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ICP-ACC - ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching

The ICP-ACC course provides a deep dive into the world of Agile Coaching. The course focuses on equipping you with new tools, techniques and skills to be the best you can be.


The ICAgile Certified Professional Agile Coaching (ACC) - Online course provides a deep dive into the world of agile coaching 


The course is split into 4 unique half-day (4-hour) modules covering the core competencies of agile coaching that can be completed in any order. We also complement this with our unique pre and post course calls that focus on personal growth using the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel* to guide your journey. The course focuses on equipping you with new tools, techniques and skills to be the best agile coach / ScrumMaster you can be.

With Agile Affinity you get much more than just a training course including access to the Agile Affinity Academy where you can get ongoing mentoring from Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Coaches

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Although it is not a formal prerequisite, we have found that this certification is best pursued after a foundation agile course such as Scrum Foundations, Agile Fundamentals, ICAgile Team Facilitator or CSM/PSM.

What will you learn?

The course is separated into 4 core modules that can be completed in any order:

Coaching - Learn the basics of Professional Coaching from ICF Certified Coaches. Competencies you will start to build include: Active Listening, Powerful Questions, Emotional Intelligence, Presence and Clean Feedback.

Serving the Organisation - Learn how to deal with change and help others who are struggling to adapt to new ways of working. Explore how to navigate through conflict situations #DramaFree. Lastly, we will explore managing an engagement. How do we set our selves up for success in this complex world? What is useful to measure? how do we know if we have done a good job?

Serving the team - Teams are more than just a group of individuals during this module you will look at coaching the system as a whole using a number of coaching tools adapted from various team coaching practices form experts in the field. 

Facilitate Learning - Using Training from the BACK of the Room! techniques we will explore adult learning techniques culminating in creating a new learning experience you will be able to use. During this module, you will also learn the core skills of a good mentor and how it is different from coaching and consulting

Agile Coaching Growth Wheel

What topics are covered?

Below are just a few of the topics we will cover

  • Self Reflection using the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel
  • What is Agile Coaching
  • Active Listening
  • Clean Feedback
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Coaching Presence
  • Powerful Questions
  • Professional Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Empathy Mapping
  • Systemic Coaching
  • Cognitive Bias
  • What is a high performing team
  • Team Launches
  • Team Structure
  • Managing an Engagement
  • Coaching Plans
  • Conflict Management 
  • Clean Language
  • Training from the Back of the Room

What will you receive?

On successful completion of the course, you will receive the ICAgile Professional Agile Coaching Certification (ACC) 

The certification will not expire and is a valuable industry known certificate.

This course is worth 19 SEU's towards Scrum Alliance renewal requirements 

Please note: You will only receive the ICAgile Professional Agile Coaching Certification (ACC) when both the pre-work, 4 modules and post-work has been completed.

We are the only ICAgile course in Europe to be approved by the ICF and provide 15 CCEUs including 10 in the Core Coaching Competencies towards you ICF renewal.


What about exams and assessments?

The course is assessed by the instructors you must be able to complete a basic 10-minute coaching conversation to complete the course; however, the instructors will work with you until this is possible.

Who is this course suitable for?

Agile Coaches or aspiring coaches with 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 ScrumMasters, Iteration Managers and Agile Project Managers.

How should I prepare for this course?

Pre and Post work is provided focused on self-reflection using the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel.

Will I need any equipment for the Course?

As this is an online course you will need a computer with a camera and a headset. You will also need to install the zoom client and have access to google drive from your computer and some of the google suite applications.

What is the Course Schedule?

The course is made up of a Pre and Post work including a 1hr Pre-course call and 2hr post-course call to cement your learning along with 4 unique modules that can be completed over 4 half days / 4 hrs sessions specified in the registration or over a longer period. 

What makes us different?

Each class has trainers who are ICF certified, ORSC Trained,  and Training from the BACK of the Room! trainer along with there own specialisms, no other provider comes close to this level of expertise.

You also get much more than just a training course including access to the Agile Affinity Academy where you can get ongoing mentoring from Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Coaches

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What have people said who have been on the course?

I attended the online version of the ICAgile Agile Coaching course through Agile Affinity and found it really well structured and no less than a face to face experience. I loved how the latest online tools were used for our benefit. The course content was great and was presented very well by the very knowledgeable trainers. Thank you, it was a great learning experience and would love for some more online courses like these be introduced. - Parija Thakur Agile Coach at Cancer Research UK.

Thank you for making the course available remotely and for the valuable material. I was impressed by how quickly you were able to engage all of the participants and help us create a safe environment and even a sense of community within such a short timeframe. I loved the format and the synergy between both Rickard and John. Beyond helping me improve my coaching skills and understanding of what it means to be an Agile Coach, a sincere thank you to you for embodying servant leadership and demonstrating different styles of coaching. You have provided an example for us all! - ScrumMaster 

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