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Certified Professional Coach Program Overview

Designed to develop the 11 Core Competencies of a coach plus provide a model, coaching processes, and tools for you to start coaching.

Start with six live, interactive online classes (see the schedule page for class date, time, and location options)

1. About Coaching: What a Coach Is Not, What a Coach Is, How to Excel as a Coach with the 11 Core Competencies
2. Ethics: What the specifics of the Code of Ethics means for you, scenarios and what to do, and ethical accountability
3. Understanding Your Client: A tool for recognizing how your client is thinking and interacting combined with tips to adjust
4. Communication:  Techniques for fully engaging through listening, clear, direct language, and asking powerful questions
5. Focus and Motivation: Tools for recognizing language patterns and thought patterns to create a shift for a positive forward focus
6. Group Session: Q&A, model and process overview, and explore resources

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2019 Coaching Certification Program Dates by Location

Certified Professional Coach: Offered either through a blended learning format combining webinars and a face-to-face class or completely virtual with webinars and small group meetings, the coaching program schedule for certification is designed to meet your coach training needs.

Listing of the Certified Professional Coach classes:

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Online Classes - Click Listing for Full Schedule

Online Weekends - Start Date Jan. 19, 2019
Online Afternoon - Start Date Feb. 4, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date Feb. 19, 2019
Online Afternoon - Start Date Feb. 20, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date March 4, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date March 12, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date March 26, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date April 16, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date April 23, 2019
Online Weekends - Start Date May 18, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date July 9, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date July 29, 2019
Online Afternoon - Start Date Aug. 5, 2019
Online Afternoon - Start Date Sept. 4, 2019
Online Weekends - Start Date Sep. 21, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date Sept. 24, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date Oct. 1, 2019
Online Afternoon - Start Date Nov. 5, 2019
Online Evening - Start Date Nov. 11, 2019

Combined Online and Face to Face

Orlando, FL - Start Date Feb. 4, 2019
San Diego, CA - Start Date Feb. 4, 2019
Phoenix, AZ - Start Date March 4, 2019
Cincinnati, OH - Start Date March 12, 2019
Baltimore, MD - Start Date April 23, 2019
Seattle, WA - Start Date May 18, 2019

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Philadelphia - Start Date July 9, 2019
San Francisco, CA Start Date July 29, 2019
Atlanta, GA - Start Date Aug. 5, 2019
Denver, CO - Start Date Aug. 5, 2019
Houston, TX - Start Date Sept. 21, 2019
Boston, MA - Start Date Oct. 1, 2019

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Certified Master Coach Program Overview:

Designed to expand your knowledge and application of the 11 Core Competencies of a coach, prepare for the Coach Knowledge Assessment, and add tools and techniques for your coaching.

Start with seven live, interactive online classes:

Before each class you will write a one to two page report responding to three questions.

  • Group or Team Coaching: Explore considerations for coaching groups or teams and prepare for your group coaching
  • Ethics and Agreements: Review the don'ts and the do's for competencies 1 and 2, then explore application
  • Coaching Process: Discuss the don'ts and do's for the competencies 3 and 4, then expand with the how to tips for a coach
  • People and Communication: Consider the don'ts and do's for competencies 5, 6, and 7, then confer on how to effectively use the techniques when coaching
  • Creating Change with Confidence: Go through the don'ts and do's of competencies 8, 9, 10, and 11, then delve into application when coaching
  • Time and Money: Review tools and basic concepts plus talk about coaching on sensitive topics with specific examples for time and money coaching
  • Debrief: Chat about learning points and plan for your next steps as a coach

After each class you will write a one to two page report responding to three questions.

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Certified Master Coach Program Class Schedules:

2019 Class Schedule

Jan. - Feb. - Start Date Jan. 11
March - April - Start Date March 8, 2019
June - July - Start Date June 5, 2019
Sept. - Oct. - Start Date Sept. 6, 2019
Oct. - Dec. - Start Date Oct. 21, 2019

January - February 2019 - Apply Now

Seven online classes at 12 PM Eastern for 90 minutes on Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 15, 22, March 1
Six Group Coaching sessions at 2 PM Eastern for 90 minutes on Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 15, 22
Schedule Interviews and Coaching Sessions with your assigned partner and the trainer.

 

March - April 2019 - Apply Now

Seven online classes at 9:30 AM Eastern for 90 minutes on March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12 and 15
Six Group Coaching sessions at 11:30 AM Eastern for 90 minutes on March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5 and 12
Schedule Interviews and Coaching Sessions with your assigned partner and the trainer.

