Become a
Shiftup Facilitator

Do you want to help us re-invent traditional certification?

Do you want to join the Shiftup movement and prevent failed agile transformations?

Do you want to help people become innovation leaders and change agents?

Shiftup is a new qualification program
created by
Jurgen Appelo

Why should I become a Shiftup facilitator?

  • To help you and your clients fix failed agile transformations and to focus on innovation and agility.
  • To help your students improve their skills and knowledge and focus on self-development and self-improvement.
  • To take the organizational change to a different level: using a community-driven, remote-friendly and experience-based program to create the future
  • To facilitate content to connect the dots between Lean, Agile, Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Complexity. 
  • To spread new content across the organization with an innovative and engaging approach to skills development.
  • To equip your teams with the tools and practices they need to develop innovative products and services. 
  • To be part of a collaborative environment that consider innovation and agility as critical

4 Steps to Organize
and Facilitate

Shiftup Courses

  1. Buy the Facilitator membership in our webshop
  2. Complete the Qualification Program: you must become a Qualified Agility & Innovation Professional within the first 6 months
  3. Plan your events and workshops
  4. Additionally, schedule and complete an Instructor Authorization session with ICAgile.

Become a Shiftup facilitator!
Let’s create the future together!

Become a Shiftup facilitator!
Let’s create the future together!

What you get:

  • Facilitate in-person workshops and online workshops for all Shiftup courses
  • Offer ICAgile certificates to students (only if accredited by ICAgile)
  • Get paid for facilitating meetups for self-paced courses (only if accredited by ICAgile)
  • Become a moderator of content in the program
  • Access to official Shiftup courseware source materials
  • Promotion of workshops on Shiftup channels*
  • Promotion of meetups on Shiftup channels
  • 10% discount on Shiftup webshop products**.
*You must first complete the QAIP qualification
**Discount cannot be used toward membership renewal or combined with any other offers.

What you pay:
Facilitator Licensing Fees

Membership fees are calculated per month and they depend on the purchasing power level per country (where you are officially based), which is determined by the average GDP per capita* . Upon initial registration, we require you to pay the first year in full. After the first year, you will be changed monthly.

Category A countries: 100€

Category B countries: 85€

Category C countries: 70€

Category D countries: 55€

Category E countries: 40€

Example: Upon initial registration, a facilitator based in Germany (a category B country), pays the first year in full € 1020. After the first year, they will be charged € 85.00 per month for the usage of exclusive content and direct access to the facilitators’ community when organizing events and workshops. Please note, the facilitator fee includes one instructor authorization session with ICAgile (a value of $250-$1000 per person)

In addition to our yearly License Fees we charge Event Fees per official event/workshop per participant and they depend on the purchasing power level per country (where the participant is based), which is determined by the average GDP per capita*.

Example: The Business Agility & Innovation Leader workshop has 8 modules.

Category A countries: 100€

Category B countries: 87.50€

Category C countries: 75€

Category D countries: 62.50€

Category E countries: 50€

An official event is an event that is published on the Shiftup website and promoted across our marketing channels. Depending on the size and nature of the event, it may include a free book and an ICAgile certificate.


Official ICAgile certification is included in the event fees paid for participants. Authorization by ICAgile of instructors is included in the annual fee. There is a maximum of one authorization session per year.

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*Category A countries
Bermuda, Brunei,  Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Ireland, Isle of Man, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Monaco,  Norway, Qatar,  Singapore, Sint Maarten,  Switzerland, United Arab Emirates

Category B countries
Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Guernsey, Iceland, Jersey, Netherlands, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Taiwan, United States

Category C countries
The Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Faroe Islands, France, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, United Kingdom

Category D countries
Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Curaçao, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, French Polynesia, Gabon, Grenada, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nauru, North Macedonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Peru, Romania, Russia, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Venezuela

Category E countries
Afghanistan, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, North Korea, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe