Coaching for Growth

Coaching For Growth

Coaching for Growth is a highly participative and hands-on coaching course for company managers, and has been specifically designed to equip them with coaching tools required to handle the all important conversations company managers must have.

This course will help company managers to build business performance by accelerating the capability and experience of key reports; identify and retain top talent to build competitive advantage and build robust succession planning through coaching and development.


About The Facilitator

Alistair Gordon is the Chief Executive Officer of HFL and specialises in helping executive teams find clarity of purpose and positively engage with their wider organisation.

Alistair's business career includes running a large division of a public company, starting up, developing and then selling his own business, and consulting to a wide range of CEO and managing directors of small to medium sized businesses.

Alistair has a BSc from the University of Lancaster in Politics and Behaviour in Organisations, and is accredited in several psychometric and assessment methodologies. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, where he is a member of one of their Expert Panels.


Learning Outcomes
Day 1: Morning Day 1: Afternoon
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the conditions required for those reporting to us to grow their capability and performance.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of The Five Development Conversations.
  • Demonstrate and understanding of the GROW model and how it can be used for planning conversations, decisions, business and career planning.
  • Demonstrate how to Demonstrate an understanding of The Six Core Skills of Professional Coaches.
    • Active listening
    • Advanced question technique, and the beauty of silence
    • Framing and Reframing
    • Finding the feelings: emotional intelligence
    • Challenging
    • Thinking out loud 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of The Next Four Conversations.


This course uses a variety of highly contextualised coaching role plays to help participants hone their coaching skills through practice.

Course Details

Course Start Date Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Course End Date Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Cut off date 19-12-2014
Location Bata Training Academy, China (Guangzhou)
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