The Power of Workplace Coaching

Coaching has grown enormously in popularity in recent years, but how widely is it used, how is it best used and what benefits does it bring to the business?

The session will be presented by David Pardey, Senior Manager, Research & Policy at the Institute of Leadership & Management, and author of Coaching (in the Learning Made Simple series). Copies of the research report and other support materials will be supplied, and there will be ample opportunities to discuss the findings and to share your own experiences.

Who Should Attend?

HR and L&D professionals, and any managers, who want a better understanding of this recent research on how organisations use coaching to help them explore how to make best use of coaching in their own organisation.

Why Attend?

Attending this event will enable you to learn:

  • How widely coaching is used in practice, how it is organised and who does it.
  • What training and development methods companies use to develop their own staff as coaches, and how they select external coaches.
  • How companies evaluate their coaching activity and what judgments they make about it.
  • How coaching supports and amplifies the effect of conventional training on performance and why all line managers need to develop their coaching capability.

Programme

  • Research findings from two major surveys on how coaching is best used in organisations and its benefits.
  • How coaching is organised in organisations, how internal coaches are trained and developed and how external coaches are selected.
  • How coaching is evaluated by organisations and what judgements they make about it.
  • Impact of coaching activity and its potential to amplify the effect of training on performance.
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