The best way to enhance your inclusive leadership is by empowering and coaching others.

The Executive and Leadership Coaching Essentials Level One program enables anyone new to coaching, and also experienced coaches seeking recognition, to acquire expertise in conducting effective coaching activities. It equips participants with the necessary knowledge, tools, techniques, and skills to enable them to apply their learnings in real business situations.

The program utilises a unique "Acquisition-Application-Integration" approach to develop coaches who walk the talk. The participants' journey will include: 

Program Overview
Program Benifits

By the end of Level One, participants will:

• Understand executive coaching and the broader organizational context,

• Be able to apply the foundational models of executive coaching,

• Understand the intricacies of coaching relationships,

• Understand the intent and application of the coach questioning process,

• Understand coaching from the inside, by coaching and being coached,

• Demonstrate the ICF core competencies as a coach.

Structure & Components

Module One (3-Day Classroom Learning)

Module One aims to equip leaders with essentials skills of coaching, including the models and structures that can build up to a high performing coaching culture. Module One starts with the foundation of Neuroscience and why coaching is a must-have in the inclusive working environment, along with the know-how in coaching fundamentals and when coaching can be a useful management intervention. We teach these skills and tools in a very practical and experiential way, leveraging the collective wisdom from the participants. All participants will experience coaching and being coached using real plays. They will walk away with both coaching skill and the greater coaching structure that enables individuals to conduct coaching conversations and even start a coaching career as a professional. 

ISLC Module One covers all ICF eight core competencies for the ACC level. 

The content of ISLC Module One covers:

• ICF Core Competencies

• Why Leadership

• Definition & Roles of leadership Coaching

• Coaching Mindset

• Essential Skills

• GROW Model

• Coaching Demonstration

• Ethics in Coaching

• Coaching Agreement & Coaching Process

• Observed-Co-Coaching Circles

• Mentoring in Practice

• Reading list

Strengths-Based Coaching (SBC)


  • Andy J. (ISLC Facilitator)

    Andy J.

    ISLC Facilitator

    Andy is an ICF PCC credentialed coach.

    Andy’s coaching practice began in London in the early 2000s, providing him with experience coaching at a senior level and across culturally diverse and complex environments. He has successfully parlayed that experience to coach executives, senior leaders, and athletes in organisations across Europe, America, Australia, Asia, and New Zealand spanning industries including financial services, infrastructure, marketing, legal, professional sports, and government sectors. Coaching engagements are primarily developmental, behavioural, leadership and career focused, working with counterparts through transformational change, whilst maintaining deliverables.

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Please use your own name and email when registering for a training session. Additional fees may apply if you fail to register under your own identity. 

A prepayment is required for all full-day training sessions. 


Half-day session training vouchers cannot be used for full-day training programs.


Member Ticket

Definition of a Member: You are personally registered as a member and hold a membership card.

Member Price RMB 19,800
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 20,800


  • All registrations shall be made online before the session. For full-day sessions, payment also shall be made before the session.
  • For half-day sessions, AmCham Shanghai members are eligible to attend free of charge with Training Credit*; AmCham Shanghai members without Training Credit are eligible to attend at "Member Rate"; Employees who work at AmCham Shanghai member companies are eligible to attend at "Employee Rate".
  • For full-day sessions, AmCham Shanghai members are eligible to attend at "Member Rate"; Employees who work at AmCham Shanghai member companies are eligible to attend at "Employee Rate"; Non-members are eligible to attend at "Non-Member Rate".
  • Limited spaces are available and attendance will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Members please bring your membership card and non-members bring your business card upon check-in at the training session.
Walk-in and Cancellation Policy
  • This session requires confirmation of attendance in advance. If you attend this session without prior registration, you will be charged an RMB50 "walk-in" fee as member and RMB100 as employee.
  • Cancellation: If you need to cancel your registration for a half-day session, please notify Kelly Deng at (86 21) 6169 3008 or email kelly.deng@amcham-shanghai.org no less than 24 hours in advance. If you need to cancel your registration for a full-day session, please notify Ray Cheng at least two weeks prior to the session for a full refund. Cancellation made within two weeks before the session will not be refundable.
  • To ensure that you have a seat, please come to the session on time. Open seats will be released to other guests 15 minutes after the session starts.


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No. 1591 Hongqiao Rd.

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