Coaching and developing others

Course Dates: 25/06/22 - 02/07/22
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: Online
Learn some key coaching skills and techniques and take this chance to practise and experience coaching. Develop your ability to facilitate positive change in others and work on your own coaching action plan.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £79.00

Course Code: PS706

Sat, day, 25 Jun - 02 Jul '22

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course provides an opportunity to learn about some coaching principles and skills and then to practise them. It is aimed at professionals with responsibility for others or anyone who wants to find out more about coaching and facilitating positive change and development in others.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

An overview of coaching: background, definitions, principals, types, ethics
Basic coaching skills, such as contracting, listening, questioning and goal-setting.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Understand the principles underpinning frequently used models of coaching
- Be aware of coaching techniques
- Achieve some practice of coaching techniques.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is an introductory course suitable for anyone who needs/wants to acquire some basic coaching understanding and skills. Please note the experiential nature of the course will require you to be willing to take part in the exercises and discussions and to use your own experience as material to learn from, particularly to be willing to coach and be coached. This includes the requirement to express yourself clearly, fluently and accurately in English.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

It is an experiential course that includes input on theory and group discussion. There will be individual, partner, small and whole group work, most particularly the opportunity to coach each other. You will be required to carry out some experiential homework between the two days of the course.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No other costs. Please bring paper/notebook and pen. Some handouts will be provided.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

You may wish to pursue gaining a coaching qualification and/or enrol on other personal development courses, such as: Improve your listening skills (PS704); Creating time to listen and think (PG685).

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.