About Kingstown College

About Kingstown College

Kingstown College is based in Ireland and is leading provider of education for leaders and professionals who seek to advance their skills and knowledge in the disciplines of leadership, coaching, training, business, marketing and law.

Students can expect to meet enthusiastic and expert lecturers and tutors during their time with Kingstown College and will have the opportunity to continue a journey of research and education as they join Kingstown College graduates in progressing their Continuing Professional Development.

 Kingstown College is the education division of Executive Coaching Solutions Ltd which is approved and accredited by organisations such as

– International Coaching Federation

– European Mentoring and Coaching Council

– QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) and

– ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management)

Accredited at 160 Training Hours (ACSTH)

Accredited at 160 Training Hours

Course Director – Paula King

Paula King is the CEO of Kingstown College. She holds an MSc in Coaching and Organisational Development from Portsmouth University and is founder and past President of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) Ireland and a Board Member with EMCC Global. She is the author of ‘Becoming a Master Coach’ which has been described as the go to book for coaching professionals.

She is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and is credentialed at Master Practitioner Level with EMCC Global. She is also an internationally certified Team Coach and an internationally accredited Coach Supervisor.

She holds accreditation from the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry and wholeheartedly embraces the approach to strengths-inspired instead of problematizing change. She also holds qualifications in Psychology and NLP.

Paula has received the prestigious ‘Best Global Coaching Leaders’ Award, which was presented to her in Mumbai and has won the EMCC Global European Coach of the Year Award.

Paula has over twenty years’ experience in executive coaching, mentoring, and training and has worked with many of the leading companies internationally in this respect. She has experience with a broad range of clients from Big 4 Accountancy to SME’s to multi-national organizations.

Paula’s current clientele consists of leaders with influence, CEOs, politicians, and members of the media. She brings genuine warmth to her coaching interventions and, using an empathic and challenging approach, works tirelessly to help her clients consistently achieve goals that may have seemed unachievable.

Paula’s current research is in the subject of Corporate Wellbeing.  She has led the research and design of the Kingstown College cutting edge Diploma in Corporate Wellbeing Coaching which has attracted students worldwide and continues to explore and develop this subject which she views as an imperative in a VUCA World.

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