AmCham Coach up! program awarded in the US

  • March 10, 2015
The Coach up! Coaching Excellence Program initiated by the HR Committee of AmCham Hungary and the Hungarian Chapter of the International Coaching Federation was awarded on March 5, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Six ICF Chapters were presented with 2014 ICF Chapter Awards at the ceremony held during ICF Global Leaders Forum 2015. The ICF has 117 chapters in 57 countries.

The 'I Care For Award recognizes' ICF Chapters that have established a significant coaching presence in their communities through nonprofit partnerships and/or pro bono coaching initiatives. The ICF Global Leaders's Forum recognized three ICF Chapter with the Award - Singapore, Argentina and Hungary - the latter winning for the second time.

AmCham Hungary would like to thank László Szépkúti, chairman of the HR Committee and Judit Ábri, ICF PCC executive coach, IBS & CHN Leadership Academy director, Coach up! Project Leader of the AmCham HR Committee for designing and driving the project.

About the Coach up! project

The Project was formulated by the HR Committee of AmCham with the aim to provide pro bono quality service to AmCham member companies (in good standing) in coaching and to make AmCham membership more attractive also through this offering. On the other hand ICF Hungarian Chapter is interested in presenting and demonstrating  international standards in coaching available also in Hungary  by ICF internationally credentialed Hungarian coaches.  International standards and quality in coaching is also met and guaranteed by Hungarian ICF coaches.

About ICF and coaching

ICF Hungarian Charter Chapter is part of the world’s largest US-based coaching professional organisation, the International Coach Federation (ICF), which has more than 20,000 members worldwide. The Hungarian Charter Chapter was established in 2008. The dynamically growing professional body plays a key role in the Hungarian coaching profession, not only with high quality events, social responsibility and community engagements, but is one of the key signatory to the code of ethics of the local self-regulatory initiative, accreditation and quality assurance as well.

ICF Hungarian Chapter is pleased to share the efforts of the HR Committee of AmCham Hungary to promote and provide wider range of quality services, more specifically to offer quality coaching by internationally accredited coaches to its members.

Coaching is a popular high impact solution tool frequently used on the international and by now on the national market as well, significantly contributing to the development of organisations and greatly supporting business success in all sectors of the economy. The Coaching Project would like to offer quality coaching to AmCham member company leaders regardless whether they are new to coaching or are have already used this support and development tool.