Free webinars

We deliver our sessions in a range of formats – full-day workshops, half-day, bite-sized and virtual.

Here’s your opportunity to sample some of the virtual versions completely free of charge.

Make your life easier – register now for any or all of the sessions to pick up some top tips for improving your skills, boosting your confidence and becoming even more effective in your role.

All webinars run on Zoom from 10:00-10:45 UK time (unless otherwise stated). Follow the links to register free of charge via Eventbrite – remember to ‘add to calendar’ and look out for the secure password we will email you an hour before the session begins. We don’t record the sessions. We send out a handout after the session but we don’t share the slides.

An ‘every day’ approach

Don’t be put off trying to take more of a coaching approach because you don’t have a qualification in the subject.

Just try it!

You might be surprised at how much of a difference it makes. It might even come quite naturally to you.

This session is intended to give you the confidence to ‘just do it!’

What’s in it for you?

  • Understand what coaching is all about
  • Work out your preferred style
  • Decide what the benefits might be – in your specific role
  • Appreciate when it’s appropriate to take a coaching approach
  • Learn about the key coaching skills and how best to apply them in practice

Meet the trainer

Rosanne is an extremely experienced coach and trainer, with a strong HR background. She leads our coaching skills training activities in the UK, including delivery of the ICF ACC programme.

Her sessions get great feedback:

  • ‘I learnt a lot of new tools and things to take back to try. Especially liked all the practical elements of the course. Rosanne was an excellent tutor and got it just right.
  • ‘I thought Rosanne presented the course extremely well; she was thoroughly prepared, knew our aims and objectives and tailored the course accordingly – I was very impressed and I feel I have learnt a great deal.’
  • ‘Clear, concise and a good pace.’                                                                                                    
  • ‘A lot of variation and participation activities.’
  • ‘Loved the interaction.’
  • ‘Really enjoyable!’

Agenda

(10.00 – 10.55)

1 WELCOME

  • Objectives and agenda

2 WHY?

  • Understanding what coaching is and how it differs from managing, advising and mentoring
  • The push-pull continuum – your preferred style
  • Benefits of using a coaching approach in your role

3 WHEN AND HOW?

  • When to coach and identifying coaching opportunities
  • Exercise – is this coaching?
  • Introduction to key coaching skills and a coaching framework

4 ACTION PLAN AND NEXT STEPS

  • Summary of key learning points
  • Reflection on next steps

While you’re at it, book on the next session too. Developing key coaching skills on 25 March is a logical next step. And for more information about Maximum Coaching, please check out the website, here.

Building on what you already know

This session builds on the one back in January, although it’s not the end of the world if you missed it.

Rosanne will be focusing here on the four key coaching skills. Taking you through them one-by-one, her session will help you start using them straight away.

And then it’s up to you – practise, practise, practise!

What’s in it for you?

  • Understand the need to be conscious of the four discrete skills
  • Learn what each one’s about
  • Gain the confidence to put them into practice – appropriately and effectively

Meet the trainer

Rosanne is an extremely experienced coach and trainer, with a strong HR background. She leads our coaching skills training activities in the UK, including delivery of the ICF ACC programme.

Her sessions get great feedback:

  • ‘I learnt a lot of new tools and things to take back to try. Especially liked all the practical elements of the course. Rosanne was an excellent tutor and got it just right.
  • ‘I thought Rosanne presented the course extremely well; she was thoroughly prepared, knew our aims and objectives and tailored the course accordingly – I was very impressed and I feel I have learnt a great deal.’
  • ‘Clear, concise and a good pace.’                                                                                                    
  • ‘A lot of variation and participation activities.’
  • ‘Loved the interaction.’
  • ‘Really enjoyable!’

