Birkbeck, University of London
This course provides experienced managers with knowledge of the theory, models and practice of coaching. It is designed to give a strong foundation in the knowledge bases and pragmatic exigencies contemporary coaches are faced with in today's workplaces. By conducting a critical analysis through the leading models and theories of the field, this course creates a space where you can reflexively engage with the dilemmas professional helping relationships in organisations face. Combining academic study with practical application and skill development, this certificate is the essential starting place for those interested in how relational interventions can help shape the future of work. Organisations have woken up to the fact that the 'soft' skills of working life are so hard, most employees need some additional perspective to help them be successful in their roles. Coaching as an intervention to address this has grown exponentially. Some pertinent questions remain, and need reflection: why has coaching emerged now? Why is it seen to be so relevant? How can we tell when/if it works? Is it different from counselling and psychotherapy? Are certain types of coaching more effective, under certain conditions, with certain people? This certificate is for people who have an interest in understanding the roles helping relationships play at work, and their impact in and out of organisations. The course suits people who have the ability to critically reflect on their thoughts, emotions, (re)actions and behaviours.
The programme consists of 3 compulsory modules. Compulsory modules: Coaching Portfolio; Introduction to Coaching; The Coaching Context .
Portfolio, deliberate and reflective practice, examinations and essays.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 5,475 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||WC1E 7HX||London|
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Department of Organisational Psychology