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Available Online or On Campus

New Fall Section:
October 22, 2013 - July 24, 2014

Individual Course: $149
Total Certificate: $1,192

This certificate is available for continuing education units (CEUs) and is not available for academic credit.

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Online Certificate: Leadership, Mentoring and Coaching


New Fall Section:
October 22, 2013 - July 24, 2014

The Leadership Mentoring and Coaching Certificate Programme is designed to train participants to help develop optimal performance and purpose in their employees, leaders or clients.

Certificate Program:

Coaches and mentors need creative and effective methods to identify the diverse needs of their employees and clients; to build trust, and develop meaningful approaches that will transform thinking and behavior to achieve desired results and performance outcomes.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify personal leadership abilities
  • Develop skills for doing career development plans
  • Develop skills to higher performance and team building

Topics Covered During this Program Include:

  • Personal Leadership Assessment through the LPI
  • Keys to understanding principles of effective coaching and mentoring
  • Assessing client or employee performance
  • Developing strategically-aligned employee, leader or client development plans
  • Building trust and employee/client relationships
  • Effective coaching and mentoring practice with diverse teams and individual clients
  • Giving effective feedback that encourages positive habits and behavior
  • Dealing with underachievers, overachievers and other classic archetypes
  • Managing conflict and difficult coaching and mentoring situations
  • Developing leadership competencies and empowering behaviors
  • Transform underperforming teams and individuals to high performing teams and individuals

Benefit to Participants:

  • Improve your understanding about effective coaching and mentoring practice
  • Gain techniques and tools to improve your mentoring skills and professional coaching practice
  • Reduce uncertainty while coaching and developing new, diverse or challenging clients
  • Build more effective, high-performing employees and teams

Certificate Requirements:

Successful completion of at least 7 of 8 online sessions as well as online dialogue participation.

Prerequisites or Skills:

3 years management or coaching experience


This Certificate Includes These Courses:

  • Session One - Principles of Leadership Mentoring and Coaching
    1. Share principles of Mentoring and Coaching
    2. Gain understanding into what Mentoring and Coaching is
  • Session Two - Personal Leadership Assessment - Group Coaching and Feedback on LPI
    1. Conduct 360 degree assessment of leadership - LPI
    2. Share Leadership Development approach on 5 LPI elements
  • Session Three - Assessing Client or Employee Performance
    1. Prepare methods of how to assess employee performance
    2. Gain techniques or approaches to employee development
  • Session Four - Conflict Management
    1. Dealing with underachievers
    2. Managing conflict and difficult coaching and mentoring situations
  • Session Five - Employer and Employee Relationship (Trust) Building - (Diversity Management)
    1. Building trust between employer and employee
    2. Diversity Management
  • Session Six - Developing Strategically Aligned Employee Development Plans
    1. Building career plans in your organization
    2. Monitor and evaluate the growth of each employee
  • Session Seven - Developing Personal Leadership Competencies
    1. Developing personal leadership competencies directly related to the role of a mentor/coach
  • Session Eight - Transformative Mentoring and Coaching Skills
    1. Develop key skills in mentoring and coaching to make a difference within your organization

Certificate Price:

Individual Course: $149
Full Certificate: $1,192

Program Schedule:

  • Session One: Principles of Leadership Mentoring and Coaching
    October 22, 2013 - November 19, 2013
    Live Streamed: 6:00 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.
  • Session Two: Personal Leadership Assessment - Group Coaching and Feedback on LPI
    December 2, 2013 - December 23, 2013
    Live Streamed: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST
  • Session Three: Assessing Client or Employee Performance
    January 9, 2014 - February 6, 2014
    Live Streamed: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST
  • Session Four: Conflict
    February 13, 2014 - March 6, 2014
    Live Streamed: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST
  • Session Five: Employer and Employee Relationship (Trust) Building - (Diversity Management)
    March 13, 2014 - April 10, 2014
    Live Streamed: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST
  • Session Six: Developing Strategically Aligned Employee Development Plans
    April 17, 2014 - May 15, 2014
    Live Streamed: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST
  • Session Seven: Developing Personal Leadership Competencies
    May 22, 2014 - June 19, 2014
    Live Streamed: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST
  • Session Eight: Transformative Mentoring and Coaching Skills
    June 26, 2014 - July 24, 2014
    Contact Session (South Africa): 6:00 p.m. - 7:50 p.m. SAT

Discover the Regent Difference:

  • Experienced faculty and outstanding leadership program.
  • Available online.
  • No application process. No registration fees.


Kathleen Patterson is LPI (Leadership Practices Inventory) certified, based on "The Leadership Challenge" by Kouzes and Posner, a best selling leadership book detailing the five exemplary leadership practices, and is involved in numerous consulting project locally, nationally and abroad. She is involved in the following professional associations: The Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, IALC (International Association of Leadership Consultants), ILA (International Leadership Associates) and ILA (International Leadership Association).

Dr. Paul Carr joined Regent University as an assistant professor of higher education administration in the School of Education in July 2000. In July of 2003, he accepted a faculty position as associate professor with the School of Business & Leadership. He also teaches various courses in the School of Business & Leadership, Ph.D. program in organizational leadership.

Dr. Corné Bekker served in South Africa on the Board of the South African Council for Theological Education, was nominated to the Standards Generating Body for Theology and Ministry of the South African Qualifications Authority and served on the Consultative Forum of the South African Council of Churches. Dr. Bekker also serves as the Director for the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) of Regent University and was the 2010 recipient of the Chancellor's Award. He resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia with his wife and son.

Oliver Nyumbo has coached CEOs, Senior Professionals and Top Teams in over ten countries including the UK and USA. One key aim has been to evidently improve individual and business results. Sectors have included Banking, Healthcare, Technology, Central and Local Government. Central Government work has included capacity building and leadership development for cabinet members. Results have included: (i) highly successful people developing a more rounded understanding of their unique talents and strengths, (ii) successful people realising that, paradoxically, within every significant success also lie the seeds of self destruction and damage to crucial relationships, (iii) practical strategies for building a better future, (iv) building high performing teams.

Dr. Doris Gomez earned her MBA at the University of Economics & Business Administration in Vienna. After several years in the global business world and years of experience in global trade, retail, manufacturing and consulting, she completed her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership at Regent University's School of Business & Leadership. Upon completion of her Ph.D. she moved into the role of director for the M.A. in Organizational Leadership program. She teaches in the school's master's and doctoral programs, serves on several dissertation committees and is s also co-editor for Inner Resources for Leaders. Her research interests include leadership development in the online environment, online education and student retention, cross-cultural leadership issues, leadership formation, character formation in leaders and the inner life of leaders.

Marno Boshoff has more than 20 years experience in Church Leadership, where he has served faithfully over the last 20 years in the Living Word congregations as a leader and lately as Missions Director. He also served as Dean of the Living Word Bible School. As a speaker/trainer, Marno has 20 years experience of speaking with different audiences. His passion is the business of people. "Maximizing the potential of people is maximizing the potential of your organization." He specializes in developing mental resilience and shifting mental models. "When people can't change at the same speed that processes and strategy change, nothing is going to change, except the frustration levels in the organization." Marno believes that shifting mental models in the workplace is of utmost importance to create a learning organization. Learning organizations can outperform their competitors by staying mentally aware of the changing environment of business. Leadership training is his great passion. Marno desires to see great leaders that influence employees to excellence, loyalty and living a challenged life. He is married to Bea, and together they have two wonderful boys: Reuben and Wian.