Cipd Level 3 Learning and Development Practice 3dcs

CIPD Certificate in Learning and Development Practice Level 3
Developing Coaching Skills for the Workplace
1.1 An explanation of two types of coaching and how coaching can be directive and non-directive.
Sports Coaching: When I hear the word “coaching” this is the image that comes into my own head. Where the coach helps to develop a players skills using a wide range of approaches. Sports coaches could coach both teams or one-on-one. Coaches can coach skills and techniques for a particular sport and/or focus on the ‘mental game’, helping sports players fine-tune their psychological preparation.
Executive coaching: is a form of business coaching which is typically aimed at developing senior managers, directors and key players within a business setting. It may enhance current performance, taking skills and abilities to a new level and help individuals adapt to new situations or it may address poor performance. According to (Beevers, 2010). The majority of coaches, to coach at this level may not have expertise in the area they are coaching, are many external to the organisation they are coaching and that the style of coaching is mainly non-directive in approach.
Directive and non-directive coaching
1. Directive: Is where the coach offers the coachee solutions, tools and techniques for moving forward. The coachee may like to be offered solutions however the danger is that the solution may not be appropriate for the coachee’s situation and consequently may not feel fully committed to the solution provided.
2. Non-Directive: Is coaching in the true sense of the word where the coach simply asks the coachee questions to allow the coachee to find your own solutions. A non-directive coach will not offer the coachee advice and rarely even give the coachee suggestions, although through skilful questioning they will help the coachee to see their situation from a different perspective, gain clarity, uncover options, challenge inconsistencies and hold...