The Advanced Coaching Skills for Managers Training Program is a 3-part series designed to develop managers into being truly empowered managers of truly empowered employees.
I get lots of responses like that when I train managers on advanced coaching skills. But before we get into that, let's define coaching for our purposes right now.
Yes, problems get solved in these ways. Yet advanced coaching skills involve facilitating the coachee to solve her or his own problems. It is not intended to add more to a manager's to-do list.
Learn how an advanced coaching style helps facilitate an employee’s improved performance and development. Through this module participants will come away with:
Designed to accelerate coaching skills development through use of the GROW model of coaching, to lead to improved performance and communication. Participants will:
*Widely attributed to John Whitmore in his book, Coaching for Performance.
This module is slightly different than the first two. In modules 1 and 2 we focus on the pure essence of coaching, meaning it's all about the coachee's goal. This focus is necessary to nail down the fundamentals. Participants then have the experience to use their new skills more flexibly in any number of day-to-day manager-employee situations —many of which they may initiate.
The basics of coaching are skillful use of questions, listening and making assertions. In module 3 we practice using coaching skills to achieve the manager's own goal, and create a mutually beneficial exchange.
Understanding and practicing the basics of pure coaching allows participants to engage another person and create room for them in the conversation, even when the manager brings the goal.
Using the advanced understanding of a coaching perspective encourages more give-and-take. When you dial in others' perspectives you often get in a more productive, satisfying outcome for everyone.
In this module, participants:
The program's fee estimate starts at $1500 per module, acknowledging other considerations affect the final quote.
If you're interested in bringing this program to your workplace, you’ll want to schedule a call with me. I will answer any questions you have about how this program can work for you and how it applies to your needs. Our discussion is completely confidential. Simply complete the form below to get in touch with me to learn more today.
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