About Kora Coaching & Business Academy

Kora Coaching & Business Academy is a coach-training service for professionals who are intentional about expanding their leadership skills to include coaching as a skill for influencing others to become better versions of themselves. Started in Rwanda, the Academy now provides Coach Training Certification Programs to growth-minded professionals worldwide. Coaches and Clients are trained in becoming more efficient in developing the following skills:

Executive Coaching & Leadership Coaching

Life Coaching

Sales & Business Development

Personal Development

Personal Mastery

We exist to support your personal growth as a leader, which leads to the growth of your organization and the transformation of your community.

Our Core values:

  • Creativity
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Inspiration


Your guide to becoming a Certified KORA Code Coach (CKCC)

  • Your Personal Growth

Success, Happiness, and Fulfilment are the most essential emotional elements of every human being. How do you achieve Success, Happiness and Fulfilment in your life, business or relationships?

  • Leads to organizational Growth

Our clients gain clarity and understanding of the valuable place they hold as an asset to their organization. This, in turn, leads to individual and corporate prosperity.

  • And transforms Your Community

Individual and organizational growth empower communities to achieve the highest level of potential and therefore transforming cultures nationally and globally.

Coach-Training Certification Program

About KORA Code™

KORA Code™ is a uniquely selected array of coaching models designed by KORA Coaching Group Ltd.  As part of the KORA Coaching & Business Academy (KCA) Coach-Training Certification Program, individuals aspiring to become Professional Coaches have the opportunity to be trained and accredited as Certified KORA Code Coaches (CKCC)™ . Kora Coaching & Business Academy (KCA) Lead Coaches are credentialed by the International Coaches Federation (ICF). The Academy has launched an accreditation process with the ICF for the Coach-Training Program to be accredited as  ICF Approved Coaching Specific Training Hours (ACSTH).

What is included in KORA Code™

Our all-encompassing set of leading coaching models allows you to handpick a module that meets your need at a particular point in time. Unparalleled variety of world-class modular solutions such as KORA™ are tailored to facilitate your personal development, while growing your interpersonal skills and developing authentic relationships with your friends, family, clients, business partners and others who are broadly connected to you or your organization.

What KORA Code™ means for you

Our interactive coaching models are tailored in formats which are suitable for individuals at any stage of growth. Our designated blend of coaching solutions enable you to grow in your understanding of Human behavior. As a result, you will see increased knowledge in your Personal & Business Development; and benefits in Interaction with your peers through select cutting edge tools to boost your Leadership ,Communications & Interpersonal Skills.

Who benefits from KORA Code™

KORA Code™ audience includes individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs, Leaders and Influencers of global organizations. We are known as the preferred partner when it comes to making a difference in people’s lives, organizations and communities. Those are values which enable us to partner with our clients from around the globe

How you can become a Certified KORA Code Coach™ (CKCC)

Our Faculty of qualified Professional Coaches will bring you up to speed with coaching skills to meet your individual coaching demands or your overall organizational requirements.

The overall Certification journey is of a semester with 5 months direct training of 70 synchronous hours for Face-to-Face Courses and 48 hours for Online Certification Courses. Both delivery methods of courses require 20 asynchronous hours which include homework, self-paced reading time and practice hours during the initial semester. A written exam marks the end of the Training period.

Coaches-in-Training are required to practice 100 hours of coaching engagements with clients prior to receiving the qualification of Certified KORA Code Coach (CKCC)™
KORA Code curriculim is approved by the world’s leading accrediting organization International Coach Federation (ICF) as a Coach-Specific Training Hours (ACSTH).
At completion of the KORA Code Program, Certified KORA Code Coaches (CKCC) are eligible to apply for the global credential as Associate Certified Coaches (ACC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF) ACC Path.












Courses & Certification



This course covers Fundamentals of the Coaching Profession and key techniques to help Coaches create Transformation for their coachees. The course is interactive and  practical with hands-on coaching activities throughout all 6 modules.



The D.R.E.A.M Stream ™ is one of KORA Code ™  Life Coaching Solutions. It is a set of core modules designed to equip you with keys to unlock your fullest potential and fulfillment in life.


Leaders L.I.F.T Leaders ™

Leaders L.I.F.T Leaders ™  is one of KORA Code ™ Leadership Development Solutions.  An excellent Solution for Coaching & Mentoring aspiring, Emerging and Mature Leaders.


Profit Protocol for Pros™

The Profit Protocol for Pros ™ (P3) is one of KORA Code ™  Sales & Marketing Performance Coaching Solutions.


7 Minutes Management Mode™

7 Minutes Management Mode ™ is one of KORA Code ™  Leadership Development Solutions.



7 Minutes Management Mode ™ is one of KORA Code ™  Leadership Development Solutions.

Coach – Training Certification Program – Cost Summary

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Leadership Team

CEO & Lead Coach

Mireille Ineza Karera is the Founder of KORA Coaching Group , formerly known as Kora Associates. KORA is a Coaching and Consulting company which originated in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, now present in Rwanda and South Africa.

Mireille is the Lead Coach at KORA Coaching & Business Academy. She is a Rwandan Business Woman who recently returned to Africa after spending over 13 years working as a Top Performer in Sales, Business Development Strategy for Global Financial Services Providers such as Moody’s Investor Services, EBS Dealing Resources (now ICAP) and Thomson Reuters in London, Dubai, Johannesburg and Nairobi.

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Non-Executive Director

Wilben Short is a non-executive director of Kora Coaching & Business Academy (KCA). Wilben is a certified coach, leadership and management consultant and has served on the boards of organisations in Africa and the United Kingdom for over 35 years. He is the co-founder and Deputy Chairman of Breakfast Club Africa, a Mauritius-based CEO membership organization that provides executive coaching and leadership enhancement services. Wilben holds a BSc degree in Physics and Electronics from Leeds University and an MBA from Cranfield Business School in the United Kingdom.

Non-Executive Director

Cecilia Odergren is a multifaceted finance professional with rich and diverse experience in project management, operational development, internal audit, governance, and risk management.

She has driven value creation through financial performance management and improvement, business process improvement, internal control optimization, resilient risk management, cost control and robust governance processes. Successful IPO experience from listing on AIM, London.

Cecilia has significant international and multi-cultural experience. Her working experience spanning across Europe, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.

On her free time Cecilia enjoys gardening and classical music.

MD & Coach

Mulalo Rambau has 22 years in the corporate and Public sector of South Africa. In the 22 years Mulalo gained experience in Audit (internal and external ), Strategy development, Idea management as an Innovation Champion and Manager, Entrepreneurship Development and support as well as Project and Program Management skills.

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Dr. Modupe Taylor-Pearce is the dean of Kora Coaching & Business Academy (KCA). Modupe  is a scholar and practitioner of leadership, management and organizational development. His career in leadership coaching, business consulting and management training includes organizations in Africa, Europe and North America.

He is the Chief Executive Officer of Breakfast Club Africa, a Mauritius-based CEO membership organization that provides executive coaching and leadership enhancement services. He is the Founding Dean of the African Leadership University School of Business, one of the few Africa-based MBA programs to provide executive coaching for its students.

Modupe is a graduate of the United States Military Academy (West Point), Cornell University, and Capella University.


Emelyne Kaneza has over 15 years experience in international and national development work. Emelyne gained valuable skills and experience both from her educational and professional backgrounds. She is assertive, innovative and results-oriented. She has been able to provide vision and strategic thinking through her different interactions with people seeking her for coaching and mentoring.

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