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UCECE ENDORSES: Executive Core Advanced Coaching, 2014 Retreat: Creating a Coaching Culture From the Top Down: Advanced Skills & Practices


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Barbara Singer-Cheng "Our goal is to periodically bring together an elite, hand-selected group of talent management professionals. Besides learning from each other, you will experience the advanced …

Barbara Singer-Cheng "Our goal is to periodically bring together an elite, hand-selected group of talent management professionals. Besides learning from each other, you will experience the advanced coaching event we created for our global cadre of external coaches."

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  • 1. Creating a Coaching Culture From the Top Down: Advanced Skills & Practices Arrive February 3 February 4-6, 2014 Walden Inn & Spa, Aurora, Ohio Our goal is to periodically bring together an elite, hand-selected group of talent management professionals. Besides learning from each other, you will experience the advanced coaching event we created for our global cadre of external coaches.
  • 2. Explore What Our Global Footprint of International Experts Has Discovered Welcome to Creating a Coaching Culture—From the Top Down. You will experience what more than 1,000 internal and external coaches around the globe have told us are the most meaningful parts of advanced coaching skills. This experience was originally designed to certify a C-suite cadre of 250 executive coaches and has been adapted to help you apply: q A shared methodology q Your successful executive education & coaching experience q Previous senior level experiences q Deep knowledge of your region’s business climate and cultures q Methods for successfully teaching coaching to others q Ways to obtain high evaluations q Techniques for working at both the C-suite level and with emerging leaders q On boarding best-practices When we provide coaching education to talent management professionals, we run them through the same Does Teaching Coaching to Leaders Work? advanced coaching experience our carefully recruited coaches complete. Executive Core coaches are For more than a decade, reputable studies have trained in a shared coaching methodology and flex their approach to the preferences of the leaders we been done to show that leaders who coach well serve. We work hard to understand your strategic priorities and will reinforce those to help create alignment tend to get higher financial results and have more across the business units. Before you engage in coaching, we teach you to assess a leader’s readiness for engaged employees than leaders whose coaching coaching. If you determine (using an established set of criteria) that the time may not be right for coaching skills are perceived as below the norm. Most and the person is less receptive to making changes now, you can explore alternative courses of action. organizations need a way to teach advanced Another aspect of executive coaching we explore includes benchmarking performance against predictors of coaching skills to select leaders to develop a success research and trends across the industry so you can continue to differentiate your people internally. culture of coaching. It would be advantageous if this coaching methodology were also consistent Coaching can be effective when the right approach is adapted for the right level. We work to with what our external coaches are using with your make sure that each situation is carefully assessed for readiness to coach, coach/leader match, leaders. stakeholders that need to be involved, and how to measure success over time. 2
  • 3. Coaches who apply a rigorous approach get better results. We will test your coaching skills at all levels of the organization with differing levels of business complexity. One of the hallmarks of this program is exploring what it takes to earn both trust and credibility at the top of the house when you are coaching C-suite executives. 3
  • 4. Event Objectives: Through a better understanding of the executive and organizational contexts, provide more powerful coaching interventions to senior level executives: • Explore the traits of vibrant organizations who have developed a culture of coaching • Become a more credible and trusted resource to your executive clients • Obtain 40 hours of ICF (International Coach Federation) CCEU’s (for coach specific hour units) • Achieve certification in “The Language of Influence”—a 360° survey in predictors of executive success • Become more proficient in applying a robust coaching framework to complex business coaching challenges • Hone and master your unique and powerful presence that communicates confidence and inspires executives to engage fully in development Prework: • Complete the MBTI Step II self-assessment • Complete the Language of Influence 360° Survey • Read Selected Assignments Day of Arrival Evening Session 4:00 5:30 Arrival at the Venue, Registration Group Dinner & Introductions Day One 9:15 10:15 11:00 11:15 11:30 12:00 1:00 1:30 2:15 3:15 3:30 4:00 5:30 4 Case study/simulation: How Organizational Contexts Define Coaching Needs Assessing Executive Worldview Break Coaching Readiness Scale; Linking Coaching to Strategic Priorities Problem solving vs. Coaching Lunch Break Leveraging the Adaptive Coaching Framework Determining Goals/Defining Success Targets Shadowing and Feedback; Creating Insight for Change Break Adapting your Approach & Charting a Path Together Application Daily Wrap
