The Strengths-Based Coaching course is designed to meet two primary objectives:

  • Discover how to use your dominant strengths as an effective coach
  • Equip you, as a coach, with tools, skills and insight to help others harness their strengths.

We will spend 12 weeks turning talent into strength, addressing the 4 leadership domains, integrating the ICF Core Competencies with strengths, modeling 4 specific coaching conversations, and processing masterful strengths coaching.

Strengths-Based Coaching is created for coaches who are interested in the science and art of strengths-based development. You will gain insight and learn how to help clients understand, apply, and integrate StrengthsFinder® results into their lives and leadership roles.

In this course you will learn about all 34 Clifton StrengthsFinder® talent themes, the 4 leadership domains, and become very familiar with the StrengthsFinder® dashboard, tools, and facilitation of engaging strengths-based coaching conversations to enhance engagement, leadership, teamwork, and performance productivity.

Included in this course:

  • Access to the StrengthsFinder® Assessment and Gallup Strengths Center Dashboard
  • Gain understanding of the 34 Clifton StrengthsFinder® themes
  • Be able to administer and interpret the StrengthsFinder® results with clients
  • Discover how to use your dominant strengths as an effective coach
  • Understand and appreciate strengths-based development
  • Conduct powerful strengths-based conversations
  • Apply your strengths as a coach to the ICF Core Competencies
  • Learn to coach clients to overcome obstacles, gaps and weaknesses with strengths
  • Access to the StrengthsFinder® Assessment and Gallup Strengths Center Dashboard
  • Learn from live strengths-based coaching demonstrations
  • Model powerful strengths-based coaching questions
  • Help your clients aim their strengths toward goals, productivity and excellence
  • Assist clients in developing strengths-based partnerships
  • Facilitate application of strengths in work roles
  • Explore scriptural bases of strengths work, with biblical examples
  • Learn a common language of strengths-based development
  • Secure the “Strengths Champion Certified Coach” designation and be listed on the Strengths Champion Certified Coach directory thru Brent O’Bannon, LLC

Required Texts:

Upcoming Courses

Indicate your desired course date during registration and checkout.

March 2024

DAY: Mondays
TIME: 5:00 – 6:00 PM Eastern
DATES: March 18 – June 10, 2024*
INSTRUCTORS: Brent O’Bannon, MCC

*NOTE: Class will NOT meet on 5/27.

September 2024

DAY: Thursdays
TIME: 5:00 – 6:00 PM Eastern
DATES: September 19 – December 12, 2024*
INSTRUCTORS: Brent O’Bannon, MCC

*NOTE: Class will NOT meet on 11/28.

Tuition & Fees

Full Payment

$750full pay
  • NO monthly payments

2 Payments

$390monthly
  • $780 total investment

3 Payments

$265monthly
  • $795 total investment

All payment plans include a $15 monthly service charge.

Ready to Register or Have Questions?

Speak with an Academic Advisor to begin your registration or to answer any questions you may have!