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For the last 30 years the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI) has been offering the gold-standard in coach training and leadership development for individuals and organizations. Now we are creating a new language of leadership. Let's do this together. 

Professional Co-Active Coach Program

Curriculum details for each step in the Professional Co-Active Coach Pathway.

Becoming a Professional
Co-Active Coach

The path to becoming a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) starts with the Co-Active Fundamentals of Coaching course, is followed by four intermediate coach training courses; Fulfillment, Balance, Process, Synergy; and completes with the 6-month Coach Certification Program. 


Fundamentals of Coaching

Co-Active Fundamentals of Coaching is the introduction to the Co-Active Model and the first course in the Co-Active Coach Training and Certification program. With a focus on experiential participation, you will have numerous opportunities to coach and receive feedback on your newly acquired skills. This course can be taken stand-alone and is recommended for anyone seeking practical systems for managing relationships with others—even if your goal is not to become a professional coach.

Duration: 3 or 4 Days
Prerequisites: NONE
ICF Training Hours: 18.75

In-Person: $1,399
Online: $1,099

What you'll learn

  • The Co-Active Model and how to use it to enhance your personal communication
  • The difference between coaching, mentorship, and traditional leadership
  • How to design effective relationships to minimize miscommunication and align expectations
  • How to use three levels of listening to deepen your relationships
  • How to use powerful questions in coaching conversations to acutely identify what really matters
  • The communication, agility, and emotional skills necessary to help others see their own potential

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Courses Included: 
• Introductory Course: Fundamentals (3 or 4 days)
• Course 1: Fulfillment (3 or 5 days)
• Course 2: Balance (3 or 5 days)
• Course 3: Process (3 or 5 days)
• Course 4: Synergy (3 or 5 days)

Approximate Timeline: 6 months
Prerequisites: NONE
Total ICF Training Hours: 104

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Intermediate Courses

Intermediate Co-Active Coach Training courses build on the learning from Co-Active Fundamentals of Coaching with a series of courses that explore essential coaching principles: Fulfillment, Balance, Process, and Synergy. This immersive level of training fosters expansive development, at both a personal and professional level. You will establish a reliable coaching framework and gain competency in Co-Active coaching: one of the fastest-growing, most in-demand leadership skills.

Duration: 3 or 5 Days
Prerequisites: Fundamentals
ICF Training Hours: 21.5

Pricing: $1,899 USD

Intermediate Course 1:

Co-Active FulfillmentPrerequisite: Co-Active Fundamentals

This course will develop your skill in helping clients discover their unique values, identify self-defeating influences, and create their individualized vision for a compelling future and fulfilling life. Fulfillment coaching is about facilitating opportunities for others to create lives that are centered in what makes them feel most alive.  

Learning Outcomes:

Identify Values

How to assist clients in identifying their unique values, and in assessing their satisfaction with living those values. 

Access Range

How to use a model of inner dialog to assist clients in accessing the full range of their ability and power. 

Transcend Limitations

How to help clients identify and let go of preconceived rules, limitations and self-defeating influences. 

Create Fulfillment

Learn proprietary coaching tools and methods for creating fulfillment. Concepts include life purpose, inner leader, and identifying allies and saboteurs. 

Duration: 3 or 5 Days
Prerequisites: Fundamentals and Fulfillment
ICF Training Hours: 21.25

Pricing: $1,899 USD

Intermediate Course 2:

Co-Active BalancePrerequisite: Co-Active FULFILLMENT

In this course, coaches learn how to assist their clients in developing new perspectives and how to create a plan of action grounded in commitment to what is most meaningful. People always say they want more balance in their lives. What they usually want is to feel they are choosing their life, not just reacting to it. 


Learning Outcomes:


How to help people make choices from a place of flow and alignment, rather than reacting out of urgency. 

Perspective Building

How to help your clients realize many new perspectives. 

Forwarding Action

The 5-step process for moving from feeling stuck to embracing possibility and taking action. 

Power of Choice

How to coach clients to make conscious choices rather than allow themselves to be controlled by circumstances. 


How to coach clients to create an exciting, life-affirming strategy for action that arises out of the perspective they’ve chosen, and to make their most resonant choice. 



Duration: 3 or 5 Days
Prerequisites: Fundamentals, Fulfillment, and Balance
ICF Training Hours: 21.25

Pricing: $1,899 USD

Intermediate Course 3:

Co-Active ProcessPrerequisite: Co-Active Balance

While a lot of coaching focuses on moving forward, Process coaching focuses on the internal experience, on what is happening in the moment. You’ll learn to help clients work through emotionally charged issues. You’ll help them to understand that—although uncomfortable—chaos, confusion, and inertia are a vital part of achieving forward motion in life. 

Learning Outcomes:

Experiential Coaching

How to engage the Process coaching skills, so that clients “experience” (beyond talk) what exists specifically for them. 

Presence & Flexibility

How to develop your own capacity to remain present in challenging situations. 


How to simply be with the other person: fully engaged, attentive, and open. 


How to fluidly move between and integrate the principles of Co-Active coaching: Fulfillment, Balance, and Process. 

The Nature of Process

How the shortest distance between here and there isn’t always a straight line. 

Attuned Listening

How to simply be with the other person, fully engaged, attentive, and open. 


Duration: 3 or 5 Days
Prerequisites: Fundamentals, Fulfillment, Balance, and Process
ICF Training Hours: 21.25

Pricing: $1,899 USD

Intermediate Course 4:

Co-Active SynergyPrerequisite: Co-Active Process

Synergy integrates the complete range of coaching skills learned in the previous courses, so you can take your Co-Active coaching to a higher level of professionalism and impact. With Synergy, you can focus deeply on your client and trust that the direction you need to take is already inside you. Coaching from this place allows you to tap into your intuition, so you can coach with more flexibility, ease, and confidence. 

Learning Outcomes:

Coaching Framework

Build a coaching framework and learn how to articulate and leverage the principles, contexts, cornerstones, and skills of Co-Active coaching. 

Creative Confidence

How to integrate your own creativity and ability with what you have learned in previous Co-Active courses. 

Targeted Impact

How to cultivate depth and courage to increase your impact. 

Unlocking Intuition

How to gain the confidence to rely on your intuition and power to create “in the moment” interactions, rather than getting stuck in preconceived techniques or rules. 

Generative Interaction

How to generate coaching interactions that are dynamic and alive. 


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