Coaching for managers training

Coaching is a life skill and has become an integral part of a manager skillset. Its importance has grown in the past 20 years and is seen as the key way to successfully develop people. The most successful managers are those that are people centric and value their teams. By investing in their development and creating vision, they are the managers that transform businesses dan have successful careers.

The old adage that you should surround yourself with people better than you has never been more true and yet some managers see others as a threat rather than an opportunity to deliver fantastic results and get long term loyalty. Coaching people to be the best that they can be is not only rewarding but also vital in today’s tough business world. By developing and retaining talent in the long-term, you can profit from trust, accrued knowledge and the talents of others.

In this lively practical course, we go through the fundamentals of coaching using key tools and techniques whilst also focusing on how it can be used from a management perspective. We cover both individual and team coaching skills to give you the most rounded approach to bringing coaching to your role.

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Course content

  • Why coach?
  • The value of coaching and who we can coach
  • What is coaching?
  • What it is and isn’t. The role of the coach.
  • Coaching skills
  • Key skills practice. Directive vs non-directive.
  • Post coaching
  • Creating action plans and building a support plan.

Coaching for Managers FAQs

What coaching models will I learn on this course.

We will develop your coaching ability using a variety of coaching models and approaches. Typically these can include the ever popular GROW, OUTCOMES and Map and Compass models.

How is coaching different to mentoring?

There is a fundamental difference between coaching and mentoring. Mentoring comes from a place of past experience and offers directive (tell) advise to the mentee, where coaching adopts the position that the coachee is able to develop their own answers and is therefore a non-directive (ask) style of intervention.

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Who Is This Course For?

This course is for anyone who has line management responsibility and is involved in developing others.

What Will You Learn?

  • The true definition of coaching
  • The role of the coach and coachee
  • Creating the right environment and setting ground rules
  • The qualities of a coach
  • How to remain non-judgemental
  • To listen with clarity
  • To use a structured process
  • Practice fundamental tools and techniques
  • Gain confidence in their ability as a coach
  • Create clear goals and action plan

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