Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach™ (CEC)
As an enterprise agile coach, you guide transformational change and have a significant impact on an organization's leadership and culture. Validate your skills, experience, and competencies with the widely recognized CEC certification from Scrum Alliance.
Why become a Certified Enterprise Coach?
When you're a Certified Enterprise Coach, leaders will have confidence in your ability to guide them through an agile transformation. This certification vouches for your proficiency in coaching an organization through an evolving and lasting transformation.
Reasons to get certified with Scrum Alliance
The process evaluates your qualifications, agile knowledge, and coaching competencies. Below we look at what you can expect. See complete details in the application instructions.
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Path to Coaching learning series
Our video series offers a thorough method for improving your coaching skills and knowledge. You can select either a free, self-directed course or a more advanced option that includes assessments. Both choices offer the chance for mentorship.
Build your professional coaching knowledge and skill set with the first free course in the Path to Coaching learning series.
Discover how coaching is linked to the relationship systems formed by groups of people. See how to develop the skills of an adept systems coach.
Sometimes an organization is ready to scale agile beyond a single team. Uncover the skills you'll need to coach them through a scaling endeavor.
Learn how to make change stick long term by developing skills that build competence in others and establish a growth culture.
Coaching leaders requires extra thought and practice. Learn what is needed to help your leaders build a coaching mindset.
Frequently asked questions
A Certified Enterprise Coach operates on the organizational level, assisting leaders in eliminating obstacles that hinder the entire company's adoption and ongoing support of an agile transformation. A Certified Team Coach may work with several teams, stakeholders, and/or management to enhance performance and results.
No, the hours spent as a scrum master do not count. Although scrum masters do perform some coaching duties, the coaching certifications are intended for individuals who have progressed beyond the scrum master role to coach scrum masters and others within the organization.
If your application lacks certain qualifications, it may be put on hold. You will have the opportunity to fulfill the missing requirements as identified by the reviewers, or you may choose not to continue pursuing the credential. We’ll provide feedback on how to bridge these gaps, along with a suggested timeline for when you should reapply.
We can't provide an exact timeframe for the review process. Our reviewers are volunteer coaches and trainers, and the number of applications they receive varies. However, we aim to give feedback within 30 days from the date you submit your application.
If your application is placed on hold due to unmet requirements, you may not have to pay the reapplication fee if you reapply within a set time frame after the hold period. However, if your application is not eligible for a hold, you must wait one year before reapplying, and you will be required to pay the application fee again to initiate the process.