About the Event
ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) workshop, Role Specific, no-PPT, 3 days classroom training by ICAgile Authorized Instructor, 24 PDUs & SEUs, Certificate and Life long membership.
What is ICP-ACC?
Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC) is one of the top most certificate for Agile Coaches in the IT industry. Its a certificate awarded to Agile coaches for their understanding in Agile philosophy and Coaching.
Who provides ICP-ACC certificate?
ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) is a certification program offered by International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile). International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) is a community-driven organization that consists of pioneers, experts, and trusted advisors. ICAgile is not just another certification body.
How are ICAgile Learning outcomes different?
The learning outcomes in their tracks are methodology-neutral. The roadmap's design intentionally focuses on starting with an agile mindset opposed to on any particular methodology or framework. This empowers every organization to leverage the roadmap and customize its agile processes and practices to meet organizational realities as they evolve. In addition, the learning outcomes are regularly reviewed and modified based on feedback from students, trainers, and the agile community, to ensure cutting-edge skills and knowledge are taught.
How well is the certificate is recognized in the market?
ICAgile Certified Agile Coach (ICPACC) is one among the top recognized Agile Coach certifications. The course curriculum is designed by Lyssa Adkins who is the author of the book, Coaching Agile Teams. 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.
What is the eligibility to take ICP-ACC Certification?
There is no requirement on years of experience to attend the workshop. However, generally the industry expects Agile Coaches to have atleast 10 years of experience in the industry to hire as an Agile Coach.
What is the validity of ICP-ACC Certificate?
ICPACC certification is valid for life from the date of attaining the certificate. ICAgile certificates have life long validity and never have to be renewed again.
Who is an Agile Coach?
An Agile Coach is a change agent and an enabler. An Agile Coach is a facilitator who facilitates the change inside the Organization. They focus on all levels of the organization and focus on enabling them to solve problems on their own. Building a organising team takes perseverance and cultural change. Agile Coaches are professional coaches who helps the teams to cross their own limits and challenge themselves to excellence. Agile Coaches are enterprise level coaches who works with all levels of the Organization right from executives till the development teams.
Who can become an Agile Coach?
An Agile Coach can come from any background and could have played wide variety of roles in any type of Organization. Testing, Development, Content writing, Build & Release, Project Management, Program Management, People Management and so on. An Agile Coach is actually a professional coach, change agent and facilitator. Individuals who are willing to learn and practice Agile Coaching can become Agile Coaches
How much salary does an Agile Coach get?
Agile Coach is one of the most demanding jobs in the industry. The average salary of an Agile Coach as per PayScale is 25 Lakhs with the higher side of 36.3 Lakhs. Being an ICAgile Certified Agile Coach and the right amount of skillset will not only get you a job in your location but anywhere in the world.
What is the Career path?
Agile Coach is a role and the titles in the industry could be Team Coach, Enterprise Coach, Transformation Coach and so on. The titles usually depends on the Organization. The next role is equal or similar to that of a COO in an Organization. A passionate Agile Coach ends up being an Independent Coach running a single person Organization.
How to get started as Agile Coach?
Acquiring knowledge is the first thing to get started as an Agile Coach and ICAgile Certified Agile Coach is one of the ways to get that knowledge. Three days training from an ICAgile Authorized Instructor will help an Agile Coach to get that practical knowledge by practicing Coaching inside the workshop, learning through the trainer's experience and case studies.
Once you are done with ICPACC certificate, it's time to put your knowledge to use in someway before directly jumping into the Agile Coach’s role. Here are some of the ways to achieve it.
Practice at your workplace: Try your skills as a Change agent and use some of the concepts from the workshop to create visibility to issues without even mentioning it as Agile. You can avail our 1 week FREE mentoring to get hand holding from an experience coach.
Attend meetups: Connect with practicing Agile Coaches to understand the challenges they face and learn from their experience. We conduct monthly meetups across India to help Agile Coaches come together and share their experience.
Volunteer for Social Scrum Project: Volunteer for a Social project and get the experience of using Scrum for solving complex problems. We run Social Scrum initiative to provide such a platform.
Read Books: Continue to read books and try some of the concepts in your day to day life. Here is the set of books that you can read:
Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins
Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux
Immunity to Change by Robert Kegan
The Skilled Facilitator by Roger Schwarz
The Fifth Discipline Field Book by Peter M Sange
Happily Delivering Happiness by Satisha K Venkataramaiah & Apeksha Patel
Drive by Daniel Pink
Co-Active Coaching by Phillip Sandahl and Laura Whitworth
Gain advanced Certifications: Try attending other advanced Coaches certificates to enhance your coaching skill. Here are the suggestions
Certified NLP Practitioner / Certified Life Coach
After completing the workshop,we provide continuous learning through meetups, webinars, and free coaching. Learn continuously by meeting fellow Agile Coaches who share their experience and knowledge.
Agile Coach is a facilitator and a change agent. They have coaching as their profession. In South Africa, Agile Coach is on the top 3 most paid professions. Getting an ICP-ACC certificate can increase the changes your job as Agile Coach by 75%.
What are the job opportunities?
As per Business Insider, Agile Coach is one among the top 25 jobs in the industry. Agile Coaching jobs are in the top most demanding and as well as paying jobs in the IT industry. Agile Coach is on the top executives job in South Africa and can get you an income of 1.2 Million PA. An Agile Coach is a change agent and is expected to facilitate the needed change in the Organization. Certified Agile Coach training helps you to learn how can an Agile Coach facilitate the much-needed change in the Organization and thereby helping them to achieve their vision.
Agile Coach is the most trending job in the industry as more and more Organizations understands the need for Coaching teams and individuals. By attending ICP-ACC workshop and with post-workshop support, it is easier to get the job as an Agile Coach in the industry.