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Coaching Knowledge Sharing Event
Thu 30 March 2017, 09:30 – 16:00 BST
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Following last year's sell out Event we are holding our 2017 Knowledge Sharing Event on the 30th of March 2017 in Central London at the St Luke's Community Centre - EC1V 8AJ.
As before we will bring our team of experts together to share their most recent experiences, learning and research. They will focus on what really works in the development of a performance coaching culture.
Our team are experienced practitioners and recognised experts in their field who will share with you leading edge and practical proven approaches that work.
*Lunch and drink are included with the price
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Trayton Vance - ‘Putting Together a Coaching Strategy’
With over 20 years’ experience of coaching senior leaders and helping organisations from across all sectors to create a performance culture Trayton will share his view on the key drivers of such a culture and the infrastructure needed to scale up coaching and/or mentoring effectively and cost efficiently within your organisation. Trayton will outline the simple but forgotten principles of a creating and implementing a coaching strategy.
Dr Alison Carter – Two sessions - What Coachees Really Want & Evaluation
Alison is a researcher, speaker and writer on HR, organisational change and leadership development issues although it is coaching research and evaluation for which she is recognised as an international expert. Alison was a founding Director of European Mentoring and Coaching Council, Co-Chair of the IES/Harvard 2nd International Coaching Research Forum and author of Practical Methods for Evaluating Coaching.
What Coachees Really Want - Alison will present the findings from her latest research on what helps and hinders the effectiveness of coaching, based on an international survey of 644 coachees from 34 countries.
Evaluation - Alison will use examples of real-life organisational approaches to evaluation and the impact of the results obtained, to provide a thought provoking session to challenge assumptions about the why, what, when, where, how and who of evaluating outcomes from coaching.”
Katharine St John-Brooks – 'Getting The Best From Your Internal Coaching Resource'
Katharine St John-Brooks had 20+ years’ experience as a senior manager then Board Director in the public sector before setting up her own leadership consultancy. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting and an experienced, CIPD trained, executive coach of thirteen years’ standing with an MA in Coaching (she received a distinction for her research into internal coaching) and an MSc in Organisational Behaviour. Her book, ‘Internal Coaching: The Inside Story’ (Karnac, 2014), is based on research with 123 internal coaches and interviews with a myriad of lead coaches, internal coach trainers, internal coach supervisors and coach sponsors.
Getting The Best From Your Internal Coaching Resource - There has been a massive trend towards the use of internal coaches in organisations over the past five to ten years and this trend looks set to continue: a recent survey showed that nearly four-fifths of large organisations in the UK believe that the use of internal coaches will grow even further over the next three years. But how do you get the best value from your internal coaching resource? Katharine will provide an overview of why internal coaching has become so popular, practical ten top tips for getting the best from an internal coaching resource and why articulating the purpose of coaching is such a critical factor to its success.
Sheridan Maguire - 'Developing an Internal Skills Capability'
Sheridan was Publishing Director at the Industrial Society/Work Foundation before moving to become a full time coach over 20 years ago. He currently works with Coaching Focus Limited as an Associate Director. Sheridan is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, a Certified Coach, a qualified Coaching Supervisor and a Member of the Association of Coaching Supervisors.
Developing an Internal Skills Capability - This session will look at the advantages and the potential pitfalls in developing an internal organisational coaching skills capability. It will consider what the most effective approach might be for developing such a capability, depending on the organisational context and the level at which internal coaches might be working. By the end of this session, you will have a clear checklist of the do’s and don’ts, an idea of the critical success factors and the beginning of a route map towards developing an internal coaching skills capability that meets your organisational needs.
Surgery Session – 'Ask The Experts'
Your chance to discuss your coaching strategy with our experts. Quality time to ask any of the speakers more detailed questions on their sessions, or purely to share your thoughts and ideas on coaching.