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Course Overview - practical, immersive, in-person learning

Are you looking to bring out the best in the people around you within your workplace? If so, this invaluable skill-based coaching course is perfect for you. Not only is it a great introduction, but also a solid foundation from which to adopt more advanced coaching techniques. This new three-day short course is designed for managers and leaders who would like to introduce a coaching style into their world of work. It focuses on the key coaching opportunities at work, that of 1-to-1 coaching and coaching one’s team. This course provides a significant way to develop your coaching skills and the confidence to adopt a coaching approach. 

This classroom-based course provides an invaluable experience when it comes to professional network building and experiential learning. The programme combines academic input from world-class faculty, with practical experience, to produce deep, transferrable coaching skills, readily applicable to today’s globalised working environment. This is an ideal choice for you if you wish to build skills and develop your coaching style to challenge/support individuals within your organisation to reach their full potential. Start your coaching journey today and reap the benefits of using this skill to guide your team through workplace challenges, improve performance and make strategic career decisions. 

Key Details

15th - 17th November 2022

Next Intake

€3,500 - €3,000 (UCD Business Alumni Discount)


3 Days



Class Size

Certificate of Completion


Course Dates



Day 1

Tuesday November 15th 2022

Day 2

Wednesday November 16th 2022

Day 3

 Thursday November 17th 2022


Smurfit Executive Development leaps to 31st globally in latest 2022 Financial Times Rankings

UCD Smurfit School Executive Development has been ranked 31st in the world in the 2022 Financial Times Executive Education Open Enrolment rankings, our highest ever placing in the prestigious rankings. Up 11 places from 42nd in the last rankings held in 2020, we are ranked 1st in Ireland, 19th in EU (Up from 27th in Europe in 2020) with an overall participant satisfaction rating at 9.09/10.

The only Irish business school included, UCD Smurfit Executive Development recorded