ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring
Who is it for?
Practising senior leaders and managers (or those working in a training and development role) who will use the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as coaches/mentors as part of their normal working role and who will make a significant difference to their people and their business results.
Because of their expertise, senior managers may be expected to help others develop similar levels of competence and this can include coaching individuals. This qualification is also designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for senior managers in undertake this responsibility.
In addition, the Diploma aims to equip participants operating as an executive coach or leadership mentor.
What are the benefits?
For the Individual: You will build a skill set that will help you optimise the performance of others and, therefore, make a significant impact to your key result areas. For employed participants this often leads to greater job security and may even open the door to promotion opportunities by the nature of the impact you have? For Self Employed practitioners you will create measureable and billable results. The course will also enhance self- awareness and self belief, coupled with appropriate behaviours and attitudes.
For Organisations: You are building your sustainability and profitability by getting greater results from your people in a way that grows and develops the talent in your business for the long term.
What is involved?
The Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring enables participants to develop their understanding of coaching and mentoring and to develop the skills necessary to apply this knowledge. Participants will get to critically review their own ability by engaging in practical and value adding exercises. They will also critically review the role and contribution of coaching and mentoring to themselves and their organisations. Participants will plan, deliver and evaluate at least 20 hours of leadership mentoring or executive coaching that will make a measureable difference to their coachee(s).
The Diploma for Professional Executive Coaches and Mentors* is aimed at participants who will be significantly involved in executive coaching/leadership mentoring ? within an organisation or those who are involved in life coaching. Participants complete the learning as in the Certificate above but also complete an additional unit, Undertaking an extended period of supervised mentoring or executive coaching?. In this practical unit participants will develop and improve their performance as management coaches/leadership mentors and as reflective practitioners.
While it is necessary to include some theoretical input, coaching and mentoring are skills that can only be learned on the job, so this course is delivered experientially, with participants encouraged to try out the tools and techniques they learn, reflect on their experiences and get feedback from peers and facilitator. The methods of delivery include input and demonstration from the facilitators, discussion, individual reflective exercises, group exercise and activities.
What do I get?
As well as the skills and capability you will receive an internationally recognised qualification and transferable qualification credit.
All materials are provided as part of the inclusive price.
All learners also gain free studying membership of ILM for 6 months (note registration fees to ILM are still applicable). Designed to help candidates get the most from their course and advance their management career, studying membership gives access to a wide range of specialist support and development materials and services.
What do I need?
There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practising senior managers. They should normally have successfully completed an ILM Level 5 qualification in Management, or higher, or an equivalent qualification but this is not mandatory.
Exceptional learners, who have no formal qualification in management or leadership, but who have several years experience and have completed some formal training in the role, will also be considered.
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