ICAgile Certified Expert in Agile Coaching Cohort ICE-AC


Are you a Scrum Master, Coach or Manager who wants to grow and inspire high-performing agile teams? Look no further than the Advanced ICAgile Certified Expert in Agile Coaching Cohort ICE-AC Program, a 7-month advanced agile coaching program that will help you deepen your coaching and leadership expertise to unleash your team’s and organisation’s potential.

With support from your expert program leads and a supportive cohort environment, you’ll learn new tools and techniques to apply with your teams, sharpen your coaching skills, and prepare for the ICAgile Certified Expert Agile Coaching ICE-AC certification

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Hone your expertise in these deep agile coaching skills and more

Enabling Teams to Achieve Their Goals Through Coaching

  • Shows the dynamics present in team relationships
  • Increased awareness of your “self” and deepen your understanding of who you are.
  • Step into empathy to see the bigger picture of being seen and heard
  • Creating an environment and safe space in coaching with presence, empathy, and trust
  • Develop your listening and Somatic Awareness
  • Derive powerful emergence from conflict
  • Coach with emotions (both coach and coachee) and managing response

Foster Collaboration through Skillful Facilitation

  • Combine facilitation with group coaching to grow people at the same time as getting stuff done
  • Enhance self-awareness, group awareness, and self-regulation within group processes
  • Use presence, tone of voice, posture, read the room and adapt to teams needs in the moment

Growing Capability and Confidence Through Mentorship

  • Establish what you consider to be different levels of team maturity
  • Leverage your own knowledge and experience without telling
  • Craft mentoring options in the form of experiments
  • Mentor in the moment and explain resonant choice

Nurturing Minds and Growth Through Engaging Training

  • Create Somatic training for deeper learning
  • Use The Facilitation Loop to prepare, facilitate and close (and follow up) sessions
  • Demonstrate how to train capabilities in others
  • Plan a training session with a vertical learning and growth
  • Build powerpoint free training
  • Train horizontal (skills), vertical (personal development), and experiential training
Be recognised for your expertise in agile coaching with ICE-AC Certification

Sharpen your agile coaching skills through applied learning, skills drills & rich feedback

Immerse yourself in a feedback-rich learning environment where you can learn, practice, and integrate new knowledge. With a blend of skill drills, quizzes, group work, triads, and hands-on practice, you will gain competence and expertise in the five different agile coaching competencies. Our program provides you with quests to try with your teams, and you’ll have the full support of your cohort and program leads every step of the way.

Distinguish yourself with the ICAgile Certified Expert in Agile Coaching Credential.

Be part of an advanced coaching community of Expert Agile Coaching Practitioners with the industry recognised and leading ICE-AC certification.

Skills you will gain

Grow, lead and inspire high performing agile teams

  • Professional Coaching: Develop a strong coaching identity, create a safe space for your coachees, prioritise their goals, and feel more confident and intuitive in your coaching abilities.
  • Facilitation: Tailor agile practices to fit your team’s unique needs and values. Confidently lead productive meetings that foster collaboration, creativity, and inspiration.
  • Mentoring: Effectively handle conflicts and other complex team dynamics. Assess team maturity and provide tailored guidance to help them overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.
  • Training: Shift from being a lecturer to a guide, using engaging techniques that encourage deeper understanding and lasting learning experiences. Enhance your ability to recognize when your team needs your guidance versus allowing them to make their own decisions.
  • Navigating the competencies: Skillfully adapt your coaching approach to meet your team’s specific needs, leading to successful outcomes and growth.

Program dates & fees

The Advanced Agile Team Coach Program runs remotely each year. The next cohort starts this May.


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ActivityDateTime
Deep Dive Training Workshop #115th May1:00pm – 5:00pm BST
Deep Dive Training Workshop #216th May1:00pm – 5:00pm BST
Deep Dive Training Workshop #317th May12:00pm – 4:00pm BST
Cohort Led Practice22nd May5:15pm – 7:15pm BST
Cohort Feedback & Supervision10th June5:15pm – 6:15pm BST
Deep Dive Training Workshop #413th June1:00pm – 5:00pm BST
Deep Dive Training Workshop #514th June12:00pm – 4:00pm BST
Cohort Led Practice19th June17:15 – 19:15 BST
One2one Review Session26th – 28th June1 hour per person
Cohort Feedback & Supervision8th July5:15pm – 6:15pm BST
Deep Dive Training Workshop #611th July1:00pm – 5:00pm BST
Deep Dive Training Workshop #712th July12:00pm – 4:00pm BST
Cohort Led Practice17th July5:15pm – 7:15pm BST
One2one Review Session31st July – 2nd August1 hour per person
Cohort Feedback & Supervision2nd September5:15pm – 6:15pm BST
Deep Dive Training Workshop #812th September1:00pm – 5:00pm BST
Deep Dive Training Workshop #913th September12:00pm – 4:00pm BST
Cohort Led Practice18th September5:15pm – 7:15pm BST
One2one Reviews25th – 27th September1 hour per person
Cohort Feedback & Supervision30th September5:15pm – 6:15pm BST
Cohort Led Practice2nd October5:15pm – 7:15pm BST
Assessment Prep & Q&A session part 116th October5:15pm – 6:15pm BST
Cohort Led Practice30th October5:15pm – 7:15pm BST
One2one Review Session18th – 20th November1 hour per person
Assessment Prep & Q&A session part 225th November5:15pm – 6:15pm GMT
Final Assessment Review11th – 13th December1.5 hours per person

Who is this for?

