>

Coaching Skills

Aims

 This one-day course will introduce the delegates to some key coaching models, tools and techniques. It will explore how performance can be dramatically improved through specifically focused conversations. Participants will be introduced to, and practice, a range of coaching models for holding these conversations which they will be able to apply immediately on their return to work.

Objectives

As a result of this session, the participants will:

  • Understand how to identify development needs and produce a personal development plan
  • Recognise how learning is facilitated and blocked in people
  • Understand what coaching is and is not and explain the role and benefits of coaching
  • Learn the skills of effective coaching, questioning, problem solving, listening etc.
  • Use the GROW coaching tool to run a coaching session
  • Be aware of Force Field Analysis as a coaching strategy
  • Understand the Practice Spiral technique (coaching inexperienced staff when a more directive approach is needed)
  • Understand how to give meaningful feedback when coaching
Blog

The changing role of the Learning & Development Professional

25/10/2021

A reflection on a career journey from trainer through to operational and strategic Learning and Development roles

Find Out More
Blog plant growing out of sand

Leaving a legacy: sustainable learning and development

17/09/2021

Choosing whether to outsource or use in-house talent for training can determine the sustainability of results

Find Out More
Blog books

The Learning & Development Book Club

13/09/2021

For L&D, HR and people professionals, our L&D Book Club is a great way to share and learn with like-minded peers

Find Out More