Gordon McQuitty, Coaching in Business workshop, for managers and business coaches, An introduction to the value of coaching as a management skill for enabling and supporting high performance

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Coaching in Business

Led by: Gordon McQuitty

To book this workshop, please
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Who should attend:

• Managers within organisations going through major change. • Managers and coaches of business critical teams where performance and skill development are vital. • People who want to interact more effectively with business colleagues and clients.


1 Day course


Minimum 4, maximum 10 recommended.


• To provide delegates with skills that will enable them to support their teams and their colleagues’ development.
• To build an understanding of what coaching is and how it can help deliver high performance.
• To provide coaching tools that work for technical and specialist consultants with responsibility for training/coaching their clients.

Topics / Content:

• What is coaching?
• Connecting with the coachee – understanding what will work for them.
• Using the Skill-Will Matrix – recognising potential blocks and ways to overcome them.
• The GROW Model – a map for productive coaching.


On completion of this course, delegates will be able to-

• Recognise different communication patterns and flex their own patterns to significantly improve the outcomes of their coaching.
• Devise appropriate strategies and approaches to coaching through employing the Skill-Will Matrix.
• Effectively manage the process of coaching through the GROW Model.


Total course fee is £1800 + Vat.

Trainer Background:

Gordon McQuitty

Gordon is an executive coach and facilitator who has been running his own business, since May 2001. He has operational expertise in action learning sets, peer appraisal processes, competency frameworks, leadership capability, change management capability, team working, selling skills, feedback and listening skills, influencing skills, team development and empowerment.

Gordon spent 23 years of his career in the pharmaceutical industry with the Glaxo Group of companies, holding a number of positions including Regional Sales Manager (7 yrs), and Development Coach (6 yrs). Since setting up his own business he has worked with a number of clients including BP, Asda, CIGNA, Scottish Prison Service, GlaxoSmithKline, Takeda UK Ltd., Scottish and Newcastle PLC, Accenture, Social Services and a wide variety of management and medical groups within the NHS.

Gordon holds a B.Sc.Hons. in Physiology from St. Andrews University. He has completed a number of training and development courses from professional coaching organisations and is a member of the International Coach Federation.

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