Become a certified coach with the USC Coaching Program
The USC Coaching Program is offered in collaboration with the Goldvarg Consulting Group. The program lasts six-months and received accreditation by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as Approved Coaching Specific Training Hours (ACSTH). It is designed to develop coaching skills and puts one on the path to become an ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC).
As a trained coach, you will collaborate with other faculty and staff to maximize your potential, achieve objectives, become more effective, and bring more wellbeing to your lives. Becoming a trained coach will allow you to make a significant impact on your team, and at USC.
What is coaching?
ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. The process of coaching often unlocks previously untapped sources of imagination, productivity, and leadership. Watch this video!
Coaching is a life-changing experience that improves your outlook on work and life, while boosting your leadership skills. It helps you tap into your potential, unlocking sources of creativity and productivity.
By the end of the program, you will be to understand and apply the International Coaching Federation Core Coaching Competencies, therefore enhancing your personal and work effectiveness.
Topics covered include:
- Coaching agreement
- Building a partnership
- Communication skills
- Coaching presence
- Cultural diversity
- Emotional intelligence
- Positive psychology
The program includes coaching practice and working with a mentor coach who will provide feedback from recorded sessions.
Sessions are facilitated by Master Certified Coach Damian Goldvarg, PhD. Goldvarg has over 20 years of experience training and developing leaders and empowering people at their workplaces.
The 2023 cohort begins on Friday, March 31, and ends on Friday, Sept. 8.
Sessions meet on Fridays from 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Please note this is a virtual program with three in-person sessions.
The full amount is due at the time of registration. (Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for payment options)
Early Registration: $3,500 (for USC employees – registration before March 1st)
Regular rate: $3,850 (for USC employees – registration after March 1st)
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