Your Corporate Contract: More Than a Piece of Paper
Ann Kruse, JD, MSOD, CPCC, ACC
Tuesday, December 19th, 11:00 AM Pacific
CCEUs Available: 1.0 CCEU for Core Competencies in Ethics
Teleclass is FREE to attend. CCEU Certificate is Free to ICFLA Members, or $15.00 for non-Members and guests.
When you embark on a coaching engagement for an organization, you are taking on a unique challenge: juggling relationships with both the organization and your client. A key part of the juggling process is your contract. It's much more than a piece of paper written in legalese.
In this teleclass we will cover: What is a contract? Why have a contract? What should be included in it? How to use it to protect your legal rights and to comply with the Code of Ethics. How to use the contracting process to enhance your relationship with the organization.
Clarifying roles and responsibilities (Code of Ethics ¶ 19)
Protecting coachee confidentiality (Code of Ethics ¶ 24 and 26)
Having a clear agreement on how coaching information will be exchanged among the parties
Ann Kruse, JD, MSOD, CPCC, ACC, is an experienced business lawyer, organizational consultant, and executive coach. She has worked on the corporate side, contracting with external coaches and consultants. Over the last few years, Ann has noticed a surging interest among coaches from a variety of coaching specialties who have opportunities to coach leaders in organizations. To help coaches who are entering this market, she created the “Leadership Coach Basecamp,” an online self-paced learning program. One of the courses in the Basecamp is “Protect Yourself Legally,” which focuses on the specific legal issues coaches face in working with organizations as clients, including detailed information on contracts.