The World Is Changing And So Are We!

For the last 25 years the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) has been offering the gold-standard in coach training and leadership development for individuals and organizations. We are excited to share that CTI is now the Co-Active Training Institute: creating a new language of leadership


Wherever you are in discovering CTI on your leadership journey, we are so excited you’re here and can’t wait to work with you in creating a new way of leading for the future.

The Co-Active Difference

It's one thing to attend a training, it's another to learn through experiences

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Curious about becoming a coach?

We are excited to walk you through our programs and answer all your questions.

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Coach Training and Certification

Explore the Co-Active Coaching Journey

Get introduced to the Co-Active Model, with a focus on experiential learning rather than traditional lectures or slides. Throughout this journey, you will gain clarity on how coaching could fit into every area of your life.


Take the Fundamentals Course

Co-Active Fundamentals is the introduction to the Co-Active Model and the first course in the Co-Active Coach Training series. Begin your journey with full confidence of 100% course satisfaction guarantee.


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Need more help? Or just want to talk to one of our team members about your goals and expectations?

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What Our Participants Are Saying


"The Harvard of coaching. The most comprehensive coaching training I've ever experienced."

Lionela Toderian (Dubai Participant)


"The Co-Active Model takes you to your True Self and you are not the same person ever again."

Shoneli Kamal Chhabra (Dubai Participant)


"It is easy to digest and implement right away in real-life situations."

Abdirahman M. Nur (Dubai Participant)

Why Co-Active


CTI has trained over 140,000 coaches, consultants, and leaders worldwide.


The only dedicated training facility to experience in-person coaching in the Middle East. 


Our Co-Active Coach Certification is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

50% of Coaches

Each year, over 50% of new professional coaches are trained by CTI.

Fortune 100

CTI has trained employees in more than a third of Fortune 100 companies.


CTI Global Faculty go through demanding selection and are constantly engaged in an ongoing training process.

Science Backed

A coaching curriculum that is robustly grounded in scientific research. 


About CTI

Gonan Premfors pioneered professional coaching in the Middle East in 2004 when she became the first professionally certified coach in the region. In 2005, she brought CTI to Dubai and the rest is history.

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