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EXCEPTIONAL LEVEL

Coaching for Leaders 

Grow as a leader and as a person

The course

Accelerate your leadership and career development through this self-reflective group process with certified coaches of the Civil Society Academy. 

Become the person you want to be – in every aspect of your life. 

Become a Leader & Coach.

What’s next for you?

Together with a small group  of 6 to 8 like-minded leaders, you will embark on a self-exploration journey:  

… What is the future holding? 

And, what do you really want to do in the future? 

… How can you empower the people around you

and communicate in effective ways!  

... And how can you reach an entirely new level of leadership

and become a leader & coach? 

The journey comprises of 

Total of 8 sessions of 90 minutes each in 2 modules of 2 days  

2 one-to-one coaching sessions of 60 minutes each with one of our professionally trained coaches  

For whom:

This course is designed for self-aware, proficient, and passionate leaders of civil society organizations or social enterprises, who want to reach the highest level of leadership. Limited seats: 6 - 8 participants per course.

Course fees*:

EUR 750/ person (Plus VAT)

*Special Discounts for groups and CSA alumni

15% group discount: 4 or more registrations from one organization

10% individual discount: For CSA alumni

Benefits

  • Receive a Certificate of Participation

  • Learn key concepts and powerful tools

  • Accelerate your leadership and career growth

  • Meet and learn from like-minded people

​What you'll learn

  • Gain greater self-awareness 

  • Align your work and career with your values and your life purpose 

  • Understand the role of coaching in agile and successful organizations 

  • Learn and explore how to become a leader & coach  

  • Learn coaching skills including GROW, “the coaching habit” of asking powerful questions, thinking positive, and the power of empathy 

  • Unlearn commanding and giving “good” advice, and learn to empower the people around you   

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Session Plan

Module 1

Session 1: Welcome and Introduction


  • Welcome and Introduction
  • What is coaching and what is not coaching?
  • The coaching wheel




Session 2: GROW


  • The GROW model of coaching: Goal – reflection – Options – way way-forward
  • Coaching demonstrations




Session 3: The Leader and Coach


  • Make coaching part of your organizational culture
  • Make coaching part of your own culture/ habit




Session 4: Self Exploration


  • Your Purpose, values and skills





Module 2

Session 5: Asking Powerful Questions


  • The coaching habit of asking more and speaking less
  • Practice through the GROW




Session 6: Empowering People Through Coaching


  • Unlearning advising and commanding
  • Learning to coach and to give
  • Role-plays




Session 7: The Power of Empathy


  • How to be focused, empathetic and positive thinking?
  • Encouraging people




Session 8: Evaluation and Way Forward


  • Self-reflection: What is next in coaching, leading, in my organization
  • Sharing in groups
  • Evaluation and Closing





 
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Inspiring Quote

“Coaching is unlocking a person's potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them."

Timothy Gallwey

  • Apr 05, 1:30 PM GMT+5:30
    Exceptional Level
    Accelerate your leadership and career development through this self-reflective group process with certified coaches of the Civil Society Academy. Become the person you want to be – in every aspect of your life. Become a Leader & Coach. This online course includes 2 modules of 2 days each & coaching.
  • Sep 06, 1:30 PM GMT+5:30
    Exceptional Level
    Accelerate your leadership and career development through this self-reflective group process with certified coaches of the Civil Society Academy. Become the person you want to be – in every aspect of your life. Become a Leader & Coach. This online course includes 2 modules of 2 days each & coaching.

Meet the facilitators

Joachim Schwarz

An experienced facilitator, trainer and professionally trained coach

Joachim is passionate about social justice and on a mission to support like-minded civil society actors and social entrepreneurs to become more powerful and innovative. Hence, in 2014 he left his NGO career to build the Civil Society Academy. He is an outstanding facilitator and coach with expertise in social innovation, leadership, organisational change, and advocacy. After 20+ years in Africa and Asia, he is now based in Berlin.

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