“One of the most engaging and creative courses I have been on that flowed very naturally and made me feel well equipped to be a facilitator in any situation.”
Certified Agile Facilitator Training Course
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF)
Gain the skills, mindset and tools to enable you to create and facilitate meetings for maximum impact. By attending this ICAgile Certified Course you will come away with the tools, models and mindset enabling you to engage the entire audience and drive towards agreed-upon outcomes. Attend our classes in London and New York or talk to us about a private onsite session.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Facilitation is a key skill required to foster collaboration and enable self-organizing teams. This two day ICAgile Certified workshop focuses on the mindset and role of an agile team facilitator and provides a range of tools and techniques that can be used for designing engaging meetings that drive towards agreed-upon outcomes.
By attending his highly interactive, powerpoint free workshop you will gain the necessary skills to design meetings for maximum impact. You will come away with both updated toolkits and practical experience that you can use back in the workplace while leveraging your new skill sets to facilitate agile practices towards successful team outcomes. You will also be eligible to attain the ICAgile-Certified Professional Agile Team Facilitator certification. This course has been designed and developed by Simon Powers and AWA Team, the global community of practice for agile and organizational change.
It may be more cost-effective to run this course onsite if you have a group of 10 or more people. Speak to the AWA team for more details.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
During the two days we cover:
- What and why of facilitation
- Core competencies of facilitation
- Deep skills and tools
- Facilitation models to aid understanding and implementation
- Facilitating specific agile meetings
- Lots of practice in a safe space
- Introduction to facilitation
- How Agile facilitation differs from pure facilitation
- Intro and practice of Core facilitation skills
- Designing meetings for maximum impact
- Models and tools for facilitation
- Practice facilitating key Agile meetings
- Putting it all together
This course is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) as fulfilling all Learning Objectives in the Agile Team Facilitation track. After successful completion of this course, you can apply for the ICAgile Certified Professional-Agile Facilitation (ICP-ATF). 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. 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 1 hour of the course then 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.
ENDORSED BY THE SCRUM ALLIANCE
By attending this course you will be eligible to earn up to 15 Category C SEU Points.
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THIS COURSE
“One of the most engaging and creative courses I have been on that flew very naturally and made me feel well equipped to be a facilitator in any situation.” – Harsh Kesarwani – Project Manager
“Superbly facilitated and incredibly engaging. Reinforced areas I knew, taught me about areas I did not know.” – John Harrison – Scrum Master
“Amazing course with a lot of practise and feedback on your personal facilitation technique.” – Louisa Mensah – Agile Coach
“Interactive, fun and very practical session to learn to facilitate meetings.” – Manika Agrawal
“Great 2-days filled with lots of tips and tricks. Opportunity to reflect and improve.” – Nicole Ruszkowski – Agile Delivery Coach
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
ScrumMasters, Agile Project Managers, Agile Coaches and aspiring coaches, Product Owners, Business Analysts, and anyone with the desire to explore the power of facilitation.
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE
- Course manual and notebook
- Improved skills and knowledge that will enable you to create and facilitate meetings that engage the entire audience and drive towards agreed-upon outcomes
- Access to Slack channel community for all Agile Team Facilitator alumni
- Tasty breakfast and lunch, and teas/coffees/water
- Membership to Adventures with Agile community for organizational change and agile
PRIVATE ONSITE TRAINING
If you have a group of 10 more people it may be more cost-effective to choose a private session:
- accelerate learning & impact
- align and learn as a group
- fosters teamwork and boosts morale
- share experiences and challenges in a safe environment
- you choose the time and place
- reduces cost and saves time
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.
ABOUT THE TRAINERS
Simon has over 20 years’ experience helping very large organisations to thrive in the market and to be better places to work. He works with the board of directors or senior managers to transform the way that they see themselves, each other, and their organisations. The results are better organisational design, better processes, more engaged staff, and an organisation that is customer focused and more successful. He has been using Agile and Lean for the last 14 years, initially within IT, but in the last 5 years across the entire organisation. Simon founded Adventures with Agile (AWA), a global community of practice for organisational change in 2014. He founded the AWA consultancy in 2015, and his experience comes from both his own direct experience and through the consultants that work for Adventures with Agile working across many of AWA’s clients.