Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the Registered Corporate Coach Program (RCC)?
The RCC was designed specifically for individuals who seek to augment their skills in the area of executive and corporate coaching and who are prepared for a compressed study program.
Q: What does the RCC designation mean?
The RCC designation is awarded by the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC) and verifies that you have met professional standards for coaching within a corporate setting. In an unregulated field, the RCC sets you apart as meeting standards set by the leading professional business coaching association.
Q: What is the difference between a “registered” designation and a “certification”?
A “registered” program is less time consuming than a typical “certification” program. The RCC offers the benefits of a professional program based on life experiences.
Q: Who is the WABC?
WABC is the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches, the only international professional association dedicated exclusively to the business coaching industry. It is also the only association of its kind with admission and renewal membership standards. For over six years, WABC has been representing and serving all external and internal coaches working with businesses, organizations and governments. These coaches include business coaches, corporate coaches, executive coaches, leadership coaches, organizational development coaches and many other types of coaches.
Q: Who is eligible to take the RCCSM Coaching Program?
Ideal candidates have significant business or professional experience and an ability to work independently. Consultants, human resource professionals, therapists, coaches, and managers all pursue the RCCSM designation program. Eligibility requirements are:
- Must have at least seven years of business experience (this means work experience in the for-profit, non-profit and /or government sectors).
- May be transitioning into (or in the early years of) a business coaching practice, either as an external or internal coach.