Creating a Coaching Culture: Strategies Used by Exemplary Organizations

  • 02/27/2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • DoubleTree Club Hotel, 7 Hutton Centre Dr., Santa Ana, CA
  • 6


  • Members can register the month before this Chapter workshop to receive a 15% discount off regular member price!
  • Reserved for those who are members of both ATD Orange County and ATD National
  • An email with call-in details will be sent within 24 business hours. If you register the day of, you will see it shortly.
  • An email with call-in details will be sent within 24 business hours. If you register the day of, you will see it shortly

Registration is closed

Registration for the live event is now FULL and we cannot take any walkins. We are sorry for any disappointment.

HOWEVER,  you can still register for the virtual session.

You can attend this event in-person or virtually.
(Upon registration, you will be required to indicate acceptance of our
Photography Release that appears at the bottom of this page.)

(Virtual attendance is identified in the registration type.
All other registration types are in-person.)

What do leaders at the “best-of-the-best" organizations do to foster coaching cultures that lead to extraordinary employee performance and business outcomes? Whether you work within a small or large organization, or provide coaching services to them, you will get an inside look at different approaches coaching champions are taking to embed coaching in their organizations. 

You will learn:
  • Benefits and payoff of establishing a coaching culture 
  • 4 key criteria the ICF uses to evaluate coaching culture 
  • Strategies and tactics used by top organizations to successfully implement coaching initiatives 
  • How to build internal capacity for coaching 
  • Proven metrics and methods to measure the effectiveness and impact of coaching within an organization

About Our Facilitator

Mike Gellman spent 11 years in a Fortune 500 company as an organizational consultant and career coach - overseeing talent management and succession planning. Mike facilitated teambuilding, conflict resolution, process improvement and change management. He successfully works with executives, business owners, and employees to help facilitate succession planning, high potential leader development programs, and employee engagement and organizational change efforts.

Mike also created a nationally-recognized, award-winning mentorship program for the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD) - San Diego that has been running strong since 2000. Mike is an adjunct instructor in interpersonal communication for Brandman University in Irvine, CA. 

Mike is an ACC certified coach with a Master’s degree in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology. He also authored Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success

Learn more about Mike here.


6:00 PM  Registration, Dinner, Informal Networking 

6:30 PM  Welcome

6:45 PM  Main Program

8:00 PM  Structured Networking

8:15 PM  Adjourn

Early bird deadline is January 31

Competency Alignment: Coaching

Each ATD-OC Learning Event will be aligned to one Talent Development Competency, as identified by ATD National.

The Coaching Competency helps us apply a systematic process to improve others' ability to set goals, take action, and maximize strengths.

To find out more about the ATD Competency Model for the Training and Development Profession, visit

About Registration:

Earlybird registration ends at 5 p.m. on the Monday before the meeting.

For evening meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day of the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

For breakfast & lunch meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day before the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

Cancellation/refund deadline is noon on the Monday before the meeting. No shows will be charged in full.


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I hereby give the Association for Talent Development, Orange County Chapter, its clients, agents, and assigns, full permission to use, publish and copyright photographic images, film images, video images, sound recordings, and any reproductions from these materials of me and/or my property or any part thereof, either in conjunction with or without using my name, and make changes or alterations therein and/or alterations thereto Worldwide in perpetuity. Some places these images and recordings may be used and posted include, but are not limited to, the Internet, emails, social media, etc.

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