Introduction to Coaching

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub

Location: Online - Webinar

Date: Monday, 27th July 2020 at 2pm - 4pm

Cost: FREE

This webinar is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub, East Midlands Chamber and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Are you a manager that wants to learn how to better coach and develop your staff? Or perhaps you are looking at coaching as a career path. This webinar will equip you with the skills you need.

Coaching is an invaluable tool for developing others to reach their potential.  80% of people who receive coaching report increased self-confidence, and over 70% benefit from improved work performance, relationships and more effective communication skills*

At times of change coaching is a powerful tool in enabling people to take personal responsibility and to achieve better outcomes.

This webinar will cover:

  • Understanding coaching. 

  • The context and background to coaching.

  • The different forms and uses of coaching

  • Coaching contexts

  • Coaching versus mentoring, counselling, training and consultancy.

  • Coaching skills

  • What are the fundamental skills and knowledge for coaching?

*Source International Coaching Federation 2009

Who should attend

Anyone who wishes to understand more about how to bring out the best in the people around them and is a suitable foundation for managers who wish to adopt a coaching style with staff, and for those who wish to learn more about coaching as a potential income stream. This webinar is aimed at SME businesses.

Please note that preference will be given to businesses based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire for this webinar.  


  • 2.00pm – 2.45pm - Webinar presentation

  • 2.45pm - 3.00pm - Break

  • 3.00pm – 3.45am - Webinar presentation

  • 3.45pm - 4.00pm - Q&A

Speaker Information:

A highly regarded and experienced trainer and coach with a engaging and interactive style of delivery.  Over the past 20 years Debbie has worked extensively with a broad range of organisations to help improve performance through developing a passion for good practice in leadership development, training and coaching.  Debbie’s background is as a learning and development specialist at Argos and Poundstretcher.  She is a member of CIPD and an ILM approved Trainer and Coach at Challenge Consulting, an Award winning provider of Leadership & Management Development Programmes.


Book Your Place

This webinar will be delivered via Go To webinars. To register for a place complete the booking form.

Any questions please speak to your dedicated Events and Engagement Officer - Bryony Delahaye - 07741 904 395


Please Note: This webinar is part one of a four part series.

If you are a line manager you may wish to attend sessions one: Introduction to Coaching, two: Coaching Skills for Managers and four: Beyond Questioning - Practical Coaching Techniques.

Whereas those interested in coaching others outside of a line management role may wish to attend sessions one: Introduction to Coaching, three: Practical Coaching Skills and four: Beyond Questioning - Practical Coaching Techniques.

Session one: Introduction to Coaching is suitable for anyone interested in finding out more about coaching.

Session two: Coaching Skills for Managers is for line managers who will be using coaching within their role.

Session three: Practical Coaching Skills is for those who may wish to learn more about coaching in a commercial context.

Session four: Beyond Questioning - Practical Coaching Techniques is suitable for those who are more experienced at coaching or as a natural final session to complement other webinars in the series.

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