Spotlight on Training – Coaching and Mentoring for Excellence

Spotlight on Training – Coaching and Mentoring for Excellence

Maximizing Employee Development and Performance

OverviewSuccession planning is an urgent issue for Federal agencies because of our aging workforce. Many Federal agencies are including coaching and mentoring as part of their succession planning to meet this need and fulfill the President’s Management Agenda requirement for Strategic Management of Human Capital. This updated and revised seminar will teach you to coach and mentor individuals in a variety of situations: those in succession or developmental programs, those who want to complete Individual Development Plans (IDP), or those who want to move to the next level of performance. Through a dynamic combination of classroom instruction, small-group interaction, and practice sessions, you will learn effective coaching and mentoring strategies and skills.Note: This class is limited to 24 participants to ensure sufficient feedback and practice time in the critical skills and strategies of coaching and mentoring.How Will You Benefit

  • Learn coaching and mentoring strategies and skills, including listening effectively, giving feedback, and guiding others
  • Understand the relationship between coaching and mentoring
  • Learn a simple guide to conducting effective coaching or mentoring meeting sessions
  • Get feedback on how your coaching skills appear to others
  • Learn to consider the learning styles of others so you can coach or mentor more effectively
  • Build an IDP to continue your development as a coach or mentor

Who Should AttendAnyone in a position to coach or mentor other employees, formally or informally.Managers or supervisors who may coach or mentor within their agency’s succession plan, or who want to develop others on their staff.Competencies Emphasized

  • Developing Others
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Oral Communication
  • Strategic Thinking

Length & Cost5 days. $3,650.00Tuition includes materials, meals and lodging.Location – WMDC, Aurora, COSchedule

  • Feb 11 – 15, ‘08 @ WMDC, Aurora, CO
  • May 12 – 16, ‘08 @ WMDC, Aurora, CO
  • Aug 4 – 8, ‘08 @ Hilton Alexandria Old Town

Available through U.S. Office of Personnel Management

“Where Government Develops Great Leaders”

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