Coaching and Mentoring

The respon­si­bil­i­ty of lead­ing a team pro­vides a leader with the oppor­tu­ni­ty to coach and men­tor indi­vid­ual team mem­bers, as well as the team as whole. Build­ing upon a leader or man­ager’s per­for­mance man­age­ment skills, top­ics may include: coach­ing con­ver­sa­tions; coach­ing for high per­for­mance teams; and work­place men­tor­ing and men­tor­ship strate­gies and techniques.
What you will learn

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Gain a broad understanding of key definitions, purposes distinctions, benefits, ethical implications, roles, and responsibilities.
  • Identify the attributes, skills, and strategies of an effective coach/mentor.
  • Engage in a coaching conversation: establish a relationship, elicit coachee needs, create an action plan, and a follow-up.
  • Employ active listening strategies and ask powerful questions in both a coaching and mentoring context.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Course not yet scheduled

This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.


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