Coaching is one of the fastest-growing areas of leadership development. Positive returns on coaching investments rely on the ability of coaches to link their work to business strategy and development. The Columbia Coaching Certification Program develops your coaching toolkit with proven and practical coaching competencies.
Offered in conjunction with Teachers College Columbia University the program requires completion of either the External Coach Intensive (ECI) or the Internal Coach Intensive (ICI) and the Advanced Coaching Intensive (ACI), which explores coaching strategies and tactics for building leadership capabilities while enhancing organizational performance. There is a required Practicum, which delivers field experience in applying coaching practices and tools, and provides structured online peer coaching labs, work with a mentor coach, and individual coaching experience.
Upon completion of the ECI or the ICI, participants receive a Certificate of Completion and can apply for the Coaching Certification Program, which requires completion of the Practicum and the ACI.
- Learn how to implement coaching engagements and processes in organizations
- Explore coaching roles, related coaching practices, competencies
- Understand the developmental nature of coaching as a learning change process
- Examine coaching from a total systems perspective
- Experience a multidisciplinary approach to coaching practice
Professional external coaches desiring coach certification with an executive coaching focus. Internal coaches, managers and leaders, who want to enhance their capacity to develop people to their full potential. Human Resources, Organizational Development and Learning professionals committed to developing talent in organizations. Anyone wanting to gain new insights into business related coaching including coaching for enhanced business performance.