This module explores the application of coaching and mentoring theory, models and approaches in organisational contexts.
Content includes behavioural change models; self assessment of personal coaching and mentoring skills; coaching and mentoring theory, models and approaches; contracting and ethical issues in relation to coaching and mentoring; facilitation skills; problem solving techniques; reflective practice; the coaching cycle; developing self awareness. Communication techniques and styles, team behaviours.
Content – Overview, Context, Models, Reflection
- Formative Reflection 2,000 words – Role of coaching and mentoring in organisations
- Content Theories of Coaching and Mentoring
- Videos – Course team and Vimeo/Youtube
- Course textbooks/Journal articles – formative reflection on selected article
- Theory and experiential learning
- Communication and coaching– work based learning and review
- Summative Reflection – application of learning, current professional perspective, develop a coaching intervention plan, and your own ongoing plans for professional development and enhanced practice.
Students who successfully complete this module as a stand-alone module will be eligible for a University transcript of credit.
Study as stand alone or in series
This module may be studied as a one off stand alone module, or in series with the wider Organisational and Industrial Leadership Programmes for which it was created to develop transformative leadership and management skills in both technical and non-technical sector organisations and enable career progression.
Assessment, Feedback, and Teaching and Learning methods
See course specific entry requirements listed below.
More information about levels and credits.
In order to be eligible to study this module, students should have access to a suitable practice-based setting.
Non UK degree candidates must be working at team leader or equivalent in industry. Naric database to inform equivalence to UK honours degree.
Applicants with non-standard qualifications but substantial engineering experience may be invited to interview to present their portfolio of experience.
If applicant’s 1st language is not English, English Language test to level of IELTS 6.5 (min 5.5 for each band) is required, or the UoC English assessment programme prior to joining the programme.
Applications should be made online directly to the University using the link on this page, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details and guidance. There is no official closing date but we would encourage you to apply as early as possible, as many courses are competitive.