This is the governing body for certification in Disciplined Agile.

Certified Disciplined Agile Coach for Experienced Agile Coaches

Are you an agile influencer striving to guide your organization through the challenges of agile transformation? Then you need a mix of leadership, coaching, strategic thinking, and application of agile practices to make a difference. The Certified Disciplined Agile Coach (CDAC) training provides tools and strategies to enable you to identify, tailor, and evolve Ways of Working (WoW) that help take your business to the next level. 

Upon completion of this workshop, and with appropriate agile leadership experience, you will be prepared to attain the Certified Disciplined Agile Coach (CDAC) designation.

Certified Disciplined Agile Coach (CDAC) for Existing Agile Coaches is a three-day interactive workshop for anyone who is currently coaching agile teams who wants to improve their coaching skills and background. It is made up of the following modules:

Upon completion you will be able to:

    • Determine the steps required to achieve business agility and what it takes to do so within your organization
    • Choose the appropriate practices and techniques given your working environment to continuously improve your Way of Working (WoW)
    • Identify / describe what we need to do to transform our organization in a Disciplined Agile WoW
    • Better guide and coach your team and your organizational leadership
    • Identify tailored solutions to address common organizational and management needs that still exist even when you are agile

    Who should attend:

    • This course is for anyone who is currently coaching agile teams who wants to improve their coaching skills and background.



        Essential Coaching Skills

        1. What is coaching and why do it?

        2. Stages of team development and coaching support

        3. Understanding and supporting change

        4. Introducing emotional intelligence, the foundation of coaching

        5. Motivators, demotivators and overcoming resistance

        6. Team conflict, the good and the bad

        7. Decision making, experiments, and evolving

        8. The coaching toolkit

        Leading the Transformation

        1. What is a transformation and business agility?

        2. Leading the transformation

        a. Assessing the context

        b. Setting goals

        c. Laying out a roadmap

        3. Common coaching challenges

        4. From transformation to the learning organization and continuous improvement

        Pragmatic Agile

        1. Management hasn't gone away

        2. Career management and agile

        3. Addressing risk

        4. Estimation and planning

        5. Metrics and reporting

        Workshop Logistics


              • Primary: Coach
              • Secondary: Agile, disciplined agile, Scrum, Kanban, coaching, lean

        Level: Advanced

        Length: Three day – 21 hours of classroom time plus breaks

        Public or Private On-site

        Upcoming workshops; Select Course as "Certified Disciplined Agile Coach for Experienced Agile Coaches"

        Instructors certified to teach this workshop

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