Leader as coach

Coaching skills for managers and leaders

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1 hour


May 2021

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What you will learn

Know how to coach as a manager or leader

Know what is and what it is not

Develop a coaching mindset as a leader

Know how to set up a coaching agreement and engagement

Know when to coach and when not to coach

Understand the learning journey to development

Know how to listen actively, reflectively and empathetically

Know how to create psychological safety as a coach

Learn how to ask powerful questions

Know how to help your coachee formulate goals

Know how to follow up and keep accountability on progress


To be successful in the fast-paced, ever evolving business world of the 21st century, upskilling the workforce and cultivating a dynamic learning culture is a must for sustainability and organisational success. To attract, grow and retain the best talent in the market, leaders need to be committed to providing opportunities for continuous ongoing development and professional growth. Coaching is a ‘power’ skill that ALL leaders need to acquire in order to inspire and develop employees through personalised in-role support and learning.

Coaching fosters and promotes:

  • a self-directed approach to learning and development

  • a growth mindset

  • critical and analytical thinking

  • ownership and accountability

  • engagement and empowerment

  • self-confidence and belief

The aim of this program is to provide you with a high-level overview of the fundamental knowledge, skills and techniques to coach individuals and teams. The program offers a concise and succinct explanation of the theory of coaching and shows you how to use coaching conversations as a leader to inspire and develop others.

The program is broken down into bitesize practical learning chucks which include mini lectures, activities, quizzes and reflection exercises. To get the most out of the program it's essential that you put the key learning points into practice.

The program is designed and delivered by Paul Marks who is an accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the international Coach Federation (ICF) Paul has executive coached and facilitated leadership and team development programs to leaders and teams from more than 55 countries.


Leader as coach
Leader as coach
Leader as coach
Leader as coach


Introduction to the leader as coach program

Introduction to the leader as coach program

What is coaching?

What is coaching?

What is coaching?

Transitioning from Leader to coach

Transitioning from leader to coach

When to coach and when not to coach

When to coach and when not to coach

When to coach and when not to coach

Developing a coaching mindset

Developing a coaching mindset

Developing a coaching mindset

The learning journey

The learning journey

Using the learning journey

Creating a coaching agreement

Creating a coaching agreement

Creating an psychological safety as a coach

Creating psychological safety as a leader coach

Quick tips on psychological safety

Psychological Safety

The art of listening as a coach

Listening as a coach

Asking powerful questions

Asking coaching questions

The GROW Model

The GROW model

Goal Setting

Goal setting

Exploring the current reality

Exploring the current reality

Option questions

Brainstorming Options

Will or Way Forward

Will or Way Forward

Follow up

Follow up

On the job coaching

On the job coaching tips

Giving developmental feedback

Giving developmental feedback

Your journey as a leader coach is just beginning!

Your journey as a leader coach begins here!


Willem5 May 2021

Paul is very knowledgeable and delivers his content with heaps of energy. I was constantly engaged and felt very motivated by him throughout the course. I highly recommend this course to anyone who is serious about becoming a coach.

Jeremy3 May 2021

This is a great course. Have been really enjoying Paul's very personable style and getting to the real gold behind the learning. I'd recommend any aspiring coaches get into this course!

Mark2 May 2021

Paul has fantastic knowledge and some of the concepts and skills during this course are absolutely invaluable. Absolutely fantastic.


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