CERTIFIED C-SUITE COACH

ICF Approved for 30 CCEUs

(Core competencies: 22       Resource Development: 8)

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Session Overview

The Certified C-Suite Coach Training Course is a comprehensive program designed to equip executive coaches with the specialized knowledge and skills required to coach top-level executives effectively. This training program recognizes the unique challenges and dynamics that C-Suite leaders face and aims to prepare coaches to meet these challenges head-on.

Participants will gain insights into the world of senior leadership, enhance their coaching abilities, and develop the expertise needed to support C-Suite executives in achieving their professional and organizational goals.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The Certified C-Suite Coach Training Course is ideal for senior professionals who are interested in acquiring coaching skills for the purpose of coaching peers, and for experienced executive coaches looking to specialize in coaching top-level executives, improve their marketability, and make a meaningful impact on organizations by assisting C-Suite leaders in achieving their
professional and organizational goals.

course outcomes

Upon completing the Certified C-Suite Coach Training Course, participants will:

  • Understand C-Suite Dynamics: Develop a deep understanding of the unique challenges, responsibilities, and dynamics that C-Suite executives encounter in their roles.
  • Specialized Coaching Skills: Acquire specialized coaching skills tailored to the needs of C-Suite leaders, including strategic thinking, board relations, and crisis management.
  • Enhanced Credibility: Build credibility and trust as a C-Suite coach by demonstrating expertise and proficiency in coaching at the highest organizational levels.
  • Risk Management: Help C-Suite executives identify, assess, and manage risks associated with their decision-making and leadership roles.
  • Strategic Alignment: Assist C-Suite leaders in aligning their leadership and decision-making with the organizations strategic objectives, fostering success and sustainability.
  • Networking Opportunities: Leverage networking opportunities within the training program to connect with senior professionals
  • Meeting Growing Demand: Position themselves to meet the increasing demand for coaches with C-Suite expertise as organizations recognize the value of coaching at the highest levels.

learning Objectives

The Certified C-Suite Coach Training Course is ideal for senior professionals who are interested in acquiring coaching skills for the purpose of coaching peers, and for experienced executive coaches looking to specialize in coaching top-level executives, improve their marketability, and make a meaningful impact on organizations by assisting C-Suite leaders in achieving their professional and organizational goals.

Participants will be able to:

  • Define and practice the three dimensions of trust – competence, reliability, and
    benevolence – during a coaching conversation
  • Acquire the skills to implement the Relationship Acceleration Model in building rapport with C-Suite clients
  • Outline the key steps of the Narrative Coaching Approach and practice its use as an
    influential tool in connecting with C-Suite clients and building a coaching relationship
  • Develop proficiency in applying Reflective Mirroring techniques to enhance active listening skills
  • Practice identifying subtext, emotions, or unspoken messages within the coaching conversation
  • Practice the skill of using purposeful silence to encourage introspection and create meaningful pauses in coaching conversations
  • Apply advanced questioning techniques, such as Socratic inquiry, Clean Language questions, and scaling questions, to facilitate deeper and more impactful coaching conversations with C-Suite clients
  • Learn and practice the concept of Backward Goal Setting in coaching C-Suite clients
  • Acquire the skills to apply Causal Goal-setting techniques for identifying underlying causes and creating targeted goals.
  • Learn how to apply the SWOT-Driven Goal Setting technique to enable the client identify goals based on strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
  • Understand the significance of providing tactful feedback and fostering accountability in coaching relationships with C-Suite clients.
  • Acquire the skills to apply the Reflective Inquiry Framework for delivering feedback that promotes self-discovery and insight
  • Develop proficiency in using the Future-Focused Feedback Model to inspire positive change and growth
  • Acquire the skills to apply the Behavioral Feedback Matrix Framework for delivering
    specific and actionable feedback
  • Acquire the skills to apply the Accountability Partnership Model and the 360-Degree Accountability Assessment to engage Senior C-Suite clients in the accountability process
  • Learn how to apply the The Triple Bottom Line Coaching Model and the STAR coaching model

COURSE MODULES:

Module 1: The Importance of Coaching for C-Suite Executives

Module 2: Building Trust and Rapport with C-Suite clients

Technique 1: The Three-Dimensional Trust Model

Technique 2: Relationship Acceleration Model

Technique 3: Narrative Coaching Approach

Module 3: Advanced Active Listening Techniques for C-Suite Coaches

Technique 1: Reflective Mirroring

Technique 2: Identifying Subtext

Technique 3: Purposeful Silence

Module 4: Advanced Questioning Models and Techniques for C-Suite Coaches

Technique 1: Socratic Inquiry

Technique 2: Scaling Questions

Technique 3: Clean Language Questions

Module 5: Goal Setting in C-Suite Coaching

Technique 1: Backward Goal Setting

Technique 2: Causal Goal-setting

Technique 3: SWOT-Driven Goal Setting

Module 6: Tactful Feedback in C-Suite Coaching

Technique 1: The Reflective Inquiry Framework

Technique 2: Future-Focused Feedback Model

Technique 3: Behavioral Feedback Matrix Model

Module 7: Holding C-Suite Clients Accountable

Technique 1: Accountability Partnership Model

Technique 2: 360-Degree Accountability Assessment

Module 8: Cultivating coaching presence and the role of intuition

The Role of Intuition in C-Suite Coaching

Module 9: Cultural Nuances in C-Suite Coaching

Challenges of Coaching in a Cross-Cultural Context

Module 10: Coaching models and approaches tailored to C-Suite coaching

The Triple Bottom Line Coaching Model

The STAR (Strategy, Tactics, Action, and Results) coaching model

Performance Evaluations