Brief Coaching

Brief Coaching

Workplaces are experiencing unprecedented change with rapidly evolving new technologies, globalized markets, competition and demands on employees to be ever more productive, efficient and effective. Brief Coaching techniques are fast becoming a necessity for Leaders, Managers and Educators who need to develop, engage and advance teams, while navigating complex leadership, change management and performance challenges.

The OISE Brief Coaching Certificate of Completion combines Solution-Focused approaches and techniques that leverage collective competence, strengthen relationships and promote positive outcomes. These skills will equip leaders and education professionals with new tools to advance the capacity and capability of teams, as well as their own capacity and capability as leaders.

Developed and delivered by industry experts at Canada’s leading faculty of education, this Certificate of Completion program is delivered in a blended online format (combining synchronous and asynchronous components) and can be completed in less than a year.

DISCLAIMER: The Brief Coaching Program is undergoing a programmatic review over the 2024-2025 academic year. Courses have been scheduled until November 2024 to support learner completion, at which point the program and its courses will be paused.

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What You’ll Learn

Become a more influential communicator with coaching principles and techniques while receiving peer and facilitator feedback, and learn how to differentiate solution-building processes from problem-solving modalities in a coaching context.

Gain an understanding of how mindset and assumptions deliberately inform the language used in a coaching dialogue and develop your coaching skills to co-construct a preferred future, applying techniques that leverage collective competence and strengthen relationships.

During the program you’ll learn how to conduct Solution-Focused performance conversations with emphasis on progress and preference, and you’ll conduct a brief coaching session with Solution-Focused approaches, providing feedback to peers using the MasterClass competencies and PlusDelta method.

Who Should Enroll in this Program

Professionals across all sectors who can benefit from enhanced coaching skills.

Most Commonly Related Occupations

Student Services Professionals

Teaching & Learning Support Professionals

Human Resources (HR) Professionals

Organizational Development (OD) Professionals

Executive Coaches

Independent consultants

Learning or OD Consultants

Principals and Principal Coaches

Workplace Leaders and Managers

Certificate Overview

This program includes three core courses, taken sequentially, each 24-hours in duration, with a blend of videoconferencing and asynchronous online participation. Successfully complete all three compulsory courses to earn your Brief Coaching Certificate of Completion.

Program Length

Less than 12 Months



Class Size

Under 30 Learners

Course Duration

Each Course is 24 Hours


3-6 Hours per Week

Total Investment

$965-$1095 per Course
(HST Exempt)

Brief Coaching (Take All 3)

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