Coaching Skills Course

Coaching Skills Course

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This coaching skills course explores the principles and processes of coaching as a coach and also as a leader. This coaching course demonstrates how to apply these in various workplace situations with individuals in 1:1 sessions, group coaching and team development. For those already experienced in coaching, this coaching skills course provides an opportunity to gain new insights on the skills you need to enhance coaching in your workplace. For those new to coaching, this coaching skills course will guide you on how to initiate and support your learning in this area and will provide you with techniques to assist you develop your team’s coaching skills.

Participants attending this coaching skills course will receive a free copy of Leadership, Coaching and Followership: An Important Equation. This text presents evidence-based ideas on all three converging forces to suit an array of individuals and their organisations. The volume is thick with evidence, detail and case studies that the reader can draw upon and apply to their own situations.

Learning Aims

This coaching skills course aims to provide you with the essential skills for coaching others in the workplace alongside the skills of managing, supervising and leading high-performance teams. The course outlines and focuses on a coaching framework designed to prepare you to face current business and workplace challenges including your ability to motivate others into action and their willingness to adjust to a changing business landscape.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this coaching skills course you will develop your understanding of:

  1. What it takes to become an organisational coach?
  2. The leader as a coach.
  3. The foundations and skills of workplace coaching.
  4. How to develop a coaching relationship with others.
  5. Building trust in coaching relationships with individuals and teams.
  6. Developing a coaching program for the workplace.
  7. Coaching to improve creativity, innovation and performance.

Course Content

This coaching skills course will cover the following topics:

The professional coach

  • Steps to becoming a professional coach.
  • Benefits of coaching.
  • Coaching approaches.
  • Coaching conversations.

Coaching and leading in the workplace

  • Coaching to lead.
  • Coaching to problem-solve.
  • Coaching to promote an ethical and valuable culture.

Coaching others

  • Roles and responsibilities of the coach and coachee.
  • Setting goals and criteria for successful coaching outcomes.

Trust and emotional intelligence

  • Emotional intelligence as a critical workplace skill.
  • Strengthening emotional intelligence.
  • Rethinking emotional intelligence.
  • How to use emotional intelligence.

Strengthening workplace relationships

  • Coaching teams.
  • Coaching to develop trust and confidence.
  • Coaching to manage conflict.

Developing a Coaching Program for the Workplace

  • The role of a coach in planning and implementing learning in the workplace.
  • Designing learning opportunities in the workplace.
  • Reflective learning
  • Promoting and evaluating learning outcomes.

How does it work?

This coaching skills course will allow you to customise your learning to best suit your coaching objectives. This coaching skills course will include the use of exercises and activities from a range of business, professional and corporate sectors that will enable you to address your individual learning goals.

Intended Audience

This coaching skills course is suitable for experienced or aspiring leaders, managers of teams as well as team members, who are interesting in coaching or those seeking to develop their basic understanding of effective leadership. This course is designed for individuals who are looking to benefit from the implementation of proven coaching techniques within their organisation, enabling them to recognise the benefits of effective coaching..

Delivery Style

This coaching skills course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows you to challenge your understanding of the concepts introduced by the instructor and consider their application once back in your workplace.

Course Prerequisites

This coaching skills course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

Professor Ann Brewer is the Dean, University of Newcastle, Sydney. Her career has spanned organisational behaviour, psychology, education and business as a researcher, lecturer, and author. Her research expertise is people at work including conflict, change, leadership, commitment, stress as well as gender.

Ann is an accredited executive coach with more than 20 years of experience enhancing the performance of individuals, teams and organisations. In that capacity she designs and develops coaching programs for whole-of-organisations as well as 1:1 coaching consultations. She begins with establishing a foundation for each client to clarify their professional aims and values for developing and sustaining leadership resilience. Her coaching strategy is focused on leadership, relationship and culture building as well as dealing with thorny issues and conducting difficult conversations.

Ann’s professional background incorporates diverse programs and initiatives for individual development, team building, organisation design, and facilitation. Her practical approach to leadership and organisation development is derived from her own senior leadership positions.

Her work has been applied in diverse industry sectors such as business, education, industrial relations, human resource management, health administration, public policy, transport and logistics; banking and mining. She has led commercial facing entities including a start-up to success.



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$595 GST free
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