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Agile Coach Certification (ICP-ACC)

May 16 @ 9:30 am -

May 18 @ 5:00 pm

Agile Coach Certification (ICP-ACC)

Course Summary

This certification course focuses on the mindset, roles, and responsibilities of an Agile Coach. After completion, 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 training 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 course is to focus on developing an understanding of the professional coaching skillset and the value of honing these skills to serve individuals on an agile team.

Agile Coaches are role models for teams and leaders alike and they master the transition between the various stances. They are highly effective taking teams on a journey toward high-performance.

Course Outline

  • Development in the Agile Coaching Discipline
  • Coach as a Professional Coach
  • Coach as a Mentor
  • Coach as a Teacher
  • Coach as a Team Coach
  • Setting Boundaries for Agile Coaching

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Create an agile coaching mindset
  • Acquire foundational professional coaching skills
  • Understand the coaching conversation
  • The coach as mentor, teacher and team coach
  • Articulate an agile process and agile mindset
  • Conduct a team kick-off
  • Coaching toward high-performing teams
  • Able to resolve conflict and dysfunction
  • Resolve organizational impediments Create coaching contracts and alliances
  • Recognize the difference between internal and external coaches

Who Should Attend

This course was designed for coaches, Scrum Masters, Project Managers and anybody interested in sharpening their agile coaching skills.


Attendees will be automatically awarded the ICP-ACC certification (certification fee is included in the ticket price) by ICAgile. There is no certification exam or assessment in this program.


Approximately 1 week before the live-instructor part of the course begins, we will send you a voucher to start the course in our agile campus Ideally, the self-paced learning are completed prior to the start of the live-instructor part but is not a requirement.


Jochen (Joe) Krebs is a certified Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with Scrum. org , an authorized trainer for ICAgile, and an Agile Coach with Incrementor. Joe has delivered Scrum courses and workshops for over 15 years to thousands of participants world-wide. He is the author of the book Agile Portfolio Management creator of the Agile Kata. He had hundreds of guests on his podcast Agile.FM over the past years . As a coach, Joe has led several large organizations and start-up’s alike through a successful agile transformation. Incrementor has offices in New York City and Amsterdam.

What others are saying….

“I really enjoyed the Agile Coaching Course – Thank you so much!” – Christine Connolly, MassMutual

“I thoroughly enjoyed the course, loved the self-pace & online format!” – Lukas Hufnagel, Raiffeisenverband

“I LOVED the course! The content was thorough. Working through the several stances of a coach was very helpful. The breakout sessions were challenging and also enjoyable. Joe’s facilitation was outstanding and he kept us right on track, gave us insights from your own experience, asked good questions to get us thinking. I didn’t want the class to end!” – Sam Snyder, Chubb

“I really enjoyed the course and found it very informative. The curriculum presented was very well structured”. – Bilquise Sheikh, SwissRe

“Agile transformations never end, and neither does an agilist’s learning journey! Thank you Joe Krebs for the inspirational training and for helping me take my agile coaching skills to a new level!”- Adina Malearov Heineken

“Very engaging and I really enjoyed it. Can’t wait to implement the activities we practiced to coach. Great course! ” -Jasmine Jones, CapitalOne