Team coaching is a rapidly growing segment of the coaching world. It addresses the performance, behaviours, structures, processes and aspirations of the team collectively, ultimately equipping the team with ability to employ a coaching mindset to itself. The role of the team coach is more demanding and challenging than that of a one-to-one coach, but frequently even more rewarding.
Having acquired knowledge and developing competencies in team coaching, you will discover new areas of application both as a team coach and as a coach in general. You will strengthen existing coaching skills used in “one-on-one”coaching practice, and understand the context of coaching the team or the coaching client and the systems themselves, of which the client(s) are a part. Specialists who use team coaching in their practice note that it has become easier for their customers to influence their teams and, as a result, individual changes in coaching have become more stable.
Managers will leave with the expertise and understanding to manage their teams more efficiently. Routine managerial work will take less time and give you the opportunity to concentrate on strategic priorities. The success or failure of a manager largely depends on the success or failure of his team. During the training, you will learn simple and ready-to-use tools that you can immediately apply.
In the Foundation module you will acquire a basic understanding of team coaching and the dynamics of teams, along with the multiple systems in play both within and around them. You will be able to distinguish between team coaching and the relatively simpler approaches of team building and team facilitation. You will learn the structures of effective team coaching assignments and team coaching sessions, obtain a substantial toolkit and have the opportunity to put your learning into practice in powerful role plays.
Modules 2 and 3 (Certificate level) place even more emphasis on practice. We introduce a wide range of additional theories and models relating to issues that occur frequently within teams, affecting their performance. Your own experiences practising between modules also play an important role in putting theory into context.
Underpinning all three modules is the PERILL model – the first and only approach to team performance and team coaching that takes a complex, adaptive systems approach.