Executive Coaching Program Curriculum

The Executive Coaching Program covers five learning modules:

  1. Leadership Coaching Foundation
  2. Creating Awareness
  3. Language and Emotion
  4. Performance and Change
  5. The Process and Business of Coaching

Module 1: Leadership Coaching Foundation

Learning Objective: Participants explore foundational coaching concepts and their relationship to adult learning theory.

Topics Covered:

  • PIB coaching model and adult learning perspective
  • What is coaching?
  • Stages of Learning – Gordon Model
  • Active listening skills
  • Powerful questioning
  • Coaching presence

Module 2: Creating Awareness

Learning Objective: Participants discover how to be fully present, build trust, and establish authenticity with clients.

Topics Covered:

  • Values-based coaching
  • Mental models
  • Perspectives coaching
  • Establishing trust and intimacy
  • Technical problems vs adaptive challenges
  • Establishing the coaching relationship

Module 3: Language and Emotion

Learning Objective: Participants learn how to use language and emotions to create purposeful conversations with clients.

Topics Covered:

  • Ladder of Inference
  • Designing actions
  • Planning and goal-setting
  • Coaching communication skills
  • Coaching emotions
  • Managing progress and accountability

Module 4: Performance and Change

Learning Objective: Participants learn to apply their newfound coaching skills in support of the client’s change journey and goals.

Topics Covered:

  • Change and personal change journey
  • Use of assessments in coaching
  • High-performing teams
  • Reflective observer

Module 5: The Process and Business of Coaching

Learning Objective: Participants discuss the business of coaching and develop their own personal coaching brand.

Topics Covered:

  • Coaching in organizations
  • Coaching using 360 feedback
  • The economics and business of coaching
  • Internal vs external coaching
  • Completing the coaching relationship