Leadership Coaching Essentials

We are delighted to partner with our sister network Carlow Kilkenny Skillnet to bring you this Leadership Coaching Essentials programme which will run on:

22nd  March ; 8.30am-1pm

23rd March ; 8.30am-1pm

29th March ; 8.30am-1pm

30th March ; 8.30am-1pm

 

With funding from Waterford Chamber Skillnet and Carlow Kilkenny Skillnet the price person is €495.

The teaching style is appropriate to adult learning needs with a mix of short briefings on relevant theory/models, facilitated discussion, group engagement and opportunities to try out and practice your learning. Feedback when provided will be affirming and constructive, both from the facilitator and from your fellow learners. There will be a requirement to do some ‘homework’ prior to commencement and between the online workshop sessions.

 

Program Aims/Objectives

This online programme is designed to help the delegates gain a working knowledge and practice of coaching in a leadership context.

Specific objectives include:

• To understand what coaching is, particularly in a leadership context

• To develop their skills in using coaching in their leadership of others

• To integrate the application of coaching models, tools and competencies into their roles as leaders

• To increase their confidence and effectiveness as leaders, managers and professionals within their organisations

 

The content will include the following areas and a more detailed outline of the four days is included below.

• Active listening

• Setting it up for success

• Questioning

• Feedback

• When is coaching appropriate

• Goal setting and planning

• The coaching process

• Definition of coaching and how it differs from other approaches

• International Coach Federation’s Core Competencies

• Responsibility and accountability

• Creating the most effective relationships for learning, growth and independence

• Challenge and support

• Coaching practice, practice, practice

 

Session 1 Outline

1. Introductions – Check in and introductions, Fears, hopes and how we work together

2. Agreeing the Goals for the Delegates and the Programme – Facilitated sharing and agreeing of the aims and objectives of the delegates, the program and facilitators

3. Understanding what coaching is – Exploration of how coaching is different from other interventions – counselling, mentoring, consulting – and how it fits into the activities of leadership

4. Practicing deeper listening – Introduction to one of the fundamental skills of coaching – listening – and one model in this context. Briefing on the model and then practice in groups – debriefing and learning.

5. Coaching Practice – Briefing on the beginning of a coaching conversation – the three areas to be explored and clarified. Delegates hold their first practice of real coaching – they work in triads incorporating coach, coachee and observer.

6. Reflection and planning – Group reflect on their learning from day 1, briefing on the ‘homework’ to be done prior to day 2.

 

Session 2 Outline

1. Group check in – Delegates pay attention to and share in a group setting what they notice is going on for them, their learning and questions.

2. Clarifying and understanding the process at the heart of a coaching conversation – At the heart of effective coaching is a process and in this session we give the delegates the challenge to identify and map it. In group discussion we explore and understand it’s part in coaching and how we ‘contract’ or set it up to work

3. The questions we ask and the attitudes/values behind their effectiveness – Exploration of the helpful and unhelpful questions we can ask in coaching and the purpose, attitudes and values that guide this skill.

4. The practice of providing useful feedback – Providing useful feedback is a critical skill in leadership and coaching. Exploration of what criteria help make feedback useful and not. Guidelines for use in coaching practice.

5. Coaching Practice – Delegates engage in their next practice session – they work in triads incorporating coach, coachee and observer.

6. Reflection and planning – Group reflect on their learning from day 2. Briefing on the ‘homework’ to be done prior to day 3.

 

Session 3 Outline

1. Group check in – Delegates pay attention to and share in a group setting what they notice is going on for them, their learning and questions.

2. The unconscious roles we play with each other – We explore the psychological aspects of contracting using the PAC model from Transactional Analysis to help us become more aware of the type of relationships we can get invited into, both helpful and unhelpful. How do these show up in our coaching conversations?

3. Balancing challenge and support – Exploration of the relationship between challenge and support in coaching and how to balance both Where do the delegates need to develop in this context?

4. Coaching Practice – Delegates engage in their next practice session – they work in triads incorporating coach, coachee and observer.

5. Reflection and planning – Group reflect on their learning from day 3. Briefing on the ‘homework’ to be done prior to day 4

 

Session 4 Outline

1. Group check in – Delegates pay attention to and share in a group setting what they notice is going on for them, their learning and questions.

2. As leaders in organisations – when do we use coaching? – We explore the challenge of when to use coaching as leaders/managers in organisations. We utilise the developmental stages from Situational Leadership to guide us in this exploration.

3. Goals and Well Formed Outcomes – Clarifying where you are going and how you will measure success in a coaching conversation – briefing on 2 models that are useful in this context. Facilitated exercise to get an experience of well formed outcomes.

4. Coaching Practice – Delegates engage in their next practice session – they work in triads incorporating coach, coachee and observer.

5. Evaluation and Reflection – Delegates reflect on their learning and experience over the duration of the program, in the light of their original goals and intentions. Completion of formal evaluations.

 

Our trainers for this course are http://www.wholestory.ie/

Kieran Murphy is an experienced Leadership Development Facilitator and Organisational Change Consultant with a background as a senior organisational leader. His area of focus is creating spaces and processes for leaders, teams and organisations to reflect, reenergise and refocus. He has been working in leadership development for 8 years, having spent the previous 20 years working at senior management and board levels, in both Ireland and the UK.

Kieran professionally qualified coach, has an Advanced Diploma in Systemic Team Coaching, and an MA in Organisational Analysis.

Gerry Ryan has successfully practiced as a Leadership Coach since 2000, operating at all management levels within client organisations. His success is, in part, founded on a 24 year operations management career prior to this, in Irish multinational organisations, which provides real life practical experience of the challenges of operational leadership.

He holds the MCC (Master Credentialed Coach) level of accreditation with the ICF (International Coach Federation) since 2013 which recognise and affirm his skills as a coach at the highest level.

  • Leadership Coaching Essentials
    22nd March 2022 - 30th March 2022
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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