Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF)

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 a key step in developing your agile coaching mastery, before embarking on the Agile Team Coach Cohort Program (ICE-AC).

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 Language
19 – 20 January 2023 09:00 – 17:00 NOK 16,000 John Inge Hervik Oslo Norwegian Book now
30 January – 2nd February 2023 12:00 – 17:00 GMT £1100 + VAT Rafa Ribeiro & David Lowe Online English Book now
16 – 17 February 2023 09:00 – 17:00 NOK 16,000 John Inge Hervik Stavanger Norwegian Book now
20 – 23 March 2023 12:00 – 17:00 £1100 + VAT Rafa Ribeiro & David Lowe Online English Book now
13 – 14 April 2023 09:00 – 17:00 NOK 16,000 John Inge Hervik Oslo Norwegian Book now

What are the pre-requisites?

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

Private team training

Agile Team Facilitator 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.


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). The certification fee is included for free in this course.

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-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.

You will also receive

  • 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.

High praise for this training

“Lots of great theory backed up with concrete practice from clearly expert trainers with real world experience, makes this course with AWA a fantastic investment in your career.”

Paul Casanova
Delivery Coach
Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) Delegate

“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

“Lots of great theory backed up with concrete practice from clearly expert trainers with real world experience, makes this course with AWA a fantastic investment in your career.”

Paul Casanova
Delivery Coach
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“Brilliant session from the trainers, packed full of experience and dad jokes!”

Josh Bruen
Agile Coach
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“You have managed to make me reflect on my own behaviors and practices in my job. Thank you very much for that.”

Jacob Skjærris Lund
Senior HR Business Partner
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“I highly recommend this course if you want to improve your facilitation skills. You will have a chance to improve on the things you already do well. But best of all, you will learn a lot of new skills and techniques that you perhaps don’t know that you need.”

Anne Skifjeld
Scrum Master
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“I would definitely recommend this course to anyone that want to take their facilitation skills to the next level”

Eki Osehenye
Senior Agile Delivery Manager
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

“Exceeded my expectations! Thank you!”

Ailicec Fuentes
Agile Coach
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“I found the AWA Facilitation training enabling. It gave me a heightened awareness of my weaknesses and a range of tools to fix them.”

Chike Chinukwue
Agile Delivery Manager
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“The trainers gave an extremely professional, intense and awsome course packed with good insights and lots of training. Highly recommend this to anyone looking to improve their skills in Agile Facilitation”

IT Project Manager
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

“Finally getting the framework and techniques for doing facilitation as well as possible with only me being the limitating factor”

Grete Marie Nilsen
Process Manager & Product Owner
Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) Delegate

What is the course agenda?

  • 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

Our course trainers

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

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 utilizes her mastery of coaching, emotional intelligence, facilitation, teaching and mentoring to breathe life into ‘just surviving’ organizations to thriving. She is known to say, “It’s not if you will fall down, but when you do fall down; then How YOU Recovery?!”  Therefore, we love who we are, what we do and do what we love!

Louria has lived every role in an agile organization from software engineer to organizational agility enterprise coaching and strategy. In her own company, SuccessAgility, she has worked with hundreds of organizations and Agilists where they have elevated not only their skill set and are now the leaders that others want to be and foster collaboration and sustainable change and growth.

Rafa Ribeiro

Rafael Ribeiro

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. Rafa is a design thinker, software architect, and Professional, a Certified Agile Team and Enterprise Coach and Certified Expert in Agile Coaching (EneaCoaching, ICP-ACC, ICP-ATF, ICP-ENT, ICP-CAT, ICE-AC). He recently became a certified Surf Instructor, making use of the ocean as a medium to unlock the instinctive, emotional, and cognitive intelligence of his clients. Read Rafa’s full profile

David Lowe

David Lowe

David is a 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. He also holds a post-graduate certificate in Business & Personal Coaching from the University of Chester as well as being certified professional coach and a certified agile coaching expert (ICF-PCC, ICE-AC, ICP-ACC and ICP-ATF). Read David’s full profile.

John Inge Hervik

John Inge 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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