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Coaching for Results

Coaching is the vehicle of today; personal achievement aspiration, ownership and accountability is the result. There are various coaching models recognised as professionally robust and fit-for-purpose in a workplace or professional setting, but perhaps the well-known GROW approach the most favoured. It offers a comprehensive scaffolding on the one hand and inbuilt flexibility on the other. ‘Grow’ is less likely than some of the other models to become a straightjacket. It is also ‘low-maintenance’ in as far as evidence shows that newly-qualified coaches have less need to refer to a ‘lead coach’ with ‘Grow.’ A critical factor in the fast-paced pressured environment professional face today. Coaching is one of the most challenging of disciplines requiring a high level of personal self-knowledge, tight discipline, precision and unfailing professionalism. Its competencies can be learnt with ongoing collaborative practice and professional co-consultation. This two day course offers all of the underpinning theory, professional procedures and ‘rules’ in a hands-on context where practice precedes theory. The objective is to achieve maximum action-learning impact and gain optimum practice over the two days offering a professional coaching accreditation opportunity to participants

Turning 'Theory' into 'Practice'?

This Two Day highly intensive, interactive action-based professionally accredited coaching programme proposes a highly effective augmented version of the GROW model; validated by winning the Worshipful Company of Educators’ CPD award. The first day introduces all of the essential skills and capabilities of an effective coaching with the associated theoretical underpinnings, in a series of structured practical challenges, pair exercises and trio work. The programme offers a suite of transferable tools and templates for on-going practice back in the workplace. Throughout, action space is emphasised for participants to review and practice the progressive dimensions of the coaching conversation; emergent, developing, refining, and co-constructive, thus enabling movement towards both active personal growth and professional development using the feedback loops set up by the coach. We use a series of self and peer assessment tools to ensure tangible, measurable results. Participants establish a personal baseline by rating themselves against day 1 self-imposed targets. The programme facilitator provides an objective, professionally qualified POV ensuring all involved leave with a clear achievement analysis and target progression points.

Who should attend?

Those seeking to enhance their coaching skills to best enhance learning and development among team members and bring greater value to the company.

Key areas to be covered in the programme and documentation

Coaching for results: The essential value proposition
• Coaching’s alignment with today’s workplace culture
• Exploring a range of pitfalls or ‘Red Flags’
• The essential skills and capabilities of an effective coaching
• Adopting a coaching style that meets your learner’s need

Discussion:
How coaching capacity and capability can impact you and your organisation?

Review and practicing the “4 Dimensions of the Coaching Conversation”
• Individual personal attributes and key behaviours/skills that are all critical to coaching success
• The four areas where you can expect to focus as a coach
• A coaching profile expressed in a qualities and skills audit
• A coaching definition towards establishing a capability baseline for each participant

Interactive exercise:
Practicing core coaching skills. Reflection via a personal Learning Log and Self-reassessment

A model of coaching – I-GROW – the essential scaffolding
• Identify the skills and qualities of a high-performance coach
• From underpinning model to iterative practice in 3 core roles: coach, coachee, observer
• Shared practice and supportive peer feedback in all 3 roles
• Development of a personal portfolio of questions essential to the coaching toolkit

Practical exercise:
Working on individual development plans formation of each participant

Turning coaching theory into professionally assessed and supported practice
• Taking your coaching practice forward to professional accreditation
based on an evidenced review of professional practice outcomes
• A portfolio of skills for world-class management and leadership. The tool/template portfolio can be immediately transferred to your
workplace offering the basis for a world-class coaching programme in your organisation

Practical exercise:
An-evidenced professional coaching checklist assessment

Benefits to you

• Acquiring a portfolio of tools and templates to achieve personal and corporate coaching excellence
• Developing your core qualities of coaching, leadership and management
• Gaining evidence-based heightened self-knowledge leading to optimum self-management, the baseline of professional success
• Experiencing both coaching and being coached with real-time structured feedback from a peer observer thus progressing your personal coaching journey
• Gaining mastery the GROW scaffolding in a progressive series of practice sessions
• Getting a personal achievement assessment linked to a personal development plan around coaching
• Leaving with a personalised learning log to underpin the way ahead
• Acquiring solid capabilities in the key coaching skills

Companies already benefiting include:

Duration of Course

2 Day Course

Course details

This course is currently only available as an in-house option. For more information, and a quote, contact our team on +44 (0)20 3002 3321, or by email at ProfessionalTraining@iihc.org

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