• Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
Upon successful completion of the Executive Coaching programme offered by the Royal Roads University, graduates receive 125 Professional Certified Coach (PCC) learning hours and receive the Certified Executive Coach designation. Graduates are encouraged to pursue professional certification through ICF. 

About

The Executive Coaching programme offered by the Royal Roads University provides you with the skills, knowledge and practical tools to effectively coach individuals and organizations towards superior performance. Designed for business professionals who already have leadership and management experience, Royal Roads University’s Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching program is ideal for those who have the energy and passion to become practicing executive coaches, or want to incorporate a coaching culture within their own organization. This six-month program offers you an effective blend of online and on-campus learning, so you can pursue your coaching goals while maintaining your current career.

Outcomes
  • Meet International Coach Federation (ICF) competencies and ethical guidelines
  • Adapt your leadership style to a coaching approach
  • Advance your communication and organizational leadership skills
  • Understand the complexities of organizations and the benefits of executive coaching
  • Recognize symptoms, problems and causes of organizational ineffectiveness
  • Identify the elements required to manage an individual’s progress against established goals.

The Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching program is a six-day on-site residency, followed by two online courses, and concluded with a final three-day on-site residency. This unique structure provides working professionals with an opportunity to benefit from the synergy of an on-campus experience and learn through the online medium while still meeting professional and personal responsibilities.

Students can expect the residency periods to be quite rigorous. The normal schedule for residencies is from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Homework, readings and team assignments are completed outside of these hours so it is recommended that you keep your evenings available for these activities.

Accreditation

Royal Roads University's Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching program is an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) through the International Coach Federation (ICF). 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Best Practices in Executive Coaching
  • Foundations of Executive Coaching
  • Executive Coaching in Organizations
  • Introduction to Academic Integrity

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

Standard Admission
  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Normally, at least three years of relevant full-time work experience.

Flexible Admission

  • To be considered for Flexible Admission, applicants would normally require at least five years of relevant full-time work experience.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11343 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11343 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    9710 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9710 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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