You are a scrum master, agile manager, or agile coach helping organizations become more agile. You are skilled at training and facilitating and have some coaching experience. You’ve been doing a great job helping teams skill up and making organizational change. Now, you are realizing that you need more leverage in helping the organization take full ownership of the changes they want to make.
A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life.
- John Wooden
You have heard about professional coaching, maybe professional coach certification and credentialing and the potential that opens up when you add these skills to your toolkit. You have also heard others talking about the impact it’s made to their careers, maybe even their coaching career, and to their abilities to impact success.
You are interested in growing your career to the next level and perhaps moving into an Enterprise Coach role. Or maybe you want to have better coaching sessions with your teams, or maybe even open your own coaching business, but you are finding that there are so many training programs and so many confusing certification requirements you need to meet. It is confusing and expensive and you really want a great coach training program to partner with you on this long and hard journey towards your master level.
Coaching in Agile Environments with its unmatched training experience in accordance with the gold standards set by International Coach Federation is the only Professional Coaching skills training program created and delivered by Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Coaches. It focuses on people in Agile Careers! We have worked with multiple organizations and with tons of Agile coaches helping them to integrate professional coaching into the way they work with clients.
We have partnered with our learning coaches and witnessed the changes they have been able to incorporate into the way they are working with their clients and with their personal relationships and have heard their stories of great success. They are becoming stronger coaches, better leaders, and more respected amongst their peer groups.
Tandem Coaching Academy is the only Agile training academy with professional coaching program delivered by Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coaches, and focused specifically on incorporating professional coaching into agile careers.
A top-level professional coach in both Agile & Professional Coaching arenas Cherie Silas, MCC, Tandem Coaching Academy Head Coach holds Guide Level competency designations and achieved highest coaching standards in both fields and is leading the way to professionalizing the field of Agile Coaching and setting the bar high for what it means to be a competent agile coach.
A respected Mentor Coach who can help perfect your professional coaching competencies and professional coaching skills and who will partner with you to help you reach your goal of professional coaching credentialing.
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Currently classes are scheduled to run on Tuesday nights, 7-9pm CST starting in October 2020. This time is particularly convenient for those in the North American time zones and those in Australia / East Asia.
As the program is getting underway we will add classes that are convenient for our European time zones students in early 2021.
Our program is unique in that it runs continuously and you can jump in at any time without any wait. As soon as take the intro course and fulfill all the pre-requisite, you can start joining our live classes and get on with achieving your next professional growth milestone.
You can find the current pricing of the program right above this FAQ or by clicking this link.
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Every class runs for 2 hours on a specified date. The TCA-AC program will take about 12 months to complete, while TCA-PC program will take additional 6 months.
There are no pre-requisites for the program enrollment. However, in order for you to attend the live online class format you will need to complete the ICF Core Competencies asynchronous course, which is included in this program, submit 3 essays on the content of the course, and attend at least 2 coaching labs to practice your newly learned coaching skills.
The class format for our TCA-AC and TCA-PC programs is via online virtual delivery. We use Zoom for our training and coaching lab sessions.
We designed the program for anyone who wants to build their coaching competency. Majority of our students come from a variety of agile-related roles, such as Scrum Masters, Agile coaches, and managers in agile environments. While we use some examples specific to Agile ways of working, anyone who desires to work towards their professional coaching credentials will enjoy the program.
The synchronous class hours are:
Asynchronous hours include a self-paced ICF Core Competencies course and a submission of 3 essays. After you meet this requirement you will be credited 4 asynchronous learning hours.
TCA-PC program includes all the content from the TCA-AC program described above. In addition to that, the TCA-PC program includes,
The synchronous live education hours are,
The students of our TCA-AC and PC programs will learn and master,
Our TCA-AC/PC programs are for Agile and other aspiring coaches who want to grow in their competencies, skills, and effectiveness as professional coaches. We envision the world where people in the Agile space are applying their professional coaching skills in a variety of complex situations to help organizations and individuals create sustainable change for themselves.
Our coaching philosophy is simple, ICF core coaching competencies provide a robust foundation to practice high quality coaching in a variety of situations our students will encounter. We hold the client in highest regard, to be a partner in the coaching relationship. We believe that our clients are not broken and do not require us to fix them. They are naturally creative, whole, resourceful, and competent human beings. Our goal is to help our students to achieve the highest coaching standards in the industry.
We use a healthy mix of short learning sessions, practice with feedback, mentoring and Reflective Coach Super-Vision, and learnings delivered through synchronous and asynchronous class formats. This approach allows for the best knowledge retention, skill development, and core coaching competency mastery.
The program is in English language.
We do not teach any specific areas of coaching, such as Life Coaching or Executive Coaching. We teach you the universal coaching skills and prepare you to become a certified coach. After mastering the ICF Core Competencies you can easily achieve your Life Coach Certification or Executive Coach Certification should you so desire.