organizations worldwide, such as PepsiCo, Nissan Motors, Accenture, Wipro, and the list goes on. Some of the most significant ones are:
  • Get remarkable recognition throughout the industry.
  • The capability to take on projects that require knowledge of SCRUM management.
  • The ability to market their skills and negotiate better benefits at the current workplace or new ones.

Though there are no hard pre-requisites for attending this workshop, a basic understanding of Agile and some agile team experience will be useful. It is advisable to go through the Scrum Guide available for free at Scrum Guide before attending this training.

After successful completion of the ICP-ACC course, an Agile coach will be able to:
  • Differentiate between coaching, mentoring, teaching, and consulting.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of an Agile coach.
  • Construct self-organizing and high-performance teams.
  • Handle conflicts and dysfunctions within a team.
  • Develop an Agile coaching mindset.
  • Create working agreements among geographically distributed teams.
  • Acquire skills to become an enterprise Agile coach.

Successful completion of this course results in the ICAgile Certified Professional –Agile Certified Coach (ICP-ACC) designation from the internationally recognized ICAgile certification body.

You will receive 24 PDUs and 24 SEUs on the successful completion of this workshop.

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Certified Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) Certification

The ICP-ACC is a 3-day knowledge-based certification on the Agile Coaching track. The certification focuses primarily on an Agile Coach's mindset, roles, and responsibilities. Upon completing the certification, the learner can differentiate between mentoring, facilitating, professional coaching, and teaching. They will also gain the skills to create a safe environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within an agile team. This certification introduces participants to foundational team coaching skills and development concepts for starting and growing teams while focusing on teams and organizations as human systems. A crucial part of this certification focuses on understanding the professional coaching skillset and the value of honing these skills to serve individuals on an agile team.

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