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Let's create a new language of leadership, together!

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. 

Co-Active Fundamentals

A powerful introduction to the Co-Active Model and foundations of coaching and leadership.

Co-Active Fundamentals of Coaching

Co-Active Fundamentals is the introduction to the Co-Active Model and a prerequisite to the Intermediate Co-Active Coach Training series. This course provides the foundation for coaching and leadership, with hands-on training and a focus on experiential participation. You will experience the powerful tools and communication techniques of Co-Active and have numerous opportunities to coach and receive feedback on your newly acquired skills.

There is no prerequisite to participate in this course. It can be taken stand-alone and is recommend to anyone seeking practical systems for managing relationships with others, or interested in using coaching skills in their current profession, even if your goal is not to become a professional coach.

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

Pricing: $1,099

For training in other regions around the world, visit our global delivery partners websites.

The Experience

Participants are introduced to the Co-Active Model, with a focus on experiential learning rather than traditional lectures or slides. You will have numerous opportunities to practice coaching and receive feedback on your newly acquired skills. At the end of the course, you will have a clear idea about how coaching could fit into your life, and your communication and relationship skills can improve.

What You'll Learn

The Co-Active Model

The power of the Co-Active Model and how it works.

Coaching Distinction

The difference between coaching, mentorship, and traditional leadership.

Communication Style

How to use the Co-Active Model to enhance your personal communication approach.

Designed Alliances

How to design effective relationship alliances with others to minimize miscommunications and align expectations.

3 Levels of Listening

How to use the three levels of listening—internal, focused, and global—to deepen your relationships.

Powerful Questions

How to use powerful questions in coaching conversations to acutely identify what really matters.

Coaching Agility

The communication, agility, and emotional capabilities necessary to help others see their own potential as leaders.

Utilizing Coaching

How over 130,000  coaches and leaders use Co-Active Coaching to be more aware, connected, creative, and successful.


I’ve attended many professional development courses during my long career, and feel that CTI Fundamentals was the best course I have taken to date. The content was beneficial on a business and personal level. Wow doesn’t begin to express how I feel!

Debra Jones

100% Guarantee

The best investment in you

We want you to be completely comfortable with your decision to embark on Co-Active training journey.  If you are not completely satisfied after completing all scheduled days of Co-Active Fundamentals we will refund 100% of your money back.

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