Become a Certified Leadership Coach
Coach training and certification with an ICF accredited program
You want to be your best and bring out the best in the people around you.
Improve your leadership ability by integrating coaching skills. Coach training helps you become a better leader, feel confident and reach your objectives, and inspire your team to do bigger things than they ever have before.
Begin your journey to become a professional coach and achieve extraordinary results with this life-changing experience.
Leadership Coaching Certification allows you to:
Hone your leadership impact by developing skills such as emotional intelligence, executive presence, and handling difficult conversations
Develop self-awareness and grow your rapport with others, quickly
Build your employees to be resilient and agile in times of change
Develop high-performance teams and bring coaching culture to your organization
Feel confident that you are a credible trusted professional with gold-standard certification
Establish your coaching career or coaching business with confidence
An Accredited Coach Training Program
The Coaching Academy for Leaders is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) accredited coach training program that focuses on helping successful people learn coaching as a leadership style so that they can create relationships of trust and action, transcend limitations, and create an impact on the world around them.
This course is for you if you want to
Become a Certified Leadership Coach for career advancement or consulting work
Improve your leadership ability by integrating coaching skills
Coach colleagues at your work, or clients in your practice
Learn coaching as a leadership style
Develop a coaching culture within your organization
Earn ICF coach education credits that can be applied to ICF credentials and as CCE’s for credential renewal
Melanie Briand, MSc, ACC
“Corry is an amazing coach. She was my mentor coach as I was learning to become a coach myself. Not only does she have deep understanding of the coaching field but most importantly, she embodies the International Coach Federation competencies. Moreover, she has the gift of developing deep connections with her clients which makes the coaching relationship so much more meaningful and powerful.”
International Coach Federation
Learn from the best in the world
Certification and Accreditation
The Coaching Academy for Leaders in an ICF-approved ACSTH program offering a Certified Leadership Coach designation. Our certification provides the training requirement for ICF credentialing.
We provide our participants with
1-to-1 Private Coaching sessions with Corry Robertson
World-class instructors and member area, with a professional network of leaders
100% Online Coaching Certification, learn from anywhere
Certified Leadership Coach designation
Coach specific training requirements that lead to ACC (Associate Certified Coach), PCC (Professional Certified Coach) and MCC (Master Certified Coach MCC) credentials
Combination of video lessons, online live Coaching Practicums, and online live Explore and Discover Masterminds
Coach specific training can be used towards CCE credits from the International Coach Federation (ICF)
39 hours of continuous learning credits from the CRHA
Here’s What You’ll Learn
The Coaching Academy For Leaders difference
Accelerate the pace and quality of your personal development
Reduce your “blind spots” through self-awareness and self-control
Learn to accurately interpret and respond to your environment
Develop your communication skills so others respect and understand you
Create relationships of trust and action between yourself and others
Drive strategic effectiveness and impact throughout your organization
Book your discovery call to learn more about certification
Book your discovery call
Enroll in the certification program
Start your transformational coach-specific training program
What Our Students Have To Say
Would recommend the program to their peers
Believe it led to job success
Stated the program was highly relevant to their work
Intend to apply the principles in their work environment
Who is this coach training program for?
This program is for anyone who wants to become a professional coach, uplevel their development and performance, learn coaching as a leadership style, serve clients, and officially add the title “Certified Leadership Coach” to their credentials.
HR, OD, and Leadership Development Professionals
Managers and aspiring leaders
Executives and board members
B2B consultants and high-level entrepreneurs
Counselors, consultants, trainers, and aspiring coaches
“I was very lucky to have Corry as my Mentor Coach while doing my Coach Certification. I instantly trusted her and felt comfortable enough to share my insecurities as well as my failures. She is passionate about coaching and shares her knowledge and experience generously. She helped me grow as a person and as a coach! I highly recommend her.”
Professional Coach Certification Curriculum
Phase 1 – Coaching Fundamentals:
Introduction to Coaching
Develop your self-awareness, your ability to speed read others and build rapport with the Lumina Spark Psychometric Assessment. Build your confidence, success, knowledge, and experience with the 8 ICF Core Coaching Competencies and coach-specific training. Includes personalized feedback for success.
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Phase 2 – Coaching Essentials:
The Leader As Coach Practioner
Practice one-on-one, team, and group coaching. Learn how to build a coaching culture as well as a coaching practice. Form and lead HITS (High Impact Teams) and establish coaching services within your organization. Understand professional standards for the coaching profession. Learn the coach approach to professional development, performance management and performance improvement.
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Phase 3 – Coaching Mastery:
Certified Leadership Coach
Explore conscious leadership and servant leadership through the lens of your coaching practice. Understand employee engagement, customer loyalty, priorities, and workload management. Topics include coach certification, clients, perception, feedback, delegation and empowering leadership, reinvention and change leadership, and managing conflict and difficult conversations.
