The ICP-ATF is one of two knowledge-based certifications on the Agile Coaching Track. It focuses primarily on the mindset and role of an agile team facilitator, while also providing group facilitation tools and techniques for effectively designing meetings and workshops that both engage the entire audience and drive towards agreed-upon outcomes. Through obtaining this certification, course participants will develop an appreciation for the art of facilitation as key to fostering collaboration and enabling self-organizing teams. In addition, participants will build their facilitator tool-kits and gain experience facilitating specific agile practices most relevant to their organizational context. "This accredited class is offered by ICAgile Member Organization Agile Visa".
Agile Team Facilitation is designed for people who guide and support others in an agile work environment, including Scrum Masters, agile coaches and aspiring coaches, team leads, and project managers.
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Responsibilities and Skills of Facilitator
Facilitating Agile Practices
Facilitating Collaborative Practices
Operating at the team facilitation step, agile coaches learn the core skills of facilitation and gain the self-leadership needed to use them well. For those working with teams on the ground facilitation skills are the first step because they pave the way for teams to achieve true empowerment, collaboration, and ownership of their actions and decisions. In this way, facilitation skills help the vision of agile-done-well come true. This step is important for coaches operating at any level of an organization or scope of influence, whether that is with one team, a group of teams, an executive team or a whole organization. Further, the skills learned at this step may also provide value for learners in other disciplines, such as product ownership, technical leadership, or delivery management.
Agile team leaders or aspiring team leaders with a passion for servant leadership and a desire to learn and practice the art of facilitation in the context of team facilitation and coaching.
Relevant roles include
Agile Project Managers
Agile Coaches and aspiring coaches
and anyone with the desire to explore the power of facilitation.
Post obtaining this certification, course participants will develop an appreciation for the art of facilitation as key to fostering collaboration and enabling self-organizing teams. In addition, participants will build their facilitator toolkits and gain experience facilitating specific agile practices most relevant to their organizational context.
The Agile team facilitation is a unique skill for scrum masters, servant leaders, Agile coaches, project managers, product owners and aspiring agile coaches. If you believe that facilitation is the key to successful collaboration, and a unique must have skill for scrum masters this course is right for you.
There are no prerequisites for this course and any professional who wants to go further on their agile leadership journey can undertake this workshop.
This workshop deliverables are:
There is no exam.
Students will be awarded the ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Team Facilitation certification upon completion of this course