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Become a professional executive coach, fully accredited and equipped with the latest knowledge in the field. Review and re-launch your practice, employ the best of your natural skills, learn about yourself as a coach through supervision and co-coaching, and meet some of the most experienced practitioners in the field. Develop your coaching and mentoring skills, either to integrate into your existing consultancy work or to create a solid foundation on which to build a coaching and consulting practice. The programme takes a psychological perspective, which will deepen your and your clients? awareness of self and the web of key relationships within the organisational context. The aim is to develop your ability to respond to, initiate and enable change through the coaching process. The programme is designed around five modules: Module 1: Taught component, five x 2 days Module 2: Reflective learning journey Module 3: Ashridge accreditation process Module 4: Facilitated inquiry, four x 3 days Module 5: Personal inquiry with thesis Modules 1 and 4 are both taught modules and residential at Ashridge. The Ashridge Masters has been validated by Ashridge Business School and Middlesex University's Centre for Work-Based Learning. Modules 1 and 3 have also been Quality Awarded by the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC). Module 1 - Relational consulting in practice This module is the same as our shorter coaching programme Coaching for Organisation Consultants. It consists of five taught workshops: Workshop 1 ? Developing coaching strategies The nature and purpose of coaching The power of inquiry Choosing a focus for coaching Building the working alliance Coaching interventions: expanding the repertoire. Workshop 2 ? Psychological theories of personality: working in the relationship Psychological theories and models Coaching as a relational process Raising self awareness. Workshop 3 ? Repetition and change: working with patterns The emergence of pattern Addressing repetition and stuckness Experimentation and creative interventions. Workshop 4 ? The coaching context Thinking about organisations Perspectives on organisational change Organisational patterns and dynamics. Workshop 5 ? Professionalism in the coaching relationship Articulating your coaching proposition Assessing the value of coaching relationships Differences and diversity in coaching Ethics and professional practice: issues and considerations Ending the coaching relationship. Module 2 - Reflective learning journey At the start of the programme you receive a copy of the Personal Reflection Log , which helps you to prepare for and reflect upon each of the workshops in Module 1. The Personal Reflection Log is an exercise in reflecting on practice and integrating the relevant theory. The Personal Reflection Log comprises: Ten tasks to be completed during Module 2, intended to make the learnings of every workshop more pertinent to you as an individual, and to help you transfer any new approaches, ways of working and theoretical input to your own coaching practice. Ten recommended articles or book chapters to read during the course of the programme, equivalent to two per workshop. Each article poses at least two questions for you to answer: one question about the article itself and the particular perspective or innovative thinking that it brings; and one question to help you relate the article to your own coaching practice. The Log will be assessed by specially selected members of Faculty. Module 3 - Ashridge accreditation process After completing Module 2, you begin to prepare for Ashridge Accreditation, a process to assess coaching capability that has been in place since 2002. This involves: Joining an optional half-day preparation workshop Participating in a one-day practicum Submitting a written paper. Full details of the accreditation process and Ashridge coaching standards are available on request. The dates for Module 3 are arranged regularly (almost every month) through

Become a professional executive coach, fully accredited and equipped with the latest knowledge in the field. Review and re-launch your practice, employ the best of your natural skills, learn about yourself as a coach through supervision and co-coaching, and meet some of the most experienced practitioners in the field. Develop your coaching and mentoring skills, either to integrate into your...

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