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Programme Benefits

Upon completion of this programme, the participant will have acquired:

EMCC Individual Accreditation (EIA)

EMCC Individual Accreditation (EIA)

The UCD Professional Diploma in Business and Executive holds the prestigious EMCC European Quality Award (EQA) award at senior practitioner level. EQA is the benchmark quality standard for coaching training programmes and ensures that successful participants meet the research-based competence standards presented in the EMCC Competency Framework. As part of the programme, participants are provided with the opportunity to apply for a fast track EMCC Individual Accreditation (EIA) in a clear and simple way. The EIA is an internationally recognised award that demonstrates that an individual practicing as a professional mentor/coach has the appropriate level of knowledge and the ability. Application is optional and involves additional costs not covered by your programme fee. You must be a member of the EMCC to apply.

Programme Structure

This programme is delivered over a series of 14 days involving 6 workshops within a 12-month period. 100% attendance is required.

Assessments and Workload

The emphasis throughout the programme is on the practical application of knowledge to benefit the participant, their team and their organisation. Assessments include an essay, reflective practice assessment, written commentary on a coaching session and an EMCC competency self-assessment. Participants are also required to complete 90 hours of pro-bono coaching.

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