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Columbia Coaching Certification Program
Department of Organization & Leadership
Coach Foundations: Coaching Process
The Columbia Coaching Certification Program (3CP) frames coaching as a process of learning, development and human performance. Our program employs a strategic learning process that focuses on individual and organizational change, growth and renewal. Our coaching framework consists of 3 strategic learning capabilities that parallel the 3 phases of coaching, each guided by essential questions:
- Achieving & Sustaining Contextual Awareness (What’s going on?);
- Creating Conceptual Clarity (What really matters?); and
- Taking Informed Action (How to get there from here?)…
… or the 3 Cs (i.e., Context, Content and Conduct).
3CP is theoretically grounded in the Science of Human Performance, which states that understanding any form of human performance, and related interactions, is a function of the context (i.e., structuralism and constructivist philosophical orientation), content (i.e., phenomenology), and conduct (i.e., behavioralism).
3CP is a multidisciplinary approach to coaching with an emphasis on integrating theory with practice. It draws many theories from the behavioral sciences including adult learning and development, psychology; management education, and communication.
Alignment The Columbia Coaching Program’s Self-As-Instrument framework (i.e., core competencies) with ICF’s Core Coaching Competencies…