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Course Description

With the job market becoming seemingly impossible to crack, career coaches are more important than ever. 

This online course will teach students the basic of career coaching, including the definition of career coaching, the ethics, how to find clients, how to assess client needs, matching a client to their true calling, improving the work life of a client, helping clients find new careers, using road maps, uncovering client motivation, client branding strategies, interview advice, negotiating for a better benefits package, teaching a client to be successful in the long term, and how to ensure career coaching career success. 

These career coaching lessons include checklists, examples, and clearly outlined steps to ensuring a career coach is ready for any client and any situation. 

By learning the basics of coaching, the student will be able to start their own career coaching business, helping others find the work which truly sustains them – while also helping their own career goals. From the basics of finding clients, to helping them, and to insuring their success, this career coach course offers a self-paced, self-study opportunity to become a career coach who guides clients to their true vocation or just to a happier work life.
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  • Self-Paced
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  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what a career coach is.
  • Define the ethics behind career coaching.
  • Describe the necessary training needed to become a great career coach.
  • Determine methods for finding the right clients.
  • Assess your client's needs.
  • Help your clients find their calling.
  • Define ways to help clients make the best of your current professional situation.
  • Develop strategy plans to help clients find new job opportunities.
  • Create road maps.
  • Help your clients find what motivates them.
  • Brand your clients.
  • Train your clients for better job interviewing skills.
  • Show your clients ways to make more money, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 
 

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Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: What Does Being a Career Coach Mean to You?

Lesson Objective: Learn what a career coach is and how you can be effective in your role as one. 41 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Career Guide; Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches; The New Business of Career Coaching
  • Take Poll: Career Coaching
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 1: What Does Being a Career Coach Mean to You?

Lesson 2: The Ethics of Career Coaching

Lesson Objective: To learn more about the ethics of coaching and how to ensure clients are treated in an ethical manner. 34 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Career Coaching Ethics; The International Association of Coaching
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 2: The Ethics of Career Coaching

Lesson 3: Do You Have the Right Training for Career Coaching?

Lesson Objective: To learn what training can be helpful to support a career coaching career. 36 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Career Coach Certification.; Career Coach Experiences; Career Coaching
  • Take Poll: Career Coach
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 3: Do You Have the Right Training for Career Coaching?

Lesson 4: Finding Career Coaching Clients

Lesson Objective: To learn how to find career coaching clients using various marketing techniques. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Getting Clients During an Economic Downturn; Marketing Your Way to the Top; The Dos and Don'ts of Social Networking
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 4: Finding Career Coaching Clients

Lesson 5: Assessing a Client's Needs

Lesson Objective: To learn how to assess clients' needs in order to best serve them. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Assessment Resources; Best Life and Career Coach Blogs; Coaching for Talent Development
  • Review Video: Career Coaching vs. Career Counseling
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 5: Assessing a Clients Needs

Lesson 6: Helping Clients Find Their Calling

Lesson Objective: To help clients understand what their true calling, or vocation, might be. 36 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Career Exploration Resources; Finding the Right Career; What Is a Vocation?
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 6: Helping a Client Find Their Calling

Lesson 7: For the Client Who Just Wants to Be Happier at Work

Lesson Objective: To learn how to help clients who just want to be happier at work. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: 10 Ways to be Happy at Work; Improving Work Relationships
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 7: For the Client Who Just Wants to Be Happier at Work

Lesson 8: Strategy Plans for Finding a New Job

Lesson Objective: To learn how to help a client who wants to find a new job or career path. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: 10 Steps to a New Job; 5 Ways to Find a New Job; How to Find New Job
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 8: Strategy Plans for Finding a New Job

Lesson 9: Road Maps and Coaching Go Hand in Hand

Lesson Objective: To learn about road maps and how to use them in your coaching. 36 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Career Action Plan; How to Use a Road Map; Road Maps
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 9: Road Maps and Coaching Go Hand in Hand

Lesson 10: Helping Clients Find What Motivates Them

Lesson Objective: To help clients learn what motivates them in their career path. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: What Motivates Us; What Motivates People?
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 10: Helping Clients Find What Motivates Them

Lesson 11: Branding Your Clients

Lesson Objective: To learn why branding is an effective tool for building career success with your client. 36 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Review Article: 50 Tips to Brand Yourself Online
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 11: Branding Your Clients

Lesson 12: Teach a Client to Ace the Interview

Lesson Objective: To learn how to coach a client to give a great interview. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Acing an Interview; Tips for Success; Potential Interview Questions
  • Take Poll: Interviews
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 12: Teach a Client to Ace the Interview

Lesson 13: Making More Money

Lesson Objective: To learn how to help clients secure more money for the position for which they are hired. 36 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: How to Negotiate for More Money; Make More Money at Work; Six Moves to Make More Money
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 13: Making More Money

Lesson 14: Teaching a Client That They Can Make Money and Be Happy

Lesson Objective: To learn how to coach clients to be happy with their new position, now and in the future. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: 4 Reasons to Take a Vacation; Benefits of the Career Coach; Self Improvement
  • Complete: Lesson 14 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 14: Teaching a Client That They Can Make Money and Be Happy

Lesson 15: The Future of Career Coaching

Career coaching seems to be a hot market in the economy today, as more people than ever are searching for jobs and needing help in order to find the job that truly fits their skills and personality. 79 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Review Article: Tips for Effective Coaching
  • Take Poll: What is your opinion of this course?
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 15 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 15: The Future of Career Coaching
  • Complete: The Final Exam
579
Total Course Points

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Course Title: Career Coaching
Course Number: 8900054
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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Course Type: Professional Development
CEU Value: 1.4 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: John Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00

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Student Testimonials

  • "The course explained things in more detail and made concepts much clearer to me, than they would have otherwise been." -- Sue J.
  • "The instructor was a good monitor of the process and provided very good feedback (to enable learning)....The instructor was a good monitor of the process and provided very good feedback (to enable learning)." -- Michael B.
  • "I learned so much from this course. I am looking for a job myself and also began working with an employment consultant while I took this course. I don't know if i will become a Career Coach, but I have a real solid idea of the role, the training required and it's value to clients. ...I learned so much from this course. I am looking for a job myself and also began working with an employment consultant while I took this course. I don't know if i will become a Career Coach, but I have a real solid idea of the role, the training required and it's value to clients. " -- Joanne A.
  • "I would recommend this course and instructor. I learned a lot that was very helpful....I would recommend this course and instructor. I learned a lot that was very helpful." -- Mary G.
  • "I found Career Coaching 101 was fairly concise and user friendly compared to the free, economics course I took on Florida Virtual school....I found Career Coaching 101 was fairly concise and user friendly compared to the free, economics course I took on Florida Virtual school." -- Anne T.
  • "The Career Coach 101 course was extremely well organized and presented in a logical format. It challenged me in a manner that I was not accustomed to compared with other online courses that I have completed. I am able to apply what I have learned to make my current programs more relevant. I will recommend the course to my colleagues and clients! I look forward to enrolling in and completing additional Universal Class course offerings....The Career Coach 101 course was extremely well organized and presented in a logical format. It challenged me in a manner that I was not accustomed to compared with other online courses that I have completed. I am able to apply what I have learned to make my current programs more relevant. I will recommend the course to my colleagues and clients! I look forward to enrolling in and completing additional Universal Class course offerings." -- JACK B.

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