Certificate in Mentoring, Coaching, and Leadership Development

The Certificate in Mentoring, Coaching, and Leadership Development (CMCLD) at Grand View University is designed to provide high quality training at a reasonable price for men and women who want to develop skills and methodologies in mentoring, coaching, and leadership development to be able to help others become better versions of themselves and better leaders in their primary relationships, neighborhoods, and organizations.

Certificate Values

Effective mentor-coaches’ character, competencies and calling are integrated capacities that lead to:

  • Healthy Integrity - Having a moral compass and living/leading in a manner that is consistent
  • Authenticity- Knowing and being comfortable with yourself in order to allow others to see and relate to who you really are
  • Compassion- Caring for the needs of others and helping them to become the best that they can be
  • Empowering- Providing personal and professional resources to benefit others and the greater community
  • Justice- Including all who want to grow as servant leaders and preferring those who may not have access to other resources

Certification Process

Step 1: Prerequisites
Mentor Coaching Seminar

You have probably heard the word "mentor" and "coach" talked about from time to time. You may have even experienced some sort of mentoring or coaching in your life. You may have some questions about what mentoring and/or coaching are. You are not alone! There is a lot of confusion about mentoring and coaching. What are they, really? This interactive seminar is designed to help clarify this question by defining, comparing, and contrasting the concepts, describing what healthy mentoring and coaching looks like, discussing the concept of discovery learning, and practicing fundamental "active listening" skills for effective mentoring and coaching.

 

Coaching Skills Training

Coach training helps you empower those you lead to discover the resources they already have to move forward on their own. While mentoring is the process of giving an individual new insights and ideas, coaching is about helping individuals draw out their own insights.

Individuals often deny or resist the insights they are told, but when they make a discovery on their own, they embrace it. They own it. Coaching is all about the power of discovery. Coaching empowers individuals to discover the way forward. Coaching has also become an essential skill and paradigm for leaders in the workplace, non-profit sector, and church ministry context.

Step 2: Application

Once completing the prerequisites, submit an application based on criteria for successful certification completion.

CMCLD Online Application

Step 3: Certification Requirements

Upon review of application and acceptance into the Center for Mentoring, Coaching and Leadership Development (CMCLD) program , you will complete a three step series of certification. The following courses must be completed in order:

Focused Living Workshop
  • First of 3 courses
  • Friday - Saturday
  • Cost: $250
  • Max enrollment of 16
  • Leadership 2.0 and The Extraordinary Power of a Focused Life(Marketplace Edition) Workbook
  • Training
  • Two Coaching Appointments
Mentoring, Coaching and Leadership Development Workshop
  • Second of 3 courses
  • Friday - Saturday
  • Cost: $250
  • Max enrollment of 16
  • Leadership 2.0 and The Extraordinary Power of a Focused Life(Marketplace Edition) Workbook
  • Training
  • Two Coaching Appointments
Mentor Coaching Practicum
  • Third of 3 courses
  • Cost: $250
  • Max Enrollment 16
  • Mentor-coaching of four individuals for 4x each
  • Two mentor-coaching supervisor appointments
  • Two recorded sessions (audio or videos) of mentor-coaching (reviewed by supervisor)
  • Evaluation (by supervisor) of mentor-coach competencies
  • Successful completion of all requirements for certification
*Training outcomes and code of ethical standards will be consistent with the standards of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) with their permission. The CMCLD is an independent certification aligned with GVU and IS NOT AN OFFICIAL ICF CERTIFICATION.

International Coach Federation Information

ICF Competency Model

ICF Code of Ethics

Upcoming Events

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Mentor Coaching Seminar
Saturday, March 28
*This event has been cancelled due to safety precautions regarding COVID-19.
Mentor Coaching Seminar
Saturday, June 6
Focused Living Workshop
Friday, July 10 - Saturday, July 11
Mentor, Coaching and Leadership Development Workshop
Friday, August 7 - Saturday, August 8
Mentor Coaching Practicum
Saturday, August 8 - Sunday, October 18
Mentor Coaching Seminar
Saturday, August 15
Coaching Skills Training
Friday, September 11 - Saturday, September 12
Focused Living Workshop
Friday, October 9 - Saturday, October 10
Mentor Coaching Seminar
Saturday, October 17
Mentor, Coaching and Leadership Development Workshop
Friday, November 13 - Saturday, November 14
Mentor Coaching Practicum
Saturday, November 14 - Saturday January 23
Mentor Coaching Seminar
Saturday, January 9, 2021