A 4-day course held at venues across the UK.
Coaching and mentoring is a significant component of the learning and development strategy of many successful organisations worldwide. This course is designed for leaders who have the responsibility for developing and implementing a coaching and mentoring strategy across the organisation, or who want to enhance their own personal competency.
This programme reflects current practice in coaching and mentoring, focusing on the role in leading the organisation and managing for success. The course will help individuals develop a better understanding of their own strengths, weaknesses and the influence they can have on others.
Throughout the four days participants will learn and apply coaching practice in a monitored environment. Course delegates will experience and reflect upon different coaching approaches, develop a sound understanding of effective coaching methods, and learn how they can adapt and develop their own approach to leadership within their organisation. At this level, the course will focus on individual self-awareness and coaching practice, plus the application of coaching and mentoring into the strategic organisational environment.
Who is this course for?
This course will give you a fresh perspective on building trust, minimising conflict and managing towards strategic objectives. It also looks at the impact on organisational culture and the systemic application of coaching and mentoring:
- Directors and owners
- Experienced and time-served senior leaders
- Newly appointed leaders or aspiring leaders
- Consultants looking to formalise their knowledge of coaching and mentoring
This Programme reflects current practice in Coaching and Mentoring. Delegates will develop and expand their understanding and reflection on how these can be developed in an emerging digital and global economy. Participants can expect to engage in a range of group and individual workshop activities where role play, scenario setting, thought leadership activity and didactic learning will take place.
The taught elements of the course will include an overview of the following areas, to provide scope in the application of the tools and thinking together with core competencies and theoretical perspectives:
- Defining coaching and its purpose
- Understanding how high performing teams work
- Improved self-awareness
- Individual coaching approaches
- How to mentor and coach through change
- Understand how coaching and mentoring relate to organisational goals, and the tools which monitor impact
- Understand the environmental factors within which coaching and mentoring operates, and how to positively influence success in adoption
- How to embed a successful coaching and mentoring culture, and understand the necessary checks and balances for sustainable change
By attending this course, you will gain invaluable insights from industry experts in to new ways of working, innovative concepts and the latest theories that can be applied instantly on returning to your own organisation. You will also meet a diverse range of peers in an environment which encourages shared experience and best practice.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I get an accreditation from attending this course?
A: After the course, you have 3 assignments to complete in order to get your CMI recognised coaching and mentoring certificate. Your assignments will look at an introduction to coaching and mentoring, coaching theory and practice and using coaching and mentoring skills as a manager. You can read more about our accreditations here.
Q: I haven’t been to university or studied in higher education, can I still attend this course?
A: Yes, all of our courses are designed for people with 3 years or more working experience. Our courses provide you with a qualification to back up your work experiences.
Q: Who is this course aimed at?
A: Our coaching & mentoring programme is aimed at all professionals who are in a management role or position of trust. Whether you’re newly appointed or established this course will have something beneficial for you.
You can see all of our frequently asked questions on our FAQs page.
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The coaching and mentoring course gave me a lot of hands on and practical tools that I can take back to my organisation. I feel I will become a better manager as a result of this course and I thoroughly enjoyed the learning process.
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