Strathmore Business School hosted The Kenya Chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF) during ICF’s on Tour visit to Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) region. The on tour visit is part of ICF’s collective celebration of its 20th anniversary.
Strathmore Business School’s Executive Coaching arm is a member of ICF, an international accrediting body for coaches, with more than 20,000 members and 10,000 credentialed coaches in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Entitled; Coaching beyond Boundaries, the initiative aims at celebrating, connecting and raising awareness around coaching. The two-month event, designed to raise awareness of professional coaching and its ability to contribute to a thriving society, takes place in conjunction with ICF’s year long 20th-anniversary celebration. The EMEA region currently comprises of 31 countries, with Africa recording a footprint in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.
The ICF on Tour activities in Nairobi, Strathmore Business School, was a buzz of activities, with coaches, ICF officials and invited internal guests participating in the coaching sessions graced by officials from ICF.
Ms. Sharon Jansen, PCC, of South Africa gave a key note on the evening of Thursday November 12th focusing on coach leadership and best practice through professional development.
The tour will be coming at a close on the 13th November, with Ms. Jansen providing mentor coaching programs, a specialized professional practice which assists coach practitioners focus on their practice, and which is required of all coaches applying for credentialing with ICF.