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Learn to become an effective professional coach in under a year.
Apply for an Associate Certified Coaching credential at the end of the full program.
Learn how to partner with clients in this thought-provoking and creative process that inspires maximum personal and professional potential. Done right, business and life coaching can drive sales, employee engagement, creativity, workplace satisfaction, and bottom line results. This program will prepare individuals to successfully coach others in support of the International Coach Federation’s (ICF) coaching core competencies. The training will cover the eight building blocks of coaching, common coaching scenarios and group coaching, through a blend of lecture, discussion, Q&A, activities, labs and assessments.
The curriculum and mentor coaching included in this program meets the ICF requirements to apply for an Associate Certified Coaching credential.
* Tuition listed above is for the 2021-2022 academic year, and subject to change without advance notice.
In-person classes are generally held at the University of Utah Sandy Center: One Sandy Center 10011 Centennial Pkwy, Suite 100 Sandy, UT
This program is entry-level, with no prerequisites.
The program includes two components:
Business and Life Coaching, Part 1: Training and practice in the fundamentals of Business and Life Coaching
Business and Life Coaching, Part 2: Mentor Coaching: Mentoring for coaching, provided in a group and one-on-one format; required for ICF certification, though you can complete the program without this component if you choose.
Complete Part 1 with a grade of “Satisfactory” to successfully earn the program badge. To further your training, take Part 2 and become eligible for ICF certification. Outside of class attendance, expect to spend approximately 10-15 hours per month on this program.
Elements of the Program Include:
75 hours of training.
10 hours of mentor coaching accompanied by a written feedback assessment.
Completion of 20 coaching hours.
Gain hands-on experience. Participate in experiential labs that allow you to coach, be coached, and observe coaching. Experiencing coaching from these three perspectives provides insights that will help you rapidly improve your coaching skills.
Prepare for ICF certification You will have access to an ICF-credentialed coach for the duration of the program, and will be ready to apply for apply for an ICF Associate Certified Coaching credential once you complete both program components.