Individuals and organisations are constantly challenged to deal with the changing demands of both internal business drivers and external variables. We are living in and through a crisis and leaders are needing to respond differently than the known ways of engagement. Coaching as a Leadership style remains core to communication processes that necessitate ownership, accountability, motivation, and functional and behavioural excellence.

This short course is focused on ‘self’ to bring awareness to the student on how they are experiencing the theory and practice. The course will help you see through multiple perspectives, to critically investigate phenomena that presents itself, to discern, and to wisely choose attitude, approach and action for the good of all.

The short course explores the fundamentals of coaching skills, competencies, frameworks, models and tools through theoretical presentation, group discussions, practical coaching exercises and reflective processes.

Who Should Enrol

This course is targeted at leaders or aspirant leaders looking to learn the fundamentals of coaching.

Learning Outcomes

On achieving this course, a learner will be able to:

  • Explain approaches to adult learning theory and its application to coaching.
  • Describe coaching and its differentiation from other methodologies.
  • Explain the practicalities and process of a coaching programme.
  • Apply basic coaching skills and competencies through practice and reflection.
  • Have a foundational understanding of the Integral Framework.
  • Outline and utilise the Integral Quadrant Map as an awareness exercise.

Course Content

The following study units are included in this short course:

  • Introduction to Leadership Coaching
  • Defining coaching
  • Differentiating coaching from other modalities
  • Coaching and adult learning
  • Qualities and competencies of a leader who coaches
  • Coaching models
  • Coaching tools
  • The history of coaching
  • Ladder of inference

Course Duration

A schedule for pre-reading, tutorials and the due date for the assessment will be shared at the start of the course, and the course will take place over a six-week period.


Participants are assessed on the self-study component of the course through means of a case study assignment for which a pass mark of 50% is required.


After successful completion of the course, you will be awarded with a certificate of completion form the Foundation for Professional Development in partnership with The Coaching Centre.

Participants are required to complete pre-reading, attend the virtual tutorials and complete and pass the course assessment to obtain a completion certificate.


FPD Business School


Tel: 012 110 4080/ 087 821 1109

Course Fee

Flash Sale price: R9240.00

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This course is targeted at leaders or aspirant leaders looking to earn the fundamentals of coaching.