In times of crisis and change, new approaches are relevant than ever. This virtual program is offered in cooperation with Leadership Choices and will provide you with the fundamental approaches, strategies, and tools to apply coaching interventions especially within a virtual environment. In changing business environments, working remotely and in changed teams or circumstances will become the “new normal”. Being able to keep team spirit high is very important, as well as talking to your employees individually to support them with their very own challenges.

During this program, you will primarily learn how coaching works from a practical perspective. Using the Leadership Choices coaching model, you will be given insights into powerful questions and levels of listening. Moreover, you will learn to apply coaching interventions that have proven successful in a leadership context. After successful completion of the program, you will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate.

Short facts

Next date Jun 02, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020
Locations Virtual
Fee 750.00 €

In cooperation with

Your program at a glance

Program content

This virtual seminar presents the basics on how to become an excellent leader through coaching approaches. It is an introduction into the topic of coaching as leadership style and consists of 3 virtual sessions. Between the online sessions, you will be asked to work on homework assignments and you will execute virtual coaching sessions.

Online Session 1: Introduction to Coaching as a Leadership Style

  • What is coaching and how is it different from management?
  • Being a boss vs. being a coach: creating a setting that works
  • The 101 of coaching conversations
  • Practical exercises in small groups

Online Session 2: Coachable Moments

  • The art of leading by asking questions
  • How to spot a coachable moment and what to do with it
  • Leading your coachee into the zone
  • Practical exercises in small groups

Online Session 3: Conversations that Matter

  • The three levels of listening
  • How to build trust
  • Helping your people to grow
  • Practical exercises in small groups

This online program provides you with an introduction into coaching as a leadership style. You are invited to extend the program by applying for our in-class 6-day “Coaching Essentials for Senior Leaders Program” for a reduced fee. Please contact us directly, if you are interested in this option.

Program benefits

You will benefit from:

  • Insights into fundamental coaching techniques that will maximize your potential as a senior leader
  • Strategies that will help you to create your own leadership style
  • Knowledge of how to have impactful conversations and create greater empowerment for the people around you
  • Our active network of peers and program alumni at WHU
  • Tools how to cope with changing environments and how to coach your employees virtually

Your company’s benefits:

  • Increase the effectiveness of your leaders
  • Maximize your employees job satisfaction and increase the employee loyalty
  • Create and develop a healthy leadership culture based on your needs and circumstances

Participant profile

Ideal candidate profiles include:

  • Experienced managers who are interested in developing their leadership portfolio
  • Managers who want to get prepared for their next carrier steps
  • HR professionals who want to strengthen the coaching culture in their organizations

The maximum number of participants for this webinar is 50

Program format and module dates

This program consists of 3 highly interactive virtual sessions (from 14:30-17.00h). In-between the modules, you will be asked to work on homework assignments and you will execute virtual coaching sessions.

Online Workshop: Coaching Skills for Senior Leaders: Jun 02, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

Introduction to Coaching as a Leadership Style
  • Jun 02, 2020
  • Virtual
Coachable Moments
  • Jun 16, 2020
  • Virtual
Conversations that Matter
  • Jun 30, 2020
  • Virtual

Contact us

Yvonne Krack
Marketing & Admissions Manager Executive Education
Phone: +49211 44709178

Scholarships for small businesses and start-ups

We offer a limited amount of scholarships for employees of small businesses and start-ups. If you would like to enhance your professional skills in one of our new online program formats, feel free to apply for a scholarship.

Please send a letter of motivation and a CV or a link to your LinkedIn profile to Ms. Yvonne Krack, until 2 weeks before the online format starts. We will contact you a few days after you have submitted your documents.

Category: Coaching
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