Effective Coaching Skills for Leaders

According to Lazslo Bock, at Google “being a good coach” is top of their list of the 8 key behaviours of a great manager and leader.

In this one-day workshop, you will learn how to place your people at the heart of what you do by developing your coaching skills. Learn from your own personal insights and our experiences at Happy to enhance your ability to coach those around you to become more motivated and find their own solutions.

Course Dates:

26th Feb 2019 ( spaces available )

Course Length: 1 Day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £395 (+VAT)

Charity: £300 (+VAT)

Public Sector: £395 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy HQ, 3rd Floor, 9 Alie Street, London E1 8DE

What You Will Learn

Learn in one day how to develop your coaching skills and work towards becoming the sort of leader that people would choose to be led by. You will also go away with your own personal action plan that you can use straight away.

Who is it for?

This one-day Coaching Skills workshop has been designed for managers who would like to develop their coaching skills, or for leaders who have been on our four-day Happy Workplace Leadership Programme and would like further support.

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Themes Covered

By the end of this one-day coaching skills workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand when people work at their best
  • Identify who you are as a leader and your leadership attitude
  • Identify the benefits of coaching
  • Identify how to enhance your listening skills and learn how to pay absolute attention to what is being said and not said
  • Learn and practice the key element of effective coaching – TED invitations
  • Identify how to use coaching questions to uncover the deeper issues impacting the situation being presented
  • Nurture an individual’s ability to solve their own problems and create an action plan to address their challenges
  • Understand how to build trust and credibility

You will also develop your own personal action plan beyond the programme.

What some of our delegates said after similar events

“Happy seems to be centuries ahead in leadership, how people can be best supported to work at their best. The story is inspirational but what is even more inspirational is their ability to share this knowledge so that their mantra of Happy can be experienced.”

Marcia Roswell-Joseph, School for Social Entrepreneurs

“I’d become a cynic after too much bad training, but Happy totally changed my view.”

Glyn Britton, Albion London

“I will recommend that you take a course at Happy because no-one does it better.”

Ola Olatunde, General Dental Council

Next steps after Effective Coaching Skills for Leaders

If you need help beyond this programme fulfilling your personal action plan, then we also offer 1 to 1 coaching which can provide you with an insightful and structured space to discover and develop yourself further in order to achieve even more positive results.

Our approach to programme delivery

Every programme is designed to ensure complete individual involvement and participation, it will stimulate your thinking and challenge you.  The key focus is on practical skills and real outcomes throughout.  The content will involve an innovative and engaging blend of activities so that you can directly apply it to your current performance and your future success.

SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:30pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.


The Happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your Course Trainers

Paul Gapper

Paul Gapper

Paul Gapper is a Masters qualified trainer with experience in interpersonal skills, work skills and management training. He has worked in the public, private and voluntary sectors for over fifteen years. Paul has a Distinction in the Institute of Personnel Development Training Certificate and the teacher-training certificate for Mindfulness-Based Approaches from the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.

Sarah Edwards

Sarah Edwards

Sarah has been freelancing for over 20 years. She has excellent communication skills and high levels of both integrity and empathy which makes her an extremely effective trainer, facilitator, and coach. Sarah is Belbin accredited, an NLP Practitioner and a TPMA and City and Guilds Assessor. She uses these skills to specialise in organisation transformation and team building. She is also a confident public speaker, and regularly presents at conferences.