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Queen's University IRC

Coaching Skills

Building Essential Skills to Engage Individuals and Organizations

2 CREDITS

LEARNING MODEL: IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

A talented and knowledgeable workforce provides an exceptional competitive advantage in today’s global economy. Coaching plays a vital role in developing that talent and in fostering a culture that empowers, motivates and retains your future leaders.

Our Coaching Skills program provides the context for coaching’s growing importance in the workplace, highlighting the reasons for its rapidly growing popularity. It also offers hands-on learning opportunities to develop and practice coaching skills for a wide range of workplace scenarios. Participants will learn to use proven models to facilitate coaching conversations and enhance capacity at all levels.

DATE, LOCATION & FEE

PROGRAM DATE LOCATION VENUE REGISTRATION END DATE FEE
Mar 06 - Mar 09, 2023 Virtual Zoom Link will be provided after registration Mar 03 $2,195
Oct 16 - Oct 19, 2023 Virtual Details will be provided after registration. Oct 13 $2,195

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

HR professionals, managers and influencers who want to improve their coaching skills and impact organizational growth.

BENEFITS

TAKEAWAY TOOLS

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

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PROGRAM DETAILS

Coaching Skills gives participants the skills they need to nurture potential and engage individuals and organizations for improved performance and positive growth.

a) Coaching Fundamentals

Through a review of concepts and the evolution of coaching in the workplace, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the coaching process. You’ll learn about individual and organizational coaching goals, and how they impact growth and performance.

b) Coaching in Action

In the workplace, coaching is used for finding a way forward: problem-solving, development, and performance.

  • Portability: applies to individuals, teams and groups
  • Orientation: works in every direction whether top down, bottom up and sideways
  • Providers: delivered through various resources including managers, peers, direct reports, talent professionals and external experts
  • Goal Setting: agenda can be driven by both coach or coachee
  • ​Formats: can be used in formal and informal settings

c) Coaching Mastery

The coaching process is relatively easy to master, and basic proficiency can be achieved rapidly. Afterwards, it’s a matter of expanding on that foundation. You’ll learn how to develop strategies for growing your skills and raise the performance bar in your organization.

FACILITATORS AND SPEAKERS

Linda Allen Hardisty

Lead Facilitator
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Linda Allen-Hardisty, MCC

Linda Allen-Hardisty is an organizational development professional (Queens IRC OD Certificate), an executive coach (ICF PCC professional designation), a team coach (EMCC Global Accreditation), and a Forbes Coaches Council contributing member. She’s built a reputation as a vibrant, contemporary voice in the business world by blending her grounding in OD with a practical approach to addressing organizational challenges and opportunities.

Over her 20-year OD career, she has helped many leaders – from corporate executives to entrepreneurs – improve their personal and professional success. She is a sought-after facilitator and advisor for executive development, strategy and change, team effectiveness, and emotional intelligence.

With a Masters of Education from the University of Regina, Linda’s uniqueness is that, prior to private practice, she fulfilled corporate leadership roles including the Director of Organizational Development in a company listed on the Hewitt Top 50 Employers in Canada and became the first Manager of Strategy and Performance for a municipal government undertaking cultural transformation. Her diverse industry experience includes oil and gas, healthcare, utilities, universities, tourism, municipal government, professional associations, crown corporations, arts and creative industries, architecture, Indigenous business, Agri-value, IT, and small medium business. Linda and her husband are proud to call the Canadian prairies their home, and she is a Member of the Board of Trustees at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, which is the public art gallery in Regina, SK.