Coaching Essentials ®

build skills and create a coaching culture

Bring out the best in people by developing coaching skills and creating a coaching culture.

Blanchard’s program teaches essential coaching skills that align with the core coaching competencies as defined by the International Coaching Federation and was guided by Blanchard’s experienced Master Certified Coaches, who have been working with managers for over 20 years.

The Blanchard leadership coaching program, Coaching Essentials®, teaches leaders how to effectively coach their employees to increase productivity, create an environment of trust and autonomy, and deliver better bottom-line results.

Best for

Leaders who want to increase their effectiveness


In person or virtual


Eight hours over one day

Class size

Facilitator to participant ratio 1:12

A proven formula to create a consistent coaching culture.

The program teaches coaching skills for leaders using a practical training method designed to give your leaders the mindset, essential skills, and structured process they need to accelerate development and bring out the best in their people.

Coaching skills for leaders is essential to develop competent, capable team members who will become your future leaders. Coaching helps team members become self-reliant and solve problems on their own, which is the cornerstone of today’s agile organizations. Coached employees are more engaged, more committed, and more likely to endorse and stay at your company.

What participants learn in our Coaching Essentials® Program

As a result of participating in the Coaching Essentials® program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop skills to accelerate the learning and development of their team

  • Understand how to integrate coaching skills to have powerful conversations  

  • Learn the 4 step Coaching model resulting in clear agreements and initiates action   

  • Develop communication skills that create self-reliance in others    

  • Learn through coaching how to establish an environment of trust amongst their teams

  • Through coaching, discover the potential of others and identify future leaders   

Why choose our Coaching Essentials® program?

Coaching Essentials® helps leaders learn how to coach their people effectively.

Leaders excel with training that deepens their leadership skills, so they can better accelerate the development and performance of those they lead.

Coaching Essentials® teaches leaders how to use coaching behaviours so that productivity goes up, teams are more unified, and the organization performs better overall. The expert authors at Blanchard have spent more than 20 years mastering the language and practices that make these methods immediately useful.

What is included

Program facilitation

Possibilities of one on one coaching, beyond the program delivery is also available

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