The BCF Group

Coaching and Mentoring for Managers

  • In-House Option Available
First Line Management Training

The 2-day Coaching and Mentoring for Managers course is designed for organisations that want their managers and team leaders to apply practical coaching and mentoring skills in everyday work situations in order to develop the performance of those they are responsible for, as well as improving communication within the business.

Previous attendees have included chief executives, general managers, and HR managers, right through to production line supervisors and office staff. In fact, anybody that has to work as part of a team and relies on other people's efforts will benefit from this programme.

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Course Syllabus


Module 1

Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
  • Exploding the myths surrounding coaching
  • Benefits of coaching and mentoring
  • The role of a coach and mentor
  • How to avoid everyday interference that takes your time away from coaching people to achieve results
  • How motivation works
  • The difference between mentoring, coaching, directing, supporting & delegating, and learning when it is necessary to apply them
  • Why coaching is an action orientated partnership purely focused on measurable results
  • Coaching and mentoring outcomes


Module 2

Managing a Coaching Session
  • The most important skills of a business coach
  • The key characteristics of a good coach
  • How to ask powerful coaching questions
  • Opportunity to role-play using the STAR/GROW model


Module 3

Mentoring in Action
  • Mentoring suggestions
  • The first meeting
  • Between first and second meetings
  • The second meeting
  • The Experiential learning cycle
  • Model discussions
  • Frequent questions asked by mentors
  • Duration of mentoring
  • End of relationships


Module 4

Putting Learning into Practice
  • Building a bank of great coaching questions
  • Demonstration of what has been taught in a live coaching/mentoring meeting
  • Individual feedback from a professional coach
  • Creating SMART action plans
  • Getting started as a work coach/mentor
  • Group review and feedback on new learning
  • Action steps for new coaches


In-House Courses


NEBOSH Exams

Because this course is accredited by ourselves, it means that the course syllabus is flexible and can be tailored to your specific requirements and industry.

If you would like to discuss how we can tailor this coaching course for you and/or run it at your premises, please call us on 0844 800 3295 or submit a brief description of your training requirements through an online contact form and we will get back to you.



Scheduled Open Courses

Unfortunately this course is not one that is currently scheduled as an open course, and is only available on an in-house basis. If you would like to discuss how we can tailor this course for you and/or run it at your premises, please call us on 0844 800 3295 or contact us online with a brief description of your training requirements and we will get back to you.




Related Courses

Please see below for some business coaching courses and qualifications which you may be interested in:

ILM Level 7 Qualifications in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

The ILM Level 7 Qualifications in Executive Coaching and Mentoring are designed for senior leaders/managers (or those working in a training and development role) who are regularly coaching or mentoring at a senior level.

It is for those executive coaches who wish to accredit, validate or enhance their skills with an internationally-recognised executive coaching qualification.

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ILM Level 5 Qualifications in Coaching and Mentoring

Based on our extensive work and experience with leaders, both in the private and public sectors, this ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring programme has been designed to develop the capability of leaders to positively impact the performance of individuals and teams.

This programme has been created to sharpen a leader's skills - enabling them to balance control, commitment and empowerment through productive conversations with individuals and teams.

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Master Coaching Diploma from the BCF Group

This course enables participants to develop their understanding of executive coaching and mentoring, to explore the underpinning psychological theories of coaching and to practise and apply their skills within a non-directive, non-judgemental framework.

At the BCF Group, we use a powerful blend of coaching concepts and practical skills-based development to support the enhancement of executive coaching and leadership mentoring skills in an organisation.

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Advanced Coaching Certificate from the BCF Group

Based on our extensive work and experience with leaders, both in the private and public sectors; this course has been designed to develop the capability of leaders to positively impact the performance of individuals and teams. We are experts at unlocking peak performance.

Coaching and mentoring improves relationships, performance and engagement. This programme has been created to sharpen a leader's skills - enabling them to balance control, commitment and empowerment through productive conversations with individuals and teams.

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