Executive Certificate

Coaching - training and practice

Helping your client become self-sufficient

Coaching skills cannot be improvised – above all, coaches need to be able to question themselves and be open to others. The aim of this program is to train you in both individual and collective coaching.


At the end of the program you will have the necessary skills to carry out consistent and effective coaching assignments in companies, from a theoretical, methodological, behavioral and ethical perspective.




Ultimately, leadership is about the strength of one's convictions, the ability to endure the punches, and the energy to promote an idea."

– Benazir Bhutto



The program will enable you to:

Master the approach, methods and tools of coaching

Understand others by understanding yourself

Have a clear vision of the company you are helping

Academic Director(s)

Michel Giffard

Adjunct Professor, HEC Paris

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Program content

Consists of ten 3-day modules


Module 1

Introduction to coaching

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Module 2

Identifying your resources: understanding yourself and others

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Module 3

Company context and openness to other worlds

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Module 4

The different steps and the coaching interview

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Module 5

Coaching methods and tools

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Module 6

Mock exam and summary report

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Module 7

Team coaching

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Module 8

Coaching and change

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Module 9

Implementing coaching in a company and practical application

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Module 10

Final examination before a jury

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The program is aimed at:
Coaches starting out on their careers
Consultants and trainers
HR managers
Managers wishing to coach their teams
Therapists and facilitators


Training Costs

15290 net €

next session

  • Module 1
  • Module 2
  • Module 3
  • Module 4
  • Module 5
  • Module 6
  • Module 7
  • Module 8
  • Module 9
  • Module 10

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For further information, please contact :

Yacine DIONE & Cindy LEBIGOT

Program Advisor

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Corinne Versini

Directeur général, Genes’Ink


Cette formation a eu un impact majeur sur ma vie et ma carrière. J’ai eu le courage de me « lancer » et de créer ma startup, libérée d’un certain nombre de peurs."


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