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Why would I attend this course?

The Agile Facilitator is a two-and-a-half-day class (compressed into 2 calendar days) for experienced Agilists who wish to dramatically increase their facilitation skills in general, especially as applied to Agile ceremonies, collaborative events, and other team “moments of truth.”

The workshop focuses on professional facilitation skills and techniques as applied specifically within the Agile context.

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Why would I attend this course?

The Agile Facilitator is a two-and-a-half-day class (compressed into 2 calendar days) for experienced Agilists who wish to dramatically increase their facilitation skills in general, especially as applied to Agile ceremonies, collaborative events, and other team “moments of truth.”

The workshop focuses on professional facilitation skills and techniques as applied specifically within the Agile context.

Who will find it useful?

  • Beginning ScrumMasters, Agile Project Managers or Iteration Managers well versed in the agile basics and who have experienced an agile team
  • Experienced ScrumMasters, Agile Project Managers or Iteration Managers
  • Agile Coaches who want increased facilitation skills and results
  • Anyone interested in bringing more rigor and structure to their facilitation of Agile ceremonies and other collaborative events

Who will find it useful?

  • Beginning ScrumMasters, Agile Project Managers or Iteration Managers well versed in the agile basics and who have experienced an agile team
  • Experienced ScrumMasters, Agile Project Managers or Iteration Managers
  • Agile Coaches who want increased facilitation skills and results
  • Anyone interested in bringing more rigor and structure to their facilitation of Agile ceremonies and other collaborative events

What are the prerequisites?

This is an intermediate course for practitioners with at least 3 months of hands-on agile experience. You should also be grounded in Agile Fundamentals (ICAgile Certified Professional), a Certified ScrumMaster, or equivalent agile training because the course builds directly on your agile team experience.

What are the prerequisites?

This is an intermediate course for practitioners with at least 3 months of hands-on agile experience. You should also be grounded in Agile Fundamentals (ICAgile Certified Professional), a Certified ScrumMaster, or equivalent agile training because the course builds directly on your agile team experience.

What will I learn?

Facilitation techniques

  • Gain an in-depth and practical understanding of a wide array of techniques practiced by professional facilitators.

Collaborative meeting design

  • Understand and practice the art of collaborative meeting design, including the importance of smart preparation that will reduce overall cost and increase the effectiveness of your meetings.
  • Obtain ideas for designing meetings in which the team interacts with the team so they can do the heavy-lifting.

Addressing dysfunctional behaviours

  • Understand how to address some of the dysfunctional behaviours you see preventing your team from achieving maximum success.

Decision making

  • Learn how to define, discuss, and ACHIEVE consensus with the team for faster and better decision making.

Practice and grow

  • Practice techniques for skillfully facilitating core Agile meetings and ceremonies with playfulness and a collaborative spirit, while still focused on key deliverables.
  • Gain rich, well-delivered feedback on your growing facilitation skills.
  • Come away with your own facilitator self-development plan.

Foundational models
ICAgile Team Facilitator learning objectives | Core IAF Facilitator Competencies | ACI’s Agile Coaching Competency Model

What will it cost?

The public course fee is R12 000.00 (excl VAT) per person.
Group bookings of 5+ people qualify for a 10% discount.

Prices for our in-house courses are based on the size of your group. Contact us for more information.

What will it cost?

The public course fee is R12 000.00 (excl VAT) per person.
Group bookings of 5+ people qualify for a 10% discount.

Prices for our in-house courses are based on the size of your group. Contact us for more information.

When is the next course?

Public courses

Date: 21 – 22 Nov 2018
Duration
: 2 days
Location: Cape Town

In-house courses

We offer in-house courses to groups of 8 – 24 people.

Contact us for more information.

When is the next course?

Public courses

Date: 21 – 22 Nov 2018
Duration
: 2 days
Location: Cape Town

In-house courses

We offer in-house courses to groups of 8 – 24 people.

Contact us for more information.

Is this course certified?

  • ICP-ATF (TAF) - Just Plain Agile ConsultingThe Agile Facilitator is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) as fulfilling all Learning Objectives in the Team Facilitation track. After successful completion of The Agile Facilitator, you can apply for ICAgile Professional continuing education certifications in Team Facilitation, provided you meet ICAgile’s prerequisites. To receive the ICAgile Continuing Education Certification, you must not miss more than 1 hour of class. Learn more at ICAgile.
  • The Agile Facilitator is also approved by the Scrum Alliance and yields 16 SEUs toward your Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or to support your existing Scrum Alliance certifications, such as the CSM. Learn more at the Scrum Alliance.
  • Any learning in Agile is typically acceptable to the Project Management Institute as continuing education. The Agile Facilitator yields 16 PDUs that you can claim toward your PMI-ACP or to support your existing PMI certifications, such as the PMP. Learn more at the PMI.

Is this course certified?

  • ICP-ATF (TAF) - Just Plain Agile ConsultingThe Agile Facilitator is accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) as fulfilling all Learning Objectives in the Team Facilitation track. After successful completion of The Agile Facilitator, you can apply for ICAgile Professional continuing education certifications in Team Facilitation, provided you meet ICAgile’s prerequisites. To receive the ICAgile Continuing Education Certification, you must not miss more than 1 hour of class. Learn more at ICAgile.
  • The Agile Facilitator is also approved by the Scrum Alliance and yields 16 SEUs toward your Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or to support your existing Scrum Alliance certifications, such as the CSM. Learn more at the Scrum Alliance.
  • Any learning in Agile is typically acceptable to the Project Management Institute as continuing education. The Agile Facilitator yields 16 PDUs that you can claim toward your PMI-ACP or to support your existing PMI certifications, such as the PMP. Learn more at the PMI.

Logistics

Length: Two and one-half days (compressed into 2 calendar days)
Hours: Day 1:  9 am to 8 pm   |   Day 2:  9 am to 5 pm.
Food: Morning beverages, lunch and afternoon snacks are provided on both days, as well as a light dinner on day 1.

Logistics

Length: Two and one-half days (compressed into 2 calendar days)
Hours: Day 1:  9 am to 8 pm   |   Day 2:  9 am to 5 pm.
Food: Morning beverages, lunch and afternoon snacks are provided on both days, as well as a light dinner on day 1.

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