A practical programme for HR professionals who are keen to develop a coaching style of interaction either within their teams and/or with business stakeholders. You will develop skills in taking a more engaging, non-directive approach to supporting your business and to encouraging a coaching style of leadership in your organisation.

The practical 2-day (delivered virtually over 4 half days) training is held on Zoom, in a small group workshop style, and will be highly interactive so we encourage the use of camera and headset.

Objectives

At the end of this course participants will:

  1. Be able to apply a variety of coaching tools, models, skills and behaviours to various HR/business scenarios including conflict resolution, change management, giving feedback and dealing with stakeholder opposition.
  2. Understand the characteristics of a coaching approach and the benefits and challenges of adopting it in HR business support and interventions.
  3. Develop the basics of coaching skills for application within their teams.
  4. Recognise what a coaching culture looks like and the organisational conditions that need to be in place to maintain it.
  5. Be able to assess their own organisation in terms of its adaptability to a coaching culture and identify the priority focus areas for getting there.
  6. Understand the basic steps in launching and managing coaching interventions.
  7. Be able to develop an action plan for their own CPD and priorities for implementation in their organisation.

Course content

  • Evolution of the HR role and the significance of coaching approaches
  • Where coaching fits in the new CIPD professional standards
  • Directive/ Non-Directive spectrum of business interventions
  • Coaching vs Mentoring
  • Becoming a “Trusted Advisor”
  • Coaching skills and behaviours in practice: applying the GROW model and alternatives solution-focused coaching impactful questioning and listening gaining stakeholder commitment difficult conversation
  • Developing a coaching culture in organisations
  • Action planning and personal development

Assignment

ILM Recognised – this requires completion of a written assignment (choose between a theory-based or practical-based assignment) after the 4 sessions. You would agree to a deadline with the Tutor and on successful completion of the assignment receive the ILM Recognised Coaching Skills for HR Professionals Certificate. This is a recognition/Certification and not a qualification.

If you would like to discuss these options please email info@britishschoolofcoaching.com to arrange a call.

Course leader

Our faculty member John Macdonald is a Fellow Member of the CIPD and has had a 30-year career in human resource management, most recently as Vice-President (HR) in the global oilfield services sector. He is a qualified executive coach and mentor and regularly delivers coaching and mentoring programmes from the BSC portfolio of courses

Online

Oct 11, 2022

9am to 1pm

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