Coaching Skills for Managers

It's two half-day sessions that will provide you with the listening, questioning and reframing skills that will enable you to help to:

  • Identify and define challenges and opportunities
  • Identify and refine development goals
  • Identify both obstacles and resources, internal and external
  • Decide, plan and act to meet challenges or opportunities and pursue development goals

The sessions will encourage participants to go beyond skill and technique to acquire the attitudes and qualities that contribute to effective coaching.

Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors and other people in the council with a responsibility to identify and support the development of colleagues.

2018 dates

Tuesday 23 & Wednesday 31 January
9.30am - 12.30pm each day
Training room in HQ Annexe
Wednesday 22 & Wednesday 29 August
9.30am - 12.30pm each day
Training room in HQ Annexe


Please note we may need to postpone this course should there be insufficient numbers to make it viable.

How to book this course (PDF)

What will it cover?

On completion of the session you will have an understanding of:

  • Definitions of coaching
  • Principles and Skills – listening, questioning and feedback
  • Internal barriers to change
  • Coaching models – focusing on GROW, introducing others
  • Action planning

Further courses to consider

Supervision Soft Skills

Body Language

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