Leadership and Performance Coaching Certification

The Brown University School of Professional Studies, in partnership with ACT Leadership, is offering ACT’s Leadership and Performance Coaching Certification Program accredited by the International Coach Federation.

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Based in Science, Delivering Results

Leadership and Performance Coaching is a critical professional development skill for senior leaders. This certification offers the unique opportunity to develop your full leadership potential, maximize team performance, and increase results in your workplace. Improve employee engagement and positively impact employee development, client satisfaction, and business performance — Now Enrolling!

Coaching concepts are grounded in developmental psychology, neuroscience, and research in leadership effectiveness. Coaches hone critical leadership skills in the following areas:

  • Effective communication across teams and organizations
  • Innovative solutions
  • Decision making
  • Leading change
  • Critical thinking
  • Team and relationship building

“ Hands down, the best leadership course I have taken. ACT was absolutely fantastic in their approach, structure, and delivery of the content. ”

Program Snapshot

8 Month Program

Entry Terms

Spring/ Summer/ Fall/ Winter


100% Online


Online & In-Person

A Proven Approach

ACT’s Leadership & Performance Coaching Certification is an eight month program, with three live experiential sessions supplemented with online group and individual learning. The Spring and Fall are hybrid classes (in-person and virtual) and the Summer and Winter are 100% virtual. In-person sessions are held on the Brown University campus in Providence, Rhode Island.

Upon completion of the program, students receive a certificate of completion from ACT Leadership and Brown University School of Professional Studies.  The ACT Leadership and Performance Coaching Certification Program is approved for the Associate Certified Coach accreditation via the International Coaching Federation ACSTH pathway.

About ACT Leadership

ACT is an internationally recognized coaching, leadership development and consulting company known for its commitment to leadership and performance coaching, valuing its long term partnerships with Brown University, the intelligence communities and its loyal and devoted diverse community.  The Brown University School of Professional Studies has relied on ACT’s superior leadership and performance coaching as an integral component in their Executive Masters curriculum.


Visit https://actleader.com/program/ for upcoming program dates.


Virtual: $10,495 / Hybrid: $11,495

“ We chose to partner with ACT Leadership because we share a common mission, to develop effective, reflective, and inclusive leaders, to effect positive change in the world and to improve human welfare. ”

Shankar Prasad Dean, School of Professional Studies & Vice President for Academic Innovation, Brown University