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Certified Agile Facilitator (CAF)

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to cultivate teamwork, manage conflicts, and facilitate productive decision-making.

Overview

Do you have the facilitation skills needed to support a working group to collaborate effectively and reach their desired outcomes?

By attending the Agile Coaching Skills - Certified Facilitator (ACS-CF) course you will explore what it means to embrace a facilitation mindset and how you can foster the perfect conditions for creativity, collaboration and innovation. Attendees will discover a diverse range of models, tools, and visual techniques aimed at enriching their facilitation skills. Through engaging in fun, interactive exercises, participants will gain hands-on experience and receive valuable feedback to further refine their facilitation stance.

Completing this course is also a way forward on the path for those who want to become Certified Agile Coaches.

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$1495 (USD)
2 days/16 hours of instruction
Group (3+): $1395 USD

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Aug 14th - 15th, 2024
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET
$1495(usd)
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Nov 4th - 5th, 2024
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Nov 27th - 28th, 2024
4:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
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Dec 5th - 6th, 2024
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET
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Full Course Details

Throughout the course all participants will have the opportunity to demonstrate their facilitation skills in a safe and fun environment, offering opportunities for feedback and growth.

Part 1: Setting the stage and defining facilitation- You will explore the purpose of facilitation, the facilitation mindset and core competencies.

Part 2: Understanding Group’s Context and Needs – You will be introduced to the process of facilitation and how to set conditions that foster Psychological Safety.

Part 3: Agile Framework Values and Principles- You will explore the Scrum Events and how effective facilitation can lead to successful outcomes.

Part 4: The Orientation of the Facilitator-From the Front- You will discover the benefits of divergent, emergent and convergent techniques before embarking on visual thinking and storytelling exercises designed to enhance your communication skills.

Part 5: The Orientation of the Facilitator-From the Back- You will be introduced to active listening techniques that will enhance your ability to understand and respond to the needs of a group, as well as how to receive and deliver feedback constructively.

Part 6: The Orientation of the Facilitator-From the Inside- You will be presented with the 4 dimensions of Emotional Intelligence, how to reflect on your emotions, as well as recognize and influence the emotions of those around you.

Part 7: Co-Facilitation- You will be introduced to the blend of practical and learning-enriching benefits co-facilitation can offer in the delivery of effective facilitation.

Part 8: Facilitating through Conflict- You will gain insight into group dynamics and learn strategies to constructively manage conflicts that may arise during facilitation sessions.

Part 9: Forwarding the action- You will identify effective ways to act on and implement agreed-upon outcomes, including the need to retrospect and identify measures for success

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

  • 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
  • Gain social and self-awareness by exploring Emotional Intelligence
  • Gain visual thinking, active listening and storytelling skills
  • Apply the skillset before, during, and after a facilitation event

Participants requesting a cancellation or schedule change 5 business days or more prior to the start date of their virtual class will not be subject to a change fee. Requests made by participants within the 5-day window will be subject to a $200 change fee. Those who do not attend class, without prior written notice, will forfeit their tuition & no refund will be permitted

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