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Team Coaching - Fundamentals and beyond

This intensive three-day event is aimed at experienced one-to-one coaches, HR professionals, who have responsibility for using team coaches, and experienced group facilitators, who wish to extend their portfolio into team coaching.

The programme design involves roughly equal mixtures of:

  • Introduction of current leading edge theories and models
  • Practical exercises in small groups
  • Powerful learning from team role plays, in which everyone has a role to follow

Course content includes:

  • The different team types and their challenges
  • The PERILL model (Purpose and motivation; External systems; Relationships; Internal systems; Learning and Leadership) − a complex adaptive systems approach to team dynamics
  • Key elements of the team coaching assignment
  • What makes an effective team coaching session?
  • How the team coach withdraws from the process, leaving the team stronger than before


Day 1: Fundamentals

  • Introduction to the concept: a historical and theoretical perspective
  • The purpose of team coaching
  • How teams evolve
  • Models of team learning
  • What helps and hinders team efficacy? – The leader-follower relationship
  • What do we mean by high-performing team?
  • Differences between individual coaching and team coaching; identifying team strengths and weaknesses
  • Key steps in the team coaching process – contracting, scoping, developing the team’s capacity to coach itself

Day 2: Techniques and approaches

  • Team coaching session dialogue: contracting, goal setting, defining the issue, context, redefinition, seeking individual and collective mindshift, alternative ways forward, decisions, recontracting
  • Competencies of a team coach
  • Behaviours of teams and team members; how to recognize and analyse team dysfunction
  • Principles of group dynamics
  • Team identity
  • Establishing and working with team purpose
  • Surfacing and managing conflicting agendas; techniques for managing team conflict
  • Communication and networking
  • Techniques to clarify and build alignment with team goals
  • Managing team motivation, temporal issues, creativity

Day 3: Developing a team coaching practice

  • Raising the quality of team decision-making
  • Improving team processes
  • Aligning individual and collective development within a Team Development Plan
  • Ethical issues in team coaching
  • Developing your team coaching brand and offering
  • Managing disengagement of the coaching relationship

The programme is accredited by both EMCC and ICF.

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We reserve the right to make changes to the workshop and prices.

Please note that this workshop will be held entirely in English.




Hochschule für Soziale Arbeit FHNW, Olten

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW Hochschule für Soziale Arbeit Riggenbachstrasse 16 4600 Olten
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