Sustain Maximum Excellence for Your Clients

Get started today to obtain the WABC Certified Business Coach™ (CBC™) and/or ICF Master Certified Coach (MCC) credentials.*

Progress-U’s Advanced Professional Coaching program (APC) has been designed to take experienced coaches to the next level. It is one of the most rigorous, innovative and intensive advanced coach certification programs on the market. First launched in 2010, it has since undergone many improvements, extensions and upgrades – especially in the wake of getting international accreditations with the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches™ (WABC™) in 2011 and the International Coaching Federation (ICF) in 2014. Graduating from the APC program will simultaneously lead to:

Sustain Maximum Excellence for Your Clients

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APC Components

  1. Self-Awareness: Harrison Assessments Paradox Report
  2. Pre-Learning: DigiPro Digital Micro-Learning
  3. Workshops: Interactive Virtual Live Sessions (72 hrs)
  4. Embedding: Supervised Practice & Coaching Practice Review (21.5 hrs)
  5. Practice: Coaching with Peers and Others (78 hrs)
  6. Mentoring: Complete ICF Mentoring Program (10 hrs)
  7. Reinforcement: Reading, written assignments & Research Paper
  8. Exam: Coaching Practice Exam (1.5 hrs)

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  • A deeper understanding of the neuroscience of emotions, how they affect us as coaches and how we can manage them more resourcefully
  • How to accurately assess your coachees emotions and how to support them in managing their own and others’ emotions more effectively
  • The importance for leaders and coaches to be nice and tough at the same time and how to integrate this paradox in your coaching practice and your clients’ leadership
  • Advanced work on understanding intuition and how to leverage your and your coachee’s intuition for accelerated results
  • Typical applications of team coaching
  • A deeper understanding of team dynamics and how to work with them
  • Introduction to team assessments and their application in team coaching
  • Introduction to 14 different innovative team coaching tools and in-depth practice with 8 of these tools
  • Coaching at the C-Suite level
  • Coaching with courage & backbone
  • Breaking the rules of executive coaching
  • Challenging the coachee in a respectful manner
  • Maximizing the results of the coaching process
  • Systems approach to executive coaching
  • The different types of assessments – when to use which
  • Effective Coaching with 360 Degree Assessments
  • How to make your coaching more transformational with Norm/Self-Referenced Assessments
  • How to maximize the impact when combining 360 Degree and Norm/Self-Referenced Assessments
  • About using other assessment approaches such as stakeholder engagement and shadowing
  • Introduction to leveraging Team Assessments
  • A highly effective and efficient career coaching process
  • To become equipped and accustomed with a number of career assessment tools (Harrison Assessments Career Reports, Numerous Inventories, etc.)
  • How to optimally coach clients through the phases of Career Re-Orientation, Career Direction and Career Strategy and Implementation (extensive case studies and real playing)
  • Typical applications of group coaching (stand-alone group coaching, follow-up group coaching, group coaching style facilitation, moderated peer coaching)
  • The use of assessments in group coaching
  • A deeper understanding of group dynamics and how to consider them when coaching groups
  • An introduction to a group coaching process and how to apply it with diverse groups (extensive case studies and real plays)

Why Attend Progress-U’s Advanced Professional Coaching (APC) Program?

  • Unique – Get recognition with up to two international coach certifications: WABC Certified Business Coach™ (CBC™) and/or Master Certified Coach (MCC) credentials from ICF* upon completing APC program

  • Deeper learning while saving time through integration of DigiPro (digital micro-learning)

  • Secure your investment by learning from some of the best coaches in Asia

  • Highly practical and business focused – extensive use of real case studies for practicing challenging coaching situations
  • Deepening and broadening your coaching by making your coaching more transformational and by expanding to group/team coaching.

    *You must meet the eligibility requirements for the credential you are interested in earning, as set by WABC™, at the time of your successful completion of  our program.

Program starts on 10 Jan
Tues and Thurs 17:00-19:00
(all HKT/SGT/CST = UTC+8hrs) 

Global, completely live and virtual via Zoom.

Language: English.

Our Faculty Facilitators:
C-Suite Coaches, Executive Coaches
and Facilitators

Charlie Lang

Charlie Lang

Thomas Chen

Susan Milford


International Accreditations

WABC Accredited (Level 2 – CBC) Badge

We are a WABC Accredited (Level 2 – CBC) Program

Our WABC Accredited (Level 2 – CBC) mark means our program delivers the highest quality business coaching training in the world. To achieve this distinction, we participate in rigorous independent assessment and ongoing re-evaluation, designed exclusively for business coaching programs, to ensure we continue to offer high quality, evidence-based training rooted in real-world organizational and business needs. Our graduates are eligible to receive the WABC Certified Business Coach (CBC) credential and become members of the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC), the leading global association committed to driving business coaching excellence with robust, evidence-based practices.

What Past Participants Say…

“The program was well structured and delivered. It was wonderfully blended with online pre-work, interactive live sessions with plenty of practice opportunities, peer coaching, assignments, supervised coaching and networking opportunities. The learning experience was an inspiring self-discovery journey and also an adventure in exploring how coaching can make a difference in people’s lives. It also enhanced my self-awareness, emotional intelligence and communication skills both personally and professionally.”

Anna Cheng, Leadership & Organizational Development Manager, APAC

Ms. Catherine Wong

Ms. Sarah Jackson

Ms. Veronique Girma