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Leadership Coaching Associate Certificate


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Coaching is vital in fields where performance is valued. The more outstanding a performer, the more likely they are to maintain a close partnership with a coach. The Vancouver Community College Leadership Coaching Associate Certificate program guides students through the process of achieving leadership success by fostering genuine coaching partnerships that inspire and support the exploration of new ideas while effectively utilizing peoples’ creativity and ingenuity to reach organizational goals.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Ongoing 1 to 2 years Certificate Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

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Program Description

Program Description

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Graduates of the Leadership Coaching Associate Certificate program will be able to:

  • Manage change within an organization through effective leadership that helps employees transition quickly and smoothly
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving by developing and implementing action plans and facilitation tools
  • Identify the role of a successful facilitator and apply related skills during problem-solving sessions and team meetings
  • Use leadership skills to provide performance feedback, create a motivational workplace, delegate work, and solve problems
  • Analyze communication patterns in leaders and followers to enable more effective responses in diverse work environments
  • Apply learned measures, skills, and techniques to build workplace synergy and identify and resolve key team concerns
  • Demonstrate leadership coaching skills
  • Describe essential steps in coaching process and conduct a coaching discussion to improve or sustain performance
  • Use systematic approach to coach different learning styles
  • Gain and practice skills to create team coaching environment

INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES, DESIGN AND DELIVERY MODE

Courses involve lectures, presentations, discussions, practical examples, and individual and group work. Learning will be enhanced through a variety of interactive classroom activities, collaborative activities, and case studies. The interactive and practical exercises give students the opportunity to take an active role and “learn by doing.”

PROGRAM DURATION

This program is offered as a subset of the Leadership Certificate Program. Each course is one day (6.5 hours) in length. To complete the Leadership Coaching Associate Certificate, students must complete all six required courses.

 

EVALUATION OF STUDENT LEARNING

Evaluation of each course is determined by the instructor and may include practical assignments, projects, or reflections.

Students who successfully complete their assignment will receive an “S”, indicating satisfactory performance in accordance with departmental evaluation procedures.

Students must achieve an “S” in each course to receive their Leadership Coaching Associate Certificate.

CREDENTIAL

Upon successful completion of this program, and once an application for graduation has been submitted to the Registrar’s Office, the student will receive a Vancouver Community College Leadership Coaching Associate Certificate.

 

REQUIRED COURSE(S):

  • LEAD 1115 Coaching for High Performance
  • LEAD 1116 Essential Lead Coaching Skills
  • LEAD 1117 Skill Coaching
  • LEAD 1118 Coaching Next Level
  • LEAD 1120 Coach’s Toolkit
  • LEAD 1121 Team Coaching

Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

This program does not have any additional admission requirements.

Recommended Characteristics:

Recommended characteristics include the following:

  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to conduct themselves in a responsible and professional manner
  • Ability to apply lessons learned to other courses and at work
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to work with confidence independently or on a team
  • Ability to reflect on their own practice
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • High performance standards

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

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Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

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Program Coordinator: Joy Dalla-Tina, VCC Leadership, 604.871.7000, ext. 8671
Program Assistant: Dorothy Giroux, VCC Leadership, 604.871.7000, ext. 8383

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 (201893)

(LEAD 1116) Essential Leadership Coaching Skills 0.5 credits    $198.01



An overview of coaching communication skills. Through demonstration and practice, students strengthen their leadership coaching skills, learn how to apply in-depth listening, ask questions that stimulate employee insight/results, and inspire employees to take responsibility for agreed-upon actions.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30268 DTN Rm. 423
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1630
24-Nov-2018
Duncan, Robert
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Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 (201991)

(LEAD 1115) Coaching for High Performance 0.5 credits    $198.01



Coaching involves unlocking an individual’s potential and maximizing their performance through careful guidance. Students learn essential steps in the coaching process, assess their coaching skills, develop methods for improvement, and discuss concepts such as when and how to coach. Exercises include conducting a coaching discussion to improve/sustain performance and providing effective feedback regarding employee performance.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10152 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1630
12-Jan-2019
Duncan, Robert
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(LEAD 1120) The Coach's Toolkit 0.5 credits    $198.01



Leadership coaching is built on a foundation of specialized tools and skills, each of which is demonstrated and practiced in short exercises involving coaching situations. Tools and skills covered include: creating the coaching environment, building support in the workplace, and a set of practical resources to support the coaching partnership. Prerequisite: Coaching for High Performance (LEAD 1115)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10146 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1630
23-Feb-2019
Duncan, Robert
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(LEAD 1121) Team Coaching 0.5 credits    $198.01



Be a leader who coaches their team to resolve issues and business challenges. The leader-coach works with the team to create a common vision, develop a strategy, and appropriately delegate roles and responsibilities. Topics include: creating the team coaching environment, promoting understanding and effective action through directed questions, observing and critiquing team dynamics, discussing the “undiscussable”, and fostering team self-responsibility and accountability. Prerequisite: Coaching for High Performance (LEAD 1115).

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10358 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1630
26-Jan-2019
Duncan, Robert
Register


Coaching for High Performance (LEAD 1115)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits $198.01
Essential Leadership Coaching Skills (LEAD 1116)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits $198.01
Skill Coaching (LEAD 1117)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits N/A
Taking Your Leadership Coaching to the Next Level (LEAD 1118)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits N/A
Team Coaching (LEAD 1121)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits $198.01
The Coach's Toolkit (LEAD 1120)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits $198.01


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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