Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC)

ICAgile Certified Agile Coach Training

"Fun, energising, insightful and refreshing. This course is a game changer!"

About this course

The ICP-ACC is one of two knowledge-based certifications on the Agile Coaching track. The certification focuses primarily on the mindset, roles, and responsibilities of an Agile Coach.

Gain professional coaching skills that will help your teams resolve blockers preventing them from success, and become an ICAgile Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC) on the AWA Agile Team Coach training course.

Now more than ever your teams need effective agile coaching to help them navigate the increasingly complex landscape. You will come away from our training with hands-on capabilities to help your teams succeed thanks to the highly interactive, ‘do it now’ training format.

What you will learn on this course

During this highly interactive ICAgile-Certified coaching course with Adventures with Agile, you will learn specific professional coaching skills required to help others who are moving towards Agile ways of working.

You will also gain the understanding and skills required to create a safe environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within an agile team and be exposed to team dynamics and the role the wider organisation system plays.

You will discover what is an agile coach and how this role plays out with your teams and receive an introduction to neuroscience and why it’s important as coaches we understand how the brain reacts when we’re stressed.

Skills you will gain on this course

  • Professional Coaching Skills – Gain fundamental professional coaching skills and insights. Understand what powerful questions are and how to use them effectively and the important tools for team and personal growth
  • Creating a safe environment – Master how to create a psychologically safe environment for your teams by looking at how to set up the team environment and help the team to know themselves and create a shared culture and vision
  • Conducting the coaching conversation – Uncover how to conduct the coaching conversation, including techniques to improve the way you listen, brainstorm and help your client be effective with actions
  • Designing a coaching contract – Understand why it is important to design a coaching contract with your team and stakeholders
  • Coaching through change – Learn how to coach and mentor through different kinds of change
  • Coaching towards high-performance – Discover how to coach toward high-performance and gain effective skills in encouraging team collaboration, trust and how to resolve conflicts
  • Effective Conflict Resolution – Acquire a powerfully effective conflict resolution coaching tool not found anywhere else

Course dates and pricing

20 – 22 Sep 2021 09:00 – 18:00 CEST 22,500.00 NOK John Inge Hervik Oslo SOLD OUT
20 – 24 Sep 2021 12:00 – 17:00 BST (UTC +1) £1200 + VAT David Lowe & Rafa Ribeiro Online BOOK NOW
27 Sep – 1 Oct 2021 12:00 – 17:00 PDT (US timezone) $1710 Louria Lindauer Online BOOK NOW
18 – 22 Oct 2021 12:00 – 17:00 BST (UTC +1) £1200 + VAT David Lowe & Rafa Ribeiro Online BOOK NOW
1 – 3 Nov 2021 09:00 – 18:00 CET 22,500.00 NOK John Inge Hervik Oslo BOOK NOW
15 – 19 Nov 2021 12:00 – 17:00 GMT (UTC) £1200 + VAT David Lowe & Rafa Ribeiro Online BOOK NOW
13 – 17 Dec 2021 12:00 – 17:00 GMT (UTC) £1200 + VAT David Lowe & Rafa Ribeiro Online BOOK NOW

Please note that any courses scheduled to run in-the-room are subject to cancellation if restrictions due to covid 19 in that location mean that the course is unable to go ahead. Delegates will receive a full refund or can transfer to an online course.


This an intermediate-level course for practitioners with at least 6 months of hands-on agile experience. You will build upon the experience you already have working with agile teams.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for: Company Execs, Managers, Team Leaders, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Iteration Managers, Agile Coaches, Aspiring Coaches, Product Owners

Private team training

Agile Team Coach is available to run privately for a group of your team leads, delivery managers, scrum masters etc who work with agile teams. Talk to us today about our transformative in-house training for groups or individuals which we can run for your business online or at a location of your choosing, anywhere in the world.

Save with the AWA Training Pass

Save time and money when you book multiple courses at the same time with the AWA Training Pass.  We will work with you to create a training pathway that suits you, your team or your department at a cost that’s affordable for you. We can even arrange for training passes to be paid via instalments rather than one upfront payment. Passes are flexible, interchangeable and refundable.


The Agile Team Coach course is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) as fulfilling all Learning Objectives in the Agile Coaching track. After successful completion of the Agile Team Coach course and assessment, you will receive for the ICAgile Certified Professional-Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC).

This continuing education certification is a key step toward achieving the ICAgile Expert-Agile Coaching (ICE-AC), the industry’s first competence-based certification.There is an ongoing assessment throughout the class as well as a practical assessment at the end of the course that you will need to pass.

By attending this course you will be eligible to earn up to 15 Category C SEU Points.

Why choose AWA for your ICAgile Certified Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) training?

Designed by Certified Training from the back of the Room Trainers using research-backed adult learning techniques. This provides an interactive, highly engaging and compelling online and in the room training experience Highly reputable training provider backed by years of experience, industry-leading certification and globally recognised trainers. This experience allows our learners to not only understand but make a difference in a real-world context.
Facilitated by professional coaches with real-world experience working in agile transformations and agile teams across many different companies of all shapes and sizes. Our trainers actively work inside organisations, bringing agility to solve real business problems. Our approach is people-first and we spend considerable time ensuring the right mindset of learners so that they are able to bring about culture change as well as process change.
Access to full learning pathway from team to enterprise coaching (plus many other world-class trainings) We have re-engineered our online classes, not by swapping for the same experience online, but by rethinking every single module and learning objective to be enhanced by clever tooling to create the kind of transformational experience you would expect from an AWA training course.

