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Announcing...The Coaching Center at UMDI

How does a student become a better musician, artist, scientist or team member…coaching of course!

In recent years, Business Coaching has grown, and has gone from fashionable to fundamental with leaders and organizations understanding how valuable it can be. In a nutshell, coaching increases effectiveness, expands thinking, identifies strengths and development areas, and is focused on setting and achieving challenging goals. Through the coach’s skilled use of powerful and thought-provoking questions, the client is supported to gain insights which in turn unlock the energy necessary for change.

Here at the UMass Donahue Institute (UMDI), we see an increase in the interest in, and need for, coaching services across many organizations, levels of employees, and in a variety of business skills and roles. In response to this increasing need, we are very pleased to announce the opening of the new “Coaching Center at UMDI ”!

Staffed by a faculty with a client-focused mission, deep expertise in their key coaching areas, as well as strong credentials and certifications, the Coaching Center at UMDI is poised to meet your organization’s coaching needs.

Our commitment is to:

  • develop people's skills and abilities;
  • boost individual, team, and leadership performance;
  • provide support with issues and challenges;
  • empower people to meet their objectives, goals, and dreams.

Wherever you are located in the state, we have faculty poised to work with you in a variety of ways. The Types of Specialty Coaching Services being offered, including both formal and informal coaching support) are:

  • Small/Family Owned Business
  • Performance/Skills
  • Women’s Leadership
  • Virtual Facilitation /Hosting
  • Trainer/Facilitator
  • Technology
  • Individual Personal/Life
  • Group/Team
  • Individual Professional
  • Career
  • Executive/C-Suite
  • Cultural Competency

Our services are customized for work with Teams, Managers, Leaders, Executives, Trainers, Facilitators, Small Business Owners and a wide range of individuals. Contact us for more information, and to learn more about how our exceptional coaching methodologies and services can make a difference for you and your organization!

To learn more about how coaching may be a fit for your organization, contact Chris Gatti

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

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