Online Class: Coaching Techniques

This course lays a comprehensive foundation for coaching, introducing topics, techniques, and approaches that coaches implement across disciplines in their work to help their client base succeed.

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  • 15
    Lessons
  • 17
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 107
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 10
    Hours
    average time
  • 1.0
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

Welcome to Essential Coaching Techniques, a course focused broadly on the field and practice of coaching. This course has two purposes:

  1. To introduce you to the fundamentals of coaching, regardless of discipline or focus
  2. To provide you with exercises that will prepare you to begin your coaching practice, and provide you with real tools for working with clients

This course lays a comprehensive foundation for coaching, introducing topics, techniques, and approaches that coaches implement across disciplines in their work to help their client base succeed. Students who enroll in this course will work through fifteen comprehensive topics. The lessons will define the specific topic, explain its significance for coaches and their coachees, and provide exercises that correlate with these topics. This structure will allow you to build a toolbox of techniques and may help you define your coaching methodology. The course is broken into the following fifteen lessons:

  1. What is coaching?
  2. Building Your Confidence
  3. Boosting Your Creativity
  4. Techniques for Working with Your Client
  5. Introduction to Modeling
  6. Giving Productive Feedback
  7. The Meta Mirror
  8. Managing Relationships
  9. Introduction to Problem Solving
  10. A Closer Look at Getting Stuck
  11. Managing Difficult Situations
  12. Planning for the Future
  13. A Closer Look at the GROW Model
  14. Group Coaching
  15. Increasing Self Awareness

The course is appropriate for any individual who may be interested in developing a coaching methodology as well as anyone who is looking to implement these techniques in their personal or professional life.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
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  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
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Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: What is Coaching?

In this lesson, we will define what we mean by coach in this context, consider the value of coaching as a discipline, and outline the most common types of coaching. Additional lesson topics: The HeART of Laser-Focused Coaching: A Revolutionary Approach to Masterful Coaching; 101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge 11 Total Points
  • Complete Assignment: Why this Course?
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Building Your Confidence

These exercises will focus on establishing a practice of self-reflection that can help you better understand yourself plus your motivations and will ultimately improve your trust in your gut, pushing you to work beyond your comfort zone, and improving your understanding of your own body language and the body language of others. Additional lesson topics: 15 simple exercises to increase your self-awareness; How to Read Body Language – Revealing the Secrets Behind Common Nonverbal Cues; Expand Your Comfort Zone 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Boosting Your Creativity

These exercises will focus on fostering creativity as a way to create productive conflict among colleagues, and using mind mapping to encourage creative problem-solving. Additional lesson topics: Why You Need Team Conflict and How to Make It Productive; How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Techniques for Working with Your Client

In this lesson, we will consider each segment of the interaction with the client in turn. This breaks down into the techniques that you can implement prior to meeting with your client to help set the stage for your session together, the techniques that you can implement while you are meeting with your client to focus the session and ensure productivity, and the techniques that you can implement after your meeting with your client to ensure forward progress and keep your client accountable. Additional lesson topics: The 3-Step Coaching Session Structure; Concluding your coaching session 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Introduction to Modeling

In this lesson, we will define what we mean by modeling in this context, introduce an exercise designed to help clients cultivate successful habits through modeling, and introduce an exercise designed to explore different dimensions of a skill through modeling. Additional lesson topics: Modeling Step-by-Step guide 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Giving Productive Feedback

In this lesson, we will define what we mean by feedback, how we understand it to be productive specifically, and introduce an exercise designed to help coaches construct a meaningful feedback structure with their clients and key stakeholders. Additional lesson topics: 8 Examples of Constructive Feedback With Sample Scenarios; A 6-Part Structure for Giving Clear and Actionable Feedback 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: The Meta Mirror

In this lesson, we will do the following. Define the meta mirror, the perceptual positions associated with it, and its benefits, plus introduce an exercise designed to give clients the opportunity to take more control in the relationships they have with difficult people. Additional lesson topics: Metal mirror exercise; The Meta Mirror: Several simple steps to improve relationships and to create a better understanding 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Managing Relationships

In this lesson, we will do the following. Consider the benefits of proactive relationship management, introduce an exercise designed to give clients hone their ability to influence or persuade those around them, and introduce an exercise that will help clients better understand differences in communication styles. Additional lesson topics: Understanding Your Communication Styles 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Introduction to Problem Solving

In this lesson, we will do the following. Outline a general coaching approach to problem solving for coaches, turn these techniques inward to consider how coachee’s can use problem solving to overcome their own internal struggles, and introduce an exercise that uses outcome frames, rather than problem frames, to guide problem solving. Additional lesson topics: Introduction to Problem Solving; Several Problem Solving Activities to Improve Creativity 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: A Closer Look at Getting Stuck

In this lesson, we will do the following. Examine how you can identify that your coachee is feeling stuck, provide general techniques for motivation, introduce an exercise that helps your coachee contextualize getting stuck within the creative process, and introduce an exercise that guides your coachee toward becoming unstuck and allows them to move forward Additional lesson topics: 17 Motivation Tools, Worksheets and Activities for You and Your Clients; Don’t Fret! Learn Where the Creative Process Gets Sticky- Part 1 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Managing Difficult Situations

In this lesson, we will do the following. Explore common types of difficult situations that your client may encounter, introduce an exercise that helps your coachee increase their confidence during a difficult situation, and introduce an exercise that introduces your coachee to methods for handling poor performance. Additional lesson topics: How to Have Total Confidence in Any Stressful Situation; Dealing with difficult people and difficult situations; Several Workday Exercises That Will Improve Your Performance 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: Planning for the Future

In this lesson, we will do the following. Consider what coaches might need to know about their coachee’s motivations, past, and present as they look to guide future planning, introduce an exercise that helps your coachee map out their future plans specific to their career, and introduce an exercise that uses visualization techniques to help coachees map their future. Additional lesson topics: Laying the Groundwork for Successful Coaching Efforts; Several Benefits of Making Role-Play Part of Training 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: A Closer Look at the GROW Model

In this lesson, we will do the following. Define the GROW Coaching Model, introduce the fundamental, and guide questions that a coach can use in each step of implementation for the GROW Coaching Model. Additional lesson topics: The GROW Model Explained for Coaches; GROW Coaching Model – How to use it effectively Including 51 Coaching Questions 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: Group Coaching

In this lesson, we will do the following. Define what group coaching is, outline three techniques that you can employ in a group coaching practice, and introduce an exercise that uses unrealistic scenarios to encourage disruptive thinking. Additional lesson topics: How to Master The Art Of Group Coaching; The Ultimate Guide to Group Coaching; Several Key Coaching Skills for Leaders 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Exam

Lesson 15: Increasing Self-Awareness

In this lesson, we will do the following. Introduce an exercise that can help to foster a helpful, engaged attitude, introduce an exercise that allows coachees to recognize their strengths when they are in flow, and introduce an exercise that helps coaches maintain their concentration and feel psychologically present throughout their sessions. Additional lesson topics: Getting into Flow; Live Life Better: Several Ways to Foster a Winning Positive Attitude; Several Practical Ways to Practice Being Present 90 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments
  • Assessment: Lesson 15 Exam
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
231
Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Coaching Techniques
Course Number: 9770661
Lessons Rating: 4.4 / 5 Stars (100 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: February 2022
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: John Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $80.00 U.S. dollars

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