Agenda

(10.00 – 10.55)

1 WELCOME

  • Objectives and agenda

2 THE CONTEXT

  • Coaching: setting the scene
  • Coaching skills checklist
  • Four key coaching skills

3 THE SKILLS

  • Trust and rapport
  • Powerful questions
  • Active listening
  • Goal-setting and planning

4 ACTION PLAN AND NEXT STEPS

  • Summary of key learning points
  • Reflection on next steps

While you’re at it, book on the next session too. Coaching with your brain – a neuroscientific approach is the last session in this mini-series, on 13 May.  And for more information about Maximum Coaching, please check out the website, here.

Harness key brain principles in your daily coaching practice

Our understanding of the brain is constantly evolving.

It’s not just a matter of theoretical interest – there are real-world implications, specifically for how you coach.

This session will stimulate and inspire you to take your coaching to the next level.

What’s in it for you?

  • An introduction to key brain principles
  • Appreciate the implications for how you coach
  • Identify opportunities to put the lessons into practice

Meet the trainer

Rosanne is an extremely experienced coach and trainer, with a strong HR background. She leads our coaching skills training activities in the UK, including delivery of the ICF ACC programme.

Her sessions get great feedback:

  • ‘I learnt a lot of new tools and things to take back to try. Especially liked all the practical elements of the course. Rosanne was an excellent tutor and got it just right.
  • ‘I thought Rosanne presented the course extremely well; she was thoroughly prepared, knew our aims and objectives and tailored the course accordingly – I was very impressed and I feel I have learnt a great deal.’
  • ‘Clear, concise and a good pace.’                                                                                                    
  • ‘A lot of variation and participation activities.’
  • ‘Loved the interaction.’
  • ‘Really enjoyable!’

Agenda

(10.00 – 10.55)

1 WELCOME

  • Objectives and agenda

2 THEORY

  • Coaching and neuroscience
  • Key brain principles and practical implications for coaching

3 PRACTICE

  • Exercise: what do you want to do better?
  • Opportunities to apply this learning

4 ACTION PLAN AND NEXT STEPS

  • Summary of key learning points
  • Reflection on next steps

For more information about Maximum Coaching, please check out the website, here.

These webinars are all completely free of charge – just make sure you book well in advance to get the ‘joining instructions’ (including a link to the Zoom webinar platform) and to be sure of a place. (And if you haven’t used Zoom recently, and you’re using a work laptop, please make sure you download it well in advance, to avoid a potential problem with your IT department. Alternatively, use a personal laptop.)

They’re all delivered by Rosanne Bernard, one of our most popular trainers and leader of our delivery team. Rosanne gets outstanding feedback, as the following comments show:

  • ‘Fantastic! Extremely helpful and very knowledgeable.’
  • ‘Rosanne’s presentation and knowledge were brilliant.’
  • ‘Excellent course in terms of content, right balance of theory and practical sessions. Rosanne made us feel extremely relaxed and gave feedback to help us learn from the practical sessions.’
  • ‘I don’t think I’ve ever had such a good day’s training – very relevant, good information and the trainer was very good.’
  • ‘A lot of information was absorbed. I’ve not had SO MUCH FUN on any previous course.’
  • ‘Excellent facilitator. Can draw the audience and get the best out of them.’
  • ‘I think that this is the most useful and enjoyable course I have attended so far, not only in content but also in presentation.’
  • ‘Excellent course, valuable info gained and delivered a comfortable pace, especially considering I have had no previous investigation training.’
  • ‘Very credible. Rosanne knows her stuff and holds the attention of the group well. Thoroughly enjoyed the day thanks!’
  • ‘Energetic, experienced, knowledgeable.’
  • ‘Great facilitator.’
  • ‘Vast knowledge and willing to listen and answer all questions.’
  • ‘Unflappable trainer. Great, would recommend.’
  • ‘Great! Well prepared. Asked questions and got delegates to break down their explanations to find out what exactly was required for actions moving forward. Engaging and inviting. Had fantastic conversations at lunch and felt she gave more than just her training tasks. Thank you!’
  • ‘Very good. Clear, informative and an excellent delivery style.  Would recommend for additional training courses’

For more about our training offer, click here or just give us a call on 01582 463461. We’re here to help!