Coaching and Mentoring your Team

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Coaching and Mentoring your Team

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Increasingly seen as fundamental management skills, coaching and mentoring are now firmly established techniques.  Coaching & mentoring, which focus on the individual, can enhance morale, motivation and productivity and reduce staff turnover as individuals feel valued and learn how to access their inner potential.

In support of our clients’ needs to build coaching cultures, we offer a range of certified ILM qualifications covering theses key skills at three levels – Level 3, Level 5 and Level 7. 

PROGRAMME ONE

Overview – The ILM Level 3 Award in Workplace Coaching

The ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching aims to provide practicing and potential Team Leaders and First Line Managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as workplace coaches as part of their normal work role. Learning will be delivered through group learning, action learning and one to one tutorials

ILM research shows that coaching is a particularly powerful tool in the modern workplace – one that has proven to be a highly effective way of developing individual and organisational performance by unlocking capability. At its best, this key management tool can deliver considerable benefits, helping managers get the most from their teams, boosting employee engagement and developing high performing workplaces.

Benefits for individuals

  • Know what it takes to be an effective coach in your workplace
  • Understand how coaching works – learn a coaching model, and the tools and techniques to support it
  • Put your new skills into practice in your job
  • Analyse, assess and plan to improve your own coaching ability

Benefits for employers

  • Implement coaching to improve performance on your organisation
  • Ensure the managers you develop as coaches are properly equipped with the skills, knowledge and ethical understanding they need
  • Develop a coaching culture in your organisation by developing your managers as truly effective coaches

Workshops will be in the format of 6 one day sessions, usually held every 3 weeks

What qualification can be gained?

On successful completion you will receive the Institute of Leadership and Management Level 3 Award in Coaching.

How is the course assessed?

There are three mandatory units which introduce the key aspects of coaching in the workplace. Assessments will cover coaching processes and the abilities and qualities individuals need to be a good coach. Participants will also carry out a minimum 6 hours of coaching.

Who will benefit?

There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practicing team leaders or first line manager.

Price

Businesses in Wales are likely to be eligible for funding where available by the European Social Fund (ESF) through the Welsh Government.

Funded cost to SME’s in Wales – £252 + ILM Registration fee of £75 + VAT

Funded cost to Non SME’s in Wales – £420 + ILM Registration fee of £75 + VAT

Non funded cost option

£840 + VAT (this includes the ILM Registration fee)

The course is also available commercially, where other funding streams may be available to assist – please contact us for details. 

PROGRAMME TWO

Overview –  The ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

The ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring aims to provide practicing managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as coaches or mentors as part of their normal work role.

What will be covered in the course?

The qualification is made up of three mandatory units which enable participants to understand, develop and demonstrate knowledge and skills in workplace coaching and mentoring. The course is practically based to complement the individual’s role within the workplace and is tailored with flexible on-the-job assessments. The emphasis on work-based experience maximises the value and transfer of learning into the workplace. The content includes building relationships, values and standards, organisational implications, skills building, goal setting and planning and delivering coaching programmes.

Course Content

Learning will be delivered through group learning, action learning and one to one tutorials.
Content will include:

  • Preparing the coach
  • Start coaching
  • Coaching tools
  • Advance your communication
  • Planning and reviewing coaching
  • Understanding individuals
  • Planning a coaching / mentoring programme
  • Reflecting on own performance

Teaching will be in the format of 7 one day sessions, held every 4 weeks.

What qualification(s) can be gained?

On successful completion you will receive the Institute of Leadership and Management Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring.

How is the course assessed?

Assessments will include work based assignments, preparing a proposal for a management coaching or mentoring programme, a coaching and mentoring diary and reflective reviews. In addition you must attend regularly, minimum 80%. There are no examinations.

Who will benefit?

There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practicing managers.  They should normally have successfully completed an ILM Level 3 qualification in First Line Management, or an ILM Level 5 qualification in Management or equivalent.  Exceptional learners with no formal qualification in management, but who have several years’ experience and have completed some formal training in the role, may also participate. 

Price

Businesses in Wales are likely to be eligible for funding where available by the European Social Fund (ESF) through the Welsh Government.

Funded cost to SME’s in Wales – £399 + ILM Registration fee of £121 + VAT

Funded cost to Non SME’s in Wales – £665 + ILM Registration fee of £121 + VAT

Non funded cost option

£1,330 (including ILM Registration Fee) + VAT

The course is also available commercially where other funding streams may be available to assist – please contact us for details.

PROGRAMME THREE

Overview – ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

The ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring aims to provide practicing senior leaders and managers (or those working in a training and development role) with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as coaches or mentors as part of their normal work role.

What will be covered in the course?

The qualification is made up of three mandatory units which enable participants to increase their understanding of this level of coaching and mentoring and to develop the skills necessary to assist their clients. In the first mandatory unit participants critically review their own ability to perform effectively as a leadership mentor or executive coach, engaging in peer mentoring to seek feedback and advice on individual performance. In the second unit, participants critically review the role and contribution of coaching and mentoring to individuals and organisations. During the final mandatory unit participants plan, deliver and review at least 12 hours of leadership mentoring or executive coaching.

Course Content

Learning will be delivered through group learning, action learning and one to one tutorials.
Content will include:

  • Foundations of leadership coaching
  • Goal setting and commitment
    • Leadership coaching skills
    • Self awareness in coaching
    • Planning and practice
    • Understanding preference
    • Group sessions, pre and post session learning
    • Critical review of own ability to perform effectively as a leadership mentor or executive coach
    • Peer Mentoring

Teaching will be in the format of 8 one day sessions held every 4 weeks.

What qualification(s) can be gained?

On successful completion you will receive the ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring. Having gained the Certificate, candidates may go on to achieve the Diploma for Professional Executive Coaches and Mentors.

How is the course assessed?

Assessments will include work based assignments, preparing a proposal for a management coaching or mentoring programme, a coaching and mentoring diary and reflective reviews. In addition you must attend regularly, minimum 80%. There are no examinations.

Who will benefit?

There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practising senior managers.  They should have successfully completed an ILM Level 5 qualification in Management, or higher, or have an equivalent qualification. Exceptional learners with no formal qualification in management, but who have several years’ experience and have completed some formal training in the role, may also participate.

Price

Businesses in Wales are likely to be eligible for funding where available by the European Social Fund (ESF) through the Welsh Government.

Funded cost to SME’s in Wales – £456 + ILM Registration fee of £164 + VAT

Funded cost to Non SME’s in Wales – £760 + ILM Registration fee of £164 + VAT

Non Funded cost

£1, 520 (including ILM Registration fee) + VAT

The course is also available commercially where other funding streams may be available to assist – please contact us for details.

In-House/Customised Programmes

Thinking Perfomers can also deliver these programmes ‘in-house’ for individual clients, and the highly competitive rates for these programmes can be discussed.  In house programmes use a ‘day rate’ fee structure allowing the client to sign up anywhere between 6 to 12 delegates, in order to maximise their return on investment whilst ensuring an effective group size for learning.

Please contact Thinking Performers on info@thinkingperformers.com or call on 0844 800 2958 to request more information.

Prices are correct at time of going to print.

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