All courses from the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Coaching Practices are available to qualified students on an individual basis. Students wishing to enrol in any of these individual courses are expected to have coaching experience and education. Graduates of RRU’s Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching are eligible. Read our Program Schedule for details on course dates. For more information about these courses email us or call 1.877.778.6227. For information on tuition and associated fees, please go here.
To request registration into any one of these courses, please complete the request form, and submit it to:
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ADVC612: Group and Team Coaching

Extends the fundamental principles and knowledge of coaching into the context of coaching work teams. Emphasizes the development of core knowledge, skills, and competencies related to team coaching, and distinguishes team coaching from other forms of help such as group coaching, facilitation, and team building. The course culminates in the creation of an individualized model of team coaching, enabling students to more effectively and competently coach work teams in organizations. The course requires significant participation in both individual and team assignments, and includes a three-day on-campus residency. Pre-requisites: Eligible applicants will have completed prerequisite education in the field of coaching (e.g., the RRU Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching or an acceptable alternative).
Credits: 3.0

ADVC620: Intercultural Competence and Global Coaching

Navigates and integrates the cultural dimension in coaching relationships, balancing cultural worldviews, and creating a global mindset through improved global business knowledge. Coaches working, or planning to work, cross-culturally will explore the applicability of cultural frameworks in coaching relationships. Students will examine their own response to culture and cultural assumptions and learn from alternative cultural perspectives such as communication, power, privilege, identity, purpose, organization, or territory.
Credits: 3.0

ADVC635: Creating Coaching Cultures

Builds upon the student’s experience as a professional coach. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the complexities related to integrating coaching as a cornerstone of organizational culture. Students will learn how to align coaching with strategic initiatives in order to maximize knowledge sharing, build capacity and increase organizational performance. Using applied, practical methods, students will explore the challenges of implementing a coaching culture within an organizational context and identify opportunities to drive organizational change. Prerequisities: Students are expected to have completed prerequisite education in the field of coaching (e.g., the Royal Roads University (RRU) Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching or an acceptable alternative).
Credits: 3.0

ADVC660: Advanced Coaching Psychology

Considers the role and significance of the field of psychology to Coaching and the individual Coach. Explores a series of proven coaching techniques and interventions drawn from a number of schools of psychology. Provides students with evidence-based perspectives through which to observe and understand their coaching practice while offering the skills with which to deepen and broaden their practice. *This course is in development and subject to approval
Credits: 3.0

ADVC680: Professional Mentor Coaching

Drawing from the student’s extensive experience as a professional coach, the body of knowledge related to coaching competencies, insights from the learning process, as well as demonstrations, practice sessions and feedback, the student will build a robust sustainable foundation from which to practice coach mentoring, while also deepening their mastery of coaching. Throughout the course, students will explore the definition of mentor coaching, as distinct from coach supervision; coaching competencies defined by the profession; and examine oral and written feedback strategies for their ability to grow the self-awareness and performance of a coach being mentored. The course requires significant participation. Students will be required to volunteer as both coach and coachee numerous times during the course for demonstration purposes. Pre-requisites: Students are expected to have prerequisite education in the field of coaching (e.g., the Royal Roads University (RRU) Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching or an acceptable alternative).
Credits: 3.0

ADVCPO: Advanced Coaching Practices Orientation

Provides an introduction to the services within the university to support the students, such as the library, writing centre and student services. Focusing on the structure of the program and courses there are scheduled required activities that include orientation to online learning, locating resources on the library website and applying the citation method of the American Psychological Association.
Credits: 0.0