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Leadership Coaching Certificate Program

Director/PI: Dena Phillips Swanson, PhD 

A partnership between the Warner Center and Ramerman Leadership Group, leadership coaching assists the leader in developing specific leadership skills, enhances individual effectiveness, and ultimately secures organizational performance. 

The program began in September 2008 and has certified participants from local to global settings in private business, non-profit organizations, and higher education settings. The program curriculum was developed by Jim Ramerman, CEO of Ramerman Leadership Group, and Dr. Frederick Jefferson, professor emeritus of the University of Rochester. Faculty members of the program have experience as executive-level practitioners, master-certified coaches, higher education professors and CEOs.

Dr. Jefferson has referred to the program as “a perfect learning opportunity for HR leadership staff, people in management and leadership positions in all sectors – education, business, government, and not-for-profits as well as those looking to become independent coaches.”

Upon completion of the program, leadership coaches will:
- Help organizations increase performance and retain talent
- Derive enhanced meaning from their work
- Have enhanced transformational leadership practices to develop others
- Have access to the necessary tools and instruments to support the work of organizations and individuals’ talents
- Become a part of a well-respected coaching community
- Have completed the educational requirement for certification through the International Coaching Federation

Program Details

The next cohort for The Leadership Coaching Program will begin in January 2019. The program is taught in six, three-day in-class sessions and individual coaching experiences. The program fee of $11,900 covers tuition and reading materials.

The program meets the requirements for a non-credit course tuition waiver. To apply, or for details on enrollment, program dates and special payment options, visit Ramerman Leadership Group, http://ramermangroup.com/leadership/00-better-leader/, or email Dr. Frederick Jefferson at fjefferson@admin.rochester.edu

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