Online Intensive Executive and Life Coach Training

Intensive Coach Training

August 19-24, 2024

$4,990 Regular Registration Tuition (within 30 days of start date)
$4,890 Early Registration Tuition


Join us in our unique six-day fast-track online executive and life coach certification course in our Zoom online classroom.

We provide you the benefits of an in-person training with no travel time and no travel costs.

To recreate the casual interactions experienced at an in-person program, we’ve designed video conference opportunities to have many informal one-on-one or small group conversations, which produce a warm supportive environment, as well as facilitate you having a terrific network of accomplished colleagues.

Numerous, small group, video conference coaching practice sessions in our virtual "breakout" rooms.

Virtual Intensive

In this Six-Day Program You Will Learn

Day 1 — 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM PT
Coaching Skills and Practice Development

  • The four step GOOD coaching model
  • Difference between life coaching and therapy
  • Coverage of ethical and legal issues
  • How to convert current skills to coaching skills
  • Coaching philosophy
  • Contraindications for coaching
  • The eight ICF Core Coaching Competencies
  • The accountability process
  • Elements of powerful questioning
  • How to develop a coaching plan
  • Structure of coaching engagements and how much coaches charge
  • Introduction to specialty niche marketing to attract ideal clients
  • How to create high-fee coaching groups ($250-$500/hour or more)
  • How to develop a national or international practice
  • Practice coaching in small groups

Day 2 — 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM PT
Emotional Intelligence and Coaching

  • Key concepts of emotional intelligence
  • How emotional intelligence affects leadership
  • How to coach for Emotional Intelligence in life coaching
  • Emotional Intelligence Development in executive coaching
  • How emotion affects interpersonal relations and workplace performance
  • The key blocks to emotional intelligence
  • The emotional intelligence competency model
  • Assessment of emotional intelligence
  • How to use the EI Quickscan
  • Coaching the key skills of emotional intelligence
  • Model emotional intelligence programs
  • Best practices in coaching emotional intelligence
  • Video demonstration of coaching session
  • Practice coaching in small groups

Day 3 & 4 — 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM PT
How to Use Assessments in Coaching

  • Learn how to use four assessment tools:
    • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Step II Form Q
    • Spectrum CPI-260 Coaching Report
    • Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)
    • Auerbach Coaching Questionnaire
  • Learn how to integrate assessment results into your feedback coaching preparation process
  • Your results for three complete interpretive reports
  • Learn how to communicate assessment results
  • Observe modeling of how to incorporate assessments into coaching sessions
  • Practice giving assessment feedback
  • Learn the value of combining assessments and coaching
  • Learn how to identify “blindspots”, and recognize strengths
  • Learn personal and professional assessment-based coaching development strategies
  • Understand the ethical use of assessment tools
  • Video demonstration of coaching sessions
  • Practice coaching in small groups

Evenings of Day 3 & 4 — 4:00 - 6:30 PM PT
Appreciative Inquiry and Coaching

  • How to develop inquiries focused on client's strengths
  • Appreciated coaching and interviewing strategies
  • Research and principles of appreciative inquiry
  • Creating provocative propositions from interview data
  • How to assist clients to design steps to achieve dreams
  • Fostering commitments in clients

Day 5 — 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM PT
Executive Coaching: What You Need To Know

  • Boundaries, responsibilities, and ethical issues
  • Special concerns in executive coaching
  • Executive coaching model
  • Developing the executive coaching agenda
  • How to give constructive feedback
  • Using business language
  • Helpful coaching resources
  • Leadership research
  • Future trends affecting organizations and executives
  • Coaching executives in leadership skills
  • Implementing organizational change
  • Enhancing engagement with coaching
  • Impression management with coaching
  • Preventing burnout
  • Practice coaching in small groups

Day 6 — 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM PT
Coaching Competency and Feedback Seminar

  • Practice coaching and receive real-time feedback from CEC Mentor Coach Faculty
  • Extensive supportive feedback to the student on demonstration of ICF Core Coaching Competencies
  • This is our highest rated program

How to Use Assessments in Coaching Pre-Workshop Preparation

Before the course you will complete the following assessments online:
  1. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Step II Form Q (MBTI)
  2. Spectrum CPI-260 Coaching Report
  3. Multi-Rater Leadership Assessment: Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)
  4. Auerbach Coaching Questionnaire


Jeffrey E. Auerbach, Ph.D., MCC, Relly Nadler, Psy.D. MCC, Lynn Jones, DSW, PCC, Andrea Molberg, Ph.D.,BCC, Patricia Schwartz, MA, MCC; Bobbie Sue Wolk, MS, MCC and Ana Montes, Ph.D., PCC (Faculty may vary)

Refund/Cancellation/Change Policies

Refunds: Up to three weeks before the first day of the program there is a $100 processing fee for refund requests. Please note that once you take an assessment the refund policy changes for this program. After you have taken an assessment, the refund policy is refunds are allowed up to twenty-one days before the start of a workshop, less a $200 fee. There are no refunds for whatever reason within three weeks of the start date of the course. Changes: If you need to change to a different course date than you were originally registered for, you are able to with the $100 administrative fee if two weeks advance notice is given. We apologize but there are no other changes for any reason within two weeks of the program start date. Unusual Circumstances: If a course must be cancelled due to a natural disaster, crisis or instructor illness, the seminar will be rescheduled. If an individual is seriously ill and has a doctor's letter, please let us know so we can discuss the situation, and discuss alternative training options/dates.

Continuing Education: 44CE Hours for the full 6-Day program. Psychologists: CEC is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. CEC maintains responsibility for the program. MFTs and Social Worker Continuing Education: These courses meet the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE1780), as well as many other states. CEC is a NASW Approved Provider of continuing education (#886383501). ICF: Our 128 Hour Certified Personal and Executive Coach Certification is an International Coach Federation Accredited Program. Certification: Certification requires separate application and acceptance.

A Member of

  • ACTP: Accredited Coach Training Program
  • APA-approved sponsor
  • BCC: Board Certified Coach
  • PHR, SPHR, GPHR Approved Provider
  • IOC: Institute of Coaching