Coaching Foundations Course (CFC)

Starting Dates To Be Determined (24 weeks- 60 ACSTH hours)

Business Meeting

Virtual Classes

Every Thursday

6:00pm to 8:00pm Eastern Time

      ICF Accreditation 

              (60 ACSTH Hours)          


Are you interested in …?

  • Increasing your knowledge and skills in preparation to become a Certified Coach,

  • Earning high-quality coaching hours to apply for certification or for ICF re-certification on core competencies, and/or,

  • Joining an elite group of subject-matter-experts in coaching and differentiate yourself from others who coach?

We hope you can join us for this educational and professional,

credential-enhancing program.

Learning Objectives

This course offers students the fundamentals in coaching. When completed, participants will have the course-required-hours for the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) Certification by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). They will learn, experience, and coach to the core competencies, ethical guidelines, and themes unique to the gold standard in coaching. 


The learning objectives include, but are not limited to:


  • Identifying tools, resources, and several coaching models to fully support the client’s professional and personal goals.

  • Developing an awareness of coaching ethics to create a transparent and comfortable coaching environment. 

  • Being fully cognizant of the ICF competencies and how they are integral and foundational to coaching excellence.

  • Utilizing methods and behaviors to foster successful coaching with a client in any context.


Why This Course?

In this program the faculty share their methodologies, techniques, and experiences from their successes and challenges specific to coaching government employees, groups and teams, and individuals at all stages of their personal growth and professional development. 


The course design includes the coaching process, several standard and novel coaching models, coaching resources and tools, professional resources, and subjects relevant to coaching an individual or group. 


It features mini-discussions and presentations, coaching exercises, case studies, individual and small group exercises, and most of all, discussions with experienced government and private sector coaches who are currently working as internal or external coaches.  


If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Kuruvilla – email:


The Early Bird Discount Rate for the Program is $4,500.00 if paid 30 days before course start (this price does not include books and other course material).  

Regular Tuition is $5000.00  

Early Bird Discount Code:  CFC


Registration and Payment

Payments By: SF 182 or by check. For instructions, contact the

the UGC Registrar.                

UGC Registrar:  Ms. Barbara Hulick  at 703-569-0061 or

Participants who cancel 30 days or more prior to the course start date will receive a full refund minus a $100 processing fee.  

Participants canceling 29 to seven (7) days prior to class start will receive a 50% refund minus a $100 processing charge.  

Participants canceling less than six (6) days prior to the class start will not receive a refund.