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||Raleigh Coaching Academy
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||Authentic Leadership Coaching Certification (CALC)
||RALEIGH COACHING ACADEMY (a sub-brand of RALEIGH COACHING, LLC) is a coach specific training aligned with the International Coach Federation's ethical and training guidelines. The full certification program is focused on Authentic Leadership and prepares participants for the ICF credentialing process.
The mission of RCA is to help foster coaches who are passionate, driven and capable of positively transforming the world around us through their authentically inspired practice.
Raleigh Coaching Academy’s guiding principles for learning are:
* Dynamic * Organic * Inspired *
Dynamic: RCA honors the individual uniqueness that each student brings to the group, which contributes to creating the overall class dynamic.
Organic: RCA respects the power of each student’s perspective and contribution to the class discussion, and facilitates a structured yet organic flow of collaborative learning.
Inspired: RCA believes that individuals are more likely to push themselves to succeed when they achieve a sense of inspiration. We foster an atmosphere designed to encourage inspired individual learning.
The Right Fit
One of the biggest challenges aspiring coaches face in choosing the right coach training program is being sure that the curriculum’s focus will be aligned with the type of coaching they wish to offer. Raleigh Coaching Academy was created with this in mind.
Intimate Class Size
RCA limits each cohort to a maximum of 8 students in order to ensure that every student receives the time and attention necessary to be transformed in the course of the training.
We pride ourselves on being anti-PowerPoint! Each session begins with an overview and explanation of that module’s lesson, followed by interactive discussion of real-life scenarios that illustrate the topic. Class consists of a mixture of thought-provoking and fun experiential exercises, as well as in-class practice coaching, designed to solidify an individual and group understanding of the material covered.
Raleigh Coaching Academy’s Authentic Leadership Coaching Certification (CALC) program is recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH), which provides students with 125 training hours towards obtaining their ICF credential.
Curriculum Focus Areas
Executive, Authentic Leadership, Life Transition, Career, Mindfulness, Neuroleadership
THE RCA ADVANTAGE:
Exclusive selection process to determine fit
Accelerated intensive training, 9-days over 4-months, then another 3-days a year or more later
Downtown Raleigh location, convenient to RDU airport, hotels, and local attractions
Customized, on-location, organizational training upon request
Authentic Leadership focus prepares students for both business and life coaching practices
Strong focus on personal transformation and professional development
Offering four or more cohorts per year to provide flexible scheduling options
125 Curriculum hours approved by International Coach Federation for ACSTH Portfolio Credentialing Path
Signature Creation Coaching Model © which facilitates more powerful and long lasting transformation, by focusing on the ‘being’ of the person versus the ‘doing’ of the person
ENROLLMENT & CERTIFICATION:
Exclusive Admission Process:
Interview with an RCA Instructor
Requirements for Full Certification:
Perfect attendance (fully present and interactive class participation)
Required reading and assessments (books and assessments not covered by tuition)
Submission of coaching log with 30 practice hours (paid and/or pro bono) outside of class
Submission of recorded coaching session and transcript for Oral Exam (pass/fail)
RCA reserves the right to withhold certifications from students who fail to complete all above-mentioned requirements.
RCA TUITION INCLUDES:
96-hours of live training
125 ICF ACSTH Hours including Ethics, Core Competencies and Resource Development
4 three-day semi-monthly modules of live, in-depth, interactive instruction
2 Virtual Class Interim Calls
ICF Credentialed Faculty & Mentor Coaches
Post-Curriculum Off-Boarding Benefits:
2 ICF Mentor Coaching Sessions (to be used within 6 months of graduation)
Free Quarterly Continuing Education Refresher Q&A Sessions
Access to exclusive and highly active RCA Alumni events, social media groups, tools and resources
||Raleigh Coaching Academy
127 W Hargett Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: +1 (919) 322-8344
||Ms. Kathleen O'Grady, MCC
Phone: +1 (919) 322-8344
||Business/Organizations, Career/Transition, Executive, Leadership, Life Vision & Enhancement, Personal/Organizational, Small Business
|Approval Start Date:
||July 11, 2014
||Accreditation Renewal Date:
||July 31, 2021