Agile Coaching Skills - Certified Facilitator (ACS-CF) - In Person

Mon Sep 23 2024 at 09:00 am to Tue Sep 24 2024 at 05:00 pm UTC+01:00

Edinburgh | Edinburgh

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Agile Coaching Skills - Certified Facilitator (ACS-CF) - In Person
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Agile Coaching Skills - Certified Facilitator (ACS-CF) provides training for anyone interested in developing their facilitation skills.
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WHAT IS FACILITATION?

Facilitation supports groups of people as they collaborate, create, and make decisions. The Agile Coaching Skills - Certified Facilitator (ACS-CF) course provides training for anyone interested in developing their facilitation mindset and knowledge while learning from experienced agile practitioners. Completing this course is also a way forward on the path for those who want to become Certified Agile Coaches. Facilitation is one of the many tools essential to coaching, and this course will equip you to develop and hone the skill.

Learning objectives:

• Discover what a facilitator is and what they do

• Practice the mindset of a neutral facilitator

• Learn how to facilitate teams through conflict

• Understand the needs of different teams

• Apply the skillset before, during, and after a facilitation event.



WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?

Make sure all voices are heard. Establish psychological safety. Create better meetings. If you’re passionate about facilitation, the ACS-CF course lets you follow your passion so you can make a real difference. Many careers, industries, and teams need people who know how to facilitate.

The ACS-CF course is right for:

• Anyone who wants to be an empowering and impactful facilitator

• Scrum masters on the path to Certified Scrum Professional® - ScrumMaster (CSP®-SM)

• Agilists on the path to Certified Agile Coach® (CEC or CTC)

• Anyone interested in growing their career with facilitation skills

• Anyone who believes in happier teams and better meetings



BENEFITS OF THE ACS-CF CERTIFICATION

• Deep dive of an in-demand skill that goes beyond technique alone and explores the mindset of a facilitator

• Live, immersive facilitation practice

• Scrum Alliance-approved agile instructors delivering the material

• Membership with a global organization

• Contributes to evidence of facilitation experience when you apply to become a CEC or CTC



WHERE WILL YOUR PATH TAKE YOU?

• Certified Scrum Professional - ScrumMaster (CSP-SM)

• Certified Agile Coach (CEC, CTC)


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Anu is the President and Founder of Capala Consulting Group, LLC where she specializes in Executive coaching and Agile Transformations. She is also an Enterprise Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer® - providing education and coaching, consulting services to clients across the United States. An IT professional with over 25 years of industry experience, Anu holds a Master’s degree in Psychology from Osmania University in India and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University, Ohio.

Anu has extensive experience with large scale agile transformations, integral to the success of the likes of Capital One through her training and coaching expertise. She has specialized in leadership coaching and large group facilitation. Anu has established internal agile coaching Centers of Excellence for several clients to allow self-sustained coaching of their agile transformations. She has developed a coaching program specifically designed for evolving organizational leaders. Anu speaks frequently at conferences both nationally and internationally on Agile Leadership, Product Ownership, Coaching, and Group Facilitation Techniques.

Anu is passionate about coaching and training others, dedicated to helping to achieve professional and personal success. She has also committed to improving the agile community through several activities. She is an active member of the larger Scrum and Agile community and enjoys giving back via volunteering at various conferences.


Kate Megaw is the Founder and CEO of ARCLight Agile where she specializes in working with organizations on their #JourneytoAgility. She helps teams on their journey to empowerment and collaboration, to achieve faster decision making and therefore a focus on customers and their rapidly changing needs. Kate works with leaders throughout the organization, regardless of department, to create a more agile approach to leadership that encourages innovation, flexibility, and empowered teams, allowing organizations to achieve their purpose.

Kate is a dynamic Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Team Coach (CTC), with over 20 years working in Education, Operations, Project Management, IT, and Consulting.

With her finely honed communication and presentation abilities, complemented by strong planning, organizational and people management skills, Kate is a popular speaker at events. She is a motivator and encourager and is happiest when she breaks through to a client and leads them to the ‘aha’ moment.

Before moving to the United States, Kate received her bachelor’s degree in Information Management from the Queen’s University of Belfast in Northern Ireland.

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