Leadership and Coaching Development

Certificate of Achievement
Leadership and Coaching Development

Program Overview

Designed for managers and supervisors, this unique, blended learning Leadership and Coaching program provides leadership strategies to effectively lead individuals and teams. Build your leadership style by learning Crane's coaching model, practicing effective coaching and communication techniques and finalizing your Leadership Action Plan. You will receive coaching to support your leadership journey.

Our expert instructors will lead you through five sequential modules of online learning and classroom practice; 24 hours in the classroom and 36 hours online (self-paced).

Module 1 Introduction to Leadership and Coaching Online January 4 to February 6
Module 2 Identifying and Enhancing Your Leadership Skills Classroom February 7 to 9 (half day Feb 9)
Module 3 Coaching Practice Online February 13 to March 22
Module 4 Leading Self, Leading Others Classroom March 23
Module 5 Leadership in Action Online March 26 to April 30

Classroom sessions are mandatory, and are held at Regina Campus.

Introduction to Leadership and Coaching (Module 1 - online)

  • determine personal leadership strengths using StrengthsFinder Self-Assessment
  • examine Crane's leadership and coaching model
  • learn the importance of goal setting

Identifying and Enhancing Your Leadership Strengths (Module 2 - classroom)

  • build on leadership strengths and learn how to use your strengths when leading others
  • discuss the importance of clear communication and feedback when coaching and leading others
  • learn the reasons for conflict and discover a model for reducing conflict in the workplace
  • using Crane's coaching model, practice an introductory coaching scenario

Coaching Practice in the Workplace (Module 3 - online)

  • demonstrate leadership knowledge and skills through the coaching process
  • engage in peer-to-peer coaching with a classmate
  • practice coaching with a workplace partner

Leadership Self, Leading Others (Module 4 - classroom)

  • review workplace coaching experiences and identify leadership strengths and challenges
  • identify leadership behaviours that build strong teams
  • review models to build highly effective teams
  • learn an approach to decision-making

Leadership in Action (Module 5 - online)

  • apply leadership and coaching knowledge and skills
  • write your personal leadership action plan incorporating your leadership vision and values
  • participate in a one-on-one coaching session with a coach instructor

Potential Funding Sources

This program is eligible for the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant.

Staff working for registered charities in social services or early learning and child care fields may qualify for a tuition grant from the Muttart Foundation. For more information, contact Tara Stang ( or apply online at Muttart Foundation Bursary.

Career and Salary Information

Your Career

A certificate in Leadership and Coaching Development adds value to both your resume and your workplace. Demonstrated leadership and coaching skill is important to many employers. You may be able to advance in your organization or find new opportunities in coaching and mentorship roles. You can use these new skills in your current role to develop stronger work teams, effectively manage conflict, and increase productivity.

Length and Start Date

Start Date(s):

January 2018

Length: 15 weeks


  • Regina
  • Distance Learning options available


Admission Requirements

Admission Method

This program is Open Access

Tuition and Fees


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LEAD 010
Leadership and Coaching Development
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You will learn leadership and coaching competencies required by today’s managers and supervisors. You will discover your leadership strengths and practice effective coaching techniques, communication, decision-making, and conflict resolution strategies. You will develop your Leadership Action Plan.
Credit Units: 4
Course Hours: 60.0
Equivalent Course(s): LEAD 010CE
Potential Learning Method(s): Web Assisted Delivery Group

PLAR & Transfer Credit

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition

Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes that adults learn in many different ways and through many different means. This includes acquiring knowledge and skills through life and work experience or non-formal training.

Transfer Credit

Many Sask Polytech students benefit from transferring course credit. You may be eligible to transfer credit from or to another college or university. Learn more about Transfer Credit.

Student Awards

Thanks to the generosity of donors and alumni, Saskatchewan Polytechnic gives away more than $2 million in student awards during the academic year.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers student awards for every certificate and diploma program at every campus. You don't have to be a brainiac to receive a student award. Not all student awards are based on marks - some are based on financial need or things like community or volunteer involvement.

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Additional Information

Part-Time Delivery

Students do not apply to this program, but take courses part time and apply to graduate (pdf) once all courses are completed.

View the program page for a complete list of courses and additional information.

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