Coaching Certificate

Help others develop, take action, and make better decisions.

Improve your clients' ability to set goals and achieve satisfying results by helping them identify and take advantage of their natural strengths. Participants will learn a model that outlines a coaching process they can use with individuals, teams, or an entire organization, and will practice foundational coaching competencies through role plays, group exercises, and case studies.

The Coaching Certificate runs from January 22–23, 2018. The workshop begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. each day.

Learning Objectives

After this program, participants will be able to:

  • Practice coaching competencies and apply them to coaching conversations with individuals, teams, or throughout an organization.
  • Establish coaching agreements with clients and identify how goals link to enhanced business performance.
  • Promote an open, flexible, and confident coaching relationship with clients and establish mutual respect and trust in a safe, supportive environment.
  • Apply coaching ethics and standards appropriately in all coaching situations.
  • Demonstrate active listening, ask powerful questions, and use effective dialogue and feedback techniques to provide maximum benefit to clients.
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of data and make interpretations that help clients achieve agreed-upon results.
  • Design actions and opportunities for ongoing learning that will most effectively lead to coaching results.
  • Develop and maintain an effective coaching plan with clients, manage ongoing progress, hold clients accountable for actions, highlight and celebrate successes, and adjourn the coaching process.

Audience

The Coaching Certificate Program is for learning and performance professionals who want to develop successful coaching competencies and skills for use with individuals, teams, or an entire organization. Practitioners new to coaching or those who want to enhance and validate their current coaching skill set will benefit most from attending this program.

Program Topics

View the Participant Guide table of contents.

Faciltator

Lisa Downs, CPLP, ACC, is a leadership development coach, facilitator, and consultant specializing in helping technical professionals and executives work at their best to achieve their desired business results. As president and owner of her company, Downs Leadership, Lisa focuses on using assessment tools in her work with leaders and their teams to gain greater self-awareness of their behaviors, recognize the impact of those behaviors, and work toward who they want to be as leaders and as people to accomplish their goals. In addition to Time Management Training, Lisa is the author of Listening Skills Training and Negotiation Skills Training in the ASTD Trainers WorkShop series. She resides in Redmond, Washington.

Credits

  • Earn 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program.
  • This program may be eligible for up to 14 CPLP recertification points.
  • This program has been pre-approved for 14 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program has been approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF) for 8.5 core competency units, and 3.75 resource development units. However, coaching certification under the ICF is not provided. For more information on how to become an ICF certified coach visit http://www.coachfederation.org/ICF/.
  • This program is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.

Registration Fees

ATD Member: US $1,220
Nonmember: US $1,580*

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The registration fee includes all course materials and is separate from general conference registration fees.

For additional information on this program, please contact ATD Customer Care at customercare@td.org or 703.683.8100.