Coaching is a powerful process to support change and development. Skillful questioning by a coach, which is simultaneously high support and high challenge, helps people to reflect deeply on their situation. They are then able to see things from a different perspective, gain clarity, uncover options, and take personal accountability for moving forward and making changes.
Our team of highly experienced professional coaches have a broad range of coaching and mentoring experience, working at all levels to CEOs of large public, private and third sector organisations, as well as delivering coaching programmes for blue chip clients. They work at the non-directive end of the coaching spectrum which means that they use questions and draw on relevant models to help people explore their issues and find their own solutions. A truly effective coach will not offer advice and will rarely make suggestions based on their own experience. The focus is on moving an individual towards an outcome, helping them feel committed to change and empowered to take action.
Coaching can be used for personal or professional development, and often for both. Clients will often be interested in developing their skills within their current role and increasing their readiness for the next step in their career. In these challenging times, the role of the professional workplace coach has possibly never been more relevant.
Our suite of ILM accredited courses are aimed at managers and consultants who are looking to develop their coaching capability, either within their own organisation or as independent consultants.
All are delivered by distance learning through a combination of learning activities featuring:
• online learning
• coaching and supervision
• reflective practice
As with all our programmes, defined progression routes are available to further qualifications and higher education.
If you would like more information on any of these courses, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0845 890 2549.
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