Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF)

ICAgile Certified Agile Facilitation Training

"Interactive, fun and a very practical session to learn how to facilitate meetings."

About this course

Facilitation is a key skill required to foster collaboration, enable self-organising teams and create trust and safety. This AWA ICAgile Certified Agile Facilitation training course focuses on the mindset and role of an agile team facilitator, showing you how to employ a range of tools and techniques that can be used for designing engaging in-the-room and online meetings that result in agreed outcomes.

What you will learn on this course

By attending this highly interactive workshop you will gain the necessary skills to design online and in-the-room meetings for maximum impact. You will come away with both updated toolkits and practical experience that you can use back in the workplace and with your remote teams while leveraging your new skill sets to facilitate agile practices towards successful team outcomes.

Attend our online class to learn how to foster a feeling of safety so that everyone feels heard online using quickly effective and engaging remote collaboration tools that allow you to think and collaborate visually anytime, anywhere.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive the ICAgile-Certified Professional Agile Team Facilitator certification.

Skills you will gain on this course

  • Designing and Presenting Meetings – How to design and present meetings with a clear purpose and a variety of group activities to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Facilitate collaborative sessions – Unlock the skills needed to facilitate collaborative sessions with a clear decision scope while creating specific agile framework meetings that overcome obstacles and
    achieve overall purpose and outcomes.
  • Lead collaborative conversations – Learn how to lead better, more meaningful collaborative conversations resulting in an increased capacity to give and receive feedback.
  • Design retrospective techniques – Acquire the knowledge and understanding to use and design retrospectives techniques depending on a team’s context, enabling learners to build trust and work through common pitfalls.
  • Facilitate Agile Meetings – Design and facilitate Agile meetings in a variety of contexts and for varied team maturity levels
  • Facilitation Toolkit – Acquire a new facilitation tool kit enabling participants to facilitate sessions for full participation.

Course dates and pricing

Dates Times Price Host Location
2 – 5 Aug 2021 12:00 – 17:00 BST (UTC +1) £1100 + VAT Rafa Ribeiro & David Lowe Online Book now
6 – 9 Sep 2021 12:00 – 17:00 BST (UTC +1) £1100 + VAT Rafa Ribeiro & David Lowe Online Book now
29 Nov – 2 Dec 2021 12:00 – 17:00 GMT (UTC) £1100 + VAT Rafa Ribeiro & David Lowe 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.

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.

Certifications

ICAGILE ACCREDITED
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 will receive 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.

ENDORSED BY THE SCRUM ALLIANCE

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-ATF) 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

“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
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“The trainer was really inspiring and it was a huge learning opportunity to grow personally and in my professional career.”

Shubhang Vishwamitra
Scrum Master
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“Superbly facilitated and incredibly engaging. Reinforced areas I knew, taught me about areas I did not know.”

John Harrison
Scrum Master
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

A challenging and engaging course which built up gradually so that activities were always just enough in my comfort zone for me to enjoy them and learn from them.”

Lynda Watson
Senior Developer
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

Our course trainers

This ICAgile Certified Agile Team Facilitator course (ICP-ATF) 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.

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.

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
  • Development Path for Agile Coaching
  • Defining an Agile Coaching Development Path
  • Assessing One’s Ability to Serve the Team
  • The Agile Team Facilitation Mindset
  • Definition of Facilitation
  • Definition of Agile Team Facilitation
  • The Facilitation Mindset
  • Foundational Facilitation Skills
  • Defining the Purpose and Outcomes
  • Design the Flow
  • Conducting a Facilitated Session
  • Maintain Neutrality
  • Create a Collaborative Space
  • Facilitating Full Participation
  • Using the Meeting organising Tools
  • Facilitating Collaborative Conversations
  • Clarify Team Decision-Making Authority
  • Design & Facilitate Ceremonies and Meetings
  • Skilfully Facilitating the Agile Practices
  • Adjusting Facilitation Given Team Maturity Practice
  • Pre-class support and class alignment call
  • 20 hours of live online training providing you with unrivalled access to deep experiential learning, support and practice to embed learning
  • “Do it now” format emphasising learning by doing so you come away from the class with hands-on capabilities to help your teams succeed
  • Highly experienced, professional coach trainers, with real-world experience working in agile transformations and (co-located and remote) agile teams across many different companies of all shapes and sizes
  • Improved skills and knowledge that will enable you to create and facilitate meetings that engage the entire audience and drive towards agreed-upon outcomes
  • Learn how to facilitate online. You will learn how to dramatically improve your agile facilitation skills for online as well as in-the-room meetings
  • Create safety and trust. You will also learn how to create high-trust and psychologically safe environments online too using the powerful online collaboration tools we will share with you!
  • Membership to the global Agile Team Facilitator class community providing a rich ecosystem for support, learning and sharing experiences post-class.
  • This course is taught in English by our highly qualified coach trainer team.
  • 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 Facilitator (ICP-ATF) 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:

  • ScrumMasters
  • Agile Project Managers
  • Agile Coaches and aspiring coaches,
  • Product Owners
  • Business Analysts
  • Anyone with the desire to explore the power of facilitation

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 Facilitator (ICP-ATF) course today.

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