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. After finishing the certification, the learner will be able to differentiate between and among mentoring, facilitating, professional coaching and teaching, and will also gain the skills needed to create a safe environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within an agile team. This certification introduces participants to foundational team coaching skills and team development concepts for starting and growing teams while focusing on teams and organizations as human systems. A key part of this certification focuses on developing an understanding of the professional coaching skillset and the value of honing these skills to serve individuals on an agile team.
Typically, training providers will cover the required learning outcomes for this certification in approximately 21 hours of instructional activities over the course of three days.
Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and aspiring coaches if you have a desire to explore and practice other stances like facilitation, professional coaching, mentoring, and teaching in service of Agile teams. Other relevant roles include Project Managers, Program Managers, and anyone in Leadership roles. Although it is not a formal prerequisite, a fundamental understanding of one of the Agile Frameworks would be helpful.
Development in the Agile Coaching Discipline
Coach as Professional Coach
Coach as Mentor
Coach as Teacher
Coach as Team Coach
Set Boundaries for Agile Coaching
3 -days (or) 21 hours of Training
All participants completing the ICP-ACC course will receive one of the top industry-recognized Agile coach certificates. It is the most preferred certificate in the industry in terms of Agile Coaching. Having Certified Agile Coach certification increases the chances of you landing on an Agile Coach job.
Evaluation: Instructor Evaluation
Examination Format: No exam
The course designed by Marsha Acker • Lyssa Adkins • Luke Lackrone • Timothy Meyers
Course created by Venkatesh Rajamani • Arunvignesh Ramakrishnan
Certifying body: ICAgile