Coaching Fundamentals (level 1)

  Leaders in organization, human resources and organizational development professionals, coaches, internal or external consultants, or trainers, are you looking to become a certified coach?   This intensive program, focused on the fundamentals of individual and collective coaching, is designed for you. Cycle 1 is integrated into the "Professional Coach Training" program by International Mozaik, accredited by the International Coaching Federation (Level 2). This step also enables participants to achieve the level of professional recognition as an ACC (Accredited Certified Coach) with ICF.
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  • Duration: 27 days
  • Regular price: $6,750

Course outline

The activity is recognized by the CHRP.

Pre-approval number: 5430

This intensive program, focused on the fundamentals of individual and collective coaching, is designed for you. Cycle 1 is integrated into the "Professional Coach Training" program by International Mozaik, accredited by the International Coaching Federation (Level 2). This step also enables participants to achieve the level of professional recognition as an ACC (Accredited Certified Coach) with ICF.

Leaders in organizations, human resources and organizational development professionals, coaches, consultants, internal or external trainers? Would you like to become certified leader-coaches?

Developing coaching skills can become an essential advantage for managers and leaders who want to embody agile and transformative leadership daily in these uncertain times. Adopting a leader-coach posture allows you to position your leadership differently, think differently about your authority, role, and commitment to succeed in change with your collaborators. Bringing out your collaborators' full potential and co-creating relationships in a powerful alliance to find new answers to today's challenges are some of the new ways of being and doing within reach of today's leaders.

Through this intensive course (ICF-certified), you acquire the means to support your collaborators better and to succeed together through the current crisis and others to come.

Course configuration

  • 1 half-day launch event
  • 4 training modules (divided into 24 half-days of training)
  • 2 scheduled practice sessions in peer subgroups (2 half-days) including 1 hour of one-on-one coaching and mentoring

Audience
Leaders in organizations, human resources and organizational development professionals, coaches, consultants, internal or external trainers.

Included

  • Kick-off meeting for meet and greet and to familiarize with the virtual tool
  • Peer community practice sessions
  • Preparatory work including a self-assessment of your leadership skills in relation to the core competencies of an ICF coach
  • 1 hour of individual coaching with a supervising coach to highlight the learnings and next steps towards the ICF accreditation process
  • Wrap-up meeting aimed at consolidating what has been learned and celebrating your new leader-coach identity

Program Objectives

This 12-day training course is designed to offer a thorough training in professional coaching skills.
At the end of the training, participants will:

  • Have developed the necessary mindset and skillset for effective coaching (as specified by the International Coach Federation’s core coaching competencies). The amount of the training hours meets the requirements for the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) level credential, while the competencies are taught and evaluated during the course against the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) level standards;
  • Contextualise coaching within the wider field of learning and development, and leadership.
  • Integrate the practical application of coaching models, tools and competencies.
  • Raise your impact capacity as a leader. Develop a leader-coach’s state of mind and posture.
  • Learn to establish, with your collaborators, a space-time of trust by building powerful relationships for managers and employees to support performance and development conversations.
  • Tackle new challenges as a source of learning and growth for everyone.

This training course will cover the following topics, though not necessarily in the given order. Module 1 will provide a broad understanding and experience of all the key competencies to enable you to begin practising coaching with your peers immediately. Then, throughout the following modules, we will return to specific topics and explore them in greater depth. These are:

  • Core coaching competencies (ICF)
  • The specific elements and subtleties of the coach’s role and the coaching relationship.
  • The fundamental coaching attitude and all the elements of “Coaching presence.”
  • The coaching process.
  • The essential coaching contract – defining purpose/focus/desired outcome.
  • Ethics in coaching.
  • Challenging misconceptions, attitudes, assumptions, beliefs, values.
  • Active listening skills; listening and reflecting at depth.
  • Observation mindset and skills.
  • Questioning skills; powerful questioning.
  • Creating awareness.
  • Working with strong emotions.
  • Debriefing and feedback.