  • 5. Day Two 9:15 9:45 10:00 10:15 12:00 1:00 2:00 4:00 5:00 7:00 War Stories and Summary of Selected Readings (Participants Facilitate) Building Trust and Credibility with Executive Clients Break Language of Influence & Operating Styles Lunch Evidence Based Coaching; Working Hypothesis, Preparing to Question the Hypothesis Action Coaching (video taped practice) Feedback & Next Steps for Coaching Development Daily Wrap Celebratory Dinner Day Three 8:00 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:15 10:45 12:00 1:00 1:45 2:45 3:30 Building an Integrated Talent Management Strategy Reinforced by Coaching Predictors of Success Helping Newly Promoted/Placed Executives Through the First 90 Days Break Follow Through and Measuring the Effectiveness of Coaching Managing Defense Mechanisms and Difficult Leaders Working Lunch Q&A; Share Best Practices Across Industries Around Current Challenges Coaching CEOs and Top Management Teams Welcome Aboard Now Don’t Change Anything Action Coaching Case Next Steps—Preparing to Coach at More Senior Levels and Teaching Coaching Practices Program Wrap International Coaching Federation (ICF) accreditation ICF CCEU’s approved ACEC CCEU’s pending Optional Activities Post Event for ICF CCEU’s. CCE Category Units ICF Core Competencies 28.00 Personal Development 7.00 Business Development .00 Other Skills and Tools 5 5.75 For those people who want to get ICF CCEU’s, participants will engage in additional follow-up sessions and submit a paper journaling their application of skills with two different clients at different levels. These extra activities allow each person to gain a total of 40 CCEU’s. • Core Competencies 28 Hours • Personal Development Competencies 3 Hours • OT (other tools) 2 Hours • Plus 7 Hours Follow-up (Two-90 Minute Sessions and a Paper)
  • 6. Our global team of coaches and facilitators has helped senior consultants from top firms evolve themselves for nearly two decades. We call them the core because every professional has navigated senior leadership positions in major organizations, some as CEO. This advanced coaching program is designed to stretch you as we have stretched this successful group. We are confident that you will enjoy the process. Pricing: $3500 for 2 ½ day onsite sessions • Continental breakfast & lunch • Certification in Language of Influence 360° feedback survey • ICF and/or ACEC credit • $800 for optional follow-on work toward ICF/ACEC credit Lodging, travel, evening meals, and spa Executive Core P.O. Box 700 Hudson, Ohio 44236-0700 330.861.6033 Executive Core’s founder has been dedicated to the Council for just under a decade. Currently we are the only talent management firm accepted as a member of the council. Our professionals not only have PhDs or advanced degrees but they understand the practical realities of business today. This information is proprietary to Executive Core (LLC). It may not be reproduced without prior written permission from an authorized representative of Executive Core. facilities are the financial responsibility of each attendee.
  • 7. “Having known her for many years, Barbara possesses a unique balance of business acumen, professional insight and people skills that translates into a high impact leader who is a trusted advisor to senior leaders and is effective in engaging a broad audience of stakeholders. Barbara has a strong network of supporters developed through her integrity, vision and humanity. She possesses the tangible and intangible characteristics to create positive change and boost the leadership quality of any endeavor.” “Working with Anna was one of the best experiences of my professional life. Her coaching and instructional approach was well prepared, customized to my needs and, even more importantly, had a hugely positive impact my effectiveness and that of my team. I consider her a key business partner as we continue to uncover new and challenging developmental requirements every step of the way.” SVP Global Sales, Telecom 7 Instructor & Progam Designers’ Biographies Barbara Singer Cheng, Instructor is the founder and CEO of Executive Core and leads a group of 100 international professionals whose mission is to more quickly innovate professional development globally. In the last 15 years, Barbara has worked with thousands of high-potentials leaders around the globe at critical turning points in their careers. Barbara has dedicated her career to developing leaders, who remain focused on the business priorities, anticipate the future and remove obstacles, and learn while they are making an impact on the business. Her clients range from successful CEOs to emerging leaders whose careers are fast tracking. She enjoys working in large global organizations or helping executive teams of mid-sized organizations avoid common pitfalls as they evolve in the markets. Barbara is an accomplished speaker, facilitator, executive coach and consultant. Prior to Executive Core, she held two SVP roles at Lore International Institute, made partner in her early 30’s, and helped lead the organization through start-up to among the top 25% globally ranked before it was acquired by Korn Ferry International. Barbara has served C-suite leaders across Canada through the Judy Project sponsored by Microsoft, & the University of Toronto and leaders around the world from the C-suite on down in organizations like Cisco Systems, HP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GE, Lucent, Pfizer, Corus Media, Heidrick & Struggles, and many others. Anna Pool, Program Designer has helped thousands of leaders around the world accelerate their careers. She has been sought out for some of the toughest assignments. Her business background includes experience at the vice president and Board level of a medium size alternative health care facility benchmarked by the Harvard Medical School as one of the most innovative and effective of its kind. She works from the CEO level on down and has often been an instrumental partner during difficult economic or industry downturns. Some of her senior clients have helped facilitate historic company turn-arounds. Her breadth of experience in facilitating strategic planning, leadership development and alignment, and organizational culture development in both private and public organizations allows her to quickly understand and clarify her clients’ “must win” business imperatives. As a trusted advisor to top leadership, she provides insight, tough feedback, and the collaborative environment within which the future can be powerfully envisioned and systematically enabled. She is the former director of Organizational Consulting for Lore International Institute in Durango, Colorado. She also served as an organizational learning consultant to Ford’s New Business Leader program, an innovative, action-learning program that was benchmarked by the International Consortium on Executive Development as among the best in the world. Anna is the author of the Bronze Telly Award winning video series, Effective People Skills, and is the co-author of the 360° Assessment of Collaborative Tendencies.