Psychology of Agile Coaching

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

Live online events

2 days, 08:30 AM CAT - 04:30 PM CAT


Presented by Bevan Williams
  • R9,300.00 incl. VAT


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


How long is the course?

The course is two full days. We start at 8:30 a.m. and finish at 4:30 p.m. on both days.

How big is a class?

The maximum number of delegates is 20. It allows for focused learning and in-depth discussions.

How have you prepared your training rooms in light of COVID-19?

Please watch our safety video showing how we have set up the training room for optimal safety

Can this course be done virtually?

Yes, we have virtual options available. Please refer to the location of the course to find available virtual and classroom dates.

Does the course include certification?

A certificate of attendance will be sent to you upon completion of the course.

Is this certification internationally recognized?

No. This course is not associated with any international certification body, but it counts as a module towards Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) from Scrum Alliance. 

Is there an exam?

There is no exam, but you will receive a certificate of attendance. This is a highly interactive, practical course focused on building new skills.

Does price include VAT?

Yes. The price includes Value Added Tax. The price you see on the website is the price you will pay.

How can I pay?

You can pay via EFT or credit card. After you register and make your reservation, you will receive a quote/invoice with the banking details and credit card link.

Can my company pay for my training?

Absolutely. Connect us with your HR or Learning and Development department. If you see your company name in our “clients” section, it is excellent news – Think Agile is on your approved vendor list.

Can I cancel my booking?

You can cancel or reschedule for free up to 10 days before the course. After that, an additional R1500 fee is applicable. The reason is simple – we have already incurred costs (advertising, catering, venue hire). Also, you might be taking a spot from someone else.