Sherry LeBlanc, MCC, CEC, is a confidante, coach and mentor to individuals, groups and teams in private, public and non-profit organizations and is a firm believer in the benefits of using a coaching approach to leadership. Her business acumen is complimented with a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching (2001) from Royal Roads University and she has been awarded the Master Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation. In 2012, Sherry was recognized with Leadership Victoria’s Leadership Excellence through Coaching and Mentoring Award. In 2016, Sherry was recognized and nominated for the ICF PRISM award for her role in designing and delivering her signature C.O.A.C.H. Approach coaching skills training program.
Whether you are looking to learn about coaching, wanting to introduce coaching into your workplace, or looking for a precursor to an in-depth coach training program – this is the course for you. You will learn what coaching is, as well as basic core-coaching skills and a framework for effective coaching conversations used by credentialed coaches. We will use a learning-in-action approach, offering small and large group discussions, coaching demonstrations and exercises to practice coaching skills in a range of scenarios.
This skills-based training program is designed to equip leaders and managers to become more self-aware with core coaching skills and a framework to have coaching conversations in the workplace. Many organizations, researchers, and professionals have identified coaching as a critical leadership and management competency. Leaders who learn the foundation, fundamentals and framework of professional coaches can shift from a traditional managing mindset to a coaching mindset. As a result, trust strengthens, performance improves, and employee engagement increases.