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An Introduction to Coaching

CIPD Training
Course summary
Length: 2 days
Location: London
Provider: CIPD Training plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course Description

CIPD Introduction to Coaching Course

An Introduction to Coaching - A two day course by CIPD training

Are you a line manager who would like to draw out the best from your team? This invaluable introduction to coaching serves as an ideal starting place as well as a solid foundation to discover and develop your ‘coaching management style’.

CIPD’s own learning delivery arm offer courses and qualifications across the UK (including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Cardiff and Edinburgh), and internationally. Enquire for details!

Suitability - Who should attend?

Typical participants on this Introduction to Coaching are line managers wishing to develop their coaching style and challenge and nurture their employees to reach their full potential.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of An Introduction to Coaching course you will be able to:

  • identify coaching values
  • evaluate different coaching models and how they are used
  • develop your own coaching style
  • apply coach-mentoring techniques for performance and development issues
  • give feedback as a coach
  • develop action plans for coaching in the workplace

Training Course Content

Pre course work

Delegates will be asked to complete the Preferred Learning Styles Questionnaire by Honey and Mumford and bring it along to the course.

Coaching – an overview

  • definitions of leaders in the field
  • coaching for skills
  • performance improvement and potential
  • philosophical underpinning

    Values exercise

    • identify your collective values around coaching

      Core processes 

      • peer coaching sessions
      • practice a range of models

        Learning styles

        • Peter Honey’s learning styles
        • learning style preferences questionnaire
        • implications for the coach
        • managing different learning style preferences

          Communication style preferences

          • application of communication styles in the coaching context

            Coaching tools

            • appreciative enquiry
            • coaching techniques for performance and development issues

              Core processes

              • peer coaching sessions

                Giving and receiving feedback effectively as a coach

                • skills and techniques
                • skills practice


                The cost of this coaching programme for beginners is as follows:

                • Non-Member Price: £880+ VAT
                • CIPD Member Price: £790 + VAT

                Provider: CIPD Training

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