One Day.

Intended for:
This training course will help develop the coaching skills of supervisors, team leaders and managers.

What is Coaching?
– A review of what coaching is and the key skills required of a good coach.

My Experience – A look at the participants own experience of having been ‘coached’ in the past. Examining their feelings and the positive and negative aspects.

Mine Field – A fun activity that allows participants to practice the skills of a coach and review the learning points.

The Manager as Coach – A look at the role of the manager and how coaching fits into this.

The Coaching Environment – Examining the environment in which positive coaching can take place. One where staff feel challenged and supported enough to achieve positive results.

A Procedure for Coaching Success – Providing participants with a set structure to create a results driven environment in which coaching plays an integral part.

The Coaching Conversation – Explaining the GROW model and specific questions based around this in order to enable participants to carry out effective coaching conversations. There is also a chance to put the skills into practice.

Questioning – Looking at different questioning methods, the advantages of each and asking participants to provide examples.

Whose Agenda? – Encouraging the participants to help the coachee explore issues by encouraging rather than telling. A chance to practice their questioning in a safe environment.

Active Listening – Understanding what active listening is and how to ensuring they use it.

Coaching Opportunities – Identifying what coaching opportunities there are in the workplace and then applying the skills from the course to a coaching practice session.

Review of Session – Creating an action plan to embed learning.

At the end of this Coaching Skills for Managers Training Course,  participants will be able to:

  • Define what coaching is and explain its role in the workplace
  • Explain the managers role in the coaching process
  • Know when they have created a positive coaching environment
  • Follow a specific procedure for coaching success
  • Use the GROW model to provide successful coaching conversations
  • Use coaching communication skills to good effect
  • Identify coaching opportunities and appreciate which style to use.