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The Self-aware Coach

Find out why self-awareness is so important in coaching and leadership, and learn strategies to apply to your own practice.

What’s the difference between a free course and an upgraded course?

Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

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The Self-aware Coach

Discover how to become more self-aware as a coach or leader

Coaches and leaders need to be self-aware and emotionally intelligent, in order to provide clear instructions, advice and motivation to others.

On this course, you’ll learn how to apply strategies to enhance your own self-awareness as a coach or leader.

You’ll learn how to identify your own core personal values, and evaluate how these may affect your coaching and leadership practice.

You’ll discover how to make adjustments to your behaviour, in order to become more effective as a leader or coach.

You’ll examine why more self-aware coaches and leaders are more effective and productive.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 6 secondsPADDY UPTON: Turning the mirror inwards to look at ourselves can be uncomfortable and challenging. But if we think of ourselves as instruments of leadership, then we'll come to see self-awareness as the single most important quality of leadership success. Fine tuning our leadership requires a journey of personal mastery, a journey that might require us to let go of some previously held behaviours, beliefs, values, or intentions. Hello. I'm Paddy Upton from Deakin University. And in this free two week course we'll explore core personal values and determine how these may impact your coaching. We'll investigate strategies to enhance self-awareness and discover how self-awareness helps you become a more effective coach or leader.

Skip to 0 minutes and 56 secondsMost importantly, you'll produce your own plans to evaluate your values and actions that inform your leadership decisions. The best leaders know that the journey of self-awareness is an important and difficult one, rewarding, too. This course aims to help you make any internal adjustments or fine tuning in the pursuit of increased self-awareness, learning, personal mastery, and being even more effective and impactful as a leader and coach. I hope you'll join me in this course on leadership and self-awareness.

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in sports or business coaching, but may be of particular interest to those already working in the area.

Who will you learn with?

Paddy Upton

I'm an Associate Professor at Deakin University, coach of professional cricket teams and athletes, and business coach - which I do to support my surfing, fishing and stand-up paddling habits

Who developed the course?

Deakin University is Australia’s eighth largest university with more than 53,000 students from more than 100 countries studying online and on-campus!

What’s the difference between a free course and an upgraded course?

Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

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Get extra benefits, upgrade this course. For $74 you'll get:

Unlimited access

Upgrading will mean you get unlimited access to the course.

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  • Take the course at your own pace
  • Refer to the material at any point in future

If you’re taking a course for free you have access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join. If you upgrade the course you have access for as long as the course exists on FutureLearn.

Certificate of Achievement

Upgrading means you’ll receive a Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course.

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  • Prove your success when applying for jobs or courses
  • Celebrate your hard work
  • Display on your LinkedIn or CV
  • Includes free shipping

To receive a Certificate of Achievement you need to mark 90% of the steps on the course as complete.

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