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Course Description

Choosing a career in business coaching can be a long and rewarding experience. You can start your career as a business coach using the knowledge and experience you developed on your own. In order to have a fully functioning and successful coaching career, you must seek out a few things before you get started. This course will serve as a guide for your business coaching certification and properly prepare you for what you will face in your career. A few of the topics covered in this course include:


·    Business Coaching Niches

o   Business coaching covers a wide array of professions, industries, and markets. Coaches can choose to narrow down the field and specialize in a specific business niche. This course will cover how to choose your niche and the advantages and disadvantages of specialization

·    Creating A Business Plan

o   Coaching is still a business, no matter what your focus is. Business coaches may have the experience necessary to effectively guide clients in the business world, but they have never created their own coaching business. This guide has all the steps involved in creating a business coaching service, including your licensing and certification requirements, and how to plan for growth in your career.

·    Development and Continued Education

o   You never stop learning as a business coach! Progress in your business coaching career cannot happen if you do not continue your education. This will include how you can expand your career and coaching certification on your own, and further develop your skills.


These are only a sampling of what you will learn in the course. We challenge you to take the next step and become the greatest business coach in the industry!

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Topics

Lesson 1: An Introduction to a Business Coaching Career

Lesson 2: The Demand and Driving Forces of Business Coaching

Lesson 3: Coaching Niches

Lesson 4: The Coaching Process

Lesson 5: The Skills Required for Business Coaching

Lesson 6: Your Development in Business Coaching

Lesson 7: Getting Started

Lesson 8: Business Requirements and Necessities

Lesson 9: Finances

Lesson 10: Human Resources

Lesson 11: Marketing Tools and Strategies

Lesson 12: Organization Memberships

Course Materials

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Grading Policy

Several lessons will be accompanied by a written assignment and a brief quiz  . Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what it means to be a business coach and what to expect from it as a career.
  • Describe the demand and driving forces of business coaching.
  • Recognize coaching niches.
  • Define the coaching process.
  • Know the skills required for business coaching.
  • Know business requirements and necessities.
  • Know finances needed to start and run a business coaching practice.
  • Define marketing tools and strategies, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Quiz50
Lesson 2 Quiz45
Lesson 3 Quiz50
Lesson 4 Quiz50
Lesson 5 Quiz50
Lesson 6 Quiz50
Lesson 7 Quiz50
Lesson 8 Quiz50
Lesson 9 Quiz50
Lesson 10 Quiz50
Lesson 11 Quiz40
Lesson 12 Quiz50
The Final Exam500
Total Points:1085

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