Manager as Coach: Developing Employees for Success Now and in the Future (In-Person Learning)

May 2, 2023
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Link in the Loop, 621 N. Skinker Blvd. , Suite 300, St. Louis, MO 63130
Dates OfferedTimeLocationTarget Audience
May 2,  20239:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.In-Person Class
Link in the Loop Building
L&D Training Room (RM 301)
621 N. Skinker Blvd
Suite 300
St. Louis, MO 63130
WashU Managers
(with at least one staff direct report)

An important note: This class session is being offered in-person at the Link in the Loop Building. If you’re interested in virtual learning opportunities, please browse our course schedule for other sessions.

Organizations that cultivate a coaching culture are shown to have more engaged employees and higher levels of team and individual performance. The most successful managers and leaders have the qualities of a great coach. They are committed to developing their teams and providing opportunities for their staff to grow and achieve more.

Are you wondering how you would balance managing the business while developing your people? Even better, would you like to know how to do it while improving business results?

One of the ways to support this is by further developing your skills so that you can take a coaching approach to your management style that fosters a climate of communication and collaboration. Coaching is a highly visible and positive demonstration of your commitment to ongoing personal development and performance improvement. Developing these coaching skills will significantly improve your performance as well as positively impact the performance of your direct and indirect reports. Leaders who use coaching skills can improve morale, retain their key people, provide better customer service in their organizations, and experience higher productivity overall.

Course Objectives

Participants will:

  • Understand employee development is an organizational imperative
  • Identify who is responsible for employee development and discover the benefits
  • Learn a common language for coaching and developing others
  • Learn how to deliver ‘on the job’ coaching within your management area
  • Learn a model of coaching for maximum effectiveness
  • Know how to proactively support the adoption of a coaching culture
  • Know how to conduct 1-to-1 coaching sessions to further develop your direct reports

Carla D. Bailey
Sr. Manager, Learning and Organizational Development

An important note: This session is being held in-person at the Link in the Loop building.

Contact Katie Nolen

All programs are subject to change.

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