The certificate enables you to equip yourself to be an effective manager/coach by learning essential coaching skills and models; by deepening your understanding of people and behaviours and by understanding how coaching fits with other styles of management and leadership. The certificate provides a blend of academic theory and practical application with opportunities to practise and develop key skills in a safe environment. It also provides an opportunity to further develop managers’ professional practice and personal development in this key and contemporary management practice.
The module aims to develop managers’ knowledge, understanding and practice of the role of coaching as a management competence. The module aims to enable you to learn and to begin to equip yourself to be an effective coach by being able to: differentiate coaching from other helping skills; by introducing essential coaching skills and models; by deepening your understanding of people and behaviours and by understanding how coaching fits with other styles of management and leadership.
On successful completion of this module you will be able to:
-Critically assess your skills as a manager/coach and identify personal development needs and goals.
-Demonstrate understanding of the various models of coaching and their application in support of your own development and the development of others.
-Apply the key coaching skills or models to enhance your managerial repertoire.
-Recognise and use the opportunities for the use of coaching in the workplace