Why this course?
In today’s high-stress business environment, coaching skills are in high demand as businesses seek to maximise the potential of key employees, an effort that can ultimately enhance a team's overall performance and productivity.
Watch this short video to meet Course Instructor Dale Williams and past learner Marilyn Robinson, who explain why this course is so unique, and it can help you advance your career.Want a sneak peek?
This highly supported and interactive 12-week course will provide you with a solid foundation in corporate coaching and equip you with the practical skills and expertise to manage a professional coaching relationship. You will be given the opportunity to develop your own coaching model through practical coaching sessions with a designated coaching partner, using Skype technology to facilitate your coaching sessions.
Is this course for you?
The course is suitable for anyone interested in exploring a career in the field of executive coaching or those looking to develop their executive and corporate coaching skills. More specifically, it is beneficial for existing and prospective corporate coaches, company leaders, executives, senior managers, directors, business owners and entrepreneurs working within any industry. The course will also benefit professionals in related fields who would like to gain a better understanding of coaching, such as those working in HR, social work, counselling, talent management, human capital management, recruitment and psychology.
What you will learn
- Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
- Module 1 Introduction to executive coaching
- Module 2 Understanding clients, sponsors and stakeholders
- Module 3 Building relationships and setting goals
- Module 4 Assessment, feedback and development planning
- Module 5 The importance of dialogue and story telling
- Module 6 The coaching partnership
- Module 7 Coaching for leadership
- Module 8 Catering for differences
- Module 9 Being an internal coach
- Module 10 Closure of the coaching engagement
- Module 11 Professionalism and responsibility
- Module 12 Putting it all together
Your success team
Executive Coach & Former COMENSA President
Dale Williams is a highly experienced business professional, lecturer and executive coach. In his earlier career, Dale headed up Standard Chartered's Retail Bank in South Africa and ran his own digital technology business. Dale then completed an (MA) in Executive Coaching, and went on to act as president of COMENSA (Coaches and Mentors of SA). He currently runs his own executive coaching business; and is the Convenor of the Business Strategy course presented to final year UCT finance students.
Here's how we've improved lives through better education
"The ongoing communication from the Course Instructor and other students through the discussion forums was great. I felt part of an enthusiastic community that shared ideas and concerns, or solutions to module challenges."
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This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.Take the test