Psychology of Agile Coaching

This course explores the science of coaching and how it works.


Agile Coach is the new black! People have forgotten the true meaning of the word coaching, so it is hard for companies to differentiate between an excellent practitioner and a bad one.

By understanding the new field of coaching psychology, you will become a better Agile practitioner. 

Course Objectives

  • Understand the difference between a Scrum Master and an Agile coach
  • Grasp the role of an Agile coach
  • Learn coaching tools and techniques
  • Learn the science of coaching psychology 

Topics Covered

Elements of coaching conversation

  • Conversation arch
  • Levels of listening
  • Open-ended inquiry
  • Reflections
  • Goals
  • Strengths

Coaching psychology science

  • Neuroplasticity
  • Self-determination theory
  • Basic psychological needs
  • Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
  • Transtheoretical model

Advanced coaching techniques

  • Motivational interviewing
  • Appreciative inquiry
  • Immunity to change

Coaching skills

  • Empathy
  • Unconditional positive regard
  • Mindfulness
  • Group coaching
  • Games

Coaching demonstrations


Certificate of Attendance


2 days

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