PRLog - July 8, 2014 - CALGARY, Alberta -- July 8, 2014 CALGARY – Glen Klassen and Ursula Sherwood are two of the first graduates of a program that for the past 21 years was only awarded from Las Vegas, Nevada. But in May 2014, Brad Sugars, internationally renowned business expert and founder of ActionCOACH business training, announced that a Calgary training facility would be the first in to Canada to be recognized as a certified training provider.
Business Edge Coaching is a Calgary-based franchise of ActionCOACH that specializes in coaching small- to medium-sized businesses as well as executive teams and group coaching. The new certification opens the doors for aspiring business coaches to receive world-class training and certification right here at home.
“We are honoured and humbled by the fact that Brad Sugars has the confidence in the Business Edge team to deliver ActionCOACH training to the same standard as the training offered by head office,” comments Nagui Bihelek, President of Business Edge Coaching. “We are excited to have our first graduates of the program already applying their training and influencing the success of Calgary business owners.”
“Becoming an ActionCOACH Business Coach combines my desire to help the local economy with my desire to own my own business,” states Klassen. “As a coach I mentor business owners to make stronger decisions and build profitable businesses and I’m proud to do it with the respected ActionCOACH designation.”
Sherwood explains her reasons for taking the certification, “Anyone can call themselves a business coach, but there aren’t very many programs offering this level of rigorous training for a certification. ActionCOACH is a globally recognized program because of the results it delivers for clients.”
ActionCOACH is the world’s number one business coaching and executive coaching firm, with more than 1,000 offices in more than 50 countries, coaching over 15,000 businesses every week. Brad Sugars started the company in 1993 and can be credited with nurturing the concept of business coaching worldwide. Business coaching is now recognized as the second fastest growing professional industry category behind Information Technology; and ActionCOACH was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as number one in the world nine years running.
About Business Edge Coaching:
Business Edge Coaching is ActionCOACH's Southern Alberta representative and Calgary's first choice in business coaching, corporate mentoring, training and team-building. Through group workshops and one-on-one consultations, experienced and certified business coaches guide companies to the new levels of success and prosperity. To learn more, go to www.businessedgecoaching.com.