Ready to Coach: Mentor-guided Cohort
Our "Ready to Coach: Mentor-guided Cohort" course accelerates coaching teams in their dojo journey. The program encompasses 5-weeks of live and online learning within a small cohort of students.
A 5-week Immersive Challenge
Understand the terminology, concepts, and components of a dojo.
Adopt the dojo coach’s mindset—principles, traits, modes of engagement, and the coaching behaviors that lead to successful coaching engagements.
Fluently interact with the stages of the dojo team experience: onboarding, framing, discovery, iteration, exit, and post-dojo support.
Enhance your coaching skills by asking powerful questions at the right time, joining and contributing to dojo initiatives, developing mini-workshops & custom playbooks, and building shared visual representations of a team’s workflow, product architecture, and deployment pipelines.
Work with leadership to cultivate support, leverage feedback, and build situational awareness of dojo progress.
Employ the facilitation playbook common to dojo challenges—framing, planning, mob programming, sharing, reflection, and more.
Adapt the dojo model to different organizational and transformational contexts—DevOps, software engineering, project-to-product, etc.
Managers, leads, and other people in team-influential roles looking to elevate their coaching game or considering a dojo experience for their team(s).
Current dojo coaches who want to round out their dojo toolkit and polish their practice.
Practicing coaches of Agile/Lean, Scrum Master, Technical, and DevOps seeking to understand the dojo model on a deeper level and add to their coaching toolkit.
Organizational change agents & transformation professionals – PMO, transformation office, etc.
“Working with Dave and his team and taking the 'Ready to Coach' program has been such a huge return on investment for our team at Kaiser Permanente! I would definitely encourage anyone interested in enrolling in this program to do so. You’ll really enjoy the curriculum, videos, written material, and expert coaching by Dave Laribee and team!”Steven Archer — Coaching Leader, Kaiser Permanente
“The playbook is world-class. Not only is it full of plays we can use in the game of immersive learning, but it also exposes a structure that we can all reuse to refine our own plays, and plays with other ensembles of coaches and learners. People are looking for "new ways of working", but don't know how to get there. This course provides a new way of learning to get to those new ways of working.”Michael R. Wolf — Agile Coach & ScrumMaster
“If I were a learner with the goal of becoming a Dojo Coach, this course is so incredibly valuable and absolutely critical. There are a ton of highly transferable coaching nuggets that can kickstart the dojo experience for a coach and the team.”Rita Emmons — Managing Director, Cprime
Beyond instructional videos and group sessions, attendees get the tools and access they need for success in the dojo.
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