Coaching Grand Rounds
Once per month a coaching session will presented ìliveî on
the phone with feedback and follow-up from coaches attending the Rounds.
Two class hours per month.
Fee: $ 75 per month over six months.
Reading on coaching towards the writing a paper, article or book on the
subject. Must be approved by the Dean and done in conjunction with an
ECA-approved coach who will act as your advisor. Hours
and fees to be determined on individual basis.
Review course prior to ICF application for certification
During this course, coaches applying for new credentials or re-credentialing
from the International Coach Federation will get a chance to review core
coaching competencies, ethics and practice issues in coaching, and other
areas ICF coaches are required to be knowledgeable about.
Six hours over three weeks via phone.
No class hours are credited for this review class.
Fee: $ 300.
THE INTERNAL COACHES CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
limited to 12 participants.
Targeted to HR/OD professionals, and others working internally who do
coaching in an organization, this intensive four day course will upgrade
your coaching skills and help you provide ongoing coaching to your most
challenging and interesting clients. (Two half days of this course are
conducted over the telephone before and after the three day in- person
The course consists of three segments:
Identifying your learning content needs, learning style and your personal
and professional background.
Details: after you register for the course and fill out the application
materials, you are contacted by a Coaching Mentor who interviews you in
an assessment session.
You will also be asked to take several assessment instruments over a secure
Learning and practicing what it takes to become what we call ìthe
worldís leading expertî on your client including in-depth
interviewing, using focused assessment tools, helping your client track
his/her learning needs, practicing ìwhispering-in-the-clientís
earî coaching, identifying goals and solutions for behavioral change,
being a strategic partner both with your client and in your work environment.
Details: Upon arrival at the in person three day session, you will
receive the results of your assessment from your Coach/Mentor as part
of your team. (Regarding more sensitive information in your assessment,
this will be discussed with you in an individual coaching session scheduled
in the first two days.) You will learn ìthe worldís leading
expertî model of information gathering; core coaching competencies
you need to utilize in working with clients including listening, intervening,
validating interventions, confronting and supporting; choosing and using
assessment instruments which work for you, and your companyís culture;
planning behavioral change agendas with your clients, and helping track
them; observing and practicing your coaching; strategizing about your
role in the corporate environment, and learning when and how to set information
boundaries and other boundaries, learning how to be strategic partners
with both your boss and your client; and when and how to utilize outside
coaches and consultants as partners.
Tracking goals with your clients and your strategic goals in your work
environment while identifying continuing dilemmas and finding supports
to solve them.
Details: you receive four hours of follow-up coaching with your
Coach/Mentor, the first of which includes your monthly, quarterly, yearly
and five-year goals, and key strategies to help you get support for achieving
your results and tracking them. You take part in four units of any class
offered over the telephone by Executive Coach Academy, including Grand
Rounds, Interviews with Prominent Coaches, etc.
Ongoing coaching work: You work up a coaching case study with any coaching
client you have worked with for a duration of at least six months. This
case study is either presented as a paper to your Coach/Mentor or presented
as a case during Grand Rounds at a class of Executive Coach Academy. (Your
coaching client may choose to participate in person over the phone or
not. In all cases, the name and identity of your coaching client should
ADVANTAGES OF THIS PROGRAM
Moves HR/OD Professionals to advanced skill levels
Increases self-observation and self-awareness levels of coaches
Solidifies identity as a coach
Adds coaching capabilities to HR/OD leaders
Meanwhile, studies have shown that your COMPANY WILL BENEFIT through your
coach training by much higher ROI of your work, positive ìcoachingî
effect on clients, co-workers and supervisors around you, promulgation
of informed coaching agenda through out your company, increased initiatives
for your company to retain top talent in the talent wars.
This program is available at your work site,
or can be contracted for at a location near you.
Cost: $ 3,800 per person, including all assessments.
Timing note: Because participants are required to take assessments
as part of this program, please allow six weeks prior to in-person attendance
in starting the course.
Certification note: Participants may opt out of the certificate
version of this course by not completing the third stage of the program.