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The Agile Facilitator: Catalyzing Collaboration, Delivering Results
The Agile Facilitator addresses the art of collaborative meeting design, especially the importance of smart preparation of your meetings.  In this course, you will practice the techniques for skillfully facilitating core Agile meetings and ceremonies with playfulness and a collaborative spirit, while still focused on key deliverables.

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What You Will Learn

Mastering facilitation skills in the Agile context will require both time and practice, this class will prepare you to immediately take your team facilitation skills to the next level.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an in-depth and practical understanding of a wide array of techniques practiced by professional facilitators.
  • 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.
  • 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 participants’ growing facilitation skills.
  • Gather ideas for designing meetings in which the team interacts with the team so they can do the heavy lifting.
  • Understand how to address some of the dysfunctional behaviors that prevent teams from achieving maximum success.
  • Learn how to define, discuss, and achieve consensus with the team for faster and better decision making.
  • Create and begin using a customized facilitator self-development plan.

Prerequisites

  • A minimum of three (3) months of hands-on Agile experience
  • Strong foundational understanding of Agile values & principles
  • A Certified ScrumMaster certification, ICAgile Professional designation, or equivalent level of Agile training

What’s Included

  • All materials needed to complete class such as writing utensils, paper, and a participant workbook.
  • Light breakfast refreshments such as coffee and juice, fruit and yogurt, or muffins.
  • Lunch such as a boxed lunch or sandwich buffet.
  • Light afternoon snack such as cookies, fruit, or trail mix.
  • Dinner on the first day of training as class activities go until 8:00pm
  • ICAgile Professional – Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) certification fee.

Your Trainers

Bryan Stallings

Michael Hamman

Instructors Subject to Change.

Register Now and Get Your ICP-ATF

By actively participating in both days of The Agile Facilitator event, you’re eligible for the ICAgile Professional – Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) certification.

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Bring Us Onsite

If you have a group of 10 or more, we invite you to consider bringing a consultant on-site to facilitate a training event tailored to your specific organizational needs.

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