Advanced Business & Executive Coaching

University College Dublin


Course Name Advanced Business & Executive Coaching
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code B601
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Diploma (Level 9 NFQ) Minor National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake
8th March 2023 (FULLY BOOKED)
Application Date A completed application form, digital photograph and copy of transcripts for all university-level degrees (if applicable and excluding those taken at UCD) will be required. A telephone interview with the Programme Director may form part of the application process. The interview helps determine whether the programme is the most appropriate educational solution for the applicant.
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Duration 10 Months
Course Fee

Expand+The fee for the 2022/23 intake of €9,590 & €9,110* (*UCD Business Alumni discount) is a comprehensive cost that includes tuition, all course related materials, lunches and refreshments while on campus. There are no additional overheads. We offer ...

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Financial Support Tax relief is available on tuition fees for participants who wish to self-fund. Please see for further information on how to apply for this relief. All decisions on individual tax relief requests are subject to the discretion of the Revenue Commissioners.
Entry Requirements Participants should have at least 5 years management experience, hold a primary degree and have completed the UCD Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching or another accredited Business Coaching programme. Consideration will also be given to applicants who do not fully meet this requirement but have substantial experience in business coaching.
Comment Prof Dip Advanced Business & Executive Coaching May PT (b601).
Course Summary This unique part-time, fully-accredited diploma programme is designed for experienced coaches looking to take their coaching to the next level. It focuses on the psychological dimension of coaching, developing participants ’ability to “raise coachee’s awareness of their ingrained patterns of behaviour”, the most important quality required of coaches by sponsors in large organisations (Ridler Report 2013).
Course Content

Expand+A key feature is the focus on personal development, rooted in the firm belief that it is vital for participants to have personal experience of challenging their own ingrained patterns of behaviour as a basis for working effectively with clients.


Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Theory Business Coaching Psychology SBUS40590
Personal & Professional Development Bus SBUS40600
Practice Business Coaching Psychology SBUS40610

Workshop 1 The Person Centred Approach Wednesday & Thursday March 8th & 9th 2023

Assessment Method Assessments and Workload
The emphasis throughout the programme is on the practical application of knowledge to benefit the participant, their team and their organisation. There are three assessments, an essay, a case study and a reflective journal. Successful completion of the assignments require participants to be actively coaching clients.
Number of Credits 30
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