Advanced Corporate Coaching Program (ACCP) – Elective Modules

A-510 Context for Collaboration


Today’s business environment is leaner with increased reliance on individuals to contribute to the success of the organization. With less top-down leadership and more pressure to perform, individuals and teams are learning the value of collaboration in the workforce. Coaches are ideally positioned to model a collaborative approach to achieving extraordinary business results.

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-512 Spirit and Soul in Organizations


Many believe that there is a crisis of commitment in today’s organizations. Downsizing, career uncertainty, and lack of ethical responsibility have contributed to a deep sense of resignation and demoralization among employees. The impact on productivity and the bottom line is staggering. The course explores the coach’s role in revitalizing the workplace.

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-516 Diversity Issues


Our world has broadened from a local marketplace to a global business arena. As our business borders blur, the increasingly diverse workforce impacts the social and financial well-being of a corporation. This course addresses the challenges and opportunities of diversity and the issues that coaches may encounter.

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-517 Organizational Development (8 week version)


This course covers organizational development from a coaching perspective, in that coaches develop organizations one person, team or group at a time.  You will explore the nature of organizational development and how you can influences the organization’s ability to change, flex and lighten itself thereby strengthening the organization.

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-518 Coaching Business Teams (8 week version)

In today’s business environment, teams must be able to negotiate the natural stages of team development and deliver unprecedented high levels of performance, all in record time. In this course, the coach will develop a toolkit with which to support the formation, development, and performance of business teams.

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-525 Coaching The Executive – Situational Coaching Forum

This module will address in detail, some of the common traits and issues that an executive faces, and how coaching can work effectively with those in the situation of being a CEO/Executive. This course will include specifically directed coaching interactions.  Participants will explore various coaching situations and engage in coaching that will demonstration work with this client type. Focus is on the ability and skill development that it takes to coach the client who is in this role. 

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-530 Assessments for Coaching

This course is targeted to the business or personal coach who works with executives, entrepreneurs, managers, project teams and individuals. Whether a corporate, business, or personal coach, you will discover concepts and applications for different types of assessments. In this course, the focus will be on providing an overview of assessments. And, you will be exposed to “the coach approach” to using assessments with your clients. Some of the assessments cover areas such as behaviors, thinking styles, career development and transition, emotional intelligence and the 360 degree feedback process.

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-635 Coaching The Professional – Situational Coaching Forum

This module will address in detail, some of the common traits and issues that a professional faces, and how coaching can work effectively with those in the situation of being a professional. This course will include specifically directed coaching interactions.  Participants will explore various coaching situations and engage in coaching that will demonstration work with this client type. Focus is on the ability and skill development that it takes to coach the client who is in this role. 
 
Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-636 Coaching The Entrepreneur – Situational Coaching Forum

This module will address in detail, some of the common traits of an entrepreneur, the issues they may face, and how coaching can work effectively with those in the situation of being an entrepreneur. This course will include specifically directed coaching interactions.  Participants will explore various coaching situations and engage in coaching that will demonstration work with this client type. Focus is on the ability and skill development that it takes to coach the client who is in this role. 

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-637 Coaching The Manager – Situational Coaching Forum

This module will address in detail, some of the common traits and issues that a Manager faces, and how coaching can work effectively with those in the situation of being a Manager. This course will include specifically directed coaching interactions.  Participants will explore various coaching situations and engage in coaching that will demonstration work with this client type. Focus is on the ability and skill development that it takes to coach the client who is in this role. 
 
Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-638 Coaching The Sales Professional – Situational Coaching Forum

This module will address in detail, some of the common traits and issues that a Sales Professional faces, and how coaching can work effectively with those in the situation of being in this role. This course will include specifically directed coaching interactions.  Participants will explore various coaching situations and engage in coaching that will demonstration work with this client type. Focus is on the ability and skill development that it takes to coach the client who is in this role. 

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-730 Attraction

Attraction is about being whole and present so you effortlessly draw to you what you want in life versus having to sell, seduce or promote yourself.  You will come to fully understand all the principles of attraction and learn what is required to become irresistibly attractive having more of what you want and less of what you don’t want in your life.

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-810 Creating the Vision


The emphasis is on developing the professional by developing the person. The coach literally builds one’s business “from the inside out.”  We’ll consider a number of topics, which will enable you to ultimately establish a powerful and compelling vision for your business.

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-811 Exploding Myths

This course will challenge and inspire you to examine your beliefs and assumptions about being in business and what it means to be successful.  Begin to zero in on the most significant opportunities to reframe limiting beliefs and behavior.

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-823 Marketing and Selling – External Corporate/Business Practice


Marketing and sales skills are critical to getting your product to the organizational clients you target. As a coach and businessperson, you must establish your target market and develop a sales process that will attract clients so you can get on to the business of coaching!

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-824 Internal Corporate Coaching

Internal coaches are challenged to look at the design and building of an effective internal coaching program while managing the cultural, political and organizational nuances. This course begins to address the processes and issues that should be considered when developing a coaching program within a company.

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-831 Practice Management – External Corporate/Business Practice


Although each external coach is responsible for unique issues within his or her practice, all coaches share general business concerns that are critical to a successful practice. This course addresses issues in practice management including how to start, build, and operate a professional coaching practice.

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-835 Strong Start – Business Development Lab


This is a practice development course. It is designed to support new coaches in the establishment of their coaching practice. This practice lab is about taking action to build your business. This course takes off where CE-320, Establishing Yourself As A Coach, and CE-325, Coaching Service Packet Project Lab finishes. This is a fully participatory course geared for individual who are ready to take action. You will establish practice development goals at the beginning of the course and will be held accountable for taking action to accomplish those objectives. Additionally you will be assigned to work on and present a class project around practice development. Since this is an action oriented course, you should not take until you are ready to build your business and have the space to take the action. Active participation is a requirement.

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-840 Integrating/Marketing Group Coaching


Group coaching can provide a means by which you can add diversity to your coaching product offerings.  In this course you will determine the value of group coaching to your particular client market and learn what it would take to fully integrate group coaching into an existing coaching practice.  This course further provides an overview of the methods most successfully used to market group coaching.  

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-850 Transitioning to Full Time Coaching


Most individuals find the process transitioning from a full time job and a full time life to having a financially successful, full-time coaching practice challenging. Learn the three basic strategies to transitioning from full time job to full time coach.

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-910 Overview/New Skills for Group Coaching


Group coaching can be defined as coaching that takes place with two or more people simultaneously.  Learn the skills, tools and strategies to successfully provide group coaching.  Be prepared to fully participate in this course and practice this refined coaching skill set.

Number of class sessions: 4
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-920 Coaching The Essence


Coaching the essence describes coaching that is direct, succinct, and gives a client additional clarity on major issues quickly.  It is that set of skills, intuition, instinct, insight, and trust in the client you use to ask big questions and make significant observations candidly and non-judgmentally.  Learn how to quickly and easily coach a client’s important issues.

Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes

A-935 Group Coaching Practicum

An entirely experiential course that is focused on each individual’s ability and skill development coaching in specifically directed group coaching interactions as the coach running the group, not a peer coach. Each participant will coach and receive feedback on their current demonstration of ability from the faculty, their peers and a self-evaluation.  The feedback offered to the participant will be used to guide their further training and development. To receive credit for the course, each participant must coach, be coached and turn in feedback forms on all observed coaching sessions. Coach-the-coach occurs by faculty. 



Number of class sessions: 8
Duration (per class): 60 minutes