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HR Director, Switzerland, ALDO
“My new coaching skills have made me a better leader, it shaped me somehow. Over time it’s such a great program and the Aha effect is just super cool…what a journey! thank you so much :)”
Accredited Coach Training Program Instructors
Our lead instructor is Corry Robertson, Professional Certified Coach (PCC), who oversees the program and ensures all course learning outcomes and rigorous ICF coach training standards are met.
Corry is a leading global expert on coach certification, coaching culture, employee engagement and retention, with a client list that includes startups, SME’s, and Fortune 100 and 500 companies.
Corry has built a reputation for helping HR, OD, and Leadership Development professionals create coaching cultures within their organizations to leverage the skills and mindset required to build high-performing teams.
MEd, CPHR, SHRM, CEC, PCC
Lori is an executive coach and leadership development specialist who loves working with leaders and their teams to create high performance. She believes all leaders have the potential to inspire others and developing coaching skills can accelerate that potential. She has been actively involved in teaching leadership and coaching skills to leaders in organizations since 2006.
Helena is an Associate Certified Coach with the ICF, as well as a senior consultant in the field of organizational design and human resources. An experienced trainer in the area of leadership, team development and coaching in the workforce, Helena holds a Master’s degree in Psychology and is also a Certified Change Management Practitioner.
Brian is an Executive Coach, Coach Trainer and Mentor. A life-long learner he has completed two Royal Roads University Graduate Certificates in Coaching Practices. His first book Coaching From the Inside Out: A personal approach to coaching for change was published in June of 2019. Brian is a member of the International Coach Federation.
Business Partner, People and Culture, ALDO
“The Coaching Academy is a great awareness exercise and in all honesty it’s a gift that keeps on giving. You might retain a certain amount of information at the end of the program, but the biggest takeaway is the introspection you gained and the capacity to continue working that muscle.”
Next Course Begins September, 2021
FAQ About The Coaching Academy For Leaders
Who should enroll in The Coaching Academy For Leaders?
The Certified Leadership Coach Program is intended for executives, managers, and aspiring leaders who want ICF coach training to become professional coaches and learn coaching as a leadership style. This learning is then practiced within the organization as an approach to performance management and improvement. Our coach training programs are also of interest to business owners, coaches, consultants, and trainers, who want to improve their coaching skills and/or learn how to integrate coaching services into their businesses, through top-notch training.
How is the training delivered and what is the curriculum?
For complete curriculum details, have a look at our curriculum here, which also outlines our online course delivery and member area.
Currently, all coach training takes place on our world-class membership platform, with both pre-recorded learning sessions and live lectures. Once the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, training sessions can also be scheduled in person.
How can I get coaching certification?
Coaching certification and the designation of Certified Leadership Coach are obtained when you complete all 3 phases of The Coaching Academy for Leaders. Coaching certification does not equal an ICF credential but our course includes coaching hours that can lead to ICF credentials. For more information, read this article.
How can I achieve a certified executive coach designation?
While we don’t offer a certified executive coach designation specifically, our Certified Leadership Coach course is an executive coach certification program (or even a business coach program) in that we specifically focus on leadership skills and coach training that leadership and executive coaches require. Manager and executive coaching is a specific type of professional coaching that many of our certified coaches specialize in, and the executive coaching certification training participants are looking for can be obtained through our program.
When can instruction begin?
The Coaching Academy for Leaders begins at set times throughout the year, view our schedule. Private training sessions can begin at any convenient time as agreed upon by our instructors and your organization.
Can you run a private training program just for my employees?
Yes! Private training programs can be custom created to fit your schedule and organizational needs. We require a minimum of 5 participants to create a private, custom training program. Learn more here. Less than 5 participants? Your employees can participate in our public cohorts.
How many people will be in the class?
Our programs run with a minimum of 5 participants, and a maximum of 15.
Will this training help me become a certified Life Coach?
Our training is accredited by the international coach federation ICF and as such can be used as skill training for any kind of coaching, including life coaches. But our program is not specifically geared towards becoming a life coach, our course focuses on providing gold standard leadership coach training and icf designation.
Is this a board-certified coach certification?
No, board-certified coach credentialing (or BCC) is credentialling using coaching standards that have been established by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CEE). CEE is an organization that provides certification for students who have a Master’s or PhD in counseling, social or behavioral sciences and wish to pursue a coaching designation as well to better serve their clients.
What is the cost of tuition?
You can view all of the pricing and policies here.
What is the payment schedule?
A $500 deposit is required for each participant to reserve their spot in the program. The remainder of the tuition is due 1 week before the beginning of the program. Payment plans are available, please get in touch to inquire about specific plans. For more information please visit our policies page.
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Have questions? Fill out this form and we can help with your enrollment and application questions. Not a fan of forms? Feel free to reach out to corry (@) corryrobertson.com