PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Manager as Coach aims to develop the ability and confidence of current managers and supervisors in providing supportive, developmental and impactful feedback that encourages high performance and professional development in others.

Participants will undertake:

a 3 hour experiential workshop each month to build foundational coaching and feedback skills, followed by a 90-minute small group-coaching experiential session, to practice applying these skills back in the workplace. This equates to 9 hours of workshop and 4.5 hours of peer practice sessions by the end of the Program.

  • Workshop 1 Coaching practice using a positive, strengths based approach
  • Workshop 2 Coaching Moments
  • Workshop 3 Coaching up

NOMINATIONS CLOSE: Monday 17 February:

Nominate now Manager as Coach 2020 (March to May program)

NOMINATIONS CLOSE: Monday 20 April:

Nominate for Manager as Coach 2020 (May to July program)

Suitable for

Participants should be in roles that lead others, either formally or informally. The program is suitable for supervisors (academic and professional staff), team leaders or any role that has a responsibility for leading, guiding, supervising or managing the performance and/or careers of others.

Learning Outcomes

The overall outcome of the Manager as Coach program is to develop the mindset, ability and confidence of participants in providing supportive, developmental and impactful coaching and feedback that encourages performance and professional development in others.

Participants will learn to use several evidence based coaching models to:

  • Identify the development needs of others and coach them to improve performance (adaptable & resilient capability)
  • Understand the success factors for high performance and create productive partnerships and contribute to building high performance teams. (innovative and enterprising capability)
  • Build skills in working collaboratively across teams and Elements (collaborative & inclusive capability)
  • Build networks across the university (collaborative & inclusive capability)
  • Anticipate potential areas of challenge and seek opportunities to improve staff involvement in and support for change (adaptable & resilient capability)

Program Schedule and Facilitators

Participants will undertake three half-day workshops to build foundational coaching and feedback skills, and three 90-minute small group-coaching sessions to practice applying these skills back in the workplace.

Program Commencing March 2020- Nominations open

**please check the timing below to ensure your availability. Because of the experiential nature of this program it is a requirement participants attend the first workshop which sets the foundations and tone for the program going forward.

TIMING OF PROGRAM:

MARCH:

**Workshop 1 (3 hrs): Tuesday 17 (9am to 12noon or 1pm to 4pm choices)

Peer Session 1 (90 mins): Wednesday 18 (Nathan) or Thursday 19 (Nathan & Gold Coast)

APRIL:

Workshop 2 (3 hrs): Tuesday 28 (9am to 12noon or 1pm to 4pm choices)

Peer Session 2 (90 mins): Wednesday 29 (Nathan) or Thursday 30 (Nathan & Gold Coast)

MAY:

Workshop 3 (3 hrs): Tuesday 12 (9am to 12noon or 1pm to 4pm choices)

Peer Session 3 (90 mins): Wednesday 13 (Nathan)

Participants will undertake three half-day workshops to build foundational coaching and feedback skills, and three 90-minute small group-coaching sessions to practice applying these skills back in the workplace.

Program Commencing May 2020- Nominations open

**please check the timing below to ensure your availability. Because of the experiential nature of this program it is a requirement participants attend the first workshop which sets the foundations and tone for the program going forward.

TIMING OF PROGRAM:

MAY:

**Workshop 1 (3 hrs): Tuesday 26 (9am to 12noon or 1pm to 4pm choices)

Peer Session 1 (90 mins): Wednesday 27 (Nathan) or Thursday 28 (Nathan & Gold Coast)

JUNE:

Workshop 2 (3 hrs): Tuesday 23 (9am to 12noon or 1pm to 4pm choices)

Peer Session 2 (90 mins): Wednesday 24 (Nathan) or Thursday 25 (Nathan & Gold Coast)

JULY:

Workshop 3 (3 hrs): Tuesday 28 (9am to 12noon or 1pm to 4pm choices)

Peer Session 3 (90 mins): Wednesday 29 (Nathan)

Mary Saunders is a highly experienced, experiential facilitator and executive coach with deep skills in active listening, providing generous and developmental feedback and delivering and role-modelling individual and group coaching.

Craig Camamile, Organisational Psychologist and Learning and Development Manager at Griffith, will work with Mary throughout the program.