The course Coaching approach in the practice of a leader is aimed at helping participants learn what real coaching is, why it is so effective if it is done correctly.
What I come up with myself and what I identify with will work in practice. This also applies to co-workers. The only chance to take responsibility and be proactive is given by free choice.
- Learn what real coaching is, why it’s so effective when done right
- Understand the differences in directive and non-directive forms of working with people
- Get to know the basic methodology of coaching and the structure of a coaching interview
- Practice asking constructive questions and using reflection instead of assessment
- Practice conducting the first coaching interviews
Introduction to coaching
- What is coaching and how does it differ from other forms of working with people?
- Why is coaching so effective when done right?
- Where can coaching be used and what are its limits?
- Management as an optimal combination of management, leadership and coaching
What is the coaching approach?
- Sale and assumption of responsibilities
- Directive and non-directive forms of working with people
- Leadership and support when working with people
- Using constructive questions
- Principles of reflection and difference from assessment
- Working with an inspirational assignment and the differences from assigning tasks
The structure of the coaching conversation
- Contact and Contract
- Four planning questions and the Goal
- Experience, Action steps and perception of Value/Benefit
- Closing the conversation – recognition, appreciation and motivation
Video samples of coaching interviews
- A few examples of exemplary and faulty approaches
Practical training of coaching interviews
- Practice of individual phases of coaching interviews in smaller groups under the supervision of a lecturer
- Reflection of the coaching interview
- Custom assignment related to the topic
A few thoughts on coaching and leadership
- All people have the potential for development and growth.
- Each person has their own internal resources to handle change.
- Change is possible and there are a number of options for how to make it.
- A leader helps people find their potential for their development, find their inner resources, find their own path and guides them to really make the change happen.