“I learned a
lot from my fellow students who had a
rich and varied background in the business and corporate world.”
The virtual nature of the CCU program is extremely
effective and really develops your listening and intuitive skills. This is
the future of education.
“I recognized the importance of executive coaching and I
wanted a training program that focused on coaching in today’s business world and
that was more in keeping with my business background.
CCU gave me the opportunity and the skills to
specialize in corporate coaching.”
Sheridan Long, CCU
Student - 25 years as a Senior Executive in Marketing and Sales with
“I surveyed all the coach training programs
accredited by the ICF and the CCU program was the only one that focused on
“I had some reservations about two things. The first
one was whether the content would be useful for me given my background. The
second was the teleconferencing format. In fact, much to my delight
and surprise, I found that the content has been extremely useful, the material
is good and the faculty is really excellent.
In the classes there are other coaches from all over
the world who provide very interesting perspectives and discussions. I’ve
developed some nice friendships around the world as a result of the CCU classes. The CCU’s Corporate Coach Program has worked extremely well for
Jeff Welsh, CCU
Student - A seasoned CEO with a background in architecture, investment management,
and construction. For the past six years has been an Executive Advisor with The
Center for Executive Options.
“I live and work in
the corporate world. I wanted to develop a context for coaching in a corporate
environment. I wanted to sharpen my coaching skills in that context. CCU had the quality of people to
help me do that.”
“I wanted a program that went beyond theory and
provided practical application of corporate coaching. CCU was a perfect
Sharon Spurlin, CCU
Student - Has years of experience as a board member for various non-profit
“By taking the CCU modules you become
conscious of what you’re doing and it increases your confidence and
The written content serves as a
foundation that is enriched by the background of the other students. The
TeleClass format is fascinating.
You can’t beat it from a
convenience standpoint, there’s no travel time. It’s very efficient”
Barbara Saat - CCU Student - Human Resource
Professional - University of Rochester, New York.
“The content was
extremely focused on the techniques and distinction of Corporate Coaching, which
was something I didn’t have in 25 years in corporate America.
content was relevant for the type of coaching I wanted to do - business challenges
and career change. The content had to leverage my work experience and I wanted a
program where I felt I was among my peers.
I was very
comfortable in the TeleClasses. I was pleased that TeleClass etiquette was
explained and that the Faculty honored and supported each person’s
There are so many
different types of compensation one receives from coaching others. I wish I had
found it years ago.” Dave McKeon - CCU Graduate/Full-time
Coach - has over 25 years experience in corporate strategic management and global
“CCU gives you the coaching skills to round out leaders.
What was very clear to me was that I should have had this training long ago.
I teach my direct reports coaching skills so they can teach their
direct reports. Other divisions have noticed what I’m doing and I’m sharing
coaching skills with these divisions.
I’ve become a corporate
The content of the Advanced Corporate Coaching
Program was directly applicable to every situation you’re going to encounter.
The core is solid.
The Teleclass environment is very effective. You start using
different skills. You feel as though you’re sitting around a group of your
peers. I was never disappointed.
The Faculty modeled the skills and is some of the best examples of coaching I’ve
seen. The faculty is a resource that I’m still tapping into. I would definitely
recommend this program.
Coaching has opened up a huge amount of possibilities
for me. I have more opportunities than time.
If you can’t engage and align your people with the goals of the
company then you’re going to hit a ceiling. Every leader should have these
Jones - CCU Graduate and Coaching Clinic Licensed Facilitator - is the President
and General Manager for the Eastman Gellatine