Coaching Skills For Managers Course

Develop your leadership abilities and empower your teams

As a manager, coaching is a highly sought-after skill that can help you build a high-performing team, increase employee engagement, and achieve your organisational goals. Our Coaching Skills For Managers Course is designed to help you develop your leadership abilities and empower your teams through coaching. 

This highly practical and engaging 2-day course will equip you with the tools, techniques, and strategies you need to become an effective coach and leader. You’ll learn how to use the GROW model to structure coaching conversations, build rapport, ask effective questions, and give feedback. You’ll also gain valuable insights into personal development planning and the positive impact of coaching on management capability. Join us on this transformative learning journey and take your leadership skills to the next level.

At A Glance:

  • 2 Days
  • Max 6 delegates
  • In-person course
  • Public open course or bespoke in-house booking options
  • £500 + VAT per delegate

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Day 1

What is/isn’t coaching and the Principles of Coaching

We cover the basics of coaching, including what it is and isn’t, and the principles of coaching. Learn the fundamental concepts and techniques used in coaching to help guide your team members towards success.

How to build a coaching contract

Learn how to create a coaching contract that clearly outlines the goals, objectives, and expectations of the coaching relationship. This will ensure that both parties are on the same page and working towards a common goal.

Building rapport

Building rapport is an essential component of effective coaching. Learn how to establish a connection with your team members and build trust to create a positive coaching environment.

Effective questioning techniques

Asking the right questions is crucial to coaching success. Walkthrough effective questioning techniques that will help you gain valuable insights into your team members’ needs and motivations.

The GROW model

The GROW model is a widely-used coaching framework that helps structure coaching conversations. Learn how to apply this model to your coaching sessions to help your team members set and achieve their goals.

Personal development planning

Personal development planning is a process that helps individuals identify and work towards their personal and professional goals. Learn how to create effective personal development plans for your team members.

The positive impact of coaching on management capability

Coaching has a positive impact on both individuals and organisations. Uncover the benefits of coaching for management capability, including increased productivity, improved performance, and higher employee engagement.

Day 2

The coaching environment

The coaching environment is an important factor in coaching success. We cover how to create a supportive coaching environment that encourages growth and development.

Group coaching session

Group coaching sessions can be an effective way to coach multiple team members at once. Learn how to conduct group coaching sessions and uncover the benefits of this approach.

Principles of giving feedback

Giving feedback is an essential part of coaching. We demonstrate the principles of giving feedback and how to deliver feedback effectively.

Live coaching sessions

Our live coaching sessions will give you hands-on experience and the opportunity to practice your coaching skills in a safe and supportive environment.


Feedback is an important part of the coaching process. Learn how to give and receive feedback effectively to help your team members improve.

Action planning

Action planning is the process of creating a plan to achieve your coaching goals. Learn how to create effective action plans that will help your team members achieve their goals and objectives.

The EST HR Advantage: How we Structure the Coaching Skills For Managers Course

Practical & Comprehensive Course Content

This highly practical 2-day course is designed to teach and develop the highly sought-after skill of management coaching. As a manager, you will learn how to use the GROW model approach to improve team performance and empower your employees. By the end of the course, you will have dynamic and pragmatic tools to strategically achieve organisational goals and objectives through the power of coaching.

CPD Certified Courses

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a CPD accredited certificate that recognises your professional development and ongoing commitment to improving your EDI skills and knowledge.

Experienced HR Professionals

This course is delivered by experienced and highly qualified course leaders who are passionate about coaching and leadership development. They have extensive experience working with managers across a range of industries and have a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing today’s leaders. Our course leaders are skilled at creating a supportive and engaging learning environment where participants can develop their coaching skills, ask questions, and explore new ideas.

Affordable & Convenient

We offer a range of options to accommodate your needs, including on-site training sessions in various locations or personalised in-house training tailored to your specific business needs.

Discount Offers

We offer an exclusive 20% discount on all our courses for EST Retainer clients to help you save on our training courses. In addition, we offer a 50% discount on select courses that require a minimum of 8 delegates or have a total cost of £900 + VAT.

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Enhance your leadership abilities, improve team performance, and achieve your organisational goals more efficiently. You'll also have the opportunity to connect with other like-minded managers and build your professional network.

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