Coaching Skills for New and Future Managers
Professionals encounter an array of employee-related situations and challenges, along with a responsibility to uphold company policies and standards. It is a lot to manage, particularly in today’s world, where organizations are racing to adapt to rapidly evolving markets, technology, and consumers. Organizations build a competitive advantage by helping employees proactively adapt to these changes for them to tackle goals with greater confidence. This course will cover The Change Cycle, Inside-Out Coaching, and Discover Your Natural Talents – StrengthsFinder to equip students with knowledge, skills, and tools to coach others through change. The models and tools found in these courses are currently widely used by leaders from all departments and functions, in large multinational organizations.
This course is open to all students seeking to develop their coaching skills through stages of change. This course is ideal for managers, supervisors, human resources professionals, undergraduate, or graduate students interested in understanding human response to change and effective coaching practices.
TOPICS & COURSE CONTENT
This course includes content that build on one another and can be used interchangeably.
- Change Cycle
The Change CycleTM model is a map that depicts our human experience of each stage of change – all changes, big or small. We know, when confronted with change, everyone goes from stage to stage. The goal of this class is to help people at all levels to take responsibility for how they react and respond to a changing work environment by giving tools of self-awareness and skills to understand options, make decisions, and take action.
- Inside-Out Coaching – Powered by the GROW Model
More Leaders Coaching, More Often, For More Impact Coaching is no longer considered a competency of a good leader; it is a leader’s primary job. InsideOut Coaching is a manager-as-coach program that empowers leaders to dramatically improve their day-to-day coaching conversations. As a result, leaders become more effective at driving engagement and accountability, and applying coaching to drive business results.
- Strengths Finder – By Gallup
This course will offer participants a new way to apply their natural strengths and talents, which improves performance and productivity. They will complete the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment to jump-start their journey of discovering their inherent strengths, along with how it impacts others. The dimensions of strengths that participants are measured on include: Executing – Influencing – Relationship Building – Strategic Thinking. Participants will better understand their signature themes, apply their strengths, and maximize their potential
LEARNING GOALS & RESULTS
At the conclusion of this course participants will learn:
- How change is inevitable and not a one-time event. The goal is to step out of fear or survival mode, and rather learn the proper techniques to work through each stage of change.
- Using a practical and simple coaching tool to facilitate a change process, either for self and/or others, which drives accountability and yields immediate results.
- The application of their inherent strengths to not only work through change, but reach self-potential in further sharpening and applying natural talents in all aspects of life.
The principles in this course are based on psychological models, but translated and
designed to be applied in practical ways across a variety of situations.
This class is 24 hours of classroom time taken in 4-hour sessions over the course of 6 consecutive weeks.
Please Note: Course content and time investment can also be customized to an individual company’s needs.