This program is designed for: Scrum Masters, Team Leads, Agile Coaches, Consultants and Program Managers.

What are the benefits?

  • Create a safe place with peers and mentors with whom you can grow as a coach and leader
  • Master powerful practical tools and techniques to build and lead high-performance agile teams
  • Support from a rich cohort community that will support and guide you as you experiment with new techniques and approaches with your teams
  • Renewed clarity in your coaching practice as an internal and/or external coach
  • Discover your identity and style as a coach through greater self-awareness, self-acceptance, self-mastery, and self-authority
  • Gain tons of accountability and practice and tools and feel more knowledgeable and more confident
  • Benefit from extensive group work and continuous feedback loops with your cohort community and program leaders
  • Enjoy greater demand for your coaching services by clients who recognise your ability to operate at a higher level
  • Build deep connections with a life-long community of people who will be there for you long after the program has ended

What are the pre-requisites?

  • Deep knowledge in agile ways of working, frameworks and practices
  • ICP-ACC certification (get certified here)
  • ICP-ATF certification (get certified here)
  • Commitment – at least 2 – 5 hours each week

What’s involved?

The program is divided up into four modules, each of which examines each of the agile coaching competencies in depth. Each module progressively deepens the experience and widens the scope, with sessions structured around learning, discussion, application work, practice and continuous feedback and assessment. It’s interactive and fun, with everyone “learning-by-doing” and integrating their knowledge within a rich feedback and “deliberately developmental” environment.

What’s included?

  • 9 1/2 Deep Dive Training Days with program leaders
  • 4 one2one review sessions with your program leader (1 hour)
  • 4 group supervised feedback sessions with program leaders (1 hour)
  • 6 cohort-led practice sessions (2 hours)
  • 2 Assessment Prep & Q&A sessions (1 hour)
  • 1.5 hour final assessment review
  • Application work set throughout the program to integrate what you’re learning into your real-world work
  • Remote support throughout the program via your dedicated private Slack Community
  • Access to online content and materials via university grade learning portal
  • ICAgile Expert in Agile Coaching ICE-AC Certification upon successful completion of the final assessment

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Meet Your Program Leads

All of our trainers are experienced coaches and leaders who actively practice what they teach inside real world organisations and transformations. As well as being highly qualified, they are fun, approachable and passionate about helping you learn!

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Rafa Ribeiro

ICE-AC

Rafa is an Agile and Professional Coach, who helps his clients discover and become aware of their goals, reflect on their behaviours, and support their growth. He has extensive experience working with co-located, distributed, and fully remote teams, and enjoys helping software teams in connecting logic reasoning with creative thinking and human-centered design. He has more than 15 years of experience working with clients from Telecom, Sports and Banking to name but a few. Rafa is also a qualified Surf Instructor and combines coaching and surf training for transformational one2one coaching experiences.

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David Lowe

ICE-AC ICF-PCC

David is a business coach and trainer whose approach is underpinned by the belief that everyone has the right to improve their work and personal lives. He spends his time between coaching and training people, teams and organisations, and has worked with a range of different companies across a number of sectors. When he is not training or coaching, David is researching a doctoral in coaching at Oxford Brookes University.
Read David’s full profile

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Louria Lindauer

ICE-AC ICF-ACC

Louria empowers and co-creates “People First Environments”, where talents are celebrated and voices matter.  As a Leadership Coach she utilises her mastery of coaching, emotional intelligence, facilitation, teaching and mentoring to breathe life into ‘just surviving’ organisations to thriving. She is known to say, “It’s not if you will fall down, but when you do fall down; then How YOU Recover?!” 

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Francesco Bianchi

CTC

Francesco is on a mission to make the world of work more fun. With a background in Software Development for startups he now works on developing teams and organisations in companies of all sizes, from 100 to 100k employees.His engagement style focuses on building a safe and inclusive environment by leveraging all of the cutting-edge techniques for Visual Thinking, Brain-Based learning and Facilitation for highly collaborative meetings to ensure people are and feel at the centre.

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Jessica Katz

ICE-AC

Jessica is a trainer, mentor and coach helping people find and nurture their authentic selves. Jessica works with individuals, teams, leaders, and organisations to help them discover where they are, and with their new knowledge, help them uncover solutions that move them forward on their journey. Her methodology is informed by Agile values, principles, and practices, creating a safe space for clients to be their full selves without judgement.

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