Course Description

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In Foundations of Brief Coaching, you'll become familiar with foundational concepts and application of the Brief Coaching method and
enhance your coaching skills, deepen your practice, and learn how to bring a coaching dialogue training to your workplace. 

Who is this course for?
Workplace Learning: People managers, Learning/OD Consultants, Executive Coaches, Freelance/Independent Consultants
Post-Secondary: Student Life Professionals, Teaching & Learning Support Centre Professionals, HR and Organizational Development Teams
PK-12: School Principals, Principal-Coaches

How the course works:
The course runs online (18 videoconferencing hours + 6 self-study hours)

Learner Outcomes

What you will learn:
By the completion of this course, learners will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Review the Solution-Focused theory and the components of a Brief Coaching  framework including contract, preferred future, instances, and progress
  2. Establish a contract with practice-Clients as per their desired outcomes and Brief-Coaching framework
  3. Apply positive listening, intentional responding, effective questioning techniques and feedback techniques to explore and elaborate practice-clients preferred future  
  4. Differentiate solution-building process from problem-solving modalities in a coaching context
  5. Articulate how mindset and assumptions deliberately inform the language used in a coaching dialogue


Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Foundations of Brief Coaching
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Jan 16, 2024 to Feb 20, 2024
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
WLD Course Fee non-credit $965.00
Section Notes

Deadline to register: January 9, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST - late registration beyond this deadline may be available if space permits.

Online - Synchronous & Asynchronous

Your learning will take the form of in-depth online discussions as well as group and individual assignments. Learners will be expected to engage in approximately 4 hours of learning per week for a total of 24 hours:

  • 18 hours online synchronous learning (video conferencing & activities) - click "View Details" next to 'Schedule & Location' to view the meeting schedule
  • 6 hours online asynchronous learning (readings, activities, discussion boards)

Requests for withdrawal received by the registration deadline will receive a refund. Requests made after this date will only be considered for extenuating circumstances and require further review and documentation. You can find our withdrawal, refund and transfer policy under Resources » OISE CPL Registration Policies.


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