Coaching as a Leadership Skill

$200.00

Dates: May 1 - May 28

Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Coaching is a valuable leadership skill that can help you focus on employee / team development to improve performance and morale. For those in management positions, coaching facilitates your ability to get to know your employees’ skills and interests and work together to develop strategies to help them reach their professional development goals. For those in other types of leadership positions, such as chairing committees, using a coaching approach can help to build more effective collaboration.

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1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Registration dates

We accept registrations through the first week of classes, unless enrollment is full, and unless the class was canceled before it started due to low enrollment.

Course Description

Coaching is a valuable leadership skill that can help you focus on employee / team development to improve performance and morale. For those in management positions, coaching facilitates your ability to get to know your employees’ skills and interests and work together to develop strategies to help them reach their professional development goals. For those in other types of leadership positions, such as chairing committees, using a coaching approach can help to build more effective collaboration.

  • This course will provide an overview of what coaching entails. Topics will include:
  • Background of coaching as a recognized specialty
  • Overview of core coaching skills
  • Distinctions between coaching, mentoring, and other roles
  • Brief overview of coaching models

This course is not a full coach training program, but it will introduce skills for further development, explain how those skills will make you a better leader, and give you greater clarity on what coaching as a leadership skill does and does not entail.

Angela Pashia

Angela PashiaAngela Pashia has over a decade of experience as an academic librarian focusing on teaching critical information literacy, mentoring colleagues, working against structural oppression within libraries, and growing as a collaborative leader. Angela's latest book, Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice, co-edited with CJ Ivory, is expected to be published late in 2022. Angela’s first co-edited book (with Jessica Critten), Critical Approaches to Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses, was selected as an ACRL Instruction Section, Teaching Methods Committee Selected Resource in 2020. Angela currently works as Professor / Head of Learning & Research Support at Ingram Library, University of West Georgia. Website.

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Special Session

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