Learner Led Group Coaching

By: CoachMatching (Pty) Ltd  06-02-2011
Keywords: Team Building, Coaching, Personal Development

Purpose

•      Tap into collective intelligence, experience and wisdom of the group

•      To clarify and make sense of on-going work related challenges

•      To explore effective strategies and actions to resolve them

 

Additional skills built


Coaching skills

•         Effective questioning skills (appreciative enquiry)

•         Giving and receiving support

•         Giving and receiving feedback

•         Active listening

•         Increased empathy and compassion

 

EQ related skills

•         Self-awareness

•         Ability to reflect

•         Social awareness

•         Integrity

•         On-going learning and personal development

 

Performance related skills

•         Creative thinking and new thinking patterns

•         Accountability

•         Increase resourcefulness

•         Informal networks

•         Complex problem solving

 

There are many different types of group coaching, however the Learner Led Approach is in our experience the most cost effective method, is highly sustainable and requires a minimum of external support. Accountability sits within the group and the quality of output and effectiveness is largely dependent of the mix within the group and it’s ability to be self-directing.

 

CoachMatching will work with the organisation to assist in creating the structure and process within which the coaching takes place. We will train individuals through a one hour presentation plus 2 hour practical session.

 

Thereafter we can supply qualified group coaches to support the various groups until they are confident to be able to follow the process effectively without external support. In our experience this only takes 1-2 sessions.

 

Situations where Learner led coaching is effective:


To support leadership development programs

Where there is a high % of generation Y

After a period of one to one coaching

Self directed teams or Scrum

Limited training budgets

Keywords: Business Coaching, Business Development, coach, Coaching, Coaching Services, corporate coaching, Executive Coach, Group Coaching, Leadership Training, Life Coach, Management And Training, Management Training, perosnal coaching, Personal Development, professional development, Team Building, Team Coaching,

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