This programme will equip graduates to implement coaching in diverse settings such as Business, Human Resource, Leadership Development, Training, Education, Management, Life Balance, Personal Coaching, Health Care, Social Care, Career Coaching, Sports Coaching, Performance Measurement and Improvement and Change Management.
Coaching is now recognised as a key component in increasing performance, achieving goals and optimising personal and group effectiveness. Existing models of coaching are now being applied in wider contexts and in emerging new settings. This programme will assist students to develop new skills to meet increasingly complex life and management challenges and to practice these coaching skills to the highest standards.
Graduates of the Masters programme may apply for Practitioner membership of the Association for Coaching. Training includes psychometric testing which leads to the industry standard, internationally recognised qualification in personality assessment which is awarded by the British Psychological Society and recognised by the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations.
Upon completion students should be able to
Demonstrate a critical awareness of the role of relationship in the coaching conversation or intervention.
Implement an integrated approach to Coaching drawing on appropriate approaches and coaching models
Evaluate the different types of Coaching interventions required within Business, Management and Personal Coaching
Implement Coaching in the development of effective Leadership and within the process of managing change
Practice cognitive behavioural coaching and understand the role of psychology in the coaching process
Practice and integrate emotional intelligence in their coaching process through effective self-management, mindfulness and heighten personal and social awareness
Employ personality analysis tests and appreciate the importance of Individual Difference
Demonstrate research skills and integrate evidence-based practise into the practical use of Coaching
Draw on reflective practice as a means of learning and develop effective writing skills with the use of journal keeping
Coach within ethical and professional boundaries following an established code of ethics and supervision
The Masters in Personal and Management Coaching includes certified training in personality analysis, which leads to the industry standard, internationally recognised qualification in personality assessment awarded by the British Psychological Society and recognised by the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations. This training will provide students with access to two trait measures (16PF/15FQ+ and NEO) three Myers-Briggs type measures (JTI, TDI and the Golden profile) two EI measures (EIQ and GENOS) and two measures of values (VbIM and CAL) along with a host of other instruments including 360 degree feedback and leadership and management development.