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Coaching and Mentoring for Excellence


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Increasing demands on the Federal workforce are requiring organizations to perform at higher levels with fewer resources and staff. Whether guiding employees to learn skills through on-the-job coaching or mentoring employees through change and transition, coaching and mentoring can improve an organization's ability to succeed. This course explores how to use these important skills to help other develop both technically and as leaders in order to improve their organization's overall performance.

Helping employees develop their leadership competencies can increase your organization's success by making them more skilled at what they do and more effective at choosing the right methods to get their jobs done well.

To ensure sufficient feedback and practice time, this class is limited to 24 participants.

How You Will Benefit

  • Examine coaching and mentoring as the core tools to help others develop leadership competencies.
  • Learn the key coaching and mentoring strategies to help employees reach the next level of performance and to make productive choices concerning the direction of their careers.
  • Understand and demonstrate how to conduct effective coaching or mentoring meeting sessions.
  • Integrate feedback on how your coaching skills appear to others.
  • Understand and begin to Identify other people's learning styles so you can coach or mentor more effectively.
  • Build a plan for continuing your development as a coach or mentor.

Who Should Attend

Anyone in a position to coach or mentor other employees, formally or informally. Managers or supervisors who may coach or mentor within their agency's succession plan, or who want to develop others on their staff.

Additional Information

This course includes a post-course fieldwork assignment. The debrief of the completion of the fieldwork assignment will be scheduled approximately two to three weeks following the classroom training. Completion of the fieldwork and the debrief is required to receive a certificate of completion for this course.


Lodging and meals are not included in the tuition unless the course is listed as RESIDENTIAL.