Masterclass ‘E-coaching’

Are you looking to enhance your guidance skills and are you interested in the basic principles of e-coaching and how you can apply them within your own personal method of guidance? Then this Masterclass for e-coaching is just what you need! A service of UNLOQ.

E-coaching is an extended training programme to elaborate on the approach and skills that you have already learned and practiced. 

Why should I work with the newest trend of online guidance (e-coaching)?

The Internet has become an integral part of our lives. We are getting more and more familiar with communicating online. As a professional guide or coach, online developments offer new opportunities in guiding or coaching your clients and employees. In addition to this, your clients will start asking for online guidance solutions more often. Online guidance and/or coaching provides a valuable addition to (and can sometimes even replace) face-to-face conversations. E-coaching goes beyond technology; a lot more is needed to effectively and efficiently apply online guidance and reap its potential benefits.

Working time and place independent is an obvious (cost-effective) benefit. But the power of text-based online guidance reaches further. Among other things, a big advantage is the frequent contact between the professional and client. This creates a lively and continuous interaction where engagement and commitment increases. Social anonymity facilitates quicker access to the core of the problem and writing instead of talking increases reflection for both coach an client. These and other distinctive elements can lead to acceleration in the development process.

What does Masterclass E-coaching have to offer?

If you want to start with online guidance/e-coaching, you should be aware of the possibilities and limitations. The emphasis in this Masterclass is on text-based coaching. Verbal communication is taken away, which requires extra care with a different form of communication in a professional dialogue. To effectively apply online guidance, you need the appropriate language skills; what is the effect of the use of your language, what is your client really saying in his / her message, how do you align your language to the language of your client? 

Who is it for?

The Masterclass is aimed at coaches, career counsellors, HR(D)- professionals, counsellors, guidance experts and supervisors who want to learn how online guidance/e- coaching can be successfully implemented. 

Programme Masterclass I

The Masterclass e-coaching for professionals takes six weeks and is fully delivered online. You will attend a teaching program of five modules. In this Masterclass you can learn how to successfully use online guidance/e-coaching and make the most of the differences with face-to-face coaching. You will learn why it works, how it works and what the result will be. By means of the UNLOQ-methodology you gain experience with e-coaching by guiding a test client (for three weeks) in a secure digital environment. The emphasis in the Masterclass is on text- based coaching. The UNLOQ-methodology is a method to display the online communication of the professional effectively and analyse the written message of the client in a structured way. 

Book: E-Coaching: Theory and practice for a new online approach to coaching

Our guiding manual during this course: ‘E-Coaching: Theory and practice for a new online approach to coaching’ is underpinned with a theoretical framework that introduces a new model on people development (the ABC-model), inspired by the GROW model of Graham Alexander, and a new text based coaching method inspired by the Politeness theory of Brown and Levinson. 

Optional: Certified eCoach or eCounselor

For this program, we work with a competency profile. After the training, optional the acquired skills are tested. Upon receiving the necessary basic skills you receive the Certified eCoach Level I or eCounselor Level I certificate that can be used to include you in the International eCoach & eCounselor Register.  

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This masterclass is a service of UNLOQ and powered by ZOOM. Should you wish to receive further information, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or call +31 13 8507546.

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