North Wales and Cheshire Network Insights into Manager as Coach

Presented by Dr Helen Smith Faculty Head of Coaching and Mentoring for Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University
Because of an ever-demanding work environment, organisations are focusing on front-line managers to deliver organisational goals and are training managers in coaching skills to support this requirement. ‘Manager as Coach’ is now a recognised phrase in many organisations.

This presentation from Dr Helen Smith offers an overview of the present challenges managers find in adopting a coaching style when leading teams. Having conducted thirty semi-structured interviews to capture the manager as coach experience, she shares the research and some of the findings. Helen identified some unique characteristics of manager as coach as part of this research. Helen will share some insights and resultant tools that evolved.

If you want to find out more about coaching as a leadership style and its effectiveness or if you are interested in coaching research, then this presentation is for you.
About the Presenter
 Helen is a trained coach, facilitator, educator, and researcher and joined Manchester Metropolitan University in 2014. Helen’s doctoral thesis examined Manager as Coach: An Exploratory Study into the Experience of Managers Dealing with Team Challenge.Helen’s specialist areas of interest are Team Dynamics to facilitate maximum efficiency, Motivation for peak performance and Strategic Development to drive desired outcomes. 

Event Timing 
5:30 Registration and networking. Tea/coffee, and a light buffet (vegetarian option available) will be provided. Please email us if you have a dietary requirement.
6:00 Introduction, EMCC UK and other coaching news
6:15 Main speaker Dr Helen Smith
7:15         What do you want from the EMCC UK North Wales and Cheshire Network? Further networking opportunity.
8:00  Event conclusion.

For both EMCC UK members and non-members, please ensure you register your place on the EMCC UK website.
This CPD event is open to all coaches and mentors with an interest in professional development. EMCC UK CPD certificates will be issued to all participants.

Cost: Members of EMCC UK £10.00 (incl. VAT) and Non Members £15.00 (incl. VAT). This covers the cost of tea, coffee and a light buffet. 

If you are an EMCC UK member you will need to be signed into your account to register. If you are not an EMCC UK member please create a temporary account in order to register for the event.

Do you have questions about this event?
Please contact EMCC NW Network at 

2/25/2020 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Springfield Hotel & Health Club A55 Expressway Pentre Halkyn Holywell CH8 8BA UNITED KINGDOM

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