Assess Where You are at as a Lean-Agile Coach: Part III

To be an effective coach … you must have the following four foundational knowledge areas/skills — the ability and know-how to:

1) teach

2) mentor

3) coach professionally

4) facilitate

If you are a lean-agile coach, then the fifth is essential — the subject of what you are coaching about — add to the aforementioned 4 foundational:

5) lean-agile subject expertise

In addition, a coach can have a deep focus /knowledge on one or all of the following three legs where you are expected have deep understanding:

1) technical — are we building the software right ?

2) business — are we building the right software?

3) transformational — i.e. moving from waterfall to lean-agile ; from one mindset to another.