Blended program
IMD Executive Coaching Certificate

Empower yourself and others to thrive.

Blended program

IMD Executive Coaching Certificate

Empower yourself and others to thrive.

Location IMD campus and liVe

Length 10 months – 4 modules

Fee CHF 26,500

Next program starts 19 February 2024

Get your Executive Coaching Certificate and prepare for ICF credentials with IMD

Coaching is one of the most critical skills you can master today to ensure continuing development and positive growth in your leadership, business, and life. With the rapid rise of this profession, it is even more important that you hold the best credentials – confirming your skills, achievements, knowledge, and abilities to deliver high-impact results.

Your learning journey starts with coaching essentials, then takes you through to advanced coachingIMD coaching certification, and preparation for ICF credentials. Choosing IMD guarantees that you will unleash your untapped potential, offering you unrivalled learning with cutting-edge thought leadership, academic research, psychological approaches, and an extensive coaching community.

Accelerate your development

Supercharge your self-awareness, accelerating your personal and professional development.

Empower others to thrive

Boost agility through coaching, to better manage the complex dynamics of leadership. Foster reflexivity and build a long-term coaching and development culture.

Explore latest practices and tools

Be equipped with the deeper theoretical roots of coaching, latest practices, and psychometric tools.

Develop your unique strengths

Nurture your personal “brand” as a coach. Develop your unique strengths with a cutting-edge toolbox of coaching approaches.

Connect to an expert community of top coaches

Become a skilled, high-impact executive coach, connected to an expert community of top coaches and business leaders.

Prepare for ICF credentialing

Receive personalized accompaniment and preparation for ICF credentialing.

You and your class

You may already be a coach, are in transition, or looking to enhance your leadership with coaching skills. You have a minimum of five years’ leadership experience. You are looking for professional certification and ICF credentials.

Typical profiles include:

– Experienced executive looking to leverage their coaching capabilities.
– Leader or manager in a function such as HR, organizational development & training, involved in creating a coaching culture.
– Experienced executive looking for an official coaching certificate and ICF credentials to grow their skillset and/or transition into coaching.

2023 class profile (average data)


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Senior & C-level


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The program really provides you depth in terms of methodology. It gives you the right tools, but as well, it exposes you to the ICF accreditation. It’s very valuable to have that official recognition in today’s world of coaching.

Igor Dimnik VP Product, Sita, Switzerland
Experience the program
Start your coaching journey – Discover the program highlights.
“I learned what kind of coach I want to be.” – Hear more about past participants’ experiences.
“It will help you tap into your unique value as a coach.” – Listen to Michelle’s insights as she shares her journey.

Your learning is highly customized and focused on the executive context, combining the best coaching practices with the best coaching research from our faculty thought leaders.

Séverine Jourdain IMD Executive Director, Coaching and Leadership Excellence

You focus on expanding your potential in a holistic manner, exploring ways of knowing using your head, heart and hands. You create the conditions to empower yourself and others to thrive amid uncertainty.

Susan Goldsworthy Affiliate Professor of Leadership, Communications and Organizational Change

You enjoy learning from multiple perspectives: from your role as coach, observer and coachee. You gain insights from each of these lenses.

Silke Mischke IMD Executive Coach
Next start & fee

Length: 10-month journey in 4 modules.

19 Feb – 30 Oct 2024
IMD campus and liVe
10 months – 4 modules
CHF 26,500
1 Oct 2024 – 5 Jun 2025
IMD campus and liVe
10 months – 4 modules
CHF 26,500
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