APF Certified PeopleOps Coach


Agile PeopleOps Framework (APF)™ is the world’s first PeopleOps  Framework addressing today’s business challenges posed to Human Capital function (traditionally referred to as HR).

Agile PeopleOps Framework Certified PeopleOps Coach™ will help HR VPs/Directors, Human Capital Leaders, Organizational Consultants, Coaches, Change Leaders, and Agile Coaches gain the required knowledge, tools, and skills to transform organizations into Agile organizations. It helps devise a Human Capital strategy for transforming  organizations, Embrace Business Agility, Devise & Drive HR programs (Employee Engagement, Employee Experience, Talent Acquisition, Coaching programs, Performance).

The course is delivered covering Six (6) Sprint sessions over a 6-week duration. Each session duration will be 4 – 4.5 hours with intermittent breaks. Videos, Case examples, activities, interactive discussions, and mini-assignments are integral to the program.

Learning Outcomes

An introduction to Agile meets HR, VUCA, VUCA Prime

Comprehensive understanding on – Agile methodology, Scrum, Lean, Kanban

Introduction to Agile PeopleOps Framework™ (the 'big picture'), Manifesto, Values & Principles, and understand the distinction between organization culture & climate

Explore & learn to implement Value Stream Mapping for your organizations HR functions/projects to identify gaps between current and future state

Explore PeopleOps Coach competencies and the diverse stances the Coach needs to play to harness Agility in different situations

Learn & Apply Design Thinking principles to create human-centric experience

Develop Employee Journey maps to enrich Users (candidates, employees, relevant stakeholders) Experiences in Organizations or Business units

Learn and create Transformation Roadmap

Introduction to Agile PeopleOps Framework™ personas, their roles/responsibilities, APF™ ceremonies & workflow visual boards

Explore the importance of coaching culture and launch Communities of Practices to build shared learning culture

As a Certified PeopleOps Coach , You Can


Implement Agile PeopleOps Framework™ in organizations of any size


Practice design thinking techniques with key stakeholders to transform PeopleOps processes


Build value stream mapping techniques with leaders to optimize the PeopleOps workflows


Lead PeopleOps communities of practices


Provide coaching for Agile PeopleOps Framework™ related implementation


Contribute and lead APF™ local chapters


Conduct certification programs (public / private) for:


👉APF Certified PeopleOps Scrum Master™ (APF CPSM™)
👉APF Certified Talent Scrum Master™ (APF CTSM™)
👉APF Certified PeopleOps Specialist™ (APF CPS™)
👉APF Certified Talent Champion™ (APF CTC™)


Participants who attend the Course and pass exam, will receive:

What People Are Saying About Us

Vamshi Patwari

Dubai, UAE | Group HR Head

The APF CTSM Program is well designed conceptual framework for HR Function and really enables the function to be Agile. Great Learning Experience in understanding the APF Personas too with explanation and examples by Lakshmi (Facilitator) and participants. Thank You Lakshmi for the detailed sessions in entire journey of program.


Divya Narayanan

India | PeopleOps Head

Well Designed & Good Session delivery with good flow of concepts. The modules mentioned were covered on time. Good amount of time was set aside for interactive participant discussions. Relevant examples and scenarios from the host & fellow participants helped to understand the concepts better.


Kumara Sundaram M

USA | Agile Project Manager

Good concept of applying Agile mindset in HR area. Starting from requirement to getting resources onboarded and then as well up to the performance. APF CTSM Session is very interactive and well time boxed.