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Coaching is a management and development technique aimed at enhancing skills, knowledge and performance.

Using role model coaching techniques, we assist your managers in a variety of ways to develop their own coaching skills and learn the techniques required to achieve a more productive, self-aware team.

We offer coaching skills training programmes which enable you to develop your own in-house coaching teams. Looking for an accredited programme? We can deliver that too, with our Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Coaching Skills programme.

We also offer 1-1 executive coaching as a development tool, providing your leaders with support and guidance. Our experienced coaches work with your people to help them discover the skills they need to be more productive and efficient in their role. 

Find out more about some of our top recommended programmes below.  

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Coaching Others

The aim of this programme is to introduce and practise a simple and proven approach to coaching that will enable delegates to effectively conduct development coaching.

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

* Describe how coaching fits within their role
* Explain the difference between counselling, mentoring, training and coaching
* Explain the benefits of coaching
* Describe the limitations of the coaching process
* Describe and use the GROW model
* Explain how the GROW model fits within the ‘coaching session’
* Question and challenge appropriately
* Listen actively
* Demonstrate a basic ability in coaching someone using the GROW technique
* Prepare an action plan that will enable them to apply the key learning points

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ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring in Management

The level 5 certificate in coaching and mentoring in management developed by Bray Leino is a nationally recognised qualification, which aims to equip and qualify practising managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as coaches and mentors as part of their normal work role.

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

* Explain the characteristics of effective coaches and mentors, and coaching and mentoring programmes
* Present a business case for using coaching or mentoring in their organisation
* Recognise how their own value systems impact their abilities to coach and mentor others
* Review own ability to communicate effectively and to use available networks to support coaching and mentoring practice
* Agree a short management coaching or mentoring programme based on identified developmental needs and goals
* Plan, deliver and review own management coaching or mentoring practice
* Improve own management coaching or mentoring practice through reflection and review
* Prepare an action plan that will enable them to apply the key learning points

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Manager as a Coach

Manager as a Coach introduces you to the key coaching skills which will help you empower and develop your team members. The focus is on developing better listening skills, empathising, goal setting, questioning and feedback.

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

* Listen at a level that is required for effective coaching
* Use a model to help you guide a coaching conversation
* Use empathy to show your understanding of other people
* Use questioning techniques to help raise awareness and responsibility, and develop others
* Identify your current skills and areas for development
* Prepare an action plan that will enable them to apply the key learning points

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Some of our recent work

Leadership Coaching

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