Introduction to Coaching

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Techniques & Tools For Effective Leaders

This full-day workshop includes facilitated discussions, individual and group activities and experiential learning through coaching practice. In this highly-experiential session, participants will have the opportunity to practice coaching skills and experience being coached, actively tackling issues they are currently facing in the work place.

This course follows a two-step process: First, clarifying what coaching is and is not, introducing the Excelerator Coaching™ model. Second, going further into coaching techniques and tools, and consolidating learning through practicing coaching skills and being coached.

Program Details

Date & Time: November 21, 2017 | 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver
Cost: $229.00

Learning Objectives

Following this workshop, participants will have an understanding of coaching and will be comfortable coaching others. Participants will be able to:

  • Understand what coaching is and how it can support performance within organizations
  • Be comfortable using the Excelerator Coaching™ model to work with others within their organizations
  • Understand and apply a range of coaching and influencing approaches
  • Improve their communication and influencing skills through developing active listening and effective questioning skills
  • Understand interference and limits on performance
  • Contract clearly and ethically, and be aware of coaching boundaries
  • Be comfortable giving and receiving feedback, and learning from others


Participants in the One Day Intro to Coaching workshop are introduced to the four principles of the Excelerator Coaching™ Model – Engage, Enlighten, Empower, Excel.

  • ENGAGE: Focuses on creating an environment of safety and confidentiality for meaningful conversations.
  • ENLIGHTEN: Focuses on identifying root causes and underlying issues rather than symptoms in order to target specific action.
  • EMPOWER: Focuses on generating self-awareness of internal and external barriers which typically interfere with effective planning and implementation of change.
  • EXCEL: Focuses on commitment to action, with realistic timeframes.

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Date: November 21, 2017 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Vantage Point
1183 Melville Street
Training Room
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5
Not eligible for
City of Vancouver Bursary
Interest List


Molly Edge

Molly has an unwavering dedication to support leaders at all levels, and their teams in pursuit of personal, professional, and organizational success. Molly is certified by the International Coach Federation as an Executive Coach, along with an advanced credential of Professional Certified Coach. As an Associate Partner of Essential Impact (a multi Prism Award winning company) her focus is to customize coaching systems unique to each organization, as an effective strategy for creating empowered, engaged, high achieving cultures, driven by strong leaders. Molly believes that organizations that train their key people to use a ‘coach approach’ in leadership perform at a much higher level.


Robert Gray

Robert Gray’s coaching experience and practice bring a perfect blend of high invitation and high challenge - this helps create a safe space in which people can bring their true self and also on which they can challenge themselves to enter into who they want to be and what they want to accomplish. He is quiet, calm and collected and yet inquisitive and assertive at the same time - this combination allows the client to be free to explore new thoughts and ideas and come to outcomes that work for them. An accomplished background with more than 6 years of coaching involvement, specifically in the not-for-profit world, Robert’s energy is focused on helping people connect their skills and experience to their values, passions and purpose. He has 20 years’ experience in local church pastoral ministry both in the UK and Canada and is skilled and practiced in teaching; the facilitation of learning, coaching, leadership development, culture and organizational change management, sales and continuous human improvement. He is skilled in public speaking and working with small groups and individuals.

t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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