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ILM 5: Coaching Managers and Leaders


This coaching programme will provide you with a practical grounding and understanding of the differences between coaching and mentoring and the power of coaching and/or mentoring in developing individuals and organisations. It will also provide you with the knowledge and skills to develop your ability as a confident, well-practiced coach and/or mentor.

This is a comprehensive training programme that offers a balanced approach to both the theory and practice of coaching and/or mentoring. The training material targets the important concepts of coaching and/or mentoring aligned with the latest tools and techniques coaches and/or mentors can use.


Suitable for

This course is ideal for individuals who are currently involved in organisational coaching and/or mentoring as partof their day-to-day roles. It will also support those who are aspiring to move into a role as a freelance business coach and/or mentor.

On completion you will be able to

Within this programme you will develop your skills to:

  • Enhance your existing skill set in order to support individuals to achieve higher levels of performance in
    the workplace
  • Proactively plan and implement effective coaching and/or mentoring practice that will enable you to support
    and develop individuals in the workplace
  • Understand the contribution coaching and/or mentoring makes to the development of individuals
    Identify coaching and/or mentoring tools and techniques

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, it is expected that you should have access to coachees who have a workplace related goal, and that you should also have a willingness to apply coaching and/or mentoring skills to your practice.


Plus Icon May Start - All courses are currently postponed - University closed due to COVID-19 
  • 12th May 2020 - Day 1
  • 13th May 2020 - Day 2
  • 2nd June 2020 - Half day group tutorial
  • 29th June 2020 - Assessment 1 submission deadline
  • 1st July 2020 - Day 3
  • 2nd July 2020 - Day 4
  • 3rd or 10th August 2020 - 1:1 tutorial
  • 23rd September 2020 - Day 5
  • 21st October 2020 - Assessment 2 submission deadline
  • 9th December 2020 - 1:1 tutorial
  • 25th January 2021 - Assessment 3 submission deadline


Five days and two sessions of tutorial support.


09:30 – 16:30 on all days.


 This programme can be completed using almost any internet enabled device (including tablet/phone/desktop/laptop). 



(The price is fully inclusive, as part of Leeds Beckett University we do not charge VAT)

Funding available here 


We can design our courses to meet your specific business objectives, developing a tailored plan to deliver the results you are looking for. We can run the bespoke courses at your organisation or at our own campus in Leeds.

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Learning Outcomes

Topics covered 

This is a highly participative and practical programme, which will be delivered over a series of sessions covering topics including:

• Understanding the skills for effective coaching
• Understanding the principles and practice of effective coaching
• Models of coaching
• How to undertake coaching
• Reviewing own ability as a management coach
• Coaching strategies & skills practice
• Facilitated feedback and review



Three written assessments, inclusive of a portfolio of coaching evidence.

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