Team Leadership and Agile Coaching

Home Leading and Agile Coaching

• Virtual Delivery of this Course is Available

Designed by key thought leaders who defined the discipline of agile coaching, the Agile Coaching certification verifies an understanding of the tools, skills and techniques needed to coach agile teams. Learners will be able to differentiate between teaching, mentoring, facilitating and coaching and determine when each is most effective. They will gain the skills needed to create a positive environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within a team as a consultant, leader or coach.

 

This knowledge-based certification was designed for agile coaches and aspiring coaches who have a passion for servant leadership and a desire to learn and practice facilitation, professional coaching, mentoring and teaching in service of agile teams. Other relevant roles include scrum masters, team/client managers, senior leadership and agile project managers.

Learning Topics - 20hrs

Session 1
AGILE COACHING DEFINED

 

» Definition of Agile coaching

» Coach as Agile role model

» Achieving essential mindset shifts

» Achieving self-awareness/self-management in the coach

» Agile coaching stance

Session 2
PEOPLE SKILLS

 

» Using emotional intelligence and underpinning

» Presence

» Listening

» Powerful questioning

» Giving and receiving feedback

Session 3
ORGANIZATIONAL IMPEDIMENTS & SETTING BOUNDARIES

» Identifying and capturing impediments

» Leadership engagement

» Defining the agile coaching “Contract”

» Designing the coaching alliance

» Internal vs. External Coaches: Special Considerations for Contracting and Designing Alliances

Session 4
THE COACHING CONVERSATION

 

» Issue identification

» Issue exploration

» Action commitment

» Conducting the coaching conversation

» Giving advice while maintaining presence

» Articulate expertise

Session 5
MENTORING

 

» Mentee at free choice

» Contrasting mentoring with coaching

» Understanding the individual change cycle

» Key Agile role transitions

» Identifying and handling resistance from individuals

» Conducting the mentoring conversation

Session 6
TEACHING

 

» Use multiple content delivery mechanisms

» Chunk content into digestible pieces

» Check for understanding

» Create an environment for stickiness for team me

» Helping team members experience the Agile mindset shifts

Session 7
TEAM COACHING

 

» Systems view

» Observation

» Articulate what’s happening

» Describing a model of team development and using it in service of a team’s development

» Helping a team detect their own stage of development

Session 8
HIGH TEAM PERFORMANCE &
OVERCOMING ISSUES

» Defining and identifying high performance

» Team development is a journey, not a destination

» Assessing the team as a healthy system

» Adapt your style based on team maturity

» Surfacing and working with conflict

» Building self-awareness/self-management capacity in the team

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