Gain essential coaching skills to support employee development, motivate employees and improve retention, culture, and results in this practical course for managers and leaders.

Coaching is an invaluable leadership tool that can increase employee engagement and support building high-performing teams. But rarely are these skills taught to managers on the job. Coaching Skills for Effective Leadership breaks it all down with a proven framework to follow, skill-based assignments to practice, and personalized feedback to help you improve. It’s accessible, actionable, and transformative — for you, your employees, and your organization.

This flexible on-demand online course is self-paced and works within your schedule.

Key Benefits

Discover a proven and powerful framework for creating successful coaching conversations and building high performance teams

  • Expand your leadership toolkit and support the professional growth of your employees.
  • Develop empathetic listening skills to engage employees and build more robust relationships.
  • Cultivate effective dialogue with open-ended questions to help employees solve problems.
  • Develop self and situational awareness to understand other perspectives.
  • Recognize how power dynamics and biases can influence coaching conversations to improve coaching relationships and outcomes.

Who Should Attend?

  • Mid- to senior-level managers who want to become more effective leaders and successful coaches to the employees they manage or mentor
  • Professionals moving into management positions who want to prepare for expanded leadership roles that require coaching employees

Register Anytime

Online | US $1,500

Payment Information

Payment is due upon registration. Your 60-day access begins upon receipt of full payment.

Group Discounts Offered

Learn together and save up to 15%. Contact us for more details on discounts and benefits for groups of five or more.

Awarded Upon completion

Certificate of completion to add to your LinkedIn profile and download for your records


Rania Helaihel
Associate Director, On-Demand Courses Executive Education
Stanford Graduate School of Business Entrance

Learn More About the Program

Explore our carefully designed curriculum, and go deeper with select course descriptions or a sample schedule.

Learn more about our past participants, and find out if the program is right for you.

Faculty Leadership

Margaret Ann Neale
The Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Emerita
Sarah A. Soule
The Morgridge Professor of Organizational Behavior and the Sara Miller McCune Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

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