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International Coaching Federation Switzerland

ICF Switzerland Chapter: In-Person Lausanne and Virtual Event

MASTERCLASS - Deepen your coaching presence and illuminate your sessions with artistry

Friday January 14th 2022, 8:30 - 17:00 CET

Jean-François Cousin, MCC, Past Chairman of ICF Global Board 



Who and how are you, in your coaching sessions, when you best support your clients’ progress and fulfilment? How could you further deepen your coaching presence and illuminate your sessions with artistry, in service of more profound, inspired and sustainable transformations for your clients? 

In this one-day coaching masterclass with Jean-Francois Cousin, MCC, you will 

  • gain profound insights that can help you coach at your very best 
  • optimize the way you contract with your client at the start of a session 
  • deepen your coaching presence 
  • expand the world of possibilities for your coachee  
  • illuminate your coaching practice with artistry 

Benefits for the participants

  1. Evolve your way of ‘being’ as a coach in sessions, to best help unleash your clients’ progress and fulfilment  
  2. Learn how to contract in-depth with your client 
  3. Identify new coaching practices that can help you overcome challenges you meet in your sessions 
  4. 10 insights harvested over 13,000 coaching-hours to coach masterfully 
  5. 10 practical tips for coaches to overcome your insecurities as a coach and support your clients with greater ease and success 


You will receive 8 CCEUs: 6 CCEU Core Competencies, 2 CCEU Resource Development 


Jean-François Cousin, MCC, became a global executive coach in 2006, in the wake of a career in management around the world with a Fortune-500 company. 

By November 2021, he had clocked in 13,000 coaching-hours, served over 1,300 executives and dozens of executive teams, travelling to 35 countries / 5 continents to work with them. 

Accredited as a ‘Master Certified Coach’ by the International Coaching Federation, Jean-François coaches CEOs, Region and Country Presidents and Board Members, most often on executive leadership development, on-boarding and role transition, organizational & cultural change management, strategic planning and cross-cultural leadership. 

Jean-François works with executives from all types of industries and services. 

Jean-François is also a speaker and a published author. He is dedicated to the growth of the coaching profession and has advocated coaching to numerous corporate audiences on 5 continents. He co-authored two books promoting coaching and written “Game Changers at the Circus” about unleashing greatness in organizations with a coaching culture. 

Jean-François served as the Chairman of the Global Board of the International Coaching Federation in 2019. 


Hybrid Event

This event is a Hybrid Event and means that attendees can participate in either in-person or virtually online.    
This event will be held in-person in Lausanne with all COVID protocols in place, and, the event will be available virtually, so no matter where you are you can participate and engage with this event. 

Program of the day

Morning session 

  • 10 insights and 10 practical tips to coach at your very best, harvested over 13,000 coaching hours 
  • Which insecurities and what else stand in your way of being the best coach you can be – bring up your ‘tough’ cases and we will explore together what needs to happen for you to crack them -experience sharing and ‘trouble shooting’ discussion 

Coffee/Tea break 

  • Live coaching session demonstrating a deep, holistic coaching presence 
  • Exercises, tips, experience sharing and discussion about deepening your coaching presence 


Afternoon session 

  • Optimize the way you contract with your client at the start of a session 
  • Demonstration 
  • Practice 1-on-1 and debrief 

Coffee/tea break 

  • Expand your coachee’s ‘world of possibilities’ 
  • Exercises and tips to adopt inspiration’, ‘stillness’ and ‘fearlessness’ in your coach’s way of being 
  • Coda: illuminate your coaching practice with artistry 


The masterclass will be in English with Q&A in English and French.  


This event will be held in-person in Lausanne with all COVID protocols in place.


Lausanne at the Royal Savoy Hotel , Avenue d’Ouchy 40 (close to metro & Lausanne train station) 

Organized by ICF Switzerland



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