The Association for Coaching® (AC) is a leading independent, and not-for-profit professional body dedicated to promoting best practice and raising the awareness and standards of coaching, worldwide.

Our purpose is to inspire and champion coaching excellence, to advance the coaching profession and make a sustainable difference to individuals, organizations and society 

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07/09/2020 » 26/10/2020
3rd Party Event: Deepening Your Coaching Practice

07/09/2020 » 26/10/2020
Deepening Your Coaching Practice

10/09/2020 » 15/07/2021
AC Signature Programme - Keep your Practice Fresh: 101 Coaching Supervision Techniques

10/09/2020 » 17/12/2020
AC USA East Coast Virtual Event - Group Supervision Experience for Coaches (Members only)

coaching in the workplace

The Association for Coaching (AC) and the Institute of Coaching (IOC) at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate, brings you our first joint virtual International Leadership and Coaching Conference to connect business leaders, Internal Coaches, HR and Talent Professionals, and Executive and Team Coaches to enable greater performance, engagement and mastery through leading-edge workplace coaching.

The cutting-edge, virtual platform provides an interactive and flexible global conference experience. Access session recordings, podcasts, slides and handouts on-demand until 30 September 2020.


Coaching Perspectives the Association for Coaching’s International magazine

Beyond diversity: a special edition

Recent global events have exposed just how far we have to go to achieve a world of real inclusion and equality. Coaching has a potentially significant role to play, but how far have we examined our own unconscious biases and blind spots? In this edition we have aimed to include voices to help us search beyond assumptions, to educate ourselves and to ask, listen, be brave and reach out.

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Co-Coaching Forums

Co-coaching helps us practise coaching, explore new ways of coaching and even help us work on areas we might want to improve. Attending a Co-coaching forum provides us with the opportunity to practise in a safe environment whilst being part of a network of like-minded people to share ideas and resources.

Co-coaching is a member benefit so there’s no cost to our members to attend.

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Group Supervision – AC USA East Coast

The AC USA East Coast region is providing an opportunity for members to participate in group supervision starting in September 2020. Group coaching supervision provides an opportunity for coaches to work together with other professionals to review their cases and explore issues and challenges from a personal, professional, and systemic perspective. 





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AC Store

The AC Store offers a compelling line of books focusing on the coaching industry, best practice and professional tools for development as well as videos and podcasts. We encourage both members and non-members alike to benefit from the range of learning on offer. Buy Now


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