Executive Coaching

As an optional component of the Executive Onboarding Program, the Office of Human Resources offers an extensive network of experienced executive coaches who will work with individuals and teams on enhancing skills.

Executive coaching offers today's busy leaders the opportunity to pursue personal and professional development in a confidential and collaborative one-on-one environment.

Executive Coaches listen, conduct in-depth interviews, ask questions, provide support and feedback, and challenge individuals. Our Executive Coaches work with both individuals and teams to enhance skills.

Executive coaching increases organizational effectiveness by facilitating individual growth and enhancing leadership and management competencies necessary to achieve higher performance. Executive coaching is a learning process that is tailored to an individual's needs.

Benefits of Executive Coaching

  • Supporting individual career growth
  • Solving complex problems
  • Improving delegation skills
  • Increasing individual and/or staff performance and productivity
  • Improving communication, assertiveness and conflict resolution skills
  • Assistance with professional creativity and innovation
  • Strengthening of organizational and time management skills
  • Improving work/life balance
  • Enhancing networking skills
  • Developing "leadership" presence

Coaching Commitment and Fees

A typical coaching agreement lasts for six months to a year. Many initial executive coaching sessions last from two to four hours, with follow-up sessions varying from one-to-two hours. Follow-up coaching is done weekly, bi-weekly or monthly, depending on the desired results. Coaching can be done via telephone or in-person. The coaching engagement often begins with an assessment to establish an initial framework. Together, you and your coach determine the length and scope of the relationship. The relationship with an Executive Coach is confidential, objective and unbiased.