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7 sessions with our professionally trained coaches  

Group Coaching 

Accelerate your leadership and career development through self-reflective group coaching sessions

How does it work

The group coaching will offer you a safe space to gain greater self-awareness, and explore the best ways to become an exceptional leader or colleague and align your work and career with your values and your life purpose.

You will be in a group of 4 to 8 people who are just like you. All 7 sessions will take place online throughout a 3-month period.​ Each member of the coaching group will gain insights into their own processes and will be inspired by other leaders of civil society organizations. 

For whom:

The group coaching targets alumni of the 4-day leadership and team management trainings of the CSA in order to deepen the learnings and accelerate your personal development process.

Course fees:

International NGOs: € 450 / person (Plus 19% VAT)

National NGOs: € 250 / person (Plus 19% VAT)


  • 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

  • Key concepts and tools of coaching

  • Achieve greater self-awareness

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

  • Explore the best ways to become an exceptional leader

  • Gain new insights and get inspired by other civil society leaders

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Session Plan

11 May

Session 1: Introduction to Coaching and the GROW Model

Date: 11 May 2020 Time: 12 - 1:30 PM German time (90 min)

18 May

Session 2: Foundation Session to explore your inner self

Date: 18th May 2020 Time: 12 - 2:30 PM German time (2.5 hours)

1 June

Session 3: Self-leadership and the power of self-reflection

Date: 1st June 2020 Time: 12 - 1:30 PM German time (90 min)

15 June

Session 4: Self-Management – job, life, health, and self-development

Date: 15th June 2020 Time: 12 - 1:30 PM German time (90 min)

29 June

Session 5: Team Leadership, Values and Practice

Date: 29th June 2020 Time: 12 - 1:30 PM German time (90 min)

13 July

Session 5: Monday, July 13th: Team Leadership – the coaching habit: Ask more, speak less

Date: 13th July 2020 Time: 12 - 1:30 PM German time (90 min)

27 July

Session 7: Review, Appreciation and Acknowledgement

Date: 27th July 2020 Time: 12 - 1:30 PM German time (90 min)


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

Group Coaching
May 11, 12:00 PM


Joachim Schwarz

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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