Norwich University

Coaching For Leadership Program 2014


Coaching For Leadership Program- Alumni

Norwich University is partnering with alumni to execute a single day coaching program for undergraduate students to build self-awareness around the specific leadership competencies necessary to become more effective leaders. This program is designed to provide safe, confidential, developmental feedback to students in order to enhance their overall leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.

A successful pilot of the program was held this past spring. We now need 75 alumni volunteers to participate as leadership coaches to accommodate more students in the Architecture, Business, Engineering and Nursing Schools.

You will work hands-on with students in group and individual settings as they conduct: five case studies, an elevator pitch, and engage in a one-on-one feedback session. Alumni coaches will evaluate and provide feedback to students on competencies such as: Listening, Oral Communication, Decision Making, Ethics, Leadership, and Teamwork.
The program will take place in two parts:

Coaching Program Training

Date:   Thursday, March 6th, 7-9pm

            Wednesday, March 19th, 5-7pm

             * Only one session is required

Location: WebEx Online Training


  • Introduction and Recap of 2013
  • Setting the context
  • What does being a coach mean
  • Case study method and forms
  • Elevator pitch expectations and forms
  • Coaching one-on-one
  • Setting expectations

 Training is mandatory for all coaches and no exceptions will be made.

Coaching Program Day with Students

Date:   Saturday, March 29, 2014

Time:  9:30am – 4:00pm

Location: Norwich University



  • Coaches meeting
  • Meeting the students
  • Case studies
  • Elevator pitches
  • Lunch
  • Coaches calibration session
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Evaluation forms

To learn more through Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) please CLICK HERE

For questions not answered in the FAQ link regarding the program, please email Eric Curtis '98  at
Contact Information
Primary Contact
Eric Curtis
Date: 3/6/2014 to 3/29/2014


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