Certified Governance Coach™
Bringing the power of 'Leaders as Coach' into Boards and other Governance Processes
Individuals in governance roles know that sustainable performance is at the heart of their role. Often faced with challenges or various forms of transformation, those responsible for governance need to maintain the highest standards, encourage rigour and collaboration, yet at the same time eliminate unnecessary bureaucracy and blockages to success as they arise.
This 30-hour journey to become a Certified Governance Coach can transform Teams and Businesses:
We help individuals in governance roles create an inspiring, safe, and inclusive environment that unlocks a whole new level of performance.
We show you how you can enable other governance colleagues to perform better through coaching, bringing in perspectives to create a culture of growth and inclusion in governance.
We help you to change mindsets to generate alignment with a common purpose and shared vision.
We fully equip you with the coaching skills necessary to unleash the full potential of your role and those around you.
(8 modules of 3 hours each)
The programme follows a rhythm of synchronous and
The 3-hour virtual Workshops are combined with 5 hours of journaling and reading.
The Programme is completed once the skills assessment is completed. Modules are delivered taking the client population availability into consideration. The full programme can be delivered between 7–14 weeks, with either weekly or bi-weekly face-to-face delivery.
The Programme is completed once the skills assessment is completed. Modules are delivered taking the Client population availability into consideration. The full programme can be delivered between 7–14 weeks, with either weekly or bi-weekly face-to-face delivery.
A critical component of the programme is to facilitate internalisation. Leading with authenticity can only be accomplished through self-awareness and reflection.
The combination between face-to-face learning and self-study throughout is supported by facilitating communication channels. Slack is used to facilitate cross-cohort conversation, and email is used to exchange learner input.
Module 1: Being Human & Leading Humans
Understand your role in creating the right culture;
Understand the climate you are creating.
Module 2: Engaging & Motivating Others
Understand Persuading and Influencing;
Understand what drives engagement;
Understand human emotional needs.
Module 3: Communication & Connection
Asking Powerful Questions;
Create a collaborative culture;
Deep listening with intent.
Module 4: Dynamic Feedback
Drive performance & motivate change;
Overcome obstacles to effective feedback;
Gain a more in-depth understanding of client and stakeholder needs.
Module 5: Harnessing the Collective
Utilising different perspectives;
Create organic opportunities for innovation;
Empowering initiative and ownership.
Module 6: Coaching Skills
Lead with empathy;
Create psychologically safe environments;
Create a climate for growth and development.
Module 7: Championing Inclusive Leadership
Become a great and inclusive leader;
Confront both conscious & unconscious biases;
Build bridges: team cultural retrospectives.
Module 8: Leader as Coach
Lead through connection, cultivation, and collaboration;
Pulling all parts of the journey together holistically;
Enable people to unleash their potential.