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Leader as Coach

Executive education program in English

Leader as Coach (LAC.3)

Dates 29. Sep - 1. Oct 2021
Duration 3 Days
Location Berlin
3,800 €

Coaching as part of the leadership role

When stepping into a coaching role, you address the central requirement of agile leadership: how to be an effective servant leader to your employees. The key to success is working at eye level with employees – supporting, partnering, mentoring, and coaching – with the goal of providing them greater autonomy, the ability to self-organize, and an environment that fosters inclusion and innovation. In the role of coach, you concentrate on leveraging the full potential of your team. You help your people to step up, learn fast, be agile, and take ownership for generating ideas and executing responsibly. Coaching rarely comes intuitively to managers. In addition to emotional intelligence, communication skills, and methodical expertise, the ability to master and reconcile the different roles of supervisor and coach is vital.

The German language equivalent to this program is Die Führungskraft als Coach.


Find all the program information at a glance in our PDF download.


Who should attend the program?

Business leaders with several years of management experience who view coaching as part of their management responsibility.


Key benefits

  • Strengthening your leadership impact by leveraging the coaching approach, based on current evidence-based research
  • Exploring best practices for utilizing coaching skills in challenging leadership situations
  • Learning proven diagnostic concepts, communication techniques, interventions, and modes of behavior through practical application


Key topics

  • The role of the leader as an internal coach
  • Structures and processes in coaching
  • Coaching practice: communication methods, skills, distinctions between advising, mentoring, coaching, and consulting
  • Diagnostic frameworks of the coaching process
  • Typical forms of intervention and behavior for the business leader as a coach
  • Team coaching as a management task
  • Individual preparation for the role as a coach


Postgraduate Diploma in Management

This program can also be taken as part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Management curriculum. Bring your career to the next level and gain the formal recognition of your professional development with this university-level certificate.

Leader as a Coach counts towards 3 of the 18 days necessary to receive the diploma.

Leader as Coach (LAC.3)

Dates 29. Sep - 1. Oct 2021
Duration 3 Days
Location Berlin
3,800 €

Meet our teaching staff

The programs have been 
designed – and will be led –
by ESMT faculty members 
and ESMT visiting faculty. 
They will also guide and 
advise you throughout 
your studies.

Jeff Hull

CEO Leadershift Inc., Director Education and Business Development, Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital / Harvard Medical School Affiliate, Clinical Instructor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Christina Bösenberg

Business Innovation & Transformation Architect
Your program advisor


​​​​​​​Beatrix Becker
Manager Business Development, ESMT Berlin

Phone: +49 30 21231 6205

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