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Weatherhead Advanced Coaching Certificate

Apply the power of Intentional Change to your coaching practice


For experienced coaches, this advanced certificate brings together Weatherhead’s distinctive expertise in Intentional Change Theory (ICT) and leadership development through Emotional and Social Intelligence (ESI). Grounded in research and led by faculty who have pioneered these concepts and tools in practice around the world, this program provides a unique opportunity to increase the breadth and depth of your coaching with ICT. The seven-day program includes personal mentor coaching, assignments and fieldwork, ensuring individual development for you as a coach and plenty of application. Discover the critical discoveries that drive sustain, desired change, how visioning opens, strengthens and clarifies direction, the generative impact of positive emotions in coaching and how to peel away the defenses and assumptions that impact the ability to change.

Board Certified Coach™ Accreditation

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Weatherhead Executive Education is an approved Board Certified Coach (BCC) education provider by the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE). This certificate is in process for renewed certification for 90 BCC coach training hours. Please note that CCE-approval has not been officially granted and cannot be guaranteed for this certificate until final approval. Learn more about the BCC credential and find answers to common questions. Training requirements vary based on your level of college education - see CCE for details.


Admission Requirements

Participants must demonstrate fundamental coaching knowledge covered in the Weatherhead Foundations of Coaching Certificate or other coaching program prior to enrolling in the capstone course of the Weatherhead Advanced Coaching Certificate. See Prerequisites and Requirements below for more information.

Coursework for the Certificate:

Check each course description for requirements.

Sessions (Taken in sequence)

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Cost of Certificate
Price: $8,890
Nonprofit and CWRU Alumni: $8,544
Affiliate Partners: 2 class days + $7,500


Pre-requisites and Registration

  1. Register for Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
  2. Register for Building Leadership Capability through the Power of Intentional Change
  3. Complete the application for Coaching for Intentional Development. The application requires demonstration of fundamental coaching knowledge. Complete the full Weatherhead Foundations of Coaching Certificate to meet this requirement, or if you have extensive coaching experience and have already have completed formal coach training elsewhere, please include this experience and training on your application. 


Receipt of Certificate

Certificates will be sent to participants who have completed the requirements, including field work and assignments.

Korn Ferry Emotional and Social Competency Inventory (ESCI) 
Participants receive the Emotional and Social Competency Inventory (ESCI), a multi-rater tool designed to assess emotional and social intelligence competencies, as part of the Coaching for Intentional Development program

Learn how to become certified in the ESCI instrument.

Learn more about Weatherhead coaching programs from Weatherhead faculty member Dr. Ellen Van Oosten on The Coaching Show 


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