Coaching as a Leadership Skill

The MetaSkill Coaching as a Leadership Skill training program will introduce management and supervisory staff to the theory and practical application of coaching as a management and leadership tool.

This program has been developed to include a core coaching process, based upon the GROW model, and identification and practice opportunity for all the associated competencies to make the coaching work.

These will include elements of situational leadership, the SCARF model for change and influence, active listening and empathy, self-awareness regarding personal styles and problem solving.

Coaching as a Leadership Skill: Learning Objectives

Performance: Trainees will have a good introduction to utilising a coaching approach to leadership and management practices, with a number of specific and readily usable tools practiced in the workshop.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate and practice coaching as a leadership and management style
  • Understand how coaching can be used to develop your team
  • Develop the coaching skills that help to improve individual performance
  • Be able to more confidently deliver negative feedback and manage difficult conversations
  • Identify appropriate coaching interventions
  • Understand the essential skills for coaching – active listening and great questions and problem solving
  • Appropriately and effectively apply the GROW coaching model in both formal and informal coaching environments
  • Understand the neurophysiological underpinnings of coaching as an influence and change model
  • Understand the SCARF model of influence and change
  • Recognise employee’s strengths and give them the feedback they need to succeed.