Certified Ethics and Spiritual Mentor (CESM) 


Certified Marriage and Readiness Coach (CMRC)

The Certified Marriage and Readiness Coach (CMRC) program, offered by the Chartered Institute of Mentoring and Coaching Nigeria (CIMCN), is a specialized coaching and mentoring course designed to prepare professionals to support couples in building strong, healthy marriages and individuals in preparing for marriage. This program combines theoretical knowledge with practical application to ensure that participants are equipped with the skills, tools, and strategies necessary to coach clients through various stages of relationship and marriage readiness.

Who Should Enroll:

  • Aspiring Marriage Coaches: Individuals seeking to start a career in marriage coaching with a structured, professional foundation.
  • Professional Mentors: Mentors in various fields who want to incorporate marriage and relationship coaching into their practice.
  • Therapists and Counselors: Mental health professionals looking to add marriage and readiness coaching to their services.
  • Relationship Coaches: Existing relationship coaches seeking to deepen their expertise and gain a recognized certification.
  • Religious Leaders: Pastors, priests, and other religious leaders who provide pre-marital and marital counseling.
  • Human Resource Professionals: HR managers and consultants who support employees in balancing work and personal relationships.
  • Family and Social Workers: Professionals working with families and couples who want to enhance their coaching skills.

Dimensional Expertise

The CMRC program offers expertise in the following dimensions:

  1. Relationship Foundations: Understanding the core principles of healthy relationships and marriage.
  2. Pre-Marital Coaching: Techniques for preparing individuals and couples for marriage.
  3. Marital Communication: Enhancing communication skills to foster understanding and resolve conflicts.
  4. Conflict Resolution: Strategies for effectively managing and resolving conflicts in relationships.
  5. Emotional Intelligence: Applying emotional intelligence to improve relational dynamics.
  6. Intimacy and Connection: Promoting physical, emotional, and spiritual intimacy between partners.
  7. Family Dynamics: Understanding and addressing the impact of family dynamics on marriage.


Participants in the CMRC program will engage in a variety of enriching experiences, including:

  1. Interactive Workshops: Hands-on sessions that encourage active participation and practical application of marriage and readiness coaching techniques.
  2. Role-Playing Exercises: Simulated scenarios to practice and improve coaching skills in real-life situations.
  3. Peer Coaching: Opportunities to coach fellow participants, receiving feedback and refining skills in a supportive environment.
  4. Mentor Supervision: Guidance and supervision from experienced mentors to enhance coaching practices.
  5. Case Studies: Analysis of real-life relationship and marriage scenarios to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  6. Self-Reflection Activities: Exercises designed to promote self-awareness and personal growth as a marriage coach.
  7. Networking Opportunities: Building connections with peers, mentors, and industry professionals.


  1. Develop Core Coaching Skills: Equip participants with fundamental coaching competencies and techniques specific to marriage and readiness coaching.
  2. Enhance Communication Abilities: Improve communication skills to help clients build strong, healthy relationships.
  3. Foster Conflict Resolution Skills: Teach strategies for effectively managing and resolving conflicts in relationships.
  4. Cultivate Emotional Intelligence: Develop emotional awareness and empathy to better support clients in their relationships.
  5. Prepare for Marriage: Provide pre-marital coaching to help individuals and couples prepare for marriage.
  6. Promote Intimacy and Connection: Teach techniques to enhance intimacy and connection between partners.
  7. Understand Family Dynamics: Equip participants with tools to address the impact of family dynamics on marriage.


Upon successful completion of the Certified Marriage and Readiness Coach (CMRC) program, participants will be able to:

  1. Coach Effectively: Demonstrate proficiency in core marriage and readiness coaching skills to support clients’ relationship goals.
  2. Communicate Powerfully: Utilize advanced communication techniques to foster trust and openness in coaching relationships.
  3. Resolve Conflicts: Apply effective conflict resolution strategies to help clients navigate relational challenges.
  4. Build Emotional Intelligence: Leverage emotional intelligence to enhance coaching effectiveness and client outcomes.
  5. Prepare Clients for Marriage: Provide comprehensive pre-marital coaching to help individuals and couples build strong foundations for marriage.
  6. Enhance Intimacy: Guide clients in developing deeper physical, emotional, and spiritual connections.
  7. Address Family Dynamics: Understand and address the impact of family dynamics on marriage to support clients in achieving healthy relationships.

The CMRC program by CIMCN is designed to transform participants into highly skilled, ethical, and effective marriage and readiness coaches who can make a meaningful impact on the lives of their clients. This specialized program provides the knowledge, tools, and experiences necessary for a successful and fulfilling career in marriage and readiness coaching.

FEE: 150,000.00 (NGN)