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Coaching Skills

To enable delegates to develop skills in others, which encourage ownership of the learning process while developing delegates' own skills as an effective coach.

By the end of the workshop, delegates will be able to:

  • Assess their current levels of competence in coaching and identify strengths and areas for development
  • Identify the different ways in which people learn
  • Fully understand the attitudes and skills which underpin effective coaching and be able to apply them
  • Know how to use and adapt a model of coaching skills to suit individuals
  • Develop motivated teams which take more responsibility for and have more involvement in team objectives.



Session One


Welcome and Introduction
•  Explanation of the aim and objectives of the programme
•  Hopes and fears

Session Two


Understanding Coaching
•  What is Coaching?
•  Why coach?
•  Skills and attitudes of the effective coach
•  The benefits
•  Individual and group exercise

Session Three


Learning Styles
•  Individual exercise
•  Tutor debrief

Session Four


A Coaching Framework
•  Tutor input
•  Group discussion
•  Tutor de-brief

Session Five


Key Skills for Effective Coaching
•  Skills practice
•  Tutor-led feedback

Session Six


Giving and Receiving Feedback in Coaching
•  Review of skills and techniques
•  Skills practice

Session Seven

Coaching Styles
•  Using different styles
•  Using Personal Development Plans
•  Coaching pairs
•  Role play exercise
•  Tutor de-brief

Session Eight

Review of Key Learning Points
•  Workshop evaluation and review
•  Workshop closure

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