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Course Description

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Leadership is key to a successful coaching culture. This course explores the expectations, accountability process and key skills for leadership success. Participants will analyze the performance management cycle and apply coaching skills that assist in identifying and achieving performance objectives.

Designed For

Senior leaders, managers, supervisors, human resource professionals, project managers and organizational consultants.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

1.Identify key aspects of a Performance Management Cycle

2.Develop an example of behavioural based performance expectations and their measurement

3.Demonstrate the Observation, Impact© Model of positive and developmental feedback

4.Analyze the value of developmental feedback to improving performance

5.Develop an action plan to bridge specific performance gap(s)

Course Topics

  • The Performance Management Cycle in a Coaching Culture
  • Defining Performance Expectations
  • Communicating Performance Expectations
  • Offering Positive and Developmental Feedback
  • Receiving Feedback
  • Discussing Performance Gaps
  • Discerning how to Hold People Accountable
  • Moving Theory into Action

Sample Careers

After completing the Coaching for Leadership Certificate program, you will be able to coach employees in achieving their performance goals and identify areas for further development. If you are a human resources (HR) professional, coaching is a skill set that will make you more marketable for jobs/roles within the Human Resources profession.


Assessment Item Weight
Discussion Participation (2 x 10%) 20%
Initial Self-Assessment of Performance Management Fundamentals 10%
Leadership Accountability in the Workplace - Paper 30%
Final Self-Assessment of Performance Management Fundamentals and Individual Development Plan 40%
Total 100%

*Grading scheme subject to change.


College: College of Business and Economics
Department: Open Learning and Educational Support

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

*Course details are subject to change.


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Section Title
Performance Management Fundamentals
September 16, 2019 to November 10, 2019
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Early Bird $1,195.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
Course Withdrawl Policy
 A full refund will be issued provided Open Learning and Educational Support received a drop request at least 30 days prior to the course start date.
  • If the drop request is received by Open Learning and Educational Support after 30 days and before the end of the first week of the course a full refund, less a 20% administration fee will be provided.
  • No refunds will be provided after the end of the first week of the course.
  • Failure to take part in a course does not constitute notification of withdrawal and will result in the forfeiture of the entire course fee.

Should you decide not to continue after the course refund date, you must still send in a complete drop form prior to the 25th day of class to avoid academic penalty. (receiving a grade of "F" on your academic record). 

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