Agile Team Facilitation (ICP – ATF)

A good Agile Team Facilitator is key to fostering collaboration and enabling self-organizing teams. Get acquainted with the art of facilitation in only two days with our Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) training.
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The training

Whether it's a retro with a Scrum team or a Value Stream Budgeting session with senior management: Agile coaches need to facilitate sessions. Facilitating these sessions involves guiding delicate decision making, balancing group dynamics with individual inspiration, managing time and using appropriate tools.

This two-day training will hand you all the tools to lift any group event to an exceptional level. You will learn to:

  • Design powerful sessions yourself using proven practices and templates​

  • Understand the importance of facilitation and a facilitation mindset in an Agile context​

  • Acquire a suite of methods and instrumentals to enhance session delivery​

  • Learn how to facilitate for full participation through collaborative conversations/meetings​

  • Design and practice the organization of sessions for different levels of team maturity

Two-day training program

Day 1

Part I: Facilitation in the Agile context

  • The Agile Coach Learning Path

  • Role and competencies of agile coaching

  • The Five Guiding Rules of Facilitation

Part II: The Facilitator Mindset
  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Growth mindset

  • Set and hold the agenda

  • Maintaining Neutrality

  • Wisdom of the crowd

  • Decision making

  • Dealing with Conflict

Day 2

Part I: Hosting Awesome Sessions

  • Event Flows

  • Formats & Sizes

  • Logistics, Media & Tooling

  • Design Your Next Event

  • Liberating Structures and Other Formats

Part II: DIY - Facilitating Agile Events (like a boss)

  • Design of a facilitation session

  • Peer coaching to achieve the facilitation goals

  • Skillfully Facilitate

Who is it for?

The ICP-ATF training is ideal for ambitious and experienced Agile professionals who want to step up their game and become highly skilled facilitators. We do recommend that you in some way have at least one year experience with the Agile principles.

The training was very informative and provided many new tips, tools, ideas and techniques that are new to me. Exactly what I expected.


ICP-ATF certificate

The Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) training is a two-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 as an Agile facilitator.

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

  • Official Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) 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 training.


To make the most of this training, we recommend you have at least one year experience with the Agile principles or working in the role of Scrum Master, Product Owner, Agile Leader or Agile Coach. In preparation for the course we ask you to refresh your Scrum knowledge and read an article about the 5 principles of team facilitation.

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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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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)


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IC Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) - Classroom

Classroom training - each day 09:00 - 17:00 CEST
Classroom training - each day 09:00 - 17:00 CEST
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