Core Skills in Coaching & Mentoring for Leaders and Managers

Be empowered to ask powerful questions, create new thinking and give feedback that is heard and acted upon.

Leading is a tough job.  You must manage performance, engage your team and take people with you. You must set and maintain high standards and deliver to objectives while encouraging and developing your staff.

This programme is developed specifically for leaders and managers and is grounded in our belief and passion that coaching is a key behaviour in aligning people with the needs of an organisation.  Grounded in our experience as leaders and managers and from working as coaches across many thousands of managers in both the public and private sector, this is a programme that enables you to develop employees and create a culture of positive engagement in your team and across your organisation.

In programme:

  • The role of advice in coaching
  • Noticing, summarising, reflecting back
  • The case for coaching as a leader and manager
  • Developing the key skills of listening and questioning
  • Coaching resources, including books
  • Giving information coaching style
  • Empathy and Rapport – Confidentiality
  • Working with Strengths
  • How to give and receive feedback
  • Accountability in coaching
  • Change
  • Coaching Practice
  • Positive Psychology
  • More about questions
  • Understanding change

Course Delivery

4 x half-day seminars – an introduction to core skills

1 x full day seminar – reflections on coaching practice

One-to-one coaching session with one of our Associates

Upcoming course dates:

12th September: 14.00 - 17.45 Zoom

13th September: 14.00 - 17.30 Zoom

25th September: 14.00 - 17.30 Zoom

26th September: 14.00 - 17.30 Zoom

17th October: 9.30 - 17.30 In Person

What recent participants say

The course was a powerful experience, taking me from agnostic to committed believer. I have come away with new skills and tools for tackling the challenges of work and leading staff.

Excellent and potentially life-changing, I will be taking the learning from the classroom into daily life with dramatic and positive effect. Thank you so much.

The most directly practical management and leadership training that I have had.

The course was well-paced, with highly skilled tutors who ensued that the whole group participated equally and a ratio of tutors to students that facilitated learning for each individual.

Get in touch

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