Group and Team Coaching Training - Essentials, Practicum, Intensive
Are you a coach looking to launch your own programs? Since 2006, Jennifer Britton has been offering ICF approved CCE programs for coaches looking to launch their own group coaching work. Jennifer is the author of the first book ever published on Group Coaching - Effective Group Coaching (Wiley, 2010) as well four other books including From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching (Jossey-Bass, 2013), Effective Virtual Conversations (2017), and the Coaching Business Builder Workbook and planner.
We offer the both virtual and in-person training for coaches (where possible). in the areas of group and team coaching.
We offer programming in one-off modules as well as 70 hour and 125 hour Certificates in either Group Coaching or Team Coaching. Check out our pathway to the side and be sure to check out NEXT start dates for programs at GroupCoachingEssentials.ca
These ICF- approved CCE programs include:
Group Coaching Essentials - 8.75 CCEs (Delivered by zoom monthly, 5 x 75 minute calls). Focus on the tips, tools and templates for group coaching design, marketing and implementation. Weekly assignments support you in developing your own program process. Click here for more information on our flagship program, celebrating 15 years of group coaching training in 2021! Groups start monthly.
Advanced Group and Team Coaching Practicum - 10 CCEs (including 9.25 hours of core competencies) (Delivered quarterly virtually (Zoom), 6 x 75 minute calls). Take a deeper dive around core group and team coaching topics and also get practice and feedback on your skills. Each coach leads part of one of the calls. Click here to learn more and reserve your spot in the Advanced Group and Team Coaching Practicum
ACTIVATE Your Group and Team Coaching Superpowers (14 CCEs) - Expand your range as a group and team coach by exploring your unique strengths, presence and superpowers. This program is a pre-requisite to Co-Coaching Essentials. It is typically offered 4 times a year. Learn more about the program now.
Virtual Facilitation Essentials - 8.5 CCES - Looking to lead more engaging webinars, virtual coaching and virtual training events? Join us for this five session interactive webinar where we cover some of the best practices for designing and leading effective, and engaging, virtual conversations! Modules focus on the PEBBLLES-ETC Design framework, Engagement, Platforms, Making Virtual Calls more interactive. Click here for more information.
Clicking on the program name will take you to our dedicated site for Group Coaching issues - GroupCoachingEssentials.ca which includes more information and registration links for each program.
Coaching Supervision Groups meet the first THURSDAY of every month and meet the requirements for the ICF ACTC (Advanced Certificate in Team Coaching).
Looking to sharpen your Coaching Skills?
You may also be interested in our Mentor Coaching Groups which are geared for ACC Renewals and ACC and PCC portfolio routes. The Mentor Coaching Group program runs for three months, involving anywhere from 2-6 coaches. The program consists of 7 hours of small group mentor coaching, and three hours of individual mentor coaching. Click here to find out when the next group starts.
Individual mentor coaching is also available - contact Jennifer to learn more.
Are a group of 5 or more coaches yourself? We can deliver a customized program for you. Contact Jennifer today at (416)996-8326 or by email to discuss.
Looking to enhance your Facilitation Skills and Build Your Facilitation Toolbox?
The Facilitation Skills Intensive program, a two day train-the-trainer, is held three times a year. Two days of learning, practice and adding to your toolkit, as we cover more than 25 tools for facilitating groups and teams. Read more about the program and register here.
If you are planning to do more Virtual Facilitation, join us for the 5 week Virtual Facilitation Skills Essentials (8.5 CCEs including 5.5 hours of core competencies) Click here for more information and to register.
Looking to grow your coaching business? Consider the Coaching Biz Growth Lab(TM) an annual group which meets the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month from 11:30 - 12:15 am ET, to focus on growing your coaching business. We explore topics including your vision, your ecosystem, content creation, and other key marketing and business development topics. Learn more
In addition to the two monthly calls, Group Members have access to a growing library of monthly templates and articles related to business development, and participate in quarterly, get it done days. Download a one-page brochure on the program here.
