IKA - THE ISRAELI COACHING AND STRATEGIC COUNCELING INSTITUTION
IKA – REPUTATION
The professional activity of IKA began at 2002, by the founder Reuven Katz's and have since become the leading authority of coaching and strategic counseling on a nationwide scale. IKA is one of the oldest institutions in the coaching and strategic counseling spheres of activity and has qualified more than 8000 students. Many of the graduates of IKA courses have been recruited based on "word of mouth" basis.
IKA's reputation is based on unique coaching and strategic counseling methodology, which have been tested and proven as very effective, as shown by thousand cases during 18 years of application of the said methodology. The syllabus and the qualification standards have been tested and approved by academic committees, which held IKA to the highest standards.
IKA – INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY
IKA is a pioneer in implementing hybrid teaching technologies, which combine frontal and online lectures. Using this hybrid of frontal/online teaching method since 2016, IKA has trained and qualified thousands of students with the necessary methodology skills and practice to local and global students. This trend is on the rise and keeps on gathering momentum.
IKA – PROFESSIONAL LITERATURE
IKA's activities are firmly based on original methodology, studies and professional materials and its one of a kind library is comprised of 13 textbooks written and published by IKA's founder, Reuven Katz's. These textbooks, with the addition supplemental digital materials provided to the students, outline the theories and practice methodology of coaching and strategic counseling. This bibliography is treasured, in parts, in the National Israeli Archive.
IKA – METHODOLOGY
IKA's methodology, based on "resultative thinking" and it is unique in the ability to generate profound changes. The methodology aimed to help clients to achieve extraordinary breakthroughs in various important spheres of life: personal, professional, political, managerial, educational and many more.
The methodology which was developed by Reuven Katz's is being kept alive, relevant and further updated by Reuven Katz's professional successor, Dr. Lior David, IKA's CEO.
IKA – TRADITION
What began with Reuven Kaz'ts, upon his return from the USA, where he studied from Peter Drucker, the father of modern management theories, is continued by Dr. Lior David, IKA's CEO, who was a student and collaborator of Reuven Katz's. Today, Dr. Lior David is the main lecturer of IKA, and on its staff there are a number of senior and experienced assistants.
IKA – QUALITY BOUTIQUE COURSES
Since its' inception, IKA's marketing strategy based on cooperation with selected academic bodies such as the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Haifa University, The Technion, Tel – Hai College, Sapir College, The Israeli Centre of Management and more.
In recent years, the marketing platform has shifted towards supplying boutique courses independently, while still retaining cooperation with select academic bodies. The concept of the boutique courses is to maximize the additional professional and personal values to the participants, in all aspects.
IKA – EXPERTISE
IKA offers a wide array of coaching and counseling expertise on the highest level. Many that graduate from other coaching schools tend to be drawn to the specialized expertise that IKA has to offer, and are very interested in learning the IKA methodology, be it expertise as business, relationship or ADHD coach, mentor or a counsellor.
IKA – VALUES
Our values are: family - professionalism – innovation – fairness
IKA – COMMUNITY
Each IKA graduate is offered to join the Graduates Community, which aims at establishing a "greenhouse" for further professional growth and development of the graduates' careers, by having various activities on monthly / quarterly basis.
IKA – QUALIFICATION
After successfully completing the academic and practical requirements, the graduates receive an international certificate, provided by IKA's INTERNATIONAL DIVISION.
The certificate is in English and qualifies the graduates to practice IKA's methodology worldwide. Already there is a number of IKA graduates that are active around the globe.
IKA – INTERNATIONAL DIVISION
1. To promote the process of qualification of graduates on a worldwide basis. The qualification is in line with IKA methodology, as developed by Reuven Katz's and outlined in his textbooks and in professional literature.
2.To provide additional value to IKA graduates by continuous activity, after graduation, through professional and business instruction, enrichment, follow up and support.