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Business Development Series

ICF’s popular Business Development Series (BDS) will return February 6–March 1, 2018, to deliver OnDemand and live virtual education designed to help you build, sustain and expand a successful coaching business. Registration is open from January 2, 2018 to February 2, 2018. Registration cost is $200 for members and $450 for non-members.

The 2018 Business Development Series is your chance to define your practice, market your expertise, cultivate your audience and get to work!

Over the course of four weeks you will get to:

  • Know—Define your brand.
  • Show—Demonstrate or express who you are and how you can help your clients.
  • Grow—Nurture your business and expand your reach.
  • Go—Take action and make it happen.
  • Week One: Know
    Date Time Title/Topic Presenter(s)
    OnDemand Recording Building a Wildly Successful Coaching Practice William Arruda (United States) & Ora Shtull (United States)
    OnDemand Recording Messages from Across the Generations: Listening to the Coaching Consumer Colin McIlheney (United Kingdom)
    February 6, 2018 1 — 2:30 p.m. (New York)

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    Coaching Niche Karen Cappello, MCC (United States), Delaney Tosh, PCC (Canada), David Lamka, PCC (Ecuador) & Ora Shtull (United States)
    February 8, 2018 9 — 10 a.m. (New York)

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    Understanding the Minds and Motivations of the Coaching Consumer Colin McIlheney (United Kingdom) & William Arruda (United States)

    Live webinars will also be recorded and made available to all 2018 BDS attendees.  Attendees will have access to all recordings indefinitely through the learning portal.

  • Week Two: Show
    Date Time Title/Topic Presenter(s)
    OnDemand Recording How to Write a Bio that Connects 2018 Susan Chritton (United States) & Marie Zimenoff (United States)
    OnDemand Recording Measuring the Impact and ROI of Coaching Nader Bechini (Tunisia)
    February 13, 2018 1 — 2 p.m. (New York)

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    Articulating the Benefits of Coaching J. Matthew Becker, MCC (United States) & Shawna Corden, PCC (United States)
    February 15, 2018 10 — 12:30 p.m. (New York)

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    LinkedIn 101: Build a Powerful LinkedIn Profile to Advance Your Practice William Arruda (United States)

    Live webinars will also be recorded and made available to all 2018 BDS attendees.  Attendees will have access to all recordings indefinitely through the learning portal.

  • Week Three: Grow
    Date Time Title/Topic Presenter(s)
    OnDemand Recording How to Monetize Your Expertise Dorie Clark (United States)
    OnDemand Recording Connecting with Video: Look and Feel Confident on YouTube, Facebook, Webinars and Video Calls Brighton West (United States)
    February 20, 2018 3 – 4:30 p.m. (New York)

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    How to Find Corporate Clients Right in Your Backyard Jeanine Blackwell (United States)
    February 22, 2018 8 — 9:30 p.m. (New York)

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    Advanced LinkedIn: Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Practice William Arruda (United States)

    Live webinars will also be recorded and made available to all 2018 BDS attendees.  Attendees will have access to all recordings indefinitely through the learning portal.

  • Week Four: Go
    Date Time Title/Topic Presenter(s)
    February 27, 2018 TBD Making Time for Your Business TBA
    March 1, 2018 4 — 5:30 p.m. (New York)

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    It’s Go-Time! Turning Learning into Action and Action into Results William Arruda (United States)

    Live webinars will also be recorded and made available to all 2018 BDS attendees.  Attendees will have access to all recordings indefinitely through the learning portal.

Register Now for the 2018 Business Development Series

 

BDS Membership Giveaway

Attend the Series for Your Chance to Win a Free ICF Membership!

Any registrant that completes all 14 sessions of the 2018 Business Development Series (live or OnDemand) by March 9, 2018 will be eligible for a drawing to win a FREE ICF Global Membership. This opportunity is open to both current ICF Members and Non-Members.

Terms & Conditions

Grand prize winner will receive one (1) FREE Annual ICF Global Membership. (Valued at $245 USD)

The drawing will take place on March 12, 2018.  The winner of the drawing will be notified directly by ICF Professional Staff.

Only one grand prize will be awarded. Prize cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner.  Winner must meet the ICF Member Eligibility Requirements.  The ICF Global Membership awarded is only good for the 2018 year.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.

 

Continuing Coach Education

All BDS sessions are considered Resource Development for ICF Credential renewal purposes. CCE units for recorded sessions are considered self-study for the purpose of renewing an ICF Credential. You may count up to 16 hours of self-study toward Resource Development for the renewal of your ICF Credential. Simply enter the name of the session in the self-study section of the credential renewal application. You do not need to attach a certificate showing completion of a session. Watching all 14 sessions of the 2018 Business Development Series will provide up to 14.25 Resource Development CCE units.

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