The Executive Coaching Process

Fees: Free or Heavily subsidised
Delivery: Blended
NFQ Level: 9
Start Date: TBC
Duration: 36 lecture hours over 12 weeks
  • Overview

    The module aims to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and competences to apply coaching interventions and assessments which will help their coachees to focus on current and future achievements in such ways as to build self-awareness, personal responsibility leading to sustained behaviour changes and ultimately enhanced performance.

    INTRODUCTION TO EXECUTIVE COACHING:  (10%)

    Operational definitions, The nature of executive coaching, What Executive Coaching is/ is not, Coaching and Mentoring: Differences and Similarities,  Roles of Executive Coach, Purposes of Executive Coaching

    THE COACHING RELATIONSHIP: (20%)

    Theories, Principles of Executive Coaching

    Benefits of Executive Coaching

    Managing the Contracting Process

    THE EXECUTIVE COACHING PROCESS: (30%)

    A seven-step coaching process

    The 3 broad areas of executive coaching competencies

    Executive Coaching Skills, Techniques and Tools

    Coaching Continuum models

    EXECUTIVE COACHING MODELS: (10%)

    GROW, ACHIEVE, CASCADE, OUTCOME, Skiffington & Zeus’s Behavioural Change model (2003) and The AIM Coaching Model.

    PSYCHOLOGICAL -BASED COACHING APPROACHES: (10%)

    Psychological coaching techniques

    Coaching ‘readiness’

    Powerful Questions

    COACHING INTERVENTIONS: (20%)

    Coaching Interventions and their impact

    Methodological challenges for the executive coach

    Determining the ROI on Coaching

  • Who is it for?

    The programme is designed for those seeking to learn about coaching models, tools and techniques bespoke to differing business contexts towards the creation of sustainable and measurable
    behaviour change in workplaces of the future.

  • Progression

    Graduates of the certificate can progress to the Postgraduate Certificate in Executive Coaching or
    Master of Business in Executive Leadership.