Coaching Development Programme

Coaching Development Programme

CONTENT
This 36 hour intensive programme covers the theory and practice of coaching. The pre-course reading includes Life Coaching: A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach, 2nd edition (Neenan and Dryden, 2014). Some of the topics covered include:

  • The definition of coaching and types of coaching
  • Current research to inform coaching practice
  • Ethical and moral responsibilities of the coach
  • Questioning and communication skills
  • The Coaching environment
  • Behavioural contracting, structuring initial meetings and the coaching programme
  • Goal setting and relevant coaching models
  • The process of change and commitment
  • The learning cycle and blocks to learning
  • The coaching assessment
  • The SPACE model and/or ABC model
  • Tackling common coaching topics in the workplace (e.g. thinking errors, blame, procrastination, time-management, task-management, developing confidence, assertiveness)
  • Action planning

WHO ARE THE ILM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES SUITABLE FOR?

Generally the courses are suitable for coaches, trainers, managers, directors, entrepreneurs, personnel staff, management consultants, psychologists and/or other professionals who wish to learn more about coaching and/or management development. However, participants also include those interested in a career change.

Our ILM Development Programmes provide eligibility to membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management (see information below).

AIMS
The key aim is to provide participants with an underlying philosophy of coaching together with a range of practical skills required to be able to undertake coaching in the workplace.

OBJECTIVES
Key objectives of this programme are for participants to:

  • be helped to define coaching and understand the difference between coaching, counselling and consultancy
  • become knowledgeable about types of coachees and their problems
  • learn how to structure initial meetings and a coaching programme
  • develop knowledge and understanding about a range of relevant skills, coaching models and their application
  • develop and have an opportunity to practise a range of relevant skills
  • become proficient in using a coaching assessment form
  • explore four learning styles and relate these to the learning cycle
  • explore and resolve difficulties impeding goal-attainment
  • understand the importance of keeping a time log to improve time keeping
  • troubleshoot obstacles to action plan implementation

ASSIGNMENTS

There is pre-course reading and articles to read. There is no written assignment for this ILM Development Programme.

STAFF
The trainers include Dr Siobhain O’Riordan, Kasia Szymanska and Nick Edgerton.

COURSE FEES

ILM Development Programme Course Fee: Individual £1040; Organisational £1295

ADVANTAGES TO CANDIDATES ENROLLING ON ILM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

On completion of their course students receive an ILM Development certificate.

INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
By attending our Centre’s ILM Development Programmes, our Learners become eligible to join the Institute of Leadership and Management at Associate and Full Member levels. Successful completion of the Coaching Development Programme or the Psychological Coaching Programme  provides eligibility at Associate Membership Level of the Institute of Leadership and Management (subject to completion of the administrative forms). Successful completion of both programmes provides eligibility of the Institute at Full Membership levels.

CERTIFICATES FOR COURSES AND CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)

Certificates of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are issued by the Centre for Coaching, International Academy for Professional Development Ltd  to Learners who meet the attendance requirements for each programme. On completion of the ILM Approved Development Programme and ILM application form, our Registrar will notify the ILM.

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