Weekly study8 hours
Coaching, Mentoring and Counselling
Examine different types of training support within organisations
This final course considers the similarities and differences between training, coaching, counselling and mentoring. We then consider the ethics behind training and contemplate key principles of power, responsibility and ethical practice.
- Differences between coaching and mentoring, their different roles and associated models and theories, and typical practices when applied.
- The roles of ethics in training. Discuss factors like confidentiality, anonymity, consent, information access, and most importantly – use of results.
- Who has the responsibility for employee development – the employees or the organisation? Who needs to check learning has taken place?
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Demonstrate an understanding of best practice in implementing coaching, and the ethical sensitivities working in this area
- Evaluate the role and outcomes from coaching and mentoring in the workplace
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone wishing to know the difference between coaching and mentoring and their role within training.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.