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Manager as Coach

Evidence-based models of behavioral change

We have applied the science of behavioral change to the challenges facing today’s managers who are also coaches. Changing behaviour is difficult and learning to coach is no exception. For most managers learning to coach, it will take three to six months for their new behaviours to feel natural and authentic. This transition is achieved more rapidly and successfully when the coach has personalized support.

The coach learning journey during this development program involves a mix of workshop style training, action learning projects and individual coaching sessions. The Manager as Coach program facilitates performance enhancement through greater self-awareness, more effective interactions and an improved capability to grow people through coaching. This program is built on evidence-based models of behavioral change and develops a solution-focused approach to the coaching opportunity. 

Who Should Attend?

People currently or potentially holding middle-manager and team leader roles will benefit from this program.

Business Meeting

Program Outline

The program will define coaching and the qualities of a successful manager/coach, demonstrate the skill and reinforce the benefits of coaching as a management tool.

The skill-development element of this program will include: 

  • Leveraging insight and self awareness 

  • Goal setting and achievement

  • Active listening

  • Powerful questions

  • Giving difficult feedback

  • Building rapport

  • Solution focused conversations

  • Managing conflict 

The program will incorporate a mix of information sharing, workshop activities, and self-analysis and practice sessions.  Buddy teams and peer relationships will be developed to create a continuous learning loop after this development program.

Program Benefits

People who coach are rewarded with more time for strategic activities due to greater pro-activity and resourcefulness from your teams.

Through coaching, your organisation is rewarded with increased employee commitment, reduced absenteeism and greater performance.

When you coach, you will gain improved motivation, self-confidence and work satisfaction for both yourself and your team. 

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