Building Coaching Through a Mentorship Program
Are you ready to begin your journey as an agile coach? Are you already a coach who is looking to grow your mindset and skillset? Are you in an organization and want to see its agility go to the next level? If so, invest just 45 minutes in this experience report about growing coaching within an organization.
Building coaching skills isn't the exclusive domain of a multi-day training session. In fact, the best way to build a new skills is to gradually introduce them over time and use intentional practice to build those new skills into a habit. This session is based on running coach mentorship programs that spread the learning and practice over a period of months.
Questions we will answer in this session include:
- Why is a coach mentorship program integral to growing an organziation's agility?
- What are some mistakes to avoid when creating a coach mentorship program?
- How can intentional practice be integrated into a coach mentorship program?
- What can be done to have an effective program where participants are in different time zones?
- How do you build support for investing time and money into a coach mentorship program?
You will leave this session with a set of practical tips for setting up your own coach mentorship program.
While this experience report is based on multiple iterations of building a Coach Mentorship Program within a Fortune 500 company, the lessons apply to an organization of any size.
Agile Coach Activity Pack - Experience and Learn Through Four Simulations
Attention coaches, Scrum Masters, and facilitators! This session is for YOU! Come get hands-on experience with a variety of games and activities that you can use to help people understand the power of Agile ways of working.
When working with people who are new to Agile it is important to engage them in the experience. Talking about the wonders of collaboration and communication rarely changes anyone’s mind, but creating an environment where they can experience the value of rapid feedback, creative communication techniques, and collaborating as a team can help them see new opportunities for application in their day to day work.
In this session you will not only get to experience these activities, you’ll come away with new skills in how to conduct them and debrief them as well.