Connect with us in a way that works for you - click through to our Group Coaching Ins and Outs blog, Facebook page for Coaches, YouTube Channel and Pinterest page above. Enjoy the group coaching resources we have provided.
Here's what coaches have said about our training:
"I have been leading group coaching programs for more than three years now. Jennifer Britton’s Group Coaching Essentials program provided me with the knowledge, insights and tools to take my programs to an even higher level! I highly recommend this program to every coach has or wants to add group coaching as part of their offerings. Ann Farrell, CPCC, PCC, Quantum Endeavors®, Inc,
"The program is a great combination of strategic and practical advice. Jenn does a stellar job in modelling the best practices of group coaching while enabling the participants to share and learn from each other. Her experience, tips, guidelines and insights are priceless" - Paul N. Larsen, www.paulnlarsen.com.
As a coach who has been trained in one-on-one coaching techniques, Jennifer's Group Coaching Essentials class filled a crucial gap in my learning. Through her teaching style and her extremely well presented materials, she model how we as group leaders can develop and structure our groups. Jennifer was instrumental in helpin me create my own coaching group. Thanks Jennifer." Raymond L. Rigoglioso, ACC, www.rayriggs.net
NEW - Spring 2021
Team Coaching Essentials for Remote and Hybrid Teams (14 CCEs) - Are you looking to expand your conversations to teams, specifically in the remote and hybrid space? Learn what's important about coaching teams in this evolving arena. We cover the new team coaching competencies from ICF, the essentials of Team Effectiveness, as well as contracting, designing and implementing team coaching. Come and expand your awareness of this rapidly evolving space. We'll dip into the landscape of coaching many via teams.
Join us to Become Certified as a Group or Team Coach (70 and 125 hour pathways)
Learning Lab and Design Studio - Ongoing bi-weekly support around all things TEAMS, GROUPS and VIRTUAL Conversations for facilitators, trainers and coaches. 2 calls a month on Fridays 8 - 845 am ET with a lend of coaching, learning and reflection. Additional quarterly events include virtual retreats/Get IT Done Days, PLUS a rich resource portal of audios, videos and articles from Jennifer. Join us on Friday's throughout 2024 in the Learning Lab and Design Studio
Download a one-page listing about our upcoming calls at the ongoing Learning Lab and Design Studio program.Download the 2021 schedule here - llds_schedule_as_of_2021_update_12.17.20.pdf
On Demand Video Based Programs - Access 24/7
The Inner Biz Leader(TM) Virtual Business Planning Retreat
Seven hours of structured planning, and exploration of your strengths, opportunities and what's important to you as a leader. Access this program at our Learning Lab and Design Studio site, 24/7 and complete it at a pace that works for you.
This program is suitable for leaders, entrepreneurs, coaches, and facilitators who are looking to create a plan for the next year.
Click here to enroll in this on-demand program.
Tips and Tools for Your Next Group or Team Program.
Looking for practical tips and ideas you can use to support you as you go to design and implement your own group or team program - workshops, retreats, webinars? This on demand video based program supports you with 28 tips for design, implementation as well as pre- and post- program idesa.
Each tip is accompanied by a short video lecture from Jennifer and an activity for you to undertake to apply the learning to your next program.
Includes more than 3.5 hours of video lectures, 28 tips and 28 structured activities.
Cost: $149 US - offered at our Learning Lab and Design Studio site. Click here to access their site.
About the Group Coaching Intensive (2 day training - 19 CCEs in Toronto and Muskoka, CANADA:
"If you want to create, synergize and learn (about group coaching) then this is for you!" - Ryan DaCosta
"Hands-on, practical, good practice sessions and opportunities to interact with peer coaches" - Margaret Imai-Compton
"This is the "real" thing on group coaching" - Elaine Bradshaw
"A must for a group coach building a practice/business" - Ellen Nyland, CPCC
"Informative, Action Oriented and Professional"