Coaching & Mentoring Skills for HR

Live virtual course

As we continue to manage teams virtually, coaching and mentoring can be effective approaches to developing employees. With this CIPD short course, you’ll gain a deep understanding of coaching & mentoring principles, explore how they can drive performance and walk away with practical tools to better support your business objectives.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

> Understand the nature of coaching and mentoring and how each can be applied to support organisational objectives

> Recognise where coaching and mentoring approaches can be applied in the work of HR professionals 

> Grasp the concept of directive and non‐directive coaching and mentoring 

> Assess your organisation’s readiness for coaching and mentoring

> Recognise the characteristics of an effective coaching culture

Implement appropriate tools and techniques to support the process 

Design an effective coaching and mentoring programme 

Apply coaching & mentoring principles in interactions

Also available for in-house delivery upon request

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Dates to be announced

10.00am – 3.30pm (UAE time)



  • Early Bird: $2,199
  • Full price: $2,399

CIPD Member:

  • Early Bird: $1,999
  • Full price: $2,149

Suitable for beginner and intermediate levels

Why virtual?
As a people professional, it is important to stay ahead of your professional development to support you through this time of ongoing change. In response to COVID-19, and to support the community of people professionals across the region, we have created a selection of CIPD short courses designed for virtual delivery. From the get go, our process is putting you, the learner, at the core of our approach to ensure we deliver rewarding learning experiences that engage youencourage participation and ensure the learning 'sticks' through job application and project work.  
Spaced-out learning

The programmes run over time to allow you
to apply your new skills and personalised individual follow ups support better learning retention.

A learner-centric approach

The course content is designed to engage you in various ways to meet your desired learning outcomes, 
with the ongoing support of your dedicated CIPD trainer.

Active learner engagement

The live virtual programmes combine self-directed learning 
with facilitated technology-based activities, to reinforce learning, 
support knowledge retention and skill application.

Social learning

Activities are designed for you to interact with other course delegates, share experiences, challenges and ideas, ask questions and create a memorable, connected learning experience.

John Macdonald, FCIPD
CIPD Associate; Independent Consultant and Former VP HR, Lamprell

John has over 30 years’ experience in corporate human resource management having worked in the UK, US, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. He has managed international and regional compensation and benefits policies and practices since 1996, including a 
3-year period running the Middle East regional office of an international compensation and benefits consulting firm where he undertook numerous reward management consultancy assignments throughout the GCC.
He has a Master’s degree in Management Studies from the UK, has been a Fellow of the CIPD since 2008 and is a UK qualified executive coach and mentor.