COAC070 Professional Mentor Coaching


Course Description

This course is aimed at experienced coaches wishing to grow their ability to mentor less experienced coaches and foster their development, as measured by certain ‘industry’ defined competencies. Participants will explore the body of knowledge related to the definition of mentor coaching as distinct from coach supervision, coaching competencies, learning processes, and effective practices for coach-approach feedback. Throughout the course, participants will examine coaching competencies defined by the profession, especially the recently released ICF Updated Competency Model; and examine oral and written feedback strategies for their ability to grow the self-awareness and performance of a coach approach to mentoring. While not a Marker Training program per se, this course will also introduce students to the existing ICF PCC Markers.


Learner Outcomes

  • Understand and recognize the ICF competencies in Coaching

  • Identify and successfully communicate what is working in someone’s coaching

  • Explore the coach’s existing awareness and state of openness to feedback

  • Identify possible growing edges in someone’s demonstration of coaching

  • Self-manage to ensure the contribution is in service of the Coach’s learning and growth


Required Textbook (additional cost): Gallagher, Winifred. (2009). Rapt: Attention and the Focussed Life. New York: The Penguin Press. ISBN-13: ?978-0143116905


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