Coaching - Developing Skills for Powerful Conversations


Coaching can help you create positive change and achieve extraordinary results. This course will help leaders learn and practice coaching skills that foster engagement and support their employees so that they perform optimally.

During online in-person video learning, participants will also engage in offline learning in the form of readings and questions for reflection that will be discussed during the in-person video sessions. These readings and assignments will be given between the virtual sessions to be completed for the following day.

Some of the benefits of coaching include improved productivity, enhanced decision-making skills, increased interpersonal effectiveness, and the ability to set and achieve objectives.



  • Introduction: Learn about a model of coaching
  • Distinguish between the role of coach and that of mentor
  • Powerful conversations: Learn how to ask questions that bring about change
  • Identify your coaching strengths and areas for improvement
  • Understand the connection between emotional intelligence and coaching
  • Practice your coaching skills



  • Directors, supervisors and managers who wish to become more effective leaders by coaching their employees



12 hours



  • $1095 (plus tax)


Featured Instructor

Nikki Clarke, M.A., ACC, is a certified coach through the International Coaching Federation and has experience working in the public and private sector in Canada and internationally. She has provided one-on-one coaching and facilitated workshops for executives, managers and professionals in the areas of leadership, communication, emotional and social intelligence, coaching, digital wellness, effective management and stress management. She is a Certified Digital Wellness Educator through the Digital Wellness Institute and is certified in a number of psychometric assessment tools including Lumina Leader, Lumina Leader 360, EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360. She has delivered numerous workshops to various government departments and agencies, private sector organizations and presented at provincial and national conferences



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P00362302ACoaching - Developing Skills for Powerful Conversations2/6/20232/7/2023WinterIn PersonRegister to Event