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Coaching for

Organisational Excellence

Friday, 24 April 2009


Coaching for Organisational Excellence

Learn the essence of coaching successful teams and improving

individual performance to support your mission and objectives


Coaching is increasingly being used by

organisations as part of a winning leadership

and management development strategy.

It is an essential tool for any organisation

that wishes to develop its most valuable

resource, its people.

Coaching is about working with individual

and group learning needs rather than simply

telling them what to do. It is about going

beyond merely improving technical or

managerial skills to developing self-esteem,

confidence, energy and focus. It is a powerful

way to develop individual excellence and the

high performance teams which are necessary

to the success of every organisation.


Coaching with confidence and


• Accountability and trust

• Dealing with gaps in performance

• Changing behaviour

• Building confidence and self-esteem

• In-depth development coaching

• Knowledge and skills development

Feedback coaching:

• Developmental

• Motivational

• Behavioural

Planning a coaching session:

• Using the ‘Grow Coaching’ model

• Implementing a coaching session

• Arriving at smarter objectives

• The Review

How to give feedback:

• Where and when

• 8 winning steps to success

• Coaching pitfalls to avoid

How to receive feedback:

• The Sarah process

• Perception vs. reality

• Stress and confrontation

From coaching to counselling:

• Generous listening • Educating

• Sponsoring

• Negotiating


• To acquire new skills and identify ways

in which you can use coaching as an

effective part of training individuals

and building powerful teams.

• To introduce a model of motivational

feedback which is adopted throughout

all levels of the organisation.

• To introduce a system of staff appraisal

and goal setting which addresses

gaps in performance and improves

work behaviour.

• To create a balance between the needs

of the individual, the group and the

task is the key to success.

• To gain an in-depth understanding of

the dynamics and skills required to

build and empower successful teams.

• To learn how to give effective feedback,

avoiding common mistakes which

de-motivate and lead to negative


“We were thrilled with the level of

engagement, interactivity and deep

learning. One guy said it was the best

Kimberley Wiefling

Weifling Consulting

class he’d had in 20 years!”


All Laser Thought Executive

Programmes facilitated by Julian

Simmonds utilize the renowned

Training in the Round model. This

workshop uses a combination of

learning activities including interactive

exercises, experiential group

presentations and improvisation.

The workshops are a laboratory

atmosphere where participants will

improve their communication skills

and are encouraged to take risks in

accomplishing a variety of tasks.



Julian Simmonds is an international

marketing and joint venture consultant.

During the last 25 years, Julian has

focused on strategic communications and

international alliance strategies involving

launch plans, media presentations,

conference and event planning for both

the public and private sector. He has

worked extensively in the USA, Hong

Kong, China, Singapore, Japan, Vietnam

and Australia.

Julian is Chairman of Palo Alto Media

Group. The PAMG’s Emmy Award-winning

associates provide communications and

media production, consulting and training

services. As Chairman of the New Bristol

Arts Centre, Julian was responsible for

highly successful drama productions

from 1981 to 1984. This role reflected his

lifelong interest in the theatre, including

writing, acting and directing. The

evolution and development of his

experiential training model,Training in the

Round, is based upon the power and

energy found in the theatre.

Julian is a specialist in running

cross-cultural workshops on

Leadership, Communication,

Innovation and Creativity. Clients

in 2007 include; Mazda, AON,

Euroclear Bank, Teijin, Kuraray,

Works Infrastructure, British

Consulate-General and UK Trade &

Investment. He is an adjunct

professor at Stanford University,

UC Santa Cruz, CSU East Bay,

Oxford Brookes, Bristol University

and the Hong Kong Management


More information is

available online at:




American Express International Inc

AT&T Hong Kong

Chase Manhattan Bank

Eagle Star Insurance

GTA (Hong Kong) Limited

Hang Lung Properties Limited

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education

Hong Kong Petrochemical Co Ltd

Hospital Authority

Johnson & Johnson HK Ltd


Merrill Lynch

Modern Terminals Ltd

MTR Corporation Novell Inc

Orient First Capital Ltd




Executives, Managers, Trainers,

Professional Coaches and Counsellors




You will receive a copy of the course manual.

“The 2006 Australasian Trade and investment

Officers conference was

acknowledged by our team

as a great success in achieving

its primary objective of

engaging our staff at all levels in the planning

process for reviewing current strategy

and operating procedures

working in cross-departmental teams

throughout Australasia.”

H E The Rt Hon Helen Liddell

British High Commissioner



Coaching for Organisational Excellence

Friday, 24 April 2009


The Hong Kong Management Association

1-6/F First Commercial Building

33-35 Leighton Road

Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Tel: 2574 2238


9:00 am - 5:00 pm


HKMA Members: HK$2,800

Non-members: HK$3,000

Early Bird Discount: HK$200 each

(For those who enrol and pay one month before

the course commencement date)

Group Discount: HK$200 each

(For those companies which send a total of two

OR more participants to this course and enrol at

the same time)

(Lunch is provided with compliments.)


All interested parties are requested to complete the registration form and return it together with appropriate

fee(s) to the Secretariat 10 days before the workshop. Reservations by fax (2365 1000) are welcome but

are subject to confirmation by payment in full prior to programme commencement. For information on the

workshop, please contact Ms Christine Choy or Mr S H So on 2774 8552/2774 8550. Successful

applicants will be notified by telephone. No separate letter of acceptance will be issued. As space is

limited, bookings will be on a first-come, first-served basis.



Director General, The Hong Kong Management Association

16/F Tower B Southmark 11 Yip Hing Street Wong Chuk Hang HONG KONG

Tel: 2774 8552/2774 8550 Fax: 2365 1000

Please enrol me in the following workshop:

Coaching for Organisational Excellence (AC-A6644-2009-1-FC) 24 April 2009

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