High praise for this training

“This course let me learn new techniques and models, try them out in an interactive and safe way and challenged me to reflect on the stuff I am already doing. A reset in a way. David and Rafa are masters of making this course a real source of inspiration and starting point for new learnings to come.”

Laura Johnston
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“David is an amazing trainer; draws connections in teams, introduces concepts in an engaging way, gets you to practice them and reflect. Finally, he helps you summarise and contextualise what you have learnt.”

Dulal Rahman
HR Consultant
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“Probably the best training I have been to ever! An explosive potion of theory, practice, tools and reflection and great facilitation. High paced, demanding and extremely useful. Exhausted and Happy!” 

Annette Kristin Bø Andreassen
Program Manager / Agile Coach
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“I loved the Agile Coach training, It was fun, informative and will have a big impact on myself and the teams I work with going forward. I can’t wait to put all the new techniques and tools I learnt over the past 5 days into practice, thank you very much team!! ” 

Kelly Roberts
Senior Delivery Manager
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

Our course trainers

This ICAgile Certified Agile Team Coach course (ICP-ACC) is delivered by the below ICAgile Authorised Instructors:

David Lowe

David Lowe

David is a business coach and trainer who believes that everyone has the right to improve their work and personal life, so divides his time between coaching and training individuals, teams and organisations. He is heavily involved in the Agile and Lean communities, co-foundering the London Agile Discussion Group, Agile on the Bench and London Lean Coffee.

Louria Lindauer

Louria Lindauer

For the past 25 years, Louria has empowered and co-created “People First Environments”, where talents are celebrated and voices matter.  As an international Executive Agile & Leadership Coach, she utilises her mastery of coaching, emotional intelligence, facilitation, teaching and mentoring to breathe life into ‘just surviving’ organisations to thriving.

Rafa Ribeiro

Rafael Ribeiro

Rafa currently works as an Agile Coach and Professional Coach with organisations, teams, and individuals, helping them discover and becoming aware of their goals, reflecting their behaviours and supporting their growth. He has a range of deep experience working with co-located, distributed and full remote teams, as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach or Enterprise Agile Coach.

John Inge Hervik

John Inge S. Hervik

John Inge is an instructor and coach with experience in agile software development since 2007. He started as a developer with an interest in methodology in architectural work, since then he has worked with training, as a mentor and coach for managers, in addition, he works with agile coaches, product owners, team leaders and team members.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • This an intermediate-level course for practitioners with at least 6 months of hands-on agile experience. You will build upon the experience you already have working with agile teams.
  • Team Emotional Intelligence
  • Defining agile coaching
  • The agile mindset
  • Achieving self-awareness
  • Coaching principles & patterns
  • Neuroscience and coaching
  • Professional coaching vs advising
  • Training and Facilitation
  • Mentoring
  • Conducting the Coaching Conversation
  • Goal & action-based outcomes
  • Presence & Listening
  • Giving & receiving feedback
  • Powerful questions
  • Creating a psychologically safe environment
  • Understanding team development and team culture
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Setting up the team environment
  • Creating a team kickoff / startup
  • Characteristics of an agile team
  • Coaching the journey towards high-performance
  • Understanding the change cycle
  • Working with Leadership
  • Contracting
  • Putting it into practice
  • Twenty-one hours of immersive in-classroom/online training providing you with unrivalled access to deep experiential learning, support and practice to embed learning. Plus two sleeps helps the new learning sink in deeper!
  • Improved skills and knowledge that will enable you to mentor and coach your teams
  • Enhanced competency and skill set to do the work required of an Agile Team Coach with the internationally recognised Agile Coaching Certification (ICP-ACC) from the International Consortium of Agile (ICAgile)
  • Membership to the global Agile Team Coach class community providing a rich ecosystem for support, learning and sharing experiences post-class.
  • Membership to Adventures with Agile community for organisational change and agile.
  • As long as the trainers believe you have demonstrated competence and that you have understood the learning objectives and you do not miss more than one hour of the course you will receive the certification. The certification is included in the price of the course. Following the class, you will receive an email from ICAgile with your Certification.

For online courses you will also need to:

  • Have a good internet connection
  • Have a webcam that is turned on
  • Be able to use Slack and Zoom (at least 10 Mbps download/upload)
  • Be in a quiet space where you can speak freely with distractions
  • One person, one device

We also recommend (although not essential)

  • Two monitors
  • Space to move around the room
  • Agile Team Coach is available to run privately for a group of your coaches, managers or team leads to dramatically improve their coaching skills for agile teams. Talk to us today about our transformative private training for groups or individuals which we can run for your business either online or anywhere in the world.

This course is suitable for:

  • Company Execs
  • Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Iteration Managers
  • Agile Coaches
  • Aspiring Coaches
  • Product Owners

Book your place

Need more information about this course? Speak to a member of our team today and get yourself booked on the next ICAgile Certified Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) course today.

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