About the IOBC 

The "International Organization for Business Coaching" (IOBC) is a registered business coaching association ensuring the continuous development of quality, seriousness and professionalism in business coaching worldwide. 

The IOBC is the only international organization for professional coaching exclusively focused on business coaching and leadership. The IOBC represents and connects coaches and coaching experts from business, research and education & training (The "Four-Ring-Concept"). Worldwide.


With its research driven coaching quality standards, the IOBC has developed the highest quality criteria for the global coaching market.

The IOBC is the only organization for professional business coaching. Worldwide.

A business coaching quality seal

By uniting and networking our members, we are a leading force for high-level professional business coaching worldwide.


This benefits all stakeholders in the coaching market: 

  • Professional coaches
  • Coaching providers
  • Educational & training providers
  • Coaching purchasers
  • Coaching associations
  • Coaching clients
  • Coaching supporters

The IOBC is a registered association. For more information see: 

Membership & Cooperation

According to the "Four-Ring-Concept" we accept memberships for single persons or cooperations with organizations, institutions and companies in the fields of coaching practice, business, science & research as well as education & training. 


You can apply for a membership or a cooperation if you are a(n):

  • National association with the focus on business coaching
  • Professional coach with a membership in a national association
  • Professional coach without membership in a national association
  • Corporate and organizational in-house coach
  • Corporate and organizational coaching expert
  • Company & organization that use in-house coaching
  • Coaching provider
  • Business coaching educational & training provider
  • Scientific research expert
  • Institution with coaching expertise

Are you interested in a membership or cooperation?

Send us your enquiry now! 

The IOBC Network 

All IOBC members have their own profile within the "IOBC Network" - the world's largest database for professional business coaches committed to the IOBC standards.

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