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English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Arabic

Skills you will gain

Active ListeningCommunicationManagementCoaching

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Course Introduction & What is Coaching?

8 videos (Total 48 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Module 1 Overview48s
Manager as Coach Defined9m
Manager as Leader Defined7m
Manager as Manager Defined8m
Manager as Mentor Defined7m
Manager as Trainer Defined6m
Roles Compared6m
3 readings
A Note from UC Davis10m
Know When to Manage and When to Coach20m
Coaching versus Mentoring versus Leading versus Managing15m
1 practice exercise
Role Selection15m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Why Managers Must Develop Basic Coaching Skills

5 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Influences on the Manager Role12m
Why Do We Need Managers?8m
Coaching and the Manager Role5m
Why Managers Don't Coach9m
2 readings
How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management30m
Audio Podcast: Managers and Emotional Responsibility21m
1 practice exercise
Basic Coaching Skills15m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Points of View of Leadership

9 videos (Total 63 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
9 videos
Facts vs. Stories6m
Values Influencing You8m
Manager's Point of View10m
Managing and Your Point of View6m
Point of View and Belief Systems6m
Thought Model Part 1: Circumstances, Thoughts, and Feelings7m
Thought Model Part 2: Actions and Results9m
Differences Between Your Thoughts and the Facts5m
3 readings
Leadership Coaching35m
Ladder of Inference10m
Video: Coaching Frame of Mind10m
3 practice exercises
Points of View15m
Thought Model (Practice)10m
Thought Model (Required)30m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Course Peer Review Assignment

3 videos (Total 11 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Tips for Giving Feedback5m
Course Summary1m
1 reading
Course Webinars10m
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Top reviews from Managing as a Coach

By EMNov 18th 2017

A great course for the beginners. The videos are short and easy to comprehend. The slides can be downloaded in PDF - i find it very convenient as i can share some of those slides with my colleagues.

By SVJun 28th 2016

This Course is Excellent, bu all means.\n\nTeaches the Nuances of all the Roles: Leader, Manager, Mentor, Trainer and Coach.\n\nThe Trainer Kris Plachyis awesome. Excellent Delivery Skills.

Instructor

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Kris Plachy

CEO and Founder & Instructor, Leadership Coach, LLC &
UC Davis Division of Continuing and Professional Education

About University of California, Davis

UC Davis, one of the nation’s top-ranked research universities, is a global leader in agriculture, veterinary medicine, sustainability, environmental and biological sciences, and technology. With four colleges and six professional schools, UC Davis and its students and alumni are known for their academic excellence, meaningful public service and profound international impact....

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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