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There are several routes to becoming an organizational coach, but the optimal approach combines skilled mentoring, evidence-based study, and real-world experience. An organizational coach certification is a professional qualification that demonstrates your ability to work strategically within a business to recognize areas for improvement and upskill managers and teams.   Blending hands-on coaching experience with […]

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Organizational coaches specializing in change management help businesses maximize the potential for success, mitigating change-related risk and improving stakeholder engagement to reach positive outcomes. Change is an integral part of business in every sector or industry, but any decisive adaptations to workplace structures, roles, management, or operations can create upheaval and anxiety.   Professional change […]

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Coaching delivered by a professional with an organizational development coaching certification can enhance performance, help leaders understand how to motivate their teams, and ensure that all colleagues have opportunities to improve relationships. The overarching aim is to verify that all stakeholders are invested and engaged in organizational goals and can work together to meet them. […]

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Being a great leader means having the ability to coach others–it is an essential skill required of almost every successful manager in today’s world. The days of demanding unwavering loyalty to leadership regardless of the circumstances are long gone. Nowadays, leaders use coaching and collaboration as tools for managing. Failure to apply such methods when […]

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A research study presented by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) in 2020 showed that the number of life coaches both globally and in North America increased by 33% between the years 2015 and 2019. The ICF places their estimate at 71,000 life coaches worldwide, 23,000 of which are based in North America. According to the […]

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You’ve probably already decided that you’d like to work with a life coach and are ready to make positive changes in your life–but what aspects of your life do you want help with, and where should you start?   How Can a Life Coach Help Someone Achieve Their Goals? A life coach can help a […]

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One of the biggest challenges many of us have in life is taking care of ourselves. If we don’t watch what we eat, drink, or consume, we can end up a few pounds heavier than we would like. Ultimately, that can spiral into other health issues affecting our mood, relationships, work, and self-confidence.  Losing weight […]

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Everybody wants to change the world, but very few people want to change how they act and perceive things themselves. Most of the time, they won’t be able to make these types of improvements on their own without proper guidance. Let’s take a look at two types of coaches that focus on self-improvement.   What […]

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At some point in life, everyone can use some guidance and advice. Whether it’s for personal lives or for careers, it’s important to have someone to talk to so reasonable goals can be defined and achieved. In other words, people in these situations need a life coach or a mentor. But what’s the difference between […]

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Some people find it difficult to distinguish between a life coach versus a mentor versus a therapist. While they may all seem similar—therapists undergo rigorous training and life coaches can get ICF accredited life coach certifications—the practices are completely different. Definition of Terms Let’s begin by defining the two terms. Therapy is the process of […]

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Certified NLP Coach

Program Description: The Certified NLP Coach program allows you to incorporate very powerful NLP techniques you’re your day-to-day coaching practice.

ICF Training Hours: 65

Duration: 25-weeks

Schedule: One 2-hour class per week

Includes certificate: Yes

Certified Organizational Development Coach

Program Description:

The Certified Organizational Development Coach program is an exclusive and very unique program, designed for coaches who wish to coach entire organizations with their Organizational Development and Change Management goals. This program provides you with 65 ICF training hours - more than enough for the ACC credential. Over a series of 25 weekly lectures, it prepares you to deal with volatile group dynamics across entire organizations. Topics including OD interventions, Team Engagement, Buyer Behavior of internal customers, The Tripod of Success, Ensuring Sustainability, Performance-Retention correlation, Strategies to influence behavior - and many more - are covered in detail.

Coaches are introduced to the ARCS Model, as well as to the Organizational Culture Audit Toolkit. Employee motivation, satisfaction, and productivity are discussed, as well as their impact on the performance of the organization as a whole. Students are introduced to various Change Management models including Lewin's Planned Change model, the ADKAR Change Management model, and Kotter's 8 steps of Change Management. Resistance to change and its manifestation are discussed, as is Behavior Modification.

Upon completing this program, Certified Organizational Development Coaches will have all the tools they need to affect positive transformation within organizations, and will be able to coach teams and personnel at all levels - including initiators, decision makers, influencers, and intervention implementers.

In addition to coaches who are launching their own Corporate Coaching practices, this is an essential program for HR professionals, Training and Development Professionals, Managers, and Corporate Leaders who wish to implement internal policies and OD processes to guide their companies and people through ongoing change.

ICF Training Hours: 65

Duration: 25-weeks

Schedule: One 2-hour class per week

Includes certificate: Yes

Certified Executive Coach

Program Description

The Certified Executive Coach program has been designed for coaches who wish to coach managers, executives, and corporate leaders. The goal of this program is to cultivate a deep understanding of how the executive coaching process works as well as some of the challenges that come up in executive coaching conversations.

This program has been approved by the International Coaching Federation for 32 hours, and it comprises of 12 live, instructor-led, fully interactive virtual classes offered over zoom. These classes cover various aspects of executive coaching including, but not limited to Effective Collaboration, Performance Management, Upskilling, Conflict Management, Effective Collaboration, Developing Team Members, and many more.

This program has a very unique, hands-on, experiential structure. Classes are focused on active participation by students through real life Coaching Challenges and discussions of real life executive coaching situations.

ICF Training Hours: 32

Duration: 12-weeks

Schedule: One 2-hour class per week

Includes certificate: Yes

Certified Life Coach

Program Description:

The Certified life Coach program is an essential program for anyone considering coaching as a profession. The goal of this program is to create a deep understanding of the coaching process, along with how and why it is effective in catalyzing shifts in the mindset to create positive, sustainable transformation.

The training is based on the ICF’s core coaching competencies. It focuses on skills that lead to effective coaching conversations and that are required to build a successful coaching business. It evokes awareness about how identity, thoughts, and feelings determine mindset; and why a change in Think Feel Do impacts the achievement of goals though a change in this mindset.

This program is approved by the International Coaching Federation for 95 hours and comprises 24 live, instructor led, fully interactive virtual sessions offered over Zoom. These lectures cover all aspects of coaching – topics such as Human Emotions and the Brain, Coaching through Emotional Intelligence, The Belief System, Coaching Process and Structure, Deep Listening, Setting Worthy Goals, Asking Insightful Questions, Addressing Client Resistance, Coaching Groups, The Business of Coaching, and many more. These are complemented with a library of reading and reference material, coaching challenges based on various real-life coaching situations, extensive hands-on coaching practice, and assignments designed to trigger reflection on and mastery of coaching skills.

ICF Training Hours: 95

Duration: 24-weeks

Schedule: One 2-hour class per week

Includes certificate: Yes

Class Schedule
ProgramStart DateClass TimesClass Schedule
Certified Life CoachMonday, June 17th10:30am ET
3:00pm ET
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 2-hours, for 24-weeks
Certified Organizational Development CoachTueday, July 23rd10:30am ET
3:00pm ET
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 2-hours, for 25-weeks
Certified Executive CoachWednesday, July 24th10:30am ET
3:00pm ET
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 2-hours, for 12-weeks
Certified NLP CoachThursday, July 25th10:30am ET
3:00pm ET
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 2-hours, for 25-weeks
Level 1/2 - ACC/PCC
Mentoring
Friday, August 9th10:30am ET
3:00pm ET (Full)
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 1-hour
for 6-sessions PLUS 4 one-on-
one sessions with mentor