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Executive Leadership Coaching: Mastery Session

Deepen your ability to coach: Apply evidence-based coaching principles and explore neuroscience and human development to enhance executive coaching skills.

All Start Dates

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

  • Length

    2 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,990

  • Registration Deadline

    April 30, 2024

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

  • Length

    2 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,990

  • Registration Deadline

    July 14, 2024

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

  • Length

    2 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,990

  • Registration Deadline

    October 20, 2024

What You'll Learn

Creating the conditions for team members’ empowerment and building a healthy culture continues to be a critical objective for companies and leaders. Coaches play an important role in helping leaders promote individual growth and performance and nurture positive cultures in which team members thrive. This unique program, facilitated by certified executive coaches and leadership educators, offers science-based approaches to advance your skills in executive and leadership coaching.

In this interactive 2-day program, participants will deepen their understanding of the principles of neuroscience, human development, and leadership theories; and explore how to utilize your own journey and strengths in coaching to enhance your impact. Participants will have the opportunity to apply the concepts to client scenarios through peer-coaching sessions and leave with tools to integrate into coaching engagements to inspire client growth and change.

Program Benefits

  • Promote trust and facilitate conditions for discovery with clients.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of neuroscience and human development principles to enhance your coaching.
  • Design and implement effective leadership development plans using an outcomes-based approach.
  • Advance your coaching skills through small group peer coaching and instructor demonstrations.
  • Earn a Certificate of Participation from the Harvard Division of Continuing Education.

Topics Covered

  • Evidence-based coaching frameworks: learn the art and science of coaching
  • Neuroscience and adult development frameworks
  • Somatic coaching and the role of the body in leadership
  • Emotional and social intelligence in coaching
  • Opportunities and challenges in the coaching conversation lifecycle
  • Gauging results of coaching engagements
  • Tools to support a coaching development plan

Who Should Enroll

This advanced coaching program is appropriate for external coaches interested in deepening their coaching practice as well as internal coaching professionals with experience coaching employees. Those with a minimum of three years or 100 hours of experience as coaches will find this program highly beneficial.

Executive coaches with less than three years or 100 hours of coaching experience should enroll in Leadership Coaching Strategies before advancing to this program.

May Schedule

Day 1

  • Coaching Conversational Life Cycle
  • Fundamentals of Neuroscience and the Body in Executive Coaching
  • Trust and Vulnerability

Day 2

  • Components of a Successful Coaching Engagement
  • Conversational Intelligence (CIQ) and Positive Intelligence (PQ) Frameworks
  • Master Coaching Demonstration

Post-Program Private Consultations

If you face complex or other organizational challenges that make it difficult to implement your goals, you may want to sign up for a private consultation with the instructor.

These private consultations are exclusively available to participants who sign up and attend the program. These will take place within two months following the program’s conclusion. You will meet privately with the instructor for a one-on-one coaching session on roadblocks, implementation issues, or other areas associated with the program in support of developing yourself.

Click the “Consultation Registration” link near the top of the page or here only after you have registered for the program.

Specifics of Private Consultations:

  • Private consultation sessions will last for one hour and are priced at $550 per session.
  • You may register up to 8 days before the start of the first coaching session.
  • Choose one session only, as spots are limited.
  • You may cancel free of charge up to 8 days prior to your Private Consultation.
    • If you paid via credit card you may cancel directly through the registration portal. For all other cancellation requests, please write to ExecDev@DCE.Harvard.edu.
    • Participants who cancel less than 8 days prior to the Private Consultation will be assessed a 50% cancellation fee. If you do not cancel and do not attend the Private Consultation, you forfeit the entire tuition.

July Schedule

Day 1

  • Coaching Conversational Life Cycle
  • Fundamentals of Neuroscience and the Body in Executive Coaching
  • Trust and Vulnerability

Day 2

  • Components of a Successful Coaching Engagement
  • Conversational Intelligence (CIQ) and Positive Intelligence (PQ) Frameworks
  • Master Coaching Demonstration

October Schedule

Day 1

  • Coaching Conversational Life Cycle
  • Fundamentals of Neuroscience and the Body in Executive Coaching
  • Trust and Vulnerability

Day 2

  • Components of a Successful Coaching Engagement
  • Emotional and Social Intelligence in Coaching
  • Master Coaching Demonstration

Instructors

  • Madeline McNeely

    Madeline McNeely

    Madeline teaches Non-Profit leadership and Community Engagement at Harvard Extension School and is Coach, Facilitator and Coach Recruiter at Harvard Business School. Supporting clients to think in innovative ways and develop new habits to solve their most vexing challenges is her sweet spot.
  • Clara Angelina Diaz-Anderson

    Clara Angelina Diaz-Anderson

    Clara Angelina Diaz-Anderson is the founder of ClaraFying Coaching and Consulting Institute, where she supports leaders internationally to make systemic and lasting change through improved DEIB practices. She also served as an instructor, facilitator, and coach at Harvard Business School in the inaugural course Interpersonal Dynamics Labs.

Instructors

  • Madeline McNeely

    Madeline McNeely

    Madeline teaches Non-Profit leadership and Community Engagement at Harvard Extension School and is Coach, Facilitator and Coach Recruiter at Harvard Business School. Supporting clients to think in innovative ways and develop new habits to solve their most vexing challenges is her sweet spot.
  • Clara Angelina Diaz-Anderson

    Clara Angelina Diaz-Anderson

    Clara Angelina Diaz-Anderson is the founder of ClaraFying Coaching and Consulting Institute, where she supports leaders internationally to make systemic and lasting change through improved DEIB practices. She also served as an instructor, facilitator, and coach at Harvard Business School in the inaugural course Interpersonal Dynamics Labs.

Instructors

  • Debra Doroni.

    Debra Doroni

    Dr. Debra Doroni is an executive and leadership coach, speaker, and leadership educator whose mission is to engage leaders to create more human-centered and resilient organizations. Deb teaches leadership in graduate and continuing education programs at Harvard University Division of Continuing Education, Harvard Medical School, and the MGH Institute of Health Professions.
  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Cox

    Betsy Cox

    Elizabeth (Betsy) Cox is an organizational leader, educator, consultant, facilitator, and executive coach. She brings 25 years of experience collaborating with leaders globally in healthcare and academic settings to drive change in complex systems and start-ups.

Certificates of Leadership Excellence

The Certificates of Leadership Excellence (CLE) are designed for leaders with the desire to enhance their business acumen, challenge current thinking, and expand their leadership skills.

This program is one of several CLE qualifying programs. Register today and get started earning your certificate.

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