Module 1: The Basics

  • Discovering the profession of leader-coach
  • Learning how to co-create the relationship
  • Re-connecting with yourself while reaping the benefits of diversity to connect with others, including your collaborators
  • Exploring individual and group dynamics and the foundations of the strategic, global approach to change

Module 2: Healthy and ethical relationships

  • Practising coaching by developing the basics of a coaching session contract and experimenting with coaching’s eight strategic skills
  • Acquiring the core concepts for a professional, ethical coaching practice

Module 3: An emerging coach identity

  • Developing your practice and taking stock of your growth as a coach
  • Learning different experiential approaches (“Leadership of the Living,” systemic approach, communication and constructivism, neuroscience, etc.)
  • Enhancing the coach’s tool kit

Module 4: The fundamentals of group coaching

  • Learning how to create a group dynamic and decode collective processes in a group Learning to practise a group’s systemic reflection and strategic feedback
  • Practising several types of group facilitation

Teaching Method

The BECOMING pedagogy DNA relies on the following pillars:

  1. Learning about yourself and reflecting on your collaborators: entering into self-awareness and awareness of the other.
  2. Learning together in a "learning group" dynamic and developing collective intelligence with your learning peers: living the relationship as a learning tool to act differently and reflecting with your collaborators.
  3. Learning in action: experimenting with the coaching posture and prototyping new ways to act as a leader with your collaborators.
  4. Learning to bounce back as a knowledgeable and committed leader-coach.
  5. Learning about yourself and your collaborators. Deciphering your cultural filters and those of your peers and seeing the impact on group dynamics' interrelationships. Identifying your communication strategies and those of your peers in a group and seeing the impact on a common project's success.
  6. Learning together as a learning group.
    Experiencing group dynamics reflecting your group dynamics in the organization.
    Prototyping various team leadership types in a coaching posture with your learning group and appreciate the various impacts.


Surround yourself with the best

Marie-Hélène Demers
Marie-Hélène Demers
VP human and Certified Coach
Business coach, entrepreneur and organizational "metteur en scène", Marie-Hélène Demers is ignited by her vision of creating a human, supportive and prosperous world. Vice-President, Human, at Edgenda, she leads the coaching school and the center of expertise #coaching and leadership, with the mission of inspiring the development of people and teams in organization – for better cooperation in the service of our sustainability.
Monique Daigle
Monique Daigle
Trainer and Certified Coach
Monique Daigle divides her time between strategic consulting, professional coaching and sharing her knowledge of strategic management and leadership. In addition, she contributes to applied educational research at International Mozaik on coaching and leadership. As a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), she excels at repositioning organizations’ missions, redefining their policies and conducting global organization assessments, all in respect of rules, regulations and resources.
Sylvie-Anne Leroux
Sylvie-Anne Leroux
Trainer and Certified Coach
Sylvie-Anne is an international Executive and Leadership Coach as well as a Coach Supervisor with over 25 years’ international experience as an executive in senior HR and development roles across various industries, such as manufacturing, engineering, telecom, accounting, consulting, finance, airlines and healthcare. She holds a Master’s degree in Management & Organizational Development, and is a Certified Human Resources Professional.
Izabel Coutu
Izabel Coutu
Certified Executive Coach
Izabel Coutu acts as a professional coach, trainer and consultant in leadership development within various organizations. She is a PCC coach accredited by the International Coaching Federation. She accompanies professionals, managers and teams to help them become actors-creators of human and inspiring organizational cultures. Her interventions are based on neurosciences, as well as on the systems and practices of mindfulness. As a curious and creative practitioner, she stands out for her ability to build trusty relationships with her clients and business partners.
Dominique Barbès
Dominique Barbès
Trainer and Certified Coach
Dominique Barbès is a certified coach, trainer and consultant in leadership development within various organizations. She is an MCC coach accredited by the International Coaching Federation.