Monday, September 01, 2014

September Group Coaching Training and Mentor Coaching Groups

Is it really time for summer to wind down? A quick overview of our September program line-up for coaches looking for some professional development this fall. This month the following programs will start:

By Phone:
Group Coaching Essentials teleseminar - this five week program is geared to provide coaches with foundational or essential tools and ideas to design, market and implement your own group coaching work. The program is applicable for those who are planning virtual or in-person training, as well as public

or corporate groups. Topics include core skills for group coaching, activities and resources to bring in, best practices, logistics, core elements with design. Each week you receive weekly module notes (approx 15-20 pages), and have 1-1 laser calls (15 min) with me. Class size is generally 4-8 coaches to model the typcial group coaching size by phone.  The program is approved for 6.75 CCEs with the ICF.

The September session will be held on Fridays from 10:15 - 11:30 am ET ET/New York on September 12, 19, 26, October 3 and 10 (4 spots open)

Another group will be held on Tuesdays 7-8:15 pm Eastern/New York: October 7, 14, 21, 28 and November 4

A separate August session will be held on Wednesdays from 10 - 11:15 am ET on August 6, 13, 20, 27 and September 3.

Cost: $425 US or CDN plus HST. Click here for more information and to register.

Advanced Group Coaching Practicum - for experienced group coaches or those with interest in gaining more experience, the practicum is a six session program. We take a deeper dive around topics such as

tricky issues, engagement, learning styles, design and co-facilitation. Each week a different coach will lead the practicum element, taking us through a 25 minute group coaching conversation and receiving feedback. This program is approved for 8 CCEs with the ICF. Two groups are scheduled to start this fall:
Thursdays 10:15 - 11:30 am ET: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9 and 16, 2014 OR
Fridays 1:45 -  3pm Eastern/New York: October 10, 17, 24, 31 and November 7

 Cost: $495 US or CDN plus HST . Click here for more information and register.

You can also bundle these two programs together and save $595 off your registration.

Mentor Coaching Group (for ACC Renewal and ACC/PCC Portfolio Routes):
This is a 10 hour mentor coaching group which fulfills the 10 hour mentor coaching requirement with the ICF for ACCs and PCCs. 7 hours are held in a small group setting (typically 3-6 coaches per group) by phone and three hours are held individually with you over the three month program. We take a look at the eleven competencies of the
ICF, and also provide you with the opportunity to coach and receive feedback on your skills.
The September program will be held on Fridays from 9-10 am Eastern/New York: with Group calls on September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 17, November 7, December 12

A second group is slated to start on Tuesday September 30 and run to the end of December. Contact us for more information on this later start date.

Cost: $1000 for the 10 hour program. Payable in one or three monthly installments

Click here for more information and to register. 

In person training - Fall 2014

 Group and Team Coaching Intensive - 15 CCEs (including 13 hours of core competencies)

This fall the Group and Team Coaching Intensive returns to Toronto, providing you with two days of learning and practice with group and team coaching approaches. We cover the foundations of team and group coaching, design, activities, approaches, stretch points, resources and activities, positioning and marketing, virtual programming along with many more topics. It will be of interest to coaches who want an intensive in-person learning experience. We will follow up with a group call one month after the event. An early bird rate is on the program until September 15th - $850 plus HST. Regular pricing $1095 plus HST.

Other Learning Opportunities:
Facilitation Skills Intensive - Virtual Offering (3hrs x 5 weeks)
Mondays 8-11 am Eastern/New York: September 22, 29, October 6, 20 and November 3, 2014

Looking to brush up your virtual facilitation skills? The Facilitation Skills Intensive is a two day train-the-trainer foundation covering foundational skills in group facilitation in the virtual environment. It is geared for trainers, coaches, leaders and facilitators who will be leading virtual learning events such as webinars, teleclasses, and also virtual retreats.  Click here for more information about this program. Cost: $950 US.

Fall 2014 Virtual BizPlanning Retreat - Saturday September 20th (Fall Equinox) - 10-4 pm Eastern
Looking to focus in on your business for a day of planning, goal setting and action? Join me for the one day Fall 2014 Virtual BizPlanning Retreat as we move through a structured series of group and individual coaching activities helping you gain clarity and focus around your business vision, goals, marketing, and major projects for the next year.  Visit for more information. Cost: $395 US.

Have a great start to September,

Jennifer Britton, PCC, CPCC
Author of Effective Group Coaching (Wiley, 2010) and From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching
Potentials Realized | Group Coaching Essentials

Have a great start to your fall!


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