Leadership and Coaching Development (Part-time studies)

School of Business Certificate of Achievement

Program Overview

Designed for managers and supervisors, this unique, blended learning Leadership and Coaching program provides leadership strategies to effectively lead individuals and teams. Build your leadership style by learning Crane's coaching model, practicing effective coaching and communication techniques and finalizing your Leadership Action Plan. You will receive coaching to support your leadership journey.

The program combines online modules with regular video conferencing sessions. Your online learning will be enhanced by regular interactive sessions with instructorsand other participants. You will spend 44 hours online learning (self-paced) and 16 hours in group work.

Your investment  includes  a copy of  The Heart of Coaching  by Thomas Crane, the Strengths Finder Self-Assessment Tool ,  plus an individual coaching session with our program instructors


Introduction to Leadership and Coaching

  • determine personal leadership strengths using StrengthsFinder Self-Assessment
  • examine Crane's leadership and coaching model
  • learn the importance of goal setting

Identifying and Enhancing Your Leadership Skills

  • build on leadership strengths and learn how to use your strengths when leading others
  • discuss the importance of clear communication and feedback when coaching and leading others
  • learn the reasons for conflict and discover a model for reducing conflict in the workplace
  • using Crane's coaching model, practice an introductory coaching scenario

Coaching Practice

  • demonstrate leadership knowledge and skills through the coaching process
  • engage in peer-to-peer coaching with a classmate
  • practice coaching with a workplace partner

Leading Self, Leading Others

  • review workplace coaching experiences and identify leadership strengths and challenges
  • identify leadership behaviours that build strong teams
  • review models to build highly effective teams
  • learn an approach to decision-making

Leadership in Action

  • apply leadership and coaching knowledge and skills
  • write your personal leadership action plan incorporating your leadership vision and values
  • participate in a one-on-one coaching session with a coach instructor

Classroom sessions are mandatory, and are held at Regina Campus.

Potential Funding Sources

This program is eligible for the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant.

For those working in registered charities in social services or early learning, the Muttart Foundation may provide a tuition bursary for this course. Apply online or contact t.stang@muttart.org.

Register now

For more information, contact corporate.training@saskpolytech.ca.

Course dates: October 5, 2020 - January 15, 2021 (winter break December 19 - January 4)

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Students do not apply to this program, but take courses part time and apply to graduate (pdf) through Enrolment Services once all courses are completed.


Leadership and Coaching Development (LEAD-010CE)