Faculty & Curriculum
Top faculty members from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the
University of Maryland and renowned experts in leader development and executive
coaching will lead the six course modules in the program. The course is designed
for experienced executive coaches who want to take their coaching to a higher
The course will begin in September 2012.
Dates: September 13-14, 2012
Challenges of Global Leaders
What are the most significant challenges of leaders today and in the future? How
can we best serve our clients as they face these tough challenges?
The Business of Coaching
What are the best business models for coaching? How can we expand our business?
Is social media an effective tool for communicating with current and potential
Dates: October 11-12, 2012
The Leader’s Odyssey: Coaching to Leaders’
How can we use the concepts of cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and
linguistics to help clients see how biases and distortions inform their stories?
How can we coach them to rewrite their stories?
Dates: November 8-9, 2012
Coaching Senior Teams to Improve Effectiveness
What are the frameworks we can use with teams that will leverage coaching to
build the capabilities of teams? What types of feedback tools and assessments
are most impactful for teams?
Dates: February 7-8, 2013
Selecting and Debriefing Assessments for Executive Coaching
How do we determine the best assessments to use based on the needs of the client
and the organization? How can we effectively coach a client using the data from
Dates: March 7-8, 2013
Pathways to Increased Capacity: The Theory of Adult Development and
Its Role in Coaching Senior Business Executives
How does the stage theory of adult development provide insights to coaches as
they work with leaders and their complex challenges? How can coaches use the
stages to understand where they are as coaches, and how that impacts their
Dates: April 18-19, 2013
Coaching and Leadership Lessons from the
What can we learn from the challenges of great leaders in history? Given the
characteristics of these leaders that have been documented, how would they show
up on our current day assessment instruments? How would we have coached these
Integration of Program Learning
How will we integrate these new methodologies and tools into our coaching
practice? What have we learned about ourselves as leaders and coaches? How can
we keep the learning going outside of this class?
Graduates of “Coaching 21st Century Leaders: The Advanced
Executive Coaching Program” will receive a certificate in Advanced Executive
Coaching from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of
Maryland. The International Coach Federation has approved the curriculum for 80