 

June - July 2019 - Apply Now

Seven online classes at 4 PM Eastern for 90 minutes on June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10 and 17
Six Group Coaching sessions at 6 PM Eastern for 90 minutes on June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3 and 10
Schedule Interviews and Coaching Sessions with your assigned partner and the trainer

 

September - October 2019 - Apply Now

Seven online classes at 9:30 AM Eastern for 90 minutes on Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11 and 18
Six Group Coaching sessions at 11:30 AM Eastern for 90 minutes on Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4 and 11
Schedule Interviews and Coaching Sessions with your assigned partner and the trainer.

 

October - December 2019 - Apply Now

Seven online classes at 12 PM Eastern for 90 minutes on Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, Dec. 9, 16
Six Group Coaching sessions at 2 PM Eastern for 90 minutes on Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, Dec. 9
Schedule Interviews and Coaching Sessions with your assigned partner and the trainer.

 

The full program fee to earn your Certified Master Coach designation is $1995. If you choose, you may make two payments of $1020 each or three payments of $690 each with all payments due before the start of class. This includes the seven webinars and coaching practicum required for certification, access to a free monthly Q&A call, and access to the Coach login page on this site with tools, session questionnaires, and more. All graduates are also provided with a dashboard from which you can give multiple assessments that you brand. Inclusion in the www.FindaCertifiedCoach.com database is optional.

Classes are recorded for the participants. Recordings are also used for periodic audits by accrediting organizations and occasionally for students in other classes when their recordings are defective. Registering for a class means agreeing to these uses of recordings.

Information from each form on this website is used by the Center for Coaching Certification to respond and follow-up. The information is maintained on our internal database. Trainers maintain student records during classes and after a class is over the Center for Coaching Certification maintains the records internally. Completing a form means agreeing to your information being held in our records.

Cancellation Policy - Apply Now In the event you must cancel participation, up to seven days prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of the amount less a twenty percent processing fee; six days or less prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of fifty percent of the registration. You may transfer your full registration to someone else up to three days prior to the start of the first webinar. If you start the program and are unable to attend all of the classes and the full coaching practicum, participation may be transferred to another class when space is available.

Offering quality certification training programs and classes for executive or life coach certification is the priority at CCC. After reviewing your options for coach certification classes and this coaching program schedule, CCC invites you to enroll in executive coach certification classes or life coach training today to earn the Certified Master Coach designation.

Certified Coach Specialist Program Overview

Designed to focus on your coaching relationships based on the unique niche area.

For Certified Business Coach Specialist, Certified Career Coach Specialist, Certified Executive Coach Specialist, Certified Life Coach Specialist, Certified Wellness Coach Specialist designations: Coaches with prerequisite 30 hours or more of coach-specific training are invited to take your coaching competencies to the next level while earning certification within your specialization.

Seven live, interactive online classes:

1. Coach Competencies and Strengths: Review the 11 Core Competencies of a Coach and discuss the Strength Areas for a Coach Specialist; define the type of coaching and the specialist coach; clarify roles

2. Engaging and Understanding Your Clients: Discuss approaches for setting up and starting a coaching relationship including initial conversations, establishing expectations, and the agreement; explore client awareness and choice, aligning the coaching plan, and creating quick wins

3. The Coaching Relationship: Consider different processes and plans, review how to support a client prioritizing their objectives, and effectively co-create the coaching relationship and support the client plan

4. Client Priority Management: Recognize considerations for reviewing client progress and then adjusting to support continued forward progress and motivation for the client

5. The Client's Future: Plan how to prepare clients for their ongoing success after coaching

6. Challenges and Trends: Explore how to manage different challenges in coaching and plan how to stay current

7. Coaching Debrief: Discuss insights, techniques, and approaches during coaching

Independent Learning and Reports: Prior to each webinar there is assigned reading from the Coaching Perspectives series.  Following each webinar there are assignments designed for you to think and reflect, research and review, and enhance your learning. 

Coaching Practicum:

Six group sessions one as coach and five as participant as scheduled for the class

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Coaching Practicum Program Overview and Agenda

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Program Agenda: Webinars, Assignments, and Coaching Practicum

The advanced coaching practice and training is open to coaches who are members of the ICF. The Coaching Practicum focuses on application of the 11 Core Competencies as a coach in group and individual coaching sessions.

This Coaching Practicum has been approved by the ICF for 30 hours as an ACSTH program and the Center for Coaching Certification is accredited by IACET to offer 3 CEUs.

Completing the Coaching Practicum includes live participation in three 90-minute webinars, plus full participation in individual and group coaching.

