Course Detail: P_LEADCOACHCHANGE - Leading and Coaching Through Change: Navigating the New Work Setting - Online

Contact Hrs/CEUs: 15/1.5

 

To say that the way we work has changed seems like an understatement.  And, we still have a future of uncertainty in front of us.  Whether the transitions that you and your workforce have experienced occurred virtually overnight or are still ongoing, working and leading remotely is not a new idea.  Many organizations already had started to make this switch with the advent of flexible working arrangements, yet some businesses have made the change more effectively than others.  Even more virtual work appears to be in our future.

 

So, what is the difference between those managers who are leading through a somewhat seamless shift from those leaders still learning how to prepare themselves and their team members for success? The ability to help ourselves and others to adapt, bounce back, and stay focused on business objectives makes the difference. This opportunity focuses on managers reskilling and upskilling in three areas: Outcomes, others, and ourselves.

 

Through self-assessments, peer coaching / mentoring, action planning, and group discussions, this highly interactive experience brings business professionals together to collaboratively expand their expertise and organizational capacity to successfully face current business challenges and to be prepared for future change. Our team will gather for a series of practical learning sessions, each individually followed by a take-away assignment and peer coaching by fellow team members, creating an ongoing, local network of supportive business professionals. This shared learning experience includes the following areas:

 

Coaching for Top Performance (3 hours)

This learning session and its follow-up assignments help participants . . .

  • Identify why managers typically avoid coaching, despite the need to coach

  • Identify the benefits of coaching

  • Recognize the characteristics of effective coaches

  • Assess possible coaching situations to decide whether they warrant coaching

  • Use a strengths-based coaching model to help team members build plans for overcoming professional hurdles and set-backs

  • Lead a one-on-one-coaching conversation with team members to prepare them for change

 

Facilitating Change (3 hours)

This learning session and its follow-up assignments help participants . . .

  • Communicate change

  • Explain the stages that people experience when engaged in change

  • Manage and effectively respond to team member resistance to change

  • More effectively encourage team member flexibility when faced with a changing environment or circumstances

 

Leading a Virtual Team: What Remote Managers Should Be Tracking (Two 3-hour sessions = 6 total hours)

This learning session and its follow-up assignments help participants . . .

  • To more effectively complete their transition to managing and leading from a distance

  • Avoid common mistakes while managing remotely

  • More fully support a remote team and their own transitions to a different working environment

  • Improve information flow between and among a manager and their virtual team members to stay focused on current and emerging business objectives

  • Respond to what remote teams typically want from their remote managers, which can be quite different from team expectations for a more traditional, in-person management situation

  • Create a virtual team charter to establish changing roles and responsibilities due to working remotely

  • Manage team expectations through clear communication

  • Manage team motivation and maintain motivation after setbacks

  • Show appreciation from a distance

  • Track team performance from a distance

 

Building Collaboration and Connection for Remote Teams (3 hours)

This learning session and its follow-up assignments help participants . . .

  • Define and then develop a new connection strategy for their remote teams

  • Explain the purpose and impact of a team connection strategy

  • Increase a remote team's or workforce's ability to adapt to new rules and requirements for collaboration

  • Create quick wins to jump start new or updated employee connection strategies

 

Who Should Attend?

These learning opportunities are helpful for both new and seasoned managers, supervisors, project managers, human resources partners, team contributors preparing for a supervisory role, and business leaders wanting to develop, refresh, evaluate, strengthen, or upskill their ability to make a difference and fine tune their capacity to help their teams and organizations respond to a and prepare for a changing work environment.

 

The registration fee includes all materials.

 

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