Create a Coaching Leadership Style to Unleash Potential

Leaders are not usually looking to become coaches but by developing a ‘coaching leadership style’ they can unleash potential in their organization. Coaching Leadership Development is the industry gold standard coaching training for authentic leadership and outstanding results in organizations.

What Senior Leaders Who Have Completed the Programme Say*

“This is a coaching programme like no other”
“The skills I learnt in this programme and the development I have gone through are essential to my success as a leader”
“Through the programme, I now realize I have the dream job: to develop my people on an everyday basis”

* Clients who have brought in this programme see it as such a competitive advantage that they wish to remain anonymous

Coaching Leadership Development is a programme combining three 2-day modules with 1:1 coaching support. It is a blended learning pathway designed specifically to develop a coaching style of leadership. Participants describe it as being like a tailor-made leadership development programme. Deep learning and long-term behaviour change are supported through a blend of techniques including 6 days of face-to-face training (delivered in person, around the globe), individual executive coaching and online e-Learning.

“Unequivocally the best training I have experienced in my entire 40 year career! Every person who is a people leader should go through this. One of the key differentiators about the programme is the model and how it is designed for sustainability – when I saw that model I thought ‘oh wow!’ This course makes sure skills are retained and sustained.”
Course participant, Corporate HR Manager, International Manufacturing Company

Who Will Benefit?

The training offers a unique opportunity to develop powerful and authentic leadership and coaching in organizations which integrates performance and purpose. Coaching Leadership Development is especially suitable for:

  • leaders who want to take their leadership skills to the next level;
  • leaders who want to develop a coaching leadership style;
  • leaders spearheading organizational change.

Coaching Leadership Development: Module 1

The first 2-day module introduces participants to the fundamental coaching principles and skills and enables them to discover the true power of coaching within organizations. They will develop valuable new skills, tools and behaviours that are the basis for creating success in their organization. With an experiential focus on coaching practice and feedback from experienced trainers, the module is tailored to organizational needs and would typically develop the following skills:

Coaching Leadership Development, Module 1: Content
  • Leadership vision – Creating a compelling personal leadership vision
  • Coaching principles – Introducing a new approach to leadership
  • High-performance cultures – Identifying the optimal culture for you and your people
  • Partnering – Developing strong relationships with peers and direct reports
  • Emotional intelligence – Creating a safe, supportive, blame-free and challenging environment through mutual respect and trust
  • Human tendencies – Understanding the impact of biases and filters
  • Active listening – Enhancing attention, open communication, clarity and partnership
  • Powerful questioning – Empowering self and others
  • The GROW Model – Structuring high-performance conversations
  • The Inner Game – Unleashing potential and decreasing limitations
  • Coaching feedback – Developing others and effective performance enhancement
  • Goals that energize and motivate – Aligning individual purpose and organizational targets
  • Action planning and accountability – Increasing responsibility and ownership
  • Innovation and learning – Enabling creativity and thinking outside-the-box for improvements and solutions
  • Job satisfaction and loyalty – Creating a meaningful journey for self and others

Coaching Leadership Development: Module 2

The second 2-day module builds on the first module’s foundations by developing and enhancing skills and exploring the change process from a deeper level. Observed practice provides the opportunity to develop more advanced coaching leadership skills. Skills options for this module include:

Coaching Leadership Development, Module 2: Content
  • Leadership vision – Strong facilitative leadership
  • Transformational leadership – Effective at communicating and enabling change and inspiring high performance
  • Acknowledgement – Increased motivation and commitment in direct reports
  • Self-management – Enhanced trust and confidence
  • Empowering people – Enhanced performance management
  • Coaching feedback – Continuous alignment
  • Bottom-lining – Enhanced communication and quicker decision-making
  • Accountability – Increased responsibility in direct reports
  • Working with limiting mindsets & inner critic – Increased performance from people who are underperforming
  • Designing the relationship – Strong relationships with direct reports
  • Bringing coaching into work relationships – Fully integrating coaching into your leadership style

Coaching Leadership Development: Module 3

The third 2-day module takes the coaching style of leadership to the level of transformation. This module includes exploring inner leadership, self-mastery, authenticity, whole systems transformation, the neuroscience of human change and its application within business, and advanced coaching competencies to help develop transformative leadership and create sustained excellence and maximum performance.

The “Wow Factor”

Our training provides cutting-edge coaching leadership development that requires specialized facilitation skills and expertise, consolidated by authentic coaching behaviours. The style is experiential (not theoretical), highly interactive and takes advantage of Accelerated Learning Techniques and Adult Learning Theory. Throughout, the learning focus is on practical application and “learning by doing”. Most senior leaders are weary of attending training programmes. Our world-class coaching leadership training always engages and enthuses participants, and delivers the “wow factor”. Participants of Coaching Leadership Development are inspired and energized by the learning and enjoyment the programme delivers.

Individual Coaching Sessions

To deepen the learning and create lasting behavioural change which will ensure long-term success for the programme, participants receive coaching from one of the world’s best executive coaches. Our worldwide team of highly qualified and experienced coaches are rigorously selected to meet our high standards both in coaching practice and in business experience. Our coaches have a combination of recognized coaching qualifications, advanced academic degrees and senior-level corporate backgrounds. For more information on the benefits of individual coaching for leaders, please see our page on Executive Coaching (1:1).

Coaching Leadership Programme Options

  • PUBLIC: We deliver public-access coaching training globally (see Global Training Diary (Public Courses)) to groups of senior-level, international peers
  • IN-HOUSE: We can deliver this coaching leadership development programme for your organization at your chosen venues, worldwide
  • BESPOKE OR OFF THE SHELF: We can tailor the programme perfectly to fit your organization’s unique requirements and strategic objectives
  • MULTI-CULTURAL & MULTI-LINGUAL: Our world-class trainers and materials are available for delivery globally
  • TRAIN THE TRAINER (TTT): We can equip your in-house trainers with the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver this training
  • ONLINE: Our 1-year distance learning coach certification pathway includes synchronous (live) online training, asynchronous lessons, coaching demos, exercises and other study aids and mentor coaching
  • BLENDED LEARNING: Our e-Learning system is integral to our public and online coach training and is also available as a resource and support for our in-house leadership development programmes
  • CERTIFICATION: On successful completion, participants receive a Certificate of Professional Development (CPD). The hours contribute to the coach-specific training hours required for a Portfolio application for an ICF Credential. For individuals seeking a fast-track coaching credential, Coaching for Performance: Coach Certification Pathway is the ultimate coaching training approved by the ICF
Booking and Enquiries
To order an in-house programme or to discuss how we can support the specific training needs of your managers, leaders and organization, please email or call +44 (0)20 7373 6431.