  • Webinar 1: Review 11 Core Competencies and Evaluation Overview (90 minutes)
  • Webinar 2: Group and Team Coaching (90 minutes) Plan to select a date for being the Group Coach. To prepare you will select a technology, select a process, submit the information to your trainer, and provide the information to the group.
  • Group Coaching Sessions 1 - 6 (90 minutes each) Plan to be the coach for one of the groups and to be a participant for the other groups.
    • Plan on being the coach for one of the assigned group coaching classes. Outline the format of your group and how to use your technology.  Anticipate 60 minutes outside of class for choosing a technology and planning for your group and 30 minutes coordinating with your trainer.
    • Watch the schedule for group coaching session and be prepared.
    • Actively participate in the group coaching sessions.
  • Individual Coaching: 1-5 as Coach, Being Coached, Observing (60 minutes each) Plan to interview three classmates as prospective coach and to be interviewed by three classmates. When coaches are assigned plan to schedule five sessions as coach and five sessions as client. Plan to observe five sessions via recording.
    • Create your coach bio for submission to the coaches in the group and email to your trainer.
    • Review the bios of the coaches in the group and submit a list of everyone in your order of preference for coaches you want to interview.
    • Interview 3 classmates (as assigned) as prospective coaches for 15 minutes each.
    • Be interviewed by three classmates as a prospective coach for 15 minutes each.
    • Submit a list of the 3 classmates interviewed in your order of preference for a coach.
    • When you receive your assigned client, contact your client and using your trainer’s calendar schedule five 60-minute coaching sessions with your client and your trainer.
    • Plan on scheduling the same series of five sessions as a client.
    • Plan on observing the same series of five sessions via recording.
    • Participate fully as coach and client, observe with focus, and submit the evaluations.
  • Webinar 3: Coaching Debrief (90 minutes) Be prepared to share your learning from the coaching practicum and to ask questions.

Live participation is required in all ICF-approved programs.  It is possible to miss and make up on of these sessions with pre-approval from your trainer.  The process is to listen to the recording of your class and then schedule a one-on-one call with your trainer to make-up the required live contact hours.

Webinars are 90 minutes, Groups are 90 minutes, individual interviews are 15 minutes, and individual Coaching Sessions are 60 minutes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Review the 11 Core Competencies.
  • Differentiate between Group Coaching, Team Coaching, Facilitation, and Training.
  • Plan for and coach a group session.
  • Participate in group coaching and observe different formats.
  • Experience using different technologies.
  • Plan for and coach in keeping with the Code of Ethics and 11 Core Competencies.

Approved by the ICF as an ACSTH program for 30 hours. Accredited by IACET to offer 3 CEUs (these CEUs are accepted by ATD, SHRM, HRCI, and more). Approved by PMI to offer 3 CEUs.

The full program fee for the Coaching Practicum is $1895.  If you choose, you may make two payments of $970 each or three payments of $655 each with all payments due before the start of class. 

Classes are recorded for the participants. Recordings are also used for periodic audits by accrediting organizations and occasionally for students in other classes when their recordings are defective. Registering for a class means agreeing to these uses of recordings.

Information from each form on this website is used by the Center for Coaching Certification to respond and follow-up. The information is maintained on our internal database. Trainers maintain student records during classes and after a class is over the Center for Coaching Certification maintains the records internally. Completing a form means agreeing to your information being held in our records.

Cancellation Policy - Apply Now In the event you must cancel participation, up to seven days prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of the amount less a twenty percent processing fee; six days or less prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of fifty percent of the registration. You may transfer your full registration to someone else up to three days prior to the start of the first webinar. If you start the program and are unable to attend all of the classes and the full coaching practicum, participation may be transferred to another class when space is available.

Offering quality certification training programs and classes for executive or life coach certification is the priority at CCC. After reviewing your options for coach certification classes and this coaching program schedule, CCC invites you to enroll in executive coach certification classes or life coach training today to earn the Certified Professional Coach designation.

Certified Coach Specialist Class Schedules:

 

2019 Class Schedule

Certified Coach Specialist - Start Date June 7, 2019
Coaching Practicum - Start Date Sep. 6, 2019

 

Certified Coach Specialist - Apply Now

Seven online classes at 9:30 AM Eastern for 90 minutes on June 7, 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26 and Aug. 2, 2019
Each of the above classes is followed with an independent learning and report assignment - expect at least 90 minutes for each.
Six Group Coaching sessions at 11:30 AM Eastern for 90 minutes on June 7, 21, 28, July 12, 19 and 26, 2019
For one of the groups you will be assigned to coach - anticipate time to prepare.
Schedule 3 Interviews and being interviewed 3 times plus 5 Coaching Sessions as coach and as client with your assigned partner and the trainer.

 

Coaching Practicum - Apply Now

Three online classes at 9:30 AM Eastern for 90 minutes on Sep. 6, 13 and Nov. 8, 2019
Six Group Coaching sessions at 9:30 AM Eastern for 90 minutes on Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 and Nov. 1, 2019
For one of the groups you will be assigned to coach - anticipate time to prepare.
Schedule 3 Interviews and being interviewed 3 times plus 5 Coaching Sessions as coach and as client with your assigned partner and the trainer.

 

The full program fee to earn your Certified Coach Specialist designation is $1995. If you choose, you may make two payments of $1020 each or three payments of $690 each with all payments due before the start of class. This includes the seven webinars and coaching practicum required for certification, access to a free monthly Q&A call, and access to the Coach login page on this site with tools, session questionnaires, and more. Inclusion in the www.FindaCertifiedCoach.com database is optional.

Classes are recorded for the participants. Recordings are also used for periodic audits by accrediting organizations and occasionally for students in other classes when their recordings are defective. Registering for a class means agreeing to these uses of recordings.

Information from each form on this website is used by the Center for Coaching Certification to respond and follow-up. The information is maintained on our internal database. Trainers maintain student records during classes and after a class is over the Center for Coaching Certification maintains the records internally. Completing a form means agreeing to your information being held in our records.

Cancellation Policy - Apply Now In the event you must cancel participation, up to seven days prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of the amount less a twenty percent processing fee; six days or less prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of fifty percent of the registration. You may transfer your full registration to someone else up to three days prior to the start of the first webinar. If you start the program and are unable to attend all of the classes and the full coaching practicum, participation may be transferred to another class when space is available.

Offering quality certification training programs and classes for executive or life coach certification is the priority at CCC. After reviewing your options for coach certification classes and this coaching program schedule, CCC invites you to enroll in executive coach certification classes or life coach training today to earn the Certified Coach Specialist designation.

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Coaching Certification

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern US Time

A live discussion on coaching certification.

Agenda:

Define coaching
Industry statistics and insights
The CCC Staircase to Success Coaching Model and CCC Process
Certification: Pros and Cons, Reasons
What to look for
Opportunities
About the CCC programs

To Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5200162630644085761

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Assessment Coaching and Assessment Certification

Thursday March 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern US Time

  • Definitions
  • The How To of Assessment Coaching
  • The Reasons for Assessment Certification
  • The How To of Assessment Certification
  • The How To of Assessment Debriefing
  • Q&A
  • Resources

To Register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1727990671991609858

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Note: this webinar is intended for those exploring coach training (NOT continuing education).

 

Use your coaching skills to change the world of work!

Thursday April 4, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern US Time

Empower Work is a nonprofit that provides free, anonymous, and immediate support for tough work situations. Anyone in the U.S. can immediately connect with a trained peer counselor via text or web chat to feel heard, supported, and if appropriate, connected to resources. Our volunteers range from experienced coaches to chefs, executive assistants, program managers, and user experience designers. Learn about the Empower Work volunteer experience and the nuances of coaching via text.

About the Presenter: Val Sanders is Director of Training and Volunteers for Empower Work and is an empowerment coach who works with individual clients, delivers group workshops, and creates immersive experiences in the areas of personal development and inclusion. Val culminated a two decade corporate career as a chief of staff at Autodesk. Val found her calling when she took the helm of Autodesk Women in Leadership in 2016, and expanded its programming and reach to deliver group mentorship, workshops, and networking events to 800 members worldwide. Val holds a BA in Theater from Cornell University and an MBA in Information Management from the University of Texas at Austin, and loves tapping into all of these in her work.

To Register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3018866798529302785

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Getting Found as a Coach

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Eastern US Time

Learning Solutions:

- How Clients Find Coaches 
- How to Get Found 
- Develop and Implement Strategies 
- Support 
- Resources 
- Q&A

To Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3683103765658824450

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

 

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  • Negotiation

Each Certified Professional Coach tracks their own continuing education clock hours and submits the information for their 12 clock hours every two years.  All ICF programs are accepted.  Additional programs outside of CCC may be eligible - please include a class agenda and proof of satisfactory completion.

The full program fee to earn your Certified Professional Coach designation is $1695. This includes the five webinars and live class required for certification, plus two optional webinars after certification, and access to the Coaches page on this site with tools, session questionnaires, and more. Inclusion in the www.FindaCertifiedCoach.com database is optional.

Cancellation Policy: In the event you must cancel participation, up to seven days prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of the amount less a twenty percent processing fee; six days or less prior to the start of the first program webinar you may request a refund of fifty percent of the registration. You may transfer your full registration to someone else up to three days prior to the start of the first webinar.

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The first step to learn coaching skills or offer coaching services is the 30-hour Certified Professional Coach class.  If you plan to work as a coach the second step is the 35-hour Certified Master Coach class.  Once these two classes are completed you are eligible for membership with the International Coach Federation.  To further advance your expertise and credentials, you can work toward a credential with the ICF.  Learn more by clicking here.

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