Please contact IGSL if you are interested in arranging a training for your group. Email inquiry@igsl.asia for related inquiries.

Course Description

This 2-day intensive training in non-directive coaching aims to equip the participants with the necessary mindset and skills in order to effectively develop others as active-learning leaders. Active-learning leaders are those who are intentionally engaged in their development process and intent on helping to achieve organizational progress and success.

Non-directive coaching has become a powerful leadership development tool. Its effectiveness has prompted some to call it a key element in training emerging leaders. Dr. Peter Hawkins, Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, states, “Coaching has become the most popular approach to leadership development in the 21st century.” Those who master this skill are better prepared to develop leaders. 

After this 2-day workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Learn a 5-step approach to non-directive coaching.
  • Listen attentively to the ideas of others.
  • Ask more powerful questions that encourage a change in thinking.
  • Follow-up on Action Steps for accountability and learning.
  • Generate feedback that avoids defensiveness.
  • Integrate coaching skills into their leadership roles.
  • Contribute to institutional approaches to developing personnel.

This course uses the COACH model of leadership development. It presents a five-step process of Connect – Outcome – Awareness – Course – Highlights that guides a leader along a path to life-change. Participants will learn skills that help the coachee identify developmental areas, increase self-awareness, and formulate Action Steps through actual coaching opportunities within the class time. A special goal of this course is to prepare participants for informal and formal coaching experiences.

This course is offered with distinct modules designed for various audiences. The three modules presently in place provide contextualized training for uniformed services, business, and educational settings. 

Upon completion of the course, participants receive Certificates of Participation as a record of their achievements.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will have:

Knowledge and Understanding

  1. Communicated to others the importance of non-directive coaching and the coaching approach for leadership development.
  2. Selected key lessons from the sessions and applied them to their lives and career setting.
  3. Evaluated the coaching sessions of classmates and themselves.

Values and Attitudes

  1. Demonstrated a desire to become an effective coach by identifying areas of strength and areas for improvement from personal coaching experiences.
  2. Demonstrated a commitment to coaching by articulating a resolve to use coaching to develop others in their lives and under their supervision.

Skills 

  1. Demonstrated growth in the foundational skills of listening well, asking powerful questions, generating feedback that avoids defensiveness, designing effective Action Steps, following-up to increase accountability and learning, and integrate coaching skills into their leadership roles.
  2. Coached others to develop their leadership using the C.O.A.C.H. model.

Training Dynamics

The course provides a 16-hour training package. For live audiences, it is generally best conducted over 2 days, 8 am-5 pm, with a 1-hour lunch break or over 4 afternoons. For online audiences, effective schedules can be discussed.

A minimum of 15 participants are needed to schedule a dedicated-site training and the cost per participant is P2,000 (paid to the International Graduate School of Leadership—IGSL). 

Please contact IGSL if you are interested in arranging a training for your group

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