Coach Training

Coaching Supervision


This course is for secondary or postsecondary teachers, counselors, career coaches, or others supporting students in career exploration. You will learn how to partner with students to explore a variety of career pathways, including those nontraditional by gender. Your students will benefit by gaining fresh perspectives on career options, enhanced decision-making skills, and increased confidence.

In this two-hour course, participants will:

  • Discover how to coach students in career exploration
  • Increase self and student awareness of nontraditional career options, including STEM
  • Empower students to base career choice on factors including interests and skills, not gender stereotypes

Participants will walk away with tips, tools, and strategies to coach students on career exploration and expand student awareness of diverse career options. 

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Coaching Students in Career Exploration & Expanding Awareness of Nontraditional Careers

Mentor Coaching


Advanced Job Search Coaching Course

Are you currently a coach? Would you like to add job search coaching to your repertoire? The purpose of this program is to prepare you to coach clients/students to obtain a desired job in their organization of choice. Joan Runnheim Olson is a coach trainer and faculty member of the Institute for Life Coach Training. Earn ICF credits while learning job search best practices, ICF core competencies, and coaching skills and techniques.

This program combines the application of job search best practices, ICF core competencies and coaching skills and techniques. You will dig deep into all 11 ICF Core Competencies. Coaching demos and coaching practice opportunities will expand your job search coaching skills.

You will come away from the course with a working knowledge of the following: a) Assess job search coaching needs and set up a coaching engagement; b) Establish a Strategic Job Search Plan; b) Coach client to manage stress and possess a positive mindset; c) Coach clients to exude their brand and qualifications in oral and written communications and to enhance their visibility online and offline; d) Prep clients for interviews and to negotiate a compensation package; e) Address special job search challenges; f) Learn best practices for job search coaching; and, g) Know techniques to measure client/student progress.

To move forward in coaching, you will receive a career and job search model, client tools and coaching tools. In addition you will receive a document filled with suggestions on how to launch, package, market and evaluate a job search coaching program.

If you would like to strengthen your capacity as a coach, you may opt to add coaching supervision. Scroll down to learn more.

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Strengthen your capacity as a coach by receiving guidance and feedback on your actions/approach as you incorporate your new learning into coaching your job search clients.​

For more information and pricing on supervision coaching, call Joan at 715.808.0344 or email

Are you an emerging coach who wants to more fully develop your coaching skills? As an International Coach Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC), Joan Runnheim Olson provides assistance in helping individuals build and expand their coaching skills. She coaches those at the ACC level or those pursuing that level and others that simply want to develop their coaching competencies, The mentor coaching can include:

  • Practice coaching demonstrations with you as the coach
  • ​​Listening to recorded sessions of you coaching your clients and provide oral and/or written feedback
  • Talking through coaching challenges that you may be facing with your clients
  • Strengthen your understanding of the ICF Core Competencies and ICF Code of Ethics

Joan has earned the following certifications:

  • Certified Career Development Coach
  • Certified Career Management Coach
  • Certified Five O'Clock Club Coach
  • Certified 360Reach Analyst (personal branding)
  • Certified Leadership & Talent Management Coach

For more information and pricing on mentor coaching, call Joan at 715.808.0344 or email