"COACHING IN THE WORKPLACE" - 70 hour course

ZAKO 70 hour course: Coaching in the Workplace  - complete course of coaching in the working environment

To register please send an e-mail to  info@kouci.sk

The Venue:

Chateau Gbelany, Zilina, Slovakia – reconstructed baroque stately home near Zilina amidst a beautiful English park.

The Course is Ideal For:

HR managers, operational managers at all levels, business owners and internal coaches.


The course is highly interactive and experiential with an excellent Tutor/Trainee ratio of one tutor to 3-4 course participants.

It is made up of 3 x 2 day taught Modules PLUS intensive support activities between Modules in the form of peer coaching, group coaching supervision, action learning and individual mentoring.


Zlatica M. Stubbs, BA, PCC

PhDr. Mgr. Jarmila Záborská Kurhajcová, PCC

Mgr. Peter Seemann, PhD.


Course dates:

Module 1 - 25th & 26th January 2018

Module 2 - 1st & 2nd March 2018

Module 3 - 12th & 13th April 2018

Module 1 (2 days - 18 hours + 6 hours integral support activities):

Main topics:

The Goal: Understand the principle and philosophy of coaching

-         Coaching as a form of personal development of an individual or a team ( what does it bring to me, to the team or to the company)

-         Basic coaching skills in line with the ICF competences 1-11, (ethics, active listening, powerful questioning, building awareness, designing actions)

-         Basics of coaching process GROW and Solution focus (further IFC competencies ie contracting, coaching presence, planning for action, taking action)

-         Application of coaching skills and processes through practical work in triads, using authentic topics of the participants supervised by tutor/coaches                      - one tutor to 3-4 participants.


Module 2 (20 hours + 6 hours integral support activities):

Action Learning – on the first evening

Sharing realisations gained through self-reflection on practice of learning in the workplace, focus-group coaching between participants, feedback from professional coaches/tutors.

Main topics:  

The goal: Learn to apply the selected coaching techniques in practice within the workplace

-         Basic skills according to the ICF competences 8 – 11 ( supporting learning and results)

-         Application of coaching in the workplace interactions eg appraisals, motivational conversations, performance feedback, challenging conversations         and coaching in the moment

-         Team coaching (Appreciative Inquiry, Disney Strategy), group coaching, management styles – directive v. non directive


Module 3 (20 hours):

Action Learning – on the first evening

Sharing realisations gained through self-reflection on practice of learning in the workplace, focus-group coaching between participants, feedback from professional coaches/tutors.Main topics:

Goal:     Develop own coaching style and learn how to build a coaching culture.

-         Refresh the key ICF coaching competencies 1 – 11

-         Bringing the coaching culture into a company, where to start, developing coaching management style

-         Specific action steps in own workplaces

-         Final assesment (live assessed coaching session)


Integral Support Activities required between Modules (12 hours plus 4 hrs homework)

Specific action steps in the workplace agreed at the end of each taught module – self directed learning 4 hours (2X2hrs).

a)    Reflection on set pieces of reading – self directed learning/ homework -  4 hours (2X2hrs)

b)    Peer coaching amongst participants – individual coaching in triads, practicing basic coaching skills ( goals, active listening, powerful questioning, coaching process, self reflection) under the supervision of  tutors/ professional coaches – 4 hours (2x2hrs)

c)     Group coaching supervision via Skype lead by a professional Coaching supervisor – 4 hours (2x2hrs)

d)    Individual mentoring via telephone by the allocated mentor/professional coach – 4hours (4 x 1 hour)


Course Fee:

1790 Euro excluding VAT for 70 hours, including the lunches and evening meals as indicated. Accommodation is paid individually by the participants.

To apply please send an email to:

info@kouci.sk or info@zms-consulting-coaching.com

Participants of the previous ZAKO workshops I. – III. will have the costs of attended workshops deducted from the price above.

For Slovak version of "Coaching in the Workplace" and ZAKO Workshops I., II. and III. see www.kouci.sk


To register please send an e-mail to  info@kouci.sk 

Looking forward to meeting you at the Chateau Gbeľany in 2018