usq logo
  • About us
  • All courses
  • Contact
  • FAQ

Professional Conversations – Coaching

Building capacity and confidence in others

Coaching is an essential element of managing better.

This course will introduce you to the coaching skills you’ll need to assist others to reach their goals. You will learn how to plan, implement and evaluate coaching conversations within your professional context. With these skills, you’ll also learn how to build a positive culture at work through coaching conversations.

This course has a four-week teaching period requiring a total of approximately 40 hours of learning. All course learning materials are available on demand. 

About the course
What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Apply ethical judgement to professional contexts to effectively implement coaching conversations
  • Apply coaching knowledge and skills to plan, implement and evaluate coaching conversations within a professional context
What topics will you cover?
  • What coaching is
  • The foundation and pillars of coaching
  • Coaching frameworks
  • The coaching process

To be eligible for a digital badge for this course, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes:

  • A coaching plan
  • A recorded coaching conversation
  • An evaluation
  • The optional assessment is due at the beginning of week 7
07 Jul 2024
27 Oct 2024
University level expertise
Cecily Andersen lectures in coaching, mentoring and educational subjects at the University of Southern Queensland. She is an experienced leader, mentor and coach, with over 40 years of experience in the education sector. Her research interests include social justice, leadership in complex contexts, and how school leaders use coaching and mentoring to build capacity in others.
Course Credit
Mentoring and Coaching (EDU8400)arrow
This Microcredential represents 0.25 units towards the 1.0 full unit course (Mentoring and Coaching EDU8400)

Professional Conversations - Coaching can be taken as a stand-alone course, or it can be completed as one of four Microcredentials that stack together for credit for the one unit course Mentoring and Coaching (EDU8400).

The other three Microcredentials in this stack are:

  • UED8022 Professional Conversations - Mentoring
  • UED8023 Professional Conversations - Feedback
  • UED8024 Professional Conversations - Leading through Conversations

In order to be eligible to apply credit to a program you must first meet all program admission requirements and successfully complete four UniSQ UpSkill courses from the same course stack.

Professional Conversations – Coaching

100% online

4 weeks

A $740
icons of digital badges
Digital Badges
When you successfully complete the assessment, earn credible digital badges you can share online via LinkedIn
The University of Southern Queensland acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands and waterways where the University is located. Further, we acknowledge the cultural diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and pay respect to Elders past, present and future.
Copyright © University of Southern Queensland 2024
CRICOS: QLD 00244B, NSW02225M TEQSA: PRV12081