Learning is a continuous, natural process of any living system. We all learn from day one of our lives. However, there are specific things that we choose to learn in addition to what happens to us naturally. Ivo calls it a lifetime learning and growth journey. Below are some of the highlights from Ivo's.
Formally, Ivo has obtained two Master degrees from Riga Technical University (2003; 2013). Although 'technical' the 2nd degree was more with emphasis on business side of things. This is were he got introduced to Systems Theory & Organizational Behavior which were the most interesting subjects for him.
As Ivo described in his Story, 2013 was a turning point for him where his learning journey obtained a new speed. He started learning and practicing Scrum, Facilitation, then Kanban and Coaching. Along the way obtained some certifications as well.
Since 2018, Ivo has been actively learning according to the Certified Agile Coach resources from Scrum Alliance. In 2019 he started attending an international mentoring group for Agile Coaches. In December 2020 became a CTC Candidate. In January 2020 Ivo joined CTC Candidates international mentoring group. And became the 1st Certified Agile Coach (Certified Team Coach - CTC) from Scrum Alliance in Latvia and Baltics (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia) and the 3rd in the Eastern part of Europe on June 21st, 2021.