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General Studies Courses

General Studies courses may be an option for students interested in taking one or two credit-based courses but who are not currently interested in seeking a credential. Students who successfully complete General Studies courses may be eligible to transfer credit toward a certificate, diploma or degree upon formal admission to a program.

Permission to register in General Studies courses requires approval by the Dean or designate. Supporting documentation and/or prerequisites may be required.

For information about non-credit courses, visit Continuing Studies.

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ADVC612: Group and Team Coaching

 Course Description: Extends the fundamental principles and knowledge of coaching into the context of coaching work teams. Emphasizes the development of core knowledge, skills, and competencies related to team coaching, and distinguishes team coaching from other forms of help such as group coaching, facilitation, and team building. The course culminates in the creation of an individualized model of team coaching, enabling students to more effectively and competently coach work teams in organizations. The course requires significant participation in both individual and team assignments, and includes a three-day on-campus residency. Pre-requisites: Eligible applicants will have completed prerequisite education in the field of coaching (e.g., the RRU Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching or an acceptable alternative).  Credits: 3.00

ADVC612: Group and Team Coaching

 Course Description: Extends the fundamental principles and knowledge of coaching into the context of coaching work teams. Emphasizes the development of core knowledge, skills, and competencies related to team coaching, and distinguishes team coaching from other forms of help such as group coaching, facilitation, and team building. The course culminates in the creation of an individualized model of team coaching, enabling students to more effectively and competently coach work teams in organizations. The course requires significant participation in both individual and team assignments, and includes a three-day on-campus residency. Pre-requisites: Eligible applicants will have completed prerequisite education in the field of coaching (e.g., the RRU Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching or an acceptable alternative).  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
March 11, 2019 May 19, 2019 3243.33 Blended
March 2, 2020 May 17, 2020 TBD Blended

ADVC620: Intercultural Competence and Global Coaching

 Course Description: Navigates and integrates the cultural dimension in coaching relationships, balancing cultural worldviews, and creating a global mindset through improved global business knowledge. Coaches working, or planning to work, cross-culturally will explore the applicability of cultural frameworks in coaching relationships. Students will examine their own response to culture and cultural assumptions and learn from alternative cultural perspectives such as communication, power, privilege, identity, purpose, organization, or territory.  Credits: 3.00

ADVC620: Intercultural Competence and Global Coaching

 Course Description: Navigates and integrates the cultural dimension in coaching relationships, balancing cultural worldviews, and creating a global mindset through improved global business knowledge. Coaches working, or planning to work, cross-culturally will explore the applicability of cultural frameworks in coaching relationships. Students will examine their own response to culture and cultural assumptions and learn from alternative cultural perspectives such as communication, power, privilege, identity, purpose, organization, or territory.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
September 16, 2019 November 24, 2019 TBD Online
September 14, 2020 November 22, 2020 TBD Online

ADVC635: Creating Coaching Cultures

 Course Description: Builds upon the student’s experience as a professional coach. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the complexities related to integrating coaching as a cornerstone of organizational culture. Students will learn how to align coaching with strategic initiatives in order to maximize knowledge sharing, build capacity and increase organizational performance. Using applied, practical methods, students will explore the challenges of implementing a coaching culture within an organizational context and identify opportunities to drive organizational change. Prerequisities: Students are expected to have completed prerequisite education in the field of coaching (e.g., the Royal Roads University (RRU) Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching or an acceptable alternative).  Credits: 3.00

ADVC635: Creating Coaching Cultures

 Course Description: Builds upon the student’s experience as a professional coach. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the complexities related to integrating coaching as a cornerstone of organizational culture. Students will learn how to align coaching with strategic initiatives in order to maximize knowledge sharing, build capacity and increase organizational performance. Using applied, practical methods, students will explore the challenges of implementing a coaching culture within an organizational context and identify opportunities to drive organizational change. Prerequisities: Students are expected to have completed prerequisite education in the field of coaching (e.g., the Royal Roads University (RRU) Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching or an acceptable alternative).  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
May 6, 2019 July 21, 2019 3243.33 Online
May 18, 2020 July 26, 2020 TBD Online