SA Estonian Business School
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Estonian Business School in Helsinki
Technopolis Ruoholahti, Hiilikatu 3, 00180
+358 40 844 2840

Coaching Skills Certificate 2 day programme

The Coaching Skills Certificate provides you with the 'nuts and bolts' for anyone looking to take their interpersonal skills to the next level, as well as those considering integrating coaching into their work or as a career.



EBS is a Partner of Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC, UK), the world’s most highly accredited executive coach training company. AoEC has trained over 11,000 coaches from 75 different countries.


Positive Impact
This course will equip you with the core skills required to confidently and effectively coach a client, developing them in a safe, expert-guided environment. You’ll learn how to help others define what they want, set goals based on their values, and support them in striving for greater fulfilment. As the first step to becoming a professional coach, it will also help you to decide whether you want to train further.


Reasons to enroll
This is the ideal course for those who would like to understand and use coaching skills in their workplace to help improve motivation and performance, or in their everyday personal lives.
The two-day course is a mixture of theory and participation, with attendees exploring coaching skills and developing their confidence when using them.


What’s involved

  • Over two carefully structured days you will:
  • Examine some of the definitions of coaching
  • Look in detail at the differences between coaching, mentoring, counselling, training, managing, consulting and life coaching
  • Develop your four essential coaching skills:
    - Listening
    - Questioning
    - Reflecting back and mirroring
    - Paraphrasing and summarising
  • Discuss the powerful GROW Model and its applicability
  • Receive expert tutor input from an experienced Executive Coach and feedback from your peers as you practice


Who is this course for?
Anyone who would like to:

  • Learn about coaching
  • Develop existing skills
  • Improve their management technique
  • Become more efficient in the workplace or motivate others
  • Become a coach or add coaching to their own business


The programme is delivered by Executive Coach Peep Aaviksoo
Peep has more than twenty five years of experience managing stock listed companies in Estonia and sitting in the supervisory boards of different public and state owned companies. He has also served as Vice Mayor of Tallinn. He has graduated from Tartu University as a basketball coach, got MBA in Estonian Business School and passed Senior Executive Program in London Business School. 
Today he is managing the Executive Education of Estonian Business School that is a license holder of AoEC in Estonia. 
Peep is a graduate of the AoEC Senior Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching and is faculty on the AoEC’s Coaching Skills Certificate and Practitioner Diploma programmes. Peep is an Associate Certified Coach with the ICF.


The Coaching Skills Certificate as a standalone course does not qualify you as a coach.

It does provide you with 12 hours towards the 60 required to apply for International Coach Federation (ICF) accreditation at Associate Certified Coach (ACC) level. When combined with the AoEC Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching, this provides 72 Accredited Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH).


EBS Executive Education and Academy of Executive Coaching
Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC, UK) is the world’s most highly accredited executive coach training company, delivering coach training across four continents. AoEC has trained over 11,000 coaches from 75 different countries.

EBS Executive Education is a member of Estonian Business School Group. The Estonian Business School (EBS) is the oldest private business university in the Baltic States.

In 2011 Estonian Business School launched a branch in Technopolis Ruoholahti business park in Helsinki. EBS Helsinki offers a session based study programme on Bachelor´s and Master’s level. There are currently approximately 300 students studying in EBS Helsinki. 


The programme is in English.

Dates and Venue

5th and 6th June 2018


The programme runs from 9.00am to 16.15 each day


Estonian Business School in Helsinki Technopolis, Ruoholahti 1


726 EUR (+ VAT if applicable)


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To apply please contact: or call +358 40 844 2840