Covid 19, Management Development

Coaching at a Distance through Covid-19

Course duration: 3 hours

Aims and objectives

  • Explore what coaching is and how it can improve performance and motivation
  • Learn how to flex your coaching style during an unprecedented period of change
  • Learn how to set yourself and your team members up for success while coaching over
    various platforms
  • Practice the key skills of coaching (listening and questioning) and how to use these at a
    distance and over various platforms
  • Learn and practice the GROW Coaching Model
  • Gain self-created solutions to current challenges through peer coaching

Who should attend

Programme is designed for leader/managers/team leaders with responsibility for staff.

Course content

  • Definitions & Context- your experience of Coaching, the challenge of coaching
    through significant change, what you hope to gain
  • Highly Interactive- opportunities to interact at a minimum of every 3 to 5 minutes
    through verbal discussion, written chat, polls, and hand raising
  • Small group work – break out groups will allow you to apply your learning or reflect in
    pairs or smaller groups
  • Intimate focused platform which allows face to face interaction with the entire group
    (if you want to use your webcam)
  • Listening & Questioning in focus (including the communications challenges of
    working virtually)
  • The GROW model for coaching
  • Skills to practice in pairs or trios – based on real life issues and applying GROW
  • When to use coaching- Skill/Will Development, Applying Coaching with your Team,
  • Feedforward and Action Planning
  • ‘Coaching in the Moment’ Blogs

Skills learned

  • Use of Coaching at a distance to improve performance, motivation and success
  • Key Coaching Skills and using them remotely- active listening, powerful questioning
  • Using GROW Model- through Coaching exercises
  • Reaching solutions to real life on-job challenges though remote Coaching
  • Action planning


There is no certification for this programme.

Find upcoming Covid 19, Management Development courses in our calendar below:

Corona Virus Update

Positive2Work Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders.

Positive2Work Skillnet management team are continuing to work and are available to discuss any queries that our businesses or trainees have regarding our scheduled training programmes and supports for businesses.

In support of this national effort, Positive2Work Skillnet has postponed its public training courses until 19th April 2020.

Positive2Work Skillnet will continue to take bookings for programmes commencing at a later date in 2020, and for our online programmes.

We are also available to discuss your queries about any other future programmes we offer to our members.

Our Network contact details are.
NAME: Mark Brennan
PHONE: 085 1745779

We would remind our stakeholders that the HSE website is the authoritative source of information and advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 in Ireland.

We will keep this information updated in the coming weeks. Further information is also available on the Skillnet Ireland website at