Leadership Coaching Skills
** Formerly named Developing a Coaching Mindset

As companies seek to gain a competitive edge in today's changing business environment, they are looking to coaching tools to help leaders be more adaptable, effective and succeed in achieving their goals. Adopting a coaching mindset can facilitate stronger relationships and create teams that feel more engaged, empowered and inspired to forward action.

Why This Program?

You will learn how coaching can be applied as a powerful leadership tool – and bring back the skills to apply the coach-approach in your workplace immediately. This course is a development program focused on enhancing the coaching, communication and feedback, and change leadership skills with people at all levels. These are the skills used in everyday communications with staff, colleagues, customers, and any personal communication. Through this program, you will:

  • Discover coaching as a learning tool to facilitate thinking, creativity and problem solving
  • Develop a coaching mindset
  • Distinguish between coaching for “development” and managing for “performance”
  • Build trusting relationships
  • Create the conditions for coaching
  • Develop foundational coaching skills (Intentional Listening and Questioning)
  • Learn and apply the 5-Step GUIDE Coaching® Model
  • Develop enhanced feedback skills (Intentional Language, Developmental Feedback and Acknowledging Feedback)
  • Apply the DIRECT Feedback™ Model (Performance Feedback)
  • Gain awareness of workplace styles Apply the coach-approach to managing change and transition in the workplace

Who Should Attend?

This program is ideal for managers or executives who are in a leadership position and want to bring coaching as an effective developmental tool into their workplace.

Details & Registration

DATES February 4-5, 2020
TIME  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
PROGRAM COST  $1,200 plus GST
Program fee includes continental breakfast,
and afternoon coffee/tea and lunch
LOCATION  James W. Burns, Executive Education Centre


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Shana Ring, President of Destination Leadership and Founder of Developing a Coaching Mindset in the Workplace
shana-ring Shana Ring, President of Destination Leadership and founder of Developing a Coaching Mindset in the Workplace – a leadership program focused on enhancing coaching, communication and change skills of leaders at all levels in today’s workplace. Shana specializes in the area of developing coaching cultures, leadership and team development, succession planning and change. She has been working with individuals, teams and organizations in her own business since 2007. Prior to this Shana spent over 13 years in SaskPower successfully designing and leading leadership development initiatives. Shana Ring is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She completed her coach training through Royal Roads University’s Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching and Corporate Coach U’s Core Essentials Coach Training Program. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership & Training from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Regina. She is also certified in numerous tools including Proscinew, MBTI, EQ-I and EQ-360, EXPEDITION Coaching, Crucial Conversations, Legacy Leadership, Organizational Culture Inventory, Coaching Clinic, among others. Shana is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP).

Custom Program

Do you have 10 or more team members who would benefit from taking this program? Many of our Open Enrolment Courses can be customized for your team and delivered exclusively to your organization. Find out more about our Custom Programs or contact us today!



Or contact us at ExecEdinfo@umanitoba.ca or 204-946-0232 to register today.


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All course materials are included in the course fee. Course materials are provided in class. A reading may be emailed to the participant prior to the class.