The programme is made up of the following:
Core compulsory papers (to be completed first)
CBC 101 - Introduction to management coaching (Level 5) 3 credits
On completion of this paper learners will be able to: discuss the main trends affecting the modern business world, understand some of the positive benefits that coaching can deliver, understand where coaching is commonly used in the business world, and discuss the characteristics of a successful coaching relationship.
CBC 102 - Coaching fundamentals (Level 5) 4 credits
On completion of this paper learners will be able to: discuss how coaching can support the management of change, define coaching and recognise its key characteristics and principles, and describe how coaching differs from other development disciplines such as mentoring, consultancy and therapy.
CBC 103 - Transactional and transformational coaching (Level 5) 3 credits
On completion of this paper learners will be able to: understand the preparation required to move out of one’s comfort zone and face change, understand the differences between transactional and transformational coaching and illustrate how they can be practically applied.
CBC 104 - Creating a coaching culture (Level 5) 4 credits
On completion of this paper students will be able to: discuss the attributes of a coaching culture, understand the different phases of a coaching programme and be able to design a programme and understand how to structure coaching sessions for maximum success.
CBC 105 - Core coaching competencies (Level 5) 8 credits
The content of this paper includes: identification of core coaching competencies, coaching knowledge and attitude, and specific coaching skills.
CBC 106 - Essential coaching tools (Level 5) 8 credits
This paper looks at a range of coaching tools including the coaching wheel, the Chinese menu principle and magical questions.
Elective papers (choose two of these papers)
CBC 111 - Coaching direct reports (Level 5) 5 credits
The content of this paper includes: coaching your own staff, delegating, feedback in direct report coaching, and mutual coaching in the workplace.
CBC 112 - Cooperation with external coaches (Level 5) 5 credits
The content of this paper includes: why and when to hire an external coach, targeting and selecting an external coach, working effectively with an external coach and evaluating cooperation.
CBC 113 - Specifics of team coaching (Level 5) 5 credits
The content of this paper includes: teamwork fundamentals, differences between coaching a group and coaching a team, team coaching, and evaluating team coaching.
CBC 114 - Leadership coaching (Level 5) 5 credits
Content in this paper includes: leadership fundamentals, leadership coaching specifics, coaching leaders on all levels, and coaching specific leadership skills.
CBC 115 - Business development coaching (Level 5) 5 credits
Content in this paper includes: coaching existing business improvements and coaching strategic business development.
CBC 116 - Diversity in coaching (Level 5) 5 credits
On successful completion of this paper, students will be able to: define and recognize benefits of diversity in business environment, use coaching as an effective approach for dealing with differences at workplace, and use diversity as a comparative advantage for business and personal growth.