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Programme Overview

This unique part-time, fully-accredited diploma programme is designed for experienced coaches looking to take their coaching to the next level. It focuses on the psychological dimension of coaching, developing participants ’ability to “raise coachee’s awareness of their ingrained patterns of behaviour”, the most important quality required of coaches by sponsors in large organisations (Ridler Report 2013).

A key feature is the focus on personal development, rooted in the firm belief that it is vital for participants to have personal experience of challenging their own ingrained patterns of behaviour as a basis for working effectively with clients.

The combination of theory, practice, personal and professional development transforms participants’ ability to work more deeply and effectively with their clients.

Key Details

13th May 2020

Next Intake

€9,225 & €8,763*

Fees

10 Months

Duration

2 Days x 6 Workshops

Delivery

NFQ Level 9 / 30 ECTS

Accredited / Credits

The Smurfit Experience

Eileen

Duggan

Executive and Leadership Coach

Sean

Quigley

The Courts Service

Module Dates

WORKSHOP  

TOPIC

DATE

Workshop 1  

The Person Centred Approach

 

May 13th & 14th 2020

(Wednesday & Thursday)

Workshop 2

Psychodynamic Approaches

July 15th & 16th 2020 (Wednesday & Thursday)

Workshop 3  

Gestalt Approaches

Sept 30th & 1st October (Wednesday & Thursday)

Workshop 4  

Transactional Analysis

November 18th & 19th 2020 (Wednesday & Thursday)

Workshop 5  

 

Family and Group Psychologies

January 13th & 14th 2021 (Wednesday & Thursday)

Workshop 6  

Existential Approaches

 

March 3rd & 4th 2021 (Wednesday & Thursday)

 

Top 50 Global Ranking

UCD Smurfit Executive Development has been ranked 1st in Ireland, 24th in Europe and 43rd in the world for its Open Enrolment programmes according to the prestigious 2019 Financial Times Executive Education Rankings. In securing the 43rd place, it is the third consecutive year that Smurfit Executive Development has achieved a global top 50 ranking, rising five places from the 2018 ranking of 48th. By securing a top 25 ranking amongst European peers, UCD Smurfit Executive Development is one of only 10 business schools in the UK and Ireland to feature in the ranking.

MSc Pathway in Business (Leadership & Management Practice)

Our portfolio of pathway diplomas build on your existing skill set and add relevant value to your business needs. From corporate governance to leadership development, our diplomas deepen your understanding of contemporary business issues and will help you become a stronger leader who can deal with complex issues in rapidly-changing environments. Our unique teaching method, immersive learning environment and world-class faculty combine to produce an educational experience like no other.

The majority of our diploma programmes are delivered over a series of 6 two-day workshops within a 10-12 month period. Workshops are typically held on Fridays and Saturdays to minimise interference with busy work schedules. The majority of our diploma programmes are assessed on a module by module basis through a variety of practical assignments, there are no examinations other than our UCD Diploma in Corporate Governance.

MSc Business & Executive Coaching - Pathway

The Diploma in Advanced Business & Executive Coaching forms part of the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching pathway. Upon successful completion of the Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching, the Diploma in Advanced Business & Executive Coaching and the Diploma in Team Coaching within a 5-year timeframe (not compulsory), participants are awarded with the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching.

Our portfolio of pathway diplomas build on your existing skill set and add relevant value to your business needs. From coaching to team coaching, our diplomas deepen your understanding of contemporary business issues and will help you become a stronger leader capable of dealing with complex issues in rapidly-changing environments. Our unique learning method, immersive environment and world-class faculty all come together to deliver a learning experience like no other.

 

A key feature of the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching pathway is its flexible timeframe, enabling you to tailor your participation around work/life demands. Whereas each of the individual diplomas takes approximately 10-12 months to complete, we advise participants of a 5-year window within which to ideally complete all three steps and be awarded the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching.

 

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