The number of agile teams that I support went from 20 (too many) to more than 70 (absurd) in a few months. What could I do? How could I help them?

From this need came the Agile Coach Program that I created and facilitated at ADP with a small group of individuals. These participants already support (or wanted to support) teams (be they using Scrum or Kanban) and the individuals around them. This is the story of that journey and the results.

Feedback from the program:

  • "The agile coach program has been a valuable experience both personally and professionally. It was a fun, interactive and engaging."
  • "I really enjoyed being a part of this program. With its interactive and constructive parts."

Outline/Structure of the Experience Report

  • 5 mins: Set the Scene - Describe the situation of our scaling coaching support challenges
  • 10 mins: Program Creation - Explain how the agile coach program was created with quick feedback loops
  • 10 mins: Feedback and Results - Tell stories and give feedback from those that completed the program
  • 5 mins: Open Q & A

Learning Outcome

By the end of the session, each attendee will be able to:

  • Determine when an agile coach program would be beneficial to start at one's company
  • Use an effective approach to building an agile coach program
  • Learn tips on how to support new agile coaches throughout their development

Target Audience

agile coach, scrum masters, leaders, mentors, managers

Prerequisites for Attendees

Think about the current challenges of scaling the coaching support at your company or at a client. Then come ready with an open mind about how you could expand the support of your coaching to a larger group.

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