Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC)

ICAgile Certified Agile Coach Training

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

About this course

Gain professional coaching skills that 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.

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.

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, ‘learn by doing’ training format.

Upon successful completion of the class you will receive the ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching certificate, a key step in developing your agile coaching mastery, before applying for the Agile Team Coach Cohort Program (ICE-AC).

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

Dates Times Price Trainers Format Language
3 – 5 October 2022 09:00 – 17:00 CET From 20,500.00 NOK John Inge Hervik Trondheim Norwegian SOLD OUT
5 Oct – 7 Oct 2022 09:00 – 17:00 BST Only £1200 +VAT David Lowe London English BOOK NOW
31 Oct – 4 November 2022 12:00 – 17:00 GMT From £1200 +VAT David Lowe and Rafa Ribeiro Online English BOOK NOW
2 – 4 November 2022 09:00 – 17:00 CET 22,500.00 NOK John Inge Hervik Oslo Norwegian BOOK NOW
28 – 30 November 2022 09:00 – 17:00 CET 22,500.00 NOK John Inge Hervik Oslo Norwegian BOOK NOW
12 – 16 December 2022 12:00 – 17:30 GMT Only £1200 +vat David Lowe and Rafa Ribeiro Online English 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.

Course agenda

  • 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


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

Interested in a private class?

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.

What will I receive?

  • 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)
  • Free Membership to the global Agile Team Coach class community providing a rich ecosystem for support, learning and sharing experiences pre and post-class
  • Free Membership to Adventures with Agile community for organisational change and agile

High praise for this training

“It was great fun to do the Training with David and Rafa! This training offered a broad variety of input with different learning methods. I learn plenty and never got bored”

Agile Coach
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“The course exceeded my expectations, it was very revealing, inspiring and motivating and I feel I have more confidence to take on more Agile Coaching. The trainers Rafa and David made it fun! I would really recommend AWA and this course.”

Delivery Manager
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“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

“The agile coach training has been a wonderful journey, not only meeting the other trainees but the level of thought, engagement and enthusiasm that went into this course was amazing. I can’t wait to do another!”

Anne Overwater
Senior Agile Coach
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“The course will make you a better coach at work for sure. It might also be insightful for your personal life and the relations you have with your family and friends.” 

Arend Hulshoff
Communications Manager
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“The trainers passion for people and coaching as a practice for the common good is palpable. Their willingness to share personal stories, integrate participant feedback so quickly, and make space for us to form our own connections in breakouts (and in the plenary) created the sort of psychologically safe space that I aspire to, and all of that while keeping us smiling. ” 

Cate Czerwinski
Freelance Facilitator
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“AWA through the greatness of David and Rafa, provide exceptional delivery of what could be deemed as heavy subject matter. The experience is spaced out and timed well, delivered brilliantly with many practical application workshops in a safe space and you get to have fun too.

Conrad Gonsalves
Agile Champion
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

“I really enjoyed this course. It was absolutely great! The instructors were awesome. They show a high level of knowledge and expertise, the way they interacted with the team an each other and their charisma was great! The pace, format, content, the engagement form the participants and the instructors and the high quality made this training really enjoyable. I didn’t even have the time to get bored or think about when is the next break! 🙂 Thank you very much!” 

Ailicec Fuentes
Agile Coach
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“The trainers bring out the best in you via the best coaching methods. I have even discovered and learned new things that I never knew i would. Thanks coaches!” 

Pashia Tajol
Head of Retail Sales
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 has coached a variety of individuals and companies (ranging from start-ups to traditional organisations) over a range of industries (including pharma, travel, health, fashion, wine, government, automotive and finance). He is currently conducting doctoral research into how humour can be used effectively in coaching (at Oxford Brookes), has a post-graduate certificate in Business & Personal Coaching from University of Chester, is certified by the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach, as well as having a bundle of agile-related qualifications. David is heavily involved in the Agile and Lean communities: he founded the London Agile Discussion Group, Agile on the Bench and London Lean Coffee, and speaks at conferences and events around the world. He is the author of ‘The Innovation Revelation: A story about how to satisfy customer needs‘, ‘The Lemonade Stall: How to test and validate ideas‘ and ‘Scrum 101: the most frequently asked questions about Agile with Scrum‘, as well as the host of THE COACH’S BACKPACK podcast.

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.

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 Hervik is a PCC certified coach from ICF with more than 15 years experience in agile ways of working. He has a technical background from software development, and has also studied psychology and coaching.He now teaches six of AWA’s training courses, and gets feedback that his enthusiasm really engages the participants and makes complicated topics available for everyone.His approach to agility is value-based, and focuses on contributing to improvements in the organisations he works for. This approach emphasises increased trust, good communication, continuous learning and a defined agile mindset. The result is better anchored organisational and process changes where value creation is at the center. He works systemically with all his clients to help them realise their own potential through coaching, mentoring and leadership development.John Inge is a dedicated life-long learner, and in addition to his PCC in professional coaching he holds a Post Graduate degree in Business and Personal Coaching from the University of Chester. He is currently undertaking ORSC-training.

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