Coaching and Mentoring Basics for Middle and Senior Managers

For Middle and Senior Managers, Coaching can make a real difference!

Some of the benefits of coaching include:

  • Achieve your goals
  • Develop a positive mental attitude
  • Design a personal ‘code of conduct’
  • Be more assertive
  • Identify and work on your weaknesses
  • Up your EQ
  • Achieve your objectives
  • Improve your career
  • Be a better person and manager

Want to know more about coaching basics, mentoring basics and coaching and mentoring basics for middle and senior managers? BOTI offers coaching training programmes across South Africa. Book now!

Benefit from Coaching and Mentoring:  Middle and Senior Managers

 

‘Guiding factors ’ for coaching basics

coaching and mentoring basics:  an investment that pays huge dividends

To be coach or mentor is an important tool to use in one’s arsenal of personal development.  See coaching and mentoring basics in all its various aspects as an investment in yourself that pays huge dividends in that it increases productivity levels and enables you to more effectively contribute towards achieving both team and organisational objectives.   With BOTI’s 10 module coaching programme of one and a half hours each you will reap the benefits of how to reach your full potential.

Be inspired with coaching basics 

However, given the importance of coaching and mentoring, it is surprising to learn that often few managers in senior positions have undergone formal coaching and mentoring .  BOTI offers a tailored coaching and mentoring and coaching programme for Middle and Senior Managers that will introduce you to coaching and mentoring basics and equip you with the skills and essential techniques that will inspire you to develop yourself.

What will I discover?

You will improve your skills in a number of different areas.  In a nutshell, you will learn how to:

  • Establish good rapport
  • Effectively overcome barriers in relationships
  • Recognise when to seek hands on support
  • Obtain effective feedback
  • Understand the importance of emotional intelligence within the context of effective coaching and mentoring sessions
  • Effectively manage a relationship that has broken down

BOTI offers coaching basics, mentoring basics and coaching and mentoring basics training programmes across South Africa.  Book now!

BOTI’s coaching and mentoring training programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills that you require in order to not only improve your own performance levels but those of whom you manage to and will also help improve employee engagement on a broader scale, for example, in succession planning and on-boarding of new staff.

Who are these programmes suitable for?

  • Senior Managers
  • Middle Managers who are working towards a senior managerial position

 

The coaching and mentoring basics programme for Senior Managers entails the following sessions:

 

  • 1. Introductory session,  Understand: coaching and mentoring basics

Major Objectives

What is coaching?

What is mentoring?

 

  • 2.  Benefit from Applying a goal-setting formula in mentoring basics

Naming goals in general terms

Specifying goals numerically

Specifying goals using a word description

Deciding what the key measures are that determine whether you are making progress

Identifying what additional skills and knowledge you require

Deciding what material resources you need (money, tools, equipment)

Identifying those people who can assist you

Deciding on the timeframe required to achieve the goal in question

BOTI offers coaching basics, mentoring basics and coaching and mentoring basics training programmes across South Africa.  Book now!

  • 3. Develop a positive mental attitude – how attitude affects people

Attitudes can be either positive or negative

A positive mental attitude affects final results since attitudes affect actions

Positive attitudes such as optimism, confidence, desire and enthusiasm tend to create positive results

Negative attitudes such as fear, anger, self-doubt and pessimism tend to create negative results

How to manage your own emotions and how to direct your own thoughts to create optimal emotional balance

How to create and sustain a positive mental attitude in the minds of others

  • 4. Become an EQ Wizz

Even with experts engaging in IQ tests as a method of measuring the ability of employees, they acknowledged that the competencies being assessed were only a part of what contributes to an individual’s personal and professional success.  This programme covers the five components of emotional intelligence:

Self-awareness and self-control – understanding one’s core beliefs and values, evaluating how feelings influence actions and responding appropriately in emotional situations.

Empathy – the ability to understand and appreciate the circumstances and viewpoints of others and to understand their needs and feelings. Social expertness – establishing positive relationships with people by projecting openness and optimisim.

Personal influence – establishing credibility and accountability enables one to persuade, guide and inspire others.

Mastery of mission, vision and guiding principles – the ability to understand one’s role, company purpose and how they align.

Steering point – the steering point is the objective that results from a synthesis between goals, hopes for the future and ideals.

 

  • 5. Benefit from a 360 degree review

This programme will introduce you to the elements of 360 degree feedback in terms of performance assessment and takes you through the SARA model:

Shock

Anger

Resistance

Acceptance

A feedback session is conducted to help participants understand their feedback and is used to create appropriate action plans.  The following aspects are covered:

Understanding feedback

Interpreting the report

Understanding strengths, derailers and gaps

Peer coaching on feedback

Creating development plans

Peer coaching on development plans

BOTI offers coaching basics, mentoring basics and coaching and mentoring basics training programmes across South Africa.  Book now!

  • 6.  Be assertive in communication

This programme will take you through six techniques to improve assertiveness:

Behaviour rehearsal

Repeated Assertion

Fogging

Negative enquiry

Negative assertion

Workable compromise

 

  • 7. Identify weaknesses

While being clear on your strengths is important, you also need to be aware of your weaknesses.  This part of the programme will take you through identifying those weaknesses so that you can plan how you will work around them in order to deliver great results and involves the following steps:

Identify the tasks that you are reluctant to perform

Determine the skills you feel are lacking

Check these tasks and skills against the role description of your current and next roles

Determine whether there is a work-around that resolves the situation

Establish whether this is a task or skill that you need to learn

 

  • 8. Develop a positive mental attitude – how attitude affects people & creating a ‘personal code of conduct’

Attitudes can be either positive or negative

A positive mental attitude affects final results since attitudes affect actions

Positive attitudes such as optimism, confidence, desire and enthusiasm tend to create positive results

Negative attitudes such as fear, anger, self-doubt and pessimism tend to create negative results

How to manage your own emotions and how to direct your own thoughts to create optimal emotional balance

How to create and sustain a positive mental attitude in the minds of others

Holding yourself to a higher standard

Establish what you are going to do differently that will help you towards your goals

BOTI offers coaching basics, mentoring basics and coaching and mentoring basics training programmes across South Africa.  Book now!

  • 9. Record results of training needs and come up with ideas for development

Training needs analysis

Recording developmental needs

Relating developmental needs to career development paths

Generate ideas on new ways of doing things and take a role in testing and implementing

Job-shadowing or exposure to other departments or roles, internally and externally

Volunteer for a project or task and learn by doing.  Perhaps take a leading role

 

  • 10. Close-out

Bring all the sessions together to create a sustainable way forward

Fees and Investment

Each coaching session is 1.5 hours and the program is undertaken over 3 months.

For  10 coaching session (at your premises), the fee is R29 750 (excl VAT) per person or R33 915 (including VAT)

If you interest in any of these tests please click on contact form.

Email: info@boti.co.za

Tel: 011-882-8853

Tel: 082-040-0987 (Amanda)

Tel: 063-767-5736 (Odette)

 

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