Course Description

Most organizations need high-performing employees at all levels of their company but are faced with the challenges of inspiring excellence. Many leaders have discovered coaching to be an effective way to inspire their team and increase productivity. Coaching has consistently been proven to bring out the best in people - in performance, communications, team building and other workplace functions.

In this seminar, students will examine a coaching framework including an introduction to the coaching approach in leadership. Students will take part in group and individual exercises, develop practical skills to engage in coaching conversations including asking powerful questions, and practising active listening.

Course Details

Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of the coaching approach to leadership
  • Examine the core coaching skills and basic principles that guide a successful coach
  • Explore a coaching framework that can be applied immediately in the workplace
  • Recognize the importance of asking powerful questions
  • Practise active and deep listening and explore the characteristics of each
  • Create an action plan to immediately implement the coaching framework


Formerly: BUS 253 Coaching to Lead

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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Apr 21, 2021 to Apr 27, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $389.00
  • Lisa Dare
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are  live sessions included in this course; we will post the dates and times as soon as they are confirmed, and email all registered students.

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with online learning are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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