Continuous Professional Development & Certifications

While perfection is an unachievable state, striving for it is what continuous improvement is all about. As such these certifications aren’t to suggest mastery, but confirm Georg’s dedication to ongoing professional development and putting to use what he learned to attain them.

Professional Coaching
Applied Complexity
International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach
Associate Certified Coach

Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching
Certified Coach
Barefoot Coaching

Barefoot Coaching Alumnus
Cognitive Edge
Cynefin Facilitator
Scrum Alliance
Agile at Scale
Other Agile & Lean
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Agile Leadership 1
Certified Agile Leadership

LeSS - Large Scale Scrum
ICAgile Certified Professional, Agile Coaching

ICAgile Certified Professional, Agile Team Facilitation

Accredited Kanban Practitioner

Training log & plan

Alongside reading 1-2 books per month, Georg embraces experiential learning opportunities. At the top of the list are those either in progress, booked or in consideration. Below the _DONE_ row are all that Georg completed in the past.

Training/CertificationProviderDateCertification Link
In Progress: The Intuitive Coach AdvanceLilith Joanna Flanagan PCC, Evolution Coaching Academy2016 26 May, 14/15 July, 15/16 Sept, 10/11 Nov, Assessment in DecemberTraining & assessment component towards ICF PCC
Booked: Fusion Therapeutic Coaching DiplomaFrances Masters MBACP accred GHGI FRTC, Integrated Coaching Academy2017/2018 Sept, Oct, NovFRTC (NCFE accred.)
Certified Agile Leadership 1 with Michael SahotaAgilitrix, Michael Sahota2017-03-30/31Georg's Scrum Alliance Profile
Thinking Environment Seminar with Nancy KlineNancy Kline, via Barefoot Coaching2016-09-27CPD - N/A
Marshall Goldsmith - Stakeholder Centered Coaching, Triggers, Global Leader of the Future 360 AssessmentMarshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching2016-08-23 to 2016-08-26Certified Coach
Coaching Beyond the TeamEsther Derby (co-author of Agile Retrospectives) & Don Gray, via aqqurite.se2016-05-10/11 CPD - N/A
Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Personal CoachingBarefoot Coaching Ltd., University of ChesterCourse Programme: 29/1-1/2, 26/2-29/2, 8/4-11/4, Assessment on 7 MayEssay writing for PGCert Business & Personal Coaching in progress.
Training component towards ICF ACC
Cynefin & Sense-MakingDave Snowden, Cognitive Edge2015-06-08/09/10/11CPD - N/A
Coaching Agile Teams 3.0Michael Spayd, Agile Coaching Institute2015-05-20/21/22International Consortium for Agile, ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Coaching (ICP-AC)
The Coaching Stance with Cynthia Darst & Lyssa Adkins
Core-Post at ACI: The Coaching Stance
Cynthia Loy Darst MFA, CPCC, ORSCC, MCC
Lyssa Adkins, Agile Coaching Institute
2015-04-22/23CPD - N/A
The Agile Facilitator with Leslie Stein & Lyssa Adkins at Crisp
Core-Post at ACI: Agile Facilitator
Lyssa Adkins, Agile Coaching Institute2015-04-20/21International Consortium for Agile, ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
Certified LeSS PractitionerCraig Larman, LeSS Company2015-02-11/12/132015-02-13
Agile Product Strategy & PlanningRoman Pichler2014-10-17CPD - N/A
Certified Scrum ProfessionalScrum Alliance2014-10-08Georg's Scrum Alliance Profile
Global Scrum Gathering, Berlin 2014Scrum Alliance2014-09-22/23/24CPD - N/A
Scrum Coaching Retreat, London 2014Scrum Alliance2014-06-09/11CPD - N/A
Coaching Skills for Agile Coaches - Scrum Mastery WorkshopGeoff Watts, inspectandadapt.com2014-06-09CPD - N/A
Accredited Kanban PractitionerJose Casal, radtac2014-05-22/232014-05-27
Certified Product OwnerGabrielle Benefield, evolvebeyond.com2014-05-15/162014-05-19
Certified SAFe AgilistDavid Hicks, agil8.com2014-05-03/042014-05-12
Certified Scrum MasterDavid Hicks, agil8.com2014-03-29/302014-03-31
Professional Scrum Master IScrum.org2014-03-04