Coaching For Leaders Essentials | Level 1

February 20 | 2019
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February 20 - February 22
All day
Unit 300 339 Railway St Vancouver, BC V6A 1A4 Canada
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The first step to become a certified coach.


Whether you want to become a certified coach or simply up your coaching skill as a leader, this is the workshop for you. You will learn powerful coaching and leadership skills, foundational theory, and practical competencies that you can immediately put to use at work. You’ll learn how to engage your team to maximize their individual and collective performance, and to readily adapt to change and growth in the workplace.

This program is designed for leaders at all levels of organizations, with particular benefit to managers, directors and executive leaders, human resources professionals, and team leaders in areas of communications, marketing, and sales. The program is suitable for all team leaders who are eager to create collaborative work cultures, whether in private, public, or not-for-profit sectors.

Each course is facilitated by experienced ICF Certified coaches with the Essential Impact faculty.

You will learn about:

  • Systems, tools, and resources to successfully coach individuals and teams
  • Essential skills to improve both your own, and other people’s performance
  • How to adopt a coach approach to promote accountability and team collaboration
  • The “when, how, and why” of using coaching in the workplace
  • Meeting International Coach Federation (ICF) competencies and ethical guidelines
  • How to adapt your leadership style to a coaching approach
  • Understanding the complexities of organizations and the benefits of  coaching
  • How to recognize symptoms, problems and causes of organizational ineffectiveness
  • Unearthing the elements required to manage an individual’s progress against established goals.
  • The Strength Deployment Inventory®, a relationship awareness tool for learning and change *inventory will be completed prior to Be a Coach workshop

Convince your boss

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24 hours of highly interactive and experiential training delivered over 3 consecutive days (8:30am-5:00pm). Experiential in nature, Excelerator Coaching Essentials offers award-winning coaching content, practical application/tips, originality, and creativity.  Facilitators will share their expertise and engage participants in a challenging learning experience that will actively demonstrate the link between coaching ideas, concepts, and theories and practice.  Suffice it to say there are no role-plays in this workshop only real-plays. Half or more of the time will be spent on experiential learning and active participation focused on learning new skills or techniques.


Smart Savvy + Associates, CEO + Founder

Leader, entrepreneur and boots-on-the-ground optimist, Peter founded Smart Savvy 11 years ago as a response to a gap in the recruitment industry. Today, with the launch of Smart Savvy Academy, he’s firmly planted the company in the ‘People Performance’ business. The Academy delivers meaningful training experiences designed to accelerate performance and elevate business results. As a leader, entrepreneur, and specialist in group moderation and facilitation, Peter brings an experienced, people-first perspective. He’s passionately believes that in work and life, People are the Plan™.

Leadership Performance , Smart, Savvy + Associates, Director of Client Services and Human Resources

Catherine is a leader, communicator, coach, and entrepreneur. She has a great depth of experience leading teams, building companies, providing executive communications counsel, and delivering workshops. As Director of Client Services and Human Resources with Smart Savvy, and a Smart Savvy Academy Faculty member, Catherine contributes daily to our purpose, which is to make work more meaningful, leaders more potent, and teams more productive and engaged.

Intuitive. Focused. Inquisitive.

I am a coach and facilitator who focuses on helping leaders connect their skills and experiences to their passions and purpose. I am quiet, calm, and collected and yet inquisitive and assertive…this combination creates a safe space which allows the client to be free to explore new thoughts and ideas and come to outcomes that work best for them. I love politics and studies in human improvement and leadership. I am a self-confessed political geek and enjoy keeping up with political elections and news from around the world…I’ve even been known to watch re-runs of elections even though I already know the results…a little quirky…yes. Why Coaching? I believe in, and have experienced firsthand, the powerful and empowering impact of great coaching for leaders and organizations who want to offer their best self to and for the world. Coaching specializations and audience Leadership, executives, human performance, and group and team coaching.  I work well with people who are open, and willing to be vulnerable and authentic, those who take ownership and responsibility for their decisions, and who have a desire to grow and push beyond the confines of what may be expected so they can succeed and reach their goals. Credentials/Certifications  CLC, ACC – Essential Impact, International Coaching Federation Total SDI (Strengths Deployment Inventory) Building Coaching Cultures certificate Coach Approach to Facilitation certificate Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Theology and Pastoral Studies Corporate clients I have experience working with client from a range of sectors including private business, entrepreneurs, and government organizations.

Intuitive. Purposeful. Differentiator.

Taking a strengths-based approach, I champion the success of leaders and teams. I create an environment where people can explore, test, and integrate new skills and perspectives. It is a dynamic process, creative, purposeful, and always with sights set on what matters most to you. To my coaching I bring 20 years as a senior operations professional with over 4,500 hours of project leadership, giving me a breadth of knowledge of organizational dynamics. I also teach Coaching in Organizations at Royal Roads University, where I am forever reminded of the importance of context and systems thinking in leadership. Why Coaching? I believe that success and fulfillment come from being clear and purposeful about your goals and aspirations. For an individual or a team, to work by design, not by default. For me, coaching is anchored by the premise of boldly connecting to your best thinking and the areas that hold the great promise for success. Coaching specializations and audience Executive, leadership, and team coaching. I work well with people who strive to excel and to learn, who want to bust the status quo and stand in their strengths. Credentials/Certifications  Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, (CEC), Royal Roads University Team and Group Coaching, Advanced Coaching Certificate, Royal Roads University Professional Mentor Coaching, Advanced Coaching Certificate, Royal Roads University Bachelor of Arts, Queen’s University Human Resources Management, Ryerson University Art of Hosting, Conversational Processes and Facilitation PCC – Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation (ICF) Strengths Deployment Inventory (SDI) certified Legacy Leadership, certified Team Diagnostics, Team Coaching International certified Corporate clients I have experience working with clients in an array of sectors including entrepreneurs, for profit, healthcare leadership, academic leadership, and non-profit.

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Coaching Essentials Level 1
1,495.00 $
Domain 7
Unit 300 339 Railway St Vancouver, BC V6A 1A4 Canada
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