RAD3039 - Counselling in Organisations: Process and Development in Coaching, Consulting and Leadership


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

This course engages the student in learning and applying essential distinctions relevant to the experience of helping within organisational settings. The identification of more specialized knowledge and expertise suitable for coaching and leadership will enable the student to successfully meet the relevant demands of the workforce. Central to this course is the process of developing capacities for our growth as human beings and our ability to help facilitate this growth in others. Course pedagogy will include readings, classroom dialogue and lectures to enhance self-awareness as a tool for learning and developing advanced skills. The course will also apply this learning through practice and facilitate knowledge integration through reflection.

Learning outcome


The candidate...

  • has in-depth knowledge of leadership and coaching.


The candidate...

  • can apply relevant counselling skills in a coaching perspective in order to create a good coaching relationship and help coachees in their process of revealing important topics, focusing on development opportunities and goal-oriented activities.

General competence:

The candidate...

  • has developed in-depth competencies and capacities relevant to different coaching situations.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures 6 days (7 hours each), plus 1-day class project presentation.

Obligatory activities:

  • 5 pre-class assignments in MyQuest before each gathering
  • literature review with peer evaluation of 1200-1500 words, in Blackboard
  • short essay on the student's coaching experiences 1000 words, in Blackboard
  • presentation of a videotaped coaching session
  • participation in lectures (80%)

Take a look at Blackboard at the beginning of the semester for detailed information about compulsory assignments and deadlines.

Compulsory assignments

  • 5 pre-class assignments in MyQuest before each gathering
  • Lliterature review with peer evaluation of 1200-1500 words in Blackboard
  • Short essay on the student's coaching experiences 1000 words in Blackboard
  • Presentation of a videotaped coaching session
  • Obligatory attendance in the lectures (80%)

Further on evaluation

The final assignment consists of an essay of 5000-6000 words (1.15 line spacing, Verdana 10 pt.) with the student's description of his/her practical coaching experience. In Inspera. The deadline will be announced on the topic page.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

As for admission to the master's program in counselling, master's program in learning in working life and society, master's program in education or master's program in psychology, or similar.

Students in the master’s programme in counselling will be prioritised.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PED3039 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
PED3035 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2023-06-01

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Education
  • Counselling
  • Social Sciences
  • Guidance Education
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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