Life Coach Certification


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2022 - Life Coach International Board of Standards maintains its ESQ European Accreditation

2020 - Accredited Life Coach is almost 20 years old as a global certification.

2020 - Certified Life Coach dot org IBS Board of Standards recognized by ISO 21001 Certification

2019 - Skills recognized by US Government Credentials : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ( 

2018 - MOOCs recognized by Life Coach Council

2014 - Management programs of Board of Standards are ISO 9001 Certified and ISO 29990 Certified for Training.

January 2013 - The Advisory Board  consults with US Federal Government on Business and Management Careers and The Future for the 5th year.

2012 - Coaching and Management Consultant new Member Group over 1000 new members.

2012 - The Academy Recognizes the best  Management degrees in the world. See List

Oct 2011 -  Disclosed and Registered as Certification Standards Body with the US Department of Labor Career Center Online.

June 2011 - The Standards Body agrees to consult with United Nations.  See UN Civil Society

May 2011 - LCBSI Life Coach Board of Standards International agrees to work the International Management Consultant Board.

August 2010 LCBSI becomes official name of the Life Coach Council

July 2010 - IBS Certifying Board celebrates a decade of high standards as the first to sanction government recognized and accredited education as a certification path.

Oct 2009 - IBS Accreditation Board becomes registered Civil Society with the United Nations.

August 2009 - Board of Standards featured in Yahoo News and USA today.

July 2009 - Board of Standards enters  alliance with oganizations in Asia, India, Africa, and Europe.

June 2009 - Board of Standards enters articulation with India Management Academy

Jan 2009 - IBS approved Management credentials featured in featured in: Forbes News, The Business Wire, Reuters Global News, EuroInvestor News UK, Yahoo Finance, Morningstar News, Digital50 News, Direkt Broker Germany News, Ad Hoc News, Centre Daily News, Earth Times, Yahoo News, University of California News, NEWS, Express Computers Business News in India, and more.

Dec 2008 - Global Advisors Meeting in Amman and Cairo. The IBS GBM has members in over 140 countries and has programs that offer executive education and certification in various business professions in the US, EU, Asia, Africa, Australia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

July 2008 - Board Meetings in San Diego. GBM authorized to offer law school certification courses online.

Jan 2008 - Expansion of approved programs in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

April 2007 - Standards/Committee Meetings in New York City with representatives from around the world.

Feb. 2007 - New Exams selected and approved.

2005 - IBS GBM secures rights to offer project management executive certification training approved by the International Project Management Commission.

Dec. 2005 - Global Board meets in Hong Kong and Singapore for discussions on international relations and to review WTO accords.

2005- IBS GBM secures rights to offer E-Business Management Executive Certification Training from The Institute of Certified E-Commerce Consultants Worldwide

2004 - IBS GBM secures rights to offer Executive Certification training that leads to Certification from the American Academy of Financial Management.

2003 - Expansion to Europe

2002 - Expansion to Singapore

2001 - Expansion in North and South America.

2000 - IBS GBM obtains rights to offer Management Consulting and Human Resources Executive Certification training from The Graduate Leadership Institute Chairman.

2000 - IBS GBM forms alliance with the Graduate Leadership Institute. IBS now offers Sales Management Training and Certification.

1999 - IBS GBM Board of Standards is intituted to offer Consulting Management Certifications.

1996 - IBS, CEC, Condor Falcon Leadership Board Chartered, and members Formally Chartered and Organized.

Read Our Global Memberships, Alliances, and Recognition


  • Member of ICE Institute of Credential Excellence
  • Member of ANSI American National Standards Institute
  • Member of NOCA National Organization Competency
  • Professional Member of ACBSP Accreditation Commission Business Schools
  • Recognized by the IPMC Management Commission
  • International Society for Business School Education
  • Member Civil Society United Nations DESA
  • National Organization for Competency Assurance
  • Association for National Business Education
  • International Federation Financial Standards
  • UPO United Peace Organization
  • Harvard Business Review - Chairman on the Advisory Council
  • CHEA Council of Higher Education  Quality Standards Group