Empowering coaches, trainers, and organizations to foster conscious leadership and positive impact through comprehensive training, certification, and collaboration
International Coaches Union Association
Mission & Purpose
Empowering Coaches Transforming Lives
At the International Coaches Union Association, our mission is to create a supportive and developmental environment that spans a variety of fields, from work to family and personal life.
We believe in fostering empathy, self-awareness, conscious leadership, and cooperation for a positive impact on the lives of coaches, clients, and communities worldwide.
Some of the Success Stories & Key Milestones
High-Profile Partnerships & Collaborations
Industry Recognition & Accreditation
Since our inception in 2006, the International Coaches Union Association has grown rapidly, now boasting over 10,000 certified coaches in 32+ countries around the world. This expansion allows us to reach and support more coaches and clients, bringing the transformative power of coaching to a global audience.
ICU has worked with high-level organizations, such as governors, Councils of Ministers, and presidential administrations, on projects aimed at implementing decentralized management systems and involving the population. Our coaches and trainers have also worked with Olympic athletes and football teams, showcasing the versatility and impact of our coaching methods.
Our internationally recognized ICU coaching certification confirms the professionalism of our coaches, registering them in the global database of coaching professionals. In some countries, obtaining a certificate of a Master Coach or Trainer of the ICU can also be automatically certified for the coaching profession with a state-recognized diploma or can also receive an additional supplement to the certificate follows the model developed by UNESCO/CEPES, COUNCIL OF EUROPE, the EUROPEAN COMISSION. This prestigious ICU certification sets our coaches apart in the industry.
Our program for ICU Master Trainer certification is accredited by Thomas Edison State University (TESU, USA), enabling those who pass the ICU program to receive six educational credits towards their master’s degrees in TESU. This accreditation solidifies our reputation as a leading authority in the world of coaching.
ICU hosted a coaching conference at EXPO 2020 Dubai in 2021, and organizes a Coaching Conference every year, further demonstrating our commitment to the advancement and promotion of the coaching profession worldwide.
ICU aims to extend the benefits of coaching to a wider audience, especially to marginalized communities, including those that have experienced conflict, unrest (post-conflict) and post-pandemic. By providing coaching and training services to these communities, we help individuals develop resilience, self-awareness, and empathy. We also support them in rebuilding and healing, as they adapt to new realities and overcome challenges. In doing so, we strive to create a more inclusive, compassionate, and conscious world.
One of the key strengths of the ICU Association lies in the expertise of our Master Trainers. Most of them hold academic degrees, including PhDs, showcasing the depth and breadth of knowledge they bring to the table. This high level of academic achievement allows us to maintain close integration with the academic community, ensuring that our coaching methodologies and practices are informed by the latest research and evidence-based approaches. This solid academic foundation sets us apart and enables us to provide the highest quality coaching services to our clients and members.
Join us on our mission to empower coaches and transform lives. Together, we can make a meaningful impact on individuals, organizations, and communities across the globe.
International Coaches Union Association For
Individuals, Businesses & Organizations
Coaches & Trainers
Investors, funds, contributors, donators & philanthropists
The International Coaches Union Association (ICU) is a non-profit organization that aims to promote and advance the coaching and training industry. As an investor or fund, contributing to the ICU can be a great way to support the growth and development of this industry while also achieving your own goals.
ICU for Individuals, Businesses, and Organizations
& Training Services
Our certified coaches and trainers have extensive experience and a deep understanding of integral values and developmental approaches. This ensures that you receive personalized, effective coaching and training services tailored to your specific needs and goals.
Accreditations & Recognitions
The ICU Association’s comprehensive training program is accredited by prestigious institutions like Thomas Edison State University (USA). Our coaches and trainers receive internationally recognized certifications, positioning them as experts in their field.
Wide Range of Services & Products
Whether you’re looking for coaching, soft skills training for your organization, or personal development resources, the ICU Association has you covered. Our offerings include books, infoproducts, and other tools designed to support your growth and success.
& Case Studies
Numerous clients have benefited from our services and products, achieving significant growth and positive change in various aspects of their lives, careers, and organizations. By partnering with the ICU Association, you too can experience the transformative power of our coaching and training services.
Commitment to Ethical
& Professional Standards
Our Association promotes ethical and professional coaching standards and values, ensuring that you receive services from coaches and trainers who adhere to the highest principles of integrity and excellence.
By cooperating the ICU, you can help make a positive impact on the coaching and training industry, supporting its growth and development.
ICU for Coaches and Trainers
Standards & Best Practices
The ICU sets and promotes standards and best practices for coaches and trainers, helping to ensure a high level of quality and professionalism in the industry. By joining the ICU, you can show your commitment to these standards and differentiate yourself from others in the field.
Networking & Community
The ICU provides a platform for coaches and trainers to connect, network, and collaborate with each other, building relationships and a sense of community. This can lead to new opportunities for partnerships, referrals, and business growth.
Education & Training
The ICU offers education and training opportunities to help coaches and trainers improve their skills and stay up-to-date with industry developments. This can help you stay competitive and offer the best services to your clients.
Advocacy & Representation
The ICU advocates for the interests of coaches and trainers, representing their views and concerns to government bodies and other organizations. This can help ensure that the industry is well-regulated and that the needs of coaches and trainers are taken into account.
Marketing & Promotion
The ICU helps coaches and trainers market themselves and their services, providing exposure to potential clients and customers. This can help you grow your business and reach new audiences.
By joining the ICU, you can help make a positive impact on the coaching and training industry, supporting its growth and development.
ICU for investors, funds, contributors, donators, philanthropists
By contributing to the ICU, you can help make a positive impact on the coaching and training industry, supporting its growth and development. Your contribution can help fund education and training programs, advocacy and representation efforts, and other initiatives. It can make a real difference in the lives of coaches and trainers, as well as the clients they serve.
The ICU is committed to promoting innovation in coaching and training, supporting new ideas, techniques, and technologies that can improve the effectiveness of coaches and trainers. By contributing to the ICU, investors and donors can help bring new and innovative approaches to the industry, which can drive growth and improve outcomes.
Your contribution can also help us further develop our charity coaching projects, which aim to make coaching accessible to underprivileged individuals and communities, and support positive change around the world.
Networking & Collaboration
As a contributor to the ICU, you can connect with other like-minded individuals and organizations who are passionate about the coaching and training industry. This can lead to new opportunities for collaboration, partnerships, and business growth.
Recognition & Exposure
The ICU recognizes and promotes its contributors, providing exposure to potential clients and customers. This can help you grow your own business and reputation within the industry.
Contributions to the ICU may be tax-deductible, allowing you to receive a financial benefit while also supporting a cause you care about. (*for Luxembourg residents only, the rest countries should consult with their tax experts to clarify this opportunity).
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