Transform your professional coaching skills in only FOUR months!

Do you want better individual, team, and/or organizational success? Are you looking for a way to take your leadership skills to the next level? Coaching is a powerful leadership approach that enhances employee engagement, helps achieve higher levels of productivity, and creates empowerment cultures. By using coaching skills to lead people, you can help employees grow their ability to solve problems, generate more ideas, take action, and increase self-accountability. You will leave this program with the tools and practical skills to engage your employee’s hearts and minds to achieve even greater business success.

At a glance

What: Workplace Coaching Certificate (WCC). Our coach specific training program is offered once a year, March through June. The program builds skills to coach employees and individuals. For more information contact Patrick Jackson, 608-262-4509.

When: March - June 2018. Visit the Curriculum page for specific dates and times.

Where: Blended format. Three face-to-face sessions in Madison, WI, and four teleconferences from your location.

Who should attend: Leaders, managers, and HR professionals who want to use coaching principles to improve their leadership abilities and create greater organizational success.

Cost: $4,500 through Feb 1; $4,900 after. Only a $100 deposit to save your seat! Payment plans available for the balance.


Questions: Contact Patrick Jackson at or 608-262-4509.

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Develop your coaching skills from ICF Credentialed Trainers

As a student in the Workplace Coaching Certificate program, you will:

  • Increase your Emotional Intelligence
  • Sharpen and deepen your listening skills
  • Develop your ability to ask great questions
  • Develop skills to help others problem-solve more effectively
  • Learn how to empower others to a higher level of self-accountability

Learning Outcomes: As a result of attending this program, you will:

  • Increase trust between you and your employees
  • Create higher performing individuals and teams
  • Foster higher loyalty, commitment and engagement
  • Drive better business results
  • Create more bandwidth for you to work on higher priority items
  • Develop your employees more effectively

Is the Workplace Coaching Certificate for me? Yes, if you want:

  • Stronger relationships in the workplace
  • Better communication
  • Improved problem solving
  • Stronger employee engagement
  • To increase your capacity to lead
  • To drive better results for your organization

Meet your instructors

Lead instructor: Shawn Preuss, PCC

Shawn Preuss (PCC, BS in Business Management, Trained CTI Coach, Certified Myers-Briggs Facilitator, and owner of Transitions Coaching & Consulting, Inc.) is a professional coach who specializes in training, mentoring, and supervising coaches entering the profession. Shawn is also a leadership and team development coach who has been coaching and consulting with individuals, teams, groups, and organizations for 17 years and has been in the coaching industry (sport/business/life) for more than 35 years.

As a life coach, Shawn's love for coaching and program development helped to support bringing a Professional Life Coaching Certification program into existence for the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Shawn was an integral part of developing and teaching the PLCC program for 5 years. Currently, Shawn developed and is the Lead Instructor of the Workplace Coaching Certificate for University of Wisconsin, Madison.

With an inside-out perspective, Shawn helps to draw out the best from people and organizations. Shawn’s insightful and objective perspective is a stabilizing point to any group of people she works with. With her depth of experiential learning, Shawn guides others in drawing rich learning from everyday life and business. Her coaching often acts as a catalyst to dynamic shifts and changes in life and business. Shawn is passionate about bringing coaching as a management style into the workplace.

Shawn is a coaches’ coach and provides mentoring, coaching, and consulting to professional coaches. She is an active member of the International Coaching Federation, Chicago Coaches Federation, and Association for Psychological type.

Vicki Kampmeier, ACC

Vicki is a results-oriented leader with over 30 years of leadership experience in operational and human resource roles within the telecommunications industry. Her career has been guided by her devotion of helping others tap into their full potential. Vicki opened her own consulting practice in 2017 to focus on her passions of coaching and leadership development training.

Vicki is an Associated Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coaching Federation, a Senior Human Resource Professional (SPHR), a Human Capital Strategist (HCS), a Certified Change Management Professional through Prosci, and is certified by Human Synergistics in their Life Styles Inventory Tool. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development.