Become a Certified Sherpa Coach

Gain the prestige and credibility of being university-certified in the Sherpa Executive Coaching Process. The Sherpa Executive Coaching Certification Program earns the Certified Sherpa Coach designation, providing the skills and credentials needed to become a top-level executive coach. Whether you’re looking to expand your knowledge, implement new processes within your organization, or start a new career, this three-month program will transform you into a more effective leader and facilitator.

Snapshot

Format: Classroom

Hours: 60 hrs. / 6.0 CEUs

Where: Athens, GA

When: Fall 2020



This three-month executive coaching certification program, IFC approved*, puts you to work with the industry’s leading authors. As you take the class, you’ll have two weeks in the classroom, and expert weekly support as you with with a practicum client. The Sherpa process involves six phases, with comprehensive exercises, assessments and activities associated with each phase. The fundamentals of coaching are covered in depth, including:

  • Definitions: What executive coaching is, and needs to become
  • Communications styles for coach and client
  • The Sherpa Stance: How to keep coaching professional
  • Who needs a coach?
  • What does it take to be a good coach?
  • Why does coaching need a process?
  • What questions do I ask while I am coaching?
  • How can I tell if my client is ‘getting it’?
  • How can I tell when my client is finished?

Who Should Attend?

  • Human resource managers, training and development professionals, corporate trainers, veteran business or career coaches, professionals responsible for developmental coaching, etc.
  • Independent business or career coaches looking to start a coaching or consulting business or enhance their current coaching or consulting business
  • Individuals seeking employment as a professional executive coach
  • Individuals seeking an executive coaching certification
  • Coaches (not currently certified) needing a crisp, precise process that ensures repeatable success
  • Training professionals desiring to create or enhance an internal coaching program
  • US military veterans seeking executive coaching certification designation. See details below about military funding.

Course Information

Course Number: 

90676

Course Date Info: 

Fall 2020:

  • Week #1 October 5 - 9, 2020
  • Week #2 November 16 - 19, 2020 (Participation in both weeks is required.)
Course Format: 
Classroom
Location: 
Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
United States
US
Course Fee(s): 

$9,449 (U.S. funds) and includes all instructional materials, meals (breakfast and lunch), and breaks, lodging, and parking

The program is based on the textbook, The Sherpa Guide: Process-Driven Executive Coaching by Brenda Corbett and Judith Colemon Kinebrew. One of the authors may be your instructor.

Brenda Corbett is Vice President of Sherpa Coaching, a consulting firm that partners with universities to train and certify executive coaches. As an educator, she is a lead instructor for the Sherpa Executive Coaching Certification Program. She has trained coaches for companies including 3M, Federal Express, Toyota, and U.S. Bank.

Judith Colemon Kinebrew is CEO of Sherpa Coaching, a minority business enterprise that partners with universities to train and certify executive coaches. As an educator, she is a lead instructor for the Sherpa Executive Coaching Certification Program. She has trained coaches for a list of client companies including Federal Express, Liz Claiborne, Toyota, and US Bank. Judith co-authored The Sherpa Guide: Process- Driven Executive Coaching.