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

01/10/2020 » 28/02/2021
3rd Party Event - Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Coaching

Understanding Our Impact

Join the Association for Coaching (AC) Virtual Masterclass event ‘Understanding our ‘impact’ and the case for executive coaching’ with Professor Erik De Haan and explore Professor De Haan’s new book. Hear Professor De Haan summarise the results from recent quantitative research trials, delve into the effectiveness of coaching and look at the 'active ingredients' in coaching conversations. This interactive event will be broken down into three 2-hour sessions.

Members £80, Non-Members £100 [ex-VAT]

Date Tuesday 1st December 2020


Coaching Perspectives the Association for Coaching’s International magazine

Crisis and opportunity

Everyone knows the world is in crisis. But while shock and despair may be tempting, they will not serve. Without discounting our legitimate feelings, how can coaches also highlight and leverage the opportunities these challenging times offer? In this issue we offer you the best thinking, models and approaches that combine reflection with action – to address climate change, racism, anxiety and new styles of leadership.

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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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