Asya W., Class of 2009

CTS Coach Training
Program

Asya W. Class of 2009

The Coach Training Program supports discovery of what is needed to develop an effective and trusted coaching relationship to create meaningful and sustainable change. Students will learn how to coach from an integral perspective that engages the complexity and potential of the whole person — mind, body, heart, and spirit. The focus of this program is on understanding the coaching process and developing fundamental coaching skills in accordance with the ICF Core Competencies.

The coaching program offers a holistic approach to cultivating the core competencies established by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), considered the gold standard in the coaching field. In this program, students learn compassionate communication based on awareness, empathy, and active listening and to establish and maintain workable agreements. They learn how to co-create a trusting and safe coaching relationship rooted in presence, compassion, and responsibility and how to foster holistic learning, growth, and transformation. Finally, students are prepared to embody a client-centered mindset this is open, curious, and flexible and to build a coaching practice grounded in ethics and integrity.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Develop core coaching competencies to expand growth in consciousness and develop human potential
  • Develop participants to provide in a coaching session what is necessary to move clients forward in their lives
  • Learn to offer and administer different assessment approaches that create an integral self-understanding for the client and how to move their lives forward
  • Design coaching practices and self-reflections tailored to the developmental stage of the individual
  • Practice coaching mastery in service of consciousness growth and systems change: development of self and others
  • Open new possibilities to take coaching into work and life

Courses

The courses in the Coach Training Program include 40 hours of study across 4 units with an optional fifth unit. The course track is as follows:

The demand for coaching is ever increasing to meet the challenges of living in today’s complex world. Discover what is needed to develop an effective and trusted coaching relationship that creates meaningful and sustainable change. Learn how to coach from an integral perspective that engages the complexity and potential of the whole person — mind, body, heart, and spirit. The focus of this course will be on understanding the coaching process and developing basic coaching competencies. This course includes practical training.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop the core coaching competencies needed to expand growth in consciousness
  • and develop human potential
  • Identify the steps to an integral coaching process and what is required to move clients
  • through each stage
  • Apply different assessment approaches that create an integral understanding of the
  • client
  • Design coaching practices and self-reflections tailored to the developmental stage of
  • the individual
  • Practice of coaching mastery in service of consciousness growth and systems change, and development of self and others
  • Open new possibilities to take coaching into work and life

Discover what is needed to develop an effective and trusted coaching relationship that creates meaningful and sustainable change. Learn how to coach from an integral perspective that engages the complexity and potential of the whole person — mind, body, heart, and spirit. The focus of this course will be on understanding the coaching process and developing basic coaching competencies. This course includes practical training.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Establish an effective coaching agreement
  • Demonstrate coaching presence
  • Consider and apply core competencies in coaching
  • Coach effectively in a manner that embodies core competency requirements and utilizes appropriate coaching concepts and tools

This course weaves together and synthesizes the material from all prior coaching courses to foster a deeper understanding of the integral coaching process, at the center of which is an orientation toward growth. Students will explore the deeper dimensions of integral coaching in practice sequences and reach a solid level of coaching proficiency. At the end of this course students will be able to demonstrate integral coaching skills and fulfill the requirements of the Consciousness and Transformation Coaching Specialization.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the arc of coaching
  • Demonstrate coaching presence and coaching proficiency
  • Coach effectively in a manner that embodies core competency requirements and utilizes appropriate coaching concepts and tools

This course introduces you to the most relevant theories behind coaching. It addresses human development, differences in how we learn, the role and limitation of willpower, and relevant major theories of change in individuals and work groups. You will continue to practice coaching and work with a practice partner or coachee. The goal of this course is to deepen your coaching and to become more skilled in understanding where your coachee is in their development so that you can more successfully guide them to fulfill their potential. This course includes practical training.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the change process in individuals and groups
  • Consider complexities and hidden agendas
  • Uncover hidden agendas in their coaching
  • Coach effectively guiding through change and navigating resistance to change successfully


Faculty

Eva is certified as a co-active coach by the Coaches Training Institute and accredited by the International Coaching Federation as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC).

Eva grew up in Germany where she studied engineering (MS), worked in communications, and later became an acclaimed fashion designer with her own boutique in Berlin. She moved to California to follow her heart and her spiritual quest, and to conduct doctoral studies in psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies (emphasis on Jungian Psychology, Ph.D. ’02). Eva also studied the esoteric arts, including astrology and shamanism, and is actively involved with SoulCollage®.

Alice Petzold is a Professional Certified Coach and a graduate of Accomplishment Coaching. Her client roster includes executives and senior managers in multi-national corporations, high-growth, and tech start-ups. Clients report that working with Alice creates an incubator for unprecedented partnership, acceleration of teams, and organizational performance.

Alice earned a master’s degree in sports administration and facility management at Ohio University’s internationally acclaimed Center for Sports Administration. Prior to coaching, Alice had a successful career in sports and entertainment marketing partnerships working with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the International Olympic Committee, NASCAR, and select agencies.


Additional Information

Dates and Locations

When: Spring 2021
Where: Program delivered virtually.

Language

English

Program Delivery

Virtual Live Sessions, supplemented by online platform

Intended Participants

  • Persons interested in personal growth and human development who wish to embark on a coaching career path
  • Persons from any profession who wish to expand their professional credentials and leadership through in-depth engagement with individuals, teams, and organizations
  • Veterans: As a Yellow Ribbon School, National University attracts veterans who may be interested in a new career path as a coach. People with psychological and physical battle scars may be drawn to understand human development and facilitate growth and development in others
  • Persons working in Human Resources and Management may be interested in furthering their knowledge base and skills in human development and becoming a coach

Program Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a preferred minimum of 3.0 GPA in higher education coursework
  • Transcripts of all prior higher education coursework
  • Online application
  • Personal autobiographical statement of 5-7 pages
  • Interview with faculty member

Policies on Payment Tuition and Fees

Cost: $700 per unit of coursework
Tuition is due and payable prior to the first class-session of each course. Tuition not fully paid when due is subject to a late fee. If a tuition payment check is returned due to insufficient funds, the University reserves the right to drop all current and future classes for that student. Students will be notified of this action and assessed a return check charge. The University may require students who have written multiple insufficient-fund checks to make all future payments by cashier’s check, cash, or money order. The University reserves the right to modify tuition at any time. Students whose employers have entered into a contractual agreement with the University may be eligible for reduced tuition. General Fees are non-refundable. All records and services are withheld from students who have any outstanding financial obligations to the University or have defaulted on a Title IV loan at the University. Effective May 1, 2011, National University began reporting student account defaults to credit reporting agencies.

Policies on Withdrawals and Refunds

At National University, students may drop a course prior to midnight of the ninth day of the session. A grade will not be awarded and tuition will not be charged. After midnight of the ninth day of the session, a grade may be entered and tuition will be charged according to the refund policy.

From NU Policies V83

General Fees
Fees are non-refundable. All records and services are withheld from students who have any outstanding financial obligations to the University or have defaulted on a Title IV loan at the University. Effective May 1, 2011, National University began reporting student account defaults to credit reporting agencies.