Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student:
- understands the meaning of communication in the coaching process
- understands the unconscious messages in the interaction
- can use the most known coaching techniques in the coaching process

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be familiar with:
- coaching techniques for the different kind of groups
- coaching techniques in the different situations
- communication techniques in the coaching situation
- body language and hidden messages

Course contents

- coaching techniques
- sport coaching, health coaching, business coaching, personal coaching, life coaching etc.
- discussion and communication in the coaching situation

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended or required reading

Megginson, D. & Clutterbuck, D.: Techniques for coaching and mentoring

Study activities

  • Lectures - 23 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 50 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


  • Taskinen Topi
  • Törnblom Cia


Taskinen Topi

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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