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


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Mappevurdering 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 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 lecture 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 counseling 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 competences and capacities relevant to different coaching situations.

Learning methods and activities

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

Class project involves videotaping a client coaching session, reviewing and editing this video, and presenting it and learnings from the project in class. This must be completed in order to hand in the essay. Other compulsory activity: Participation in 80% of the teaching program.

Take a look at blackboard for detailed information about compulsory assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Presentasjon av videoopptak
  • Deltakelse på 80% av undervisningen

Further on evaluation

Form of assessment: Portfolio. Students will prepare a portfolio where the contributions should have a total of approximately 16 pages (A4, line spacing 1.5, Times New Roman 12 points).

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

As for admission to the master's programme in counselling, master's programme in adult learning, master's programme in education or master's programme in psychology, or similar.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2018
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2018-06-01

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: Portfolio assessment

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



Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Mappevurdering 100/100



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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