Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey 2011 able for download

The Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey 2011 is now available for download :

The Survey is conducted annually.   The resulting report offers a useful insight into leadership development, based on information from executive coaches and those that hire them.  Now it its sixth year, the Survey is co-sponsored by the executive education departments at the University of Georgia, Texas Christian University and Miami University.

Key highlights from the 2011 Survey include:

  • Demand for executive coaching on the rise, with four out of five executive coaches anticipating an increase in demand in 2011 and over half of HR professionals and business leaders also expecting an increase;
  • More HR professionals hiring certified executive coaches, with four out of five executives and HR professionals saying training and certification for executive coaches is either ‘very important’ or ‘absolutely essential’; and
  • New standards for the executive coaching industry being set, with a notable shift among coaches toward adoption of published processes for their work with clients.