Coaching Skills Workshop

Coaching Skills Workshop



Coaching Certification in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire

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Kimberli Lewis

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Telephone: +1 617 982 2555


If you would like to bring coaching into your management style, develop a coaching culture in your company, organization or school, or start an executive coaching career, this 2-day course is right for you.

Course Summary

Training you can trust.
Our experience and commitment to you.
Our program will introduce you to the principles and practice of coaching. Not only will you learn how to use an effective four-stage model that will allow you to begin coaching right away, you will also discover what kind of coaching is right for you.

Course Objectives

You will have access to expert tutors who are experienced executive coaches with executive international business experience. You will also receive expert and peer feedback as you test your coaching skills in small practice triads: coach - coachee - observer. You will understand better, how to integrate coaching in your management style and what you need to become a top executive coach. You will understand how coaching skills can improve communication, and what it means to develop a coaching culture.

Discover and learn

Is coaching for me?
The Coaching Skills Workshop will allow you to experience coaching first-hand to help you decide whether you wish to train further in coaching and proceed into a longer program. It is perfectly suited for those who are looking to take their interpersonal skills to the next level as well as those considering integrating coaching into their work or embarking on a career as an executive coach.

What will I get from the 2-day certificate program?

  • Understand the fundamentals of coaching
  • Understand what coaching can do 
  • Learn how executive coaching can help impact performance
  • Learn to integrate coaching into your management style
  • Reflect on and discover your personal coaching style and type of coaching you most enjoy. (e.g. life coaching, career coaching, business coaching, performance coaching, transformational coaching)
  • Earn 12 hours towards ICF ACC Coaching Accreditation.

This 2-day certificate program gives you a flexible opportunity to learn without a large and long-term investment.

The coaching context: why – when – who?
Coaching is the most effective approach for a variety of frequent business issues, for example: alignment of goals between individuals, teams and organization, career transition, overcoming poor or ineffective relationships with colleagues; effective action planning.

Do I have what it takes to be a great coach?
If this is a whole new area for you then you’ll be able to explore further whether this is a good career choice for you and to talk to a highly qualified coach as part of the process.


Why AoEC?
The AoEC has been training coaches for 30 years. We began in London and now hold certifications courses worldwide. Our staff consists of highly respected coaches and trainers all who have international experience. Our Boston tutors are founder John-Leary Joyce, author, renowned certified executive coach, psychologist and leadership trainer and Kimberli J. Lewis, author, international C level executive, certified executive coach and leadership trainer.

At AoEC, we help you to have a greater impact! Learn coaching with us today!

Program Structure

Our aim is to provide you with a robust initial learning journey that enhances your skills, deepens your understanding and inspires you.

Who is it for?

If you would like to begin a coaching career this course will help you get started by introducing you to the basics of coaching and giving you 12 hours towards ACC accreditation.

Our Coaching certification course is also perfectly suited for managers, professionals, medical professionals, educators and human resources leaders, who want to develop coaching skills to use in their jobs. Sales professionals and consultants, who are looking to take their interpersonal skills to the next level can also benefit from this 2-day certification.

This program is also available for delivery as an in-house coach-training program for companies wanting to develop a coaching culture. Please contact Kimberli Lewis at for further details.

Entry Requirements

Our entry-level courses do not require coaching experience and are open to everyone.

Minimum number of course registrations is required for the course to take place.


The Coaching Skills Workshop gives 12 hours of the 60 needed to apply for ICF accreditation at ACC level. When combined with the Practitioner Diploma, this provides 72 Accredited Coach Specific Training hours.

Course Faculty

John Leary-Joyce

John Leary-Joyce

John is proud to be the Founder and president of the Academy, having worked with his team to rapidly develop the organisation into a prestigious brand with International accreditation and University recognition. Prior to that he was MD of Gestalt Centre Ltd growing the business fourfold in eight years and receiving a Company Director diploma with the Institute of Directors.

As a result, he has the expertise as a coach to focus on improving business capability and in coaching executives/managers/partners on how to develop their personal competence to lead their businesses more successfully.

He is an experienced coach trainer and supervisor and an accredited coach with Association of Professional Executive Coaches & Supervisors (APECS) and the Association for Coaching (AC).

Kimberli Lewis

Kimberli Lewis

Kimberli Lewis has over 20 years C level management experience across multiple industries. She is a certified executive coach and systematic team coach. She also brings with her 20 years of international management experience working and/or living in over 18 countries. She has degrees from Webster University, George Washington University, Harvard University and studied executive coaching at Henley Business School in London and has completed the Masters program in Systemic Team Coaching at the Academy of Executive Coaching. Kimberli has been active in AoEC programs since 2012 and joined as a partner in 2014 with the goal of delivering quality certification programs in the United States.

Kimberli is an American national. Kimberli is also the owner of Global Business Therapy s.r.o and Ponytale Talk, which specializes in executive coaching and leadership programs for women. Kimberli serves in active positions on several European Boards.