Practical Coaching Skills

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub

Location: Online - Webinar

Date: Friday, 7th August 2020 at 10.00am - 12.00pm

Cost: FREE

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

The webinar will be a whistle stop tour around good practice when planning and conducting coaching sessions.

It will consider issues such as contracting and managing expectations; checking for  “fit” between coach and coachee,  structuring a coaching session and the options available to make best use of time during the session.

This webinar will cover:

  • Preparing to coach

  • Contracting and managing expectations

  • Coaching fit and chemistry

  • Methods & modes of coaching

  • Structuring a coaching session

  • Managing the flow and how to keep on track

  • Coaching Practice

  • Structuring the conversation

  • Establishing goals & priorities

  • Powerful listening and questioning

  • Challenge & Support

  • Review & follow-up

Who should attend

Those who are interesting in coaching in a commercial context, either as part of a coaching pool or as an independent coach. 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.  


  • 10.00am – 10.45am - Webinar presentation

  • 10.45am – 11.00am - Break

  • 11.00am – 11.45am - Webinar presentation

  • 11.45am – 12.00 - 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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