Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC)

An Agile coach can revolutionize your organization's agility, responsiveness and success. Become the role model for your organizations Agile ambitions with the Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC) training.
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The training

From coaching and guiding Agile teams, to educating team members and stakeholders or advising management and executives: Agile Coaching Professionals (ICP-ACC) interact on all levels. By completing this program, you will gain the skills to independently work as an certified Agile coach.

Understand in just three days what it takes to guide Agile transformations at individual, team and organizational level. Through real life examples, case studies, simulations, coaching interventions and continuous learning and feedback you will learn to:

  • Strengthen your professional skills to operate as an independant AC

  • Distinguish the skills of mentoring, facilitating, coaching, and teaching

  • Assume the role of Agile ambassador

  • Apply Agile coaching practices

  • Tackle your challenges with the agile community

  • Understand and implement different roles of Agile coaching

  • Create a secure space for effective teamwork and conflict resolution

Course program

Day 1: Journey of an Agile Coach

  • Development in the agile coaching discipline
    • The Agile coaching Mindset

  • Coach as professional coach
    • Foundation professional coaching skills

    • The coaching conversation

  • Setting Boundaries for Agile Coaching
    • Coaching alliances and contracts

Day 2: Coach Roles

  • Coaching competencies

  • Coach as a mentor
    • Key mentoring Skills

    • Mentoring Agile role transitions

  • Coach as a teacher
    • Key teaching skills

    • Agile mindset shifts and frameworks

  • Coach as a facilitator
    • Elements of facilitation

    • Value proposition for facilitation

Day 3: Team Dynamics

  • Coach as a team Coach
    • Foundation Team coaching

    • Describing team development

    • Coaching the Journey toward High Performance

    • Handling conflict and dysfunction within the team

    • Handling Organizational impediments

  • Ground Rules Agile transformations

Who is it for?

This training is for experienced Agile professionals who aspire to work as Agile coaches.

Very interactive and enjoyable course. Was looking forward to it and expectations are met. Good exercises. Interesting discussions and exchange of experiences with fellow coaches. Extended my ‘warm’ network.


ICP-ACC exam & certificate

We are an authorized partner of ICAgile.

The Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC) training is a three-day training program (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., including lunch) taught by inspiring ICagile Authorized Trainers. All of our consultants are operational in the field themselves and have extensive experience implementing Agile within large organizations.

By completing the training, showing your active participation and understanding of the training learning objectives and passing the exam, you will be a certified Agile Coaching Professional. You will receive:

  • Official Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC) certificate

  • Digital badge of certificate (to share & promote online)

Gladwell Academy will update your profile on the ICagile platform as soon as you complete the class.

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Learn more about:

  • The importance of Agile Coaches, their role, and the essential practices in their toolkit.
  • Explore a real-world case study and uncover exciting opportunities for your own career.

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This course is for Agile professionals with experience. We require a minimum of one year's experience in the role of Scrum Master, Product Owner, Agile coach or practical experience working with Agile principles is required. We recommend that you refresh your Agile knowledge and read an article in preparation before the course.

Gladwell Agile Coach Track

Unsure how to start your Agile Coach journey? We have a comprehensive 3-course track to help you become an accredited Agile Coach in no time at all. By taking part in these courses in the following order, you'll be able to fully immerse yourself into the Agile Coach role and begin an exciting new chapter in your career:

Interested in becoming an Agile Coach? You can easily become accredited by following our selection of ICAgile trainings in the following order:

  1. Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
  2. Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC)
  3. Agile Enterprise Coach (ICP-ENT)


Upcoming Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC) Courses

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Oct 17

Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC) - Classroom

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Dec 11

Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC) - Classroom

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Jan 29

Agile Coaching Professional (ICP-ACC) - Classroom

Classroom training - each day 09:00 - 17:00 EST
New York
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New York
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