• NACE Coaching Fundamentals

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    • Date: Monday, May 15, 2017
    • Time: 9:30 – 3 p.m. PT
    • Location: Santa Clara Marriott, 2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054

    • Career Level: Basic- and intermediate-level career services professionals
    • Competency: Career Coaching, Advising, and Counseling
    • Fee: $325 (member); $450 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      The NACE Coaching Fundamentals workshop provides coaching strategies and best practices to establish and conduct effective and ethical coaching sessions for clients. Attendees will learn strategies to create an environment that supports mutual respect and learn methods to communicate effectively during a coaching session. Attendees will use empowerment and positive reinforcement to create a coaching alliance.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Summarize steps to establishing an effective coaching session;
      • Use helping skills to promote coaching alliance;
      • Create an approximate timeline for coaching services and establish a comprehensive coaching plan;
      • Provide strategies for mitigating potential risks in client’s decision making;
      • Identify issues that affect the coaching process and evaluate appropriate action for the coaching process;
      • Facilitate client discussion to articulate and define goals and preferred process for achievement
      • Discuss methods for tracking and monitoring client’s progression toward defined goals;
      • Analyze client feedback regarding effectiveness of coaching and goal attainment; and
      • Evaluate coaching outcomes to determine appropriate post-session activities for client goal attainment.
    • Event Details

      To view the attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the “Actions” option next to the Coaching Fundamentals 5/15/17 listing in MyNACE > Events.

    • Format

      This half-day program incorporates facilitated discussion, guided activities and group work to create a stimulating and engaging learning experience.

    • Presenter

      Fred Burke

      Fred Burke, Director, Graduate Career Management Center

      Fred Burke has 20 years of experience in higher-education career services. Currently, he is the director of the graduate career management center in The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, part of CUNY (City University of New York).?Burke is the former executive director of The Career Center at Hofstra University, and the former associate director of career development at Vassar College. Before his time at Vassar, Fred worked in human resources, where he managed the college recruitment for Westfield Companies of Cleveland, Ohio. Burke began his career in the Career Planning and Placement Office at Miami University in Oxford Ohio, where he worked as an assistant director and career counselor.

      Burke earned his B.A. in public communications from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY and his master’s in professional studies in humanistic education from the State University of New York at New Paltz. He joined the NACE Career Coaching Faculty in January 2016.

    • Certification Credits

      Continuing Education Credit Hours:

      BCC – 4 clock hours per session
      ICF – 4 clock hours per session


      Knowledge Assessment: Upon successful completion and participation in the NACE Group Coaching Roundtable, named registrants who wish to receive a certificate of completion will be provided instructions to complete the online NACE Group Coaching Roundtable Knowledge Assessment. The assessment consists of 25 multiple-choice and true/false questions. Attendees scoring an 88 percent or better on the assessment will receive the NACE Group Coaching Roundtable Certificate of Completion. Successful completion of the roundtable and obtaining the certificate of completion can be used in part (4 hours) to meet the training requirements for the Board Certified Coach credential offered through the Center for Credentialing and Education.



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