Workshop: Improve your coaching skills 

April 6, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This workshop is intended to expose faculty and senior level administrators to foundational concepts and applicable tools for one-on-one developmental coaching. Coaching is defined as a formal one-on-one collaborative relationship between a coach and a staff member or student where there is accountability and support for:

  • Understanding the coachee’s developmental needs;
  • Creating a plan to address current challenges and explore possibilities; and
  • Reaching goals and engaging in continuous learning.

The workshop agenda will include an introduction to coaching, the coaching process, coaching skills and competencies and coaching practice with peer assistance.


  • Describe the differences between mentoring and coaching.
  • Outline the four elements of the coaching process and the tools available to assist with each.
  • Define the coaching relationship and its key concepts.

Date: Thursday, May 10

Time: 8 a.m. – noon (Breakfast provided)

Location: BSRB Seminar Rooms, first floor

Register online

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact Jordan Wright or 734-764-2574. Please also let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the University to arrange so letting us know at least 2 weeks in advance is much appreciated.