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Music Education Hub Support Programme: An introduction to Coaching Skills for Management and Leadership

  • 11th November 2020 - 27th November 2020
  • 2.00pm - 5.00pm and 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • Online via Zoom

Do you wish to develop your leadership style using coaching techniques and approaches? Would you like to improve your ability to motivate and support others to improve their performance?

This introductory course, delivered in two half-day sessions, has been designed for those wishing to enhance leadership skills and/or to use coaching to improve collaborative working, communication and professional relationships.

A coaching style of leadership is about learning not to lead in the traditional sense but more to facilitate others to come up with their own solutions. The leader holds more questions than answers and aims to develop the problem-solving muscle of teams, rather than being the one who solves the problems, thereby building greater capacity and engagement in those they work with.

Previous participants have included those working in the creative industries, charities, local government, arts, heritage and education sectors – as well as many freelancers and artists – in a wide varierty of roles, and at all different stages of their careers from apprentices to CEOs!

What does it cover?

Topics explored in the training include:

  • Foundation coaching skills: philosophy and application
  • Active Listening and Effective Enquiry
  • Group coaching (using a simplified Action Learning model)
  • Coaching cultures and a coaching style of leadership

By the end of the day all participants will have:

  • Experienced coaching and being coached
  • Developed active listening and effective questioning skills
  • Explored the GROW model of coaching
  • Used their coaching skills in a group context through Action Learning

An introduction to Coaching Skills for Management and Leadership ’ is offered fully subsidised as part of the ‘Music Education Hub Support Programme 2020-21’ in partnership with and funded by Arts Council England. Details of other support within this programme can be found here

Attend this event

Introduction to Coaching – Wednesday 11th November from 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Introduction to Action Learning – Friday 27th November from 10.00am – 1.00pm

(Both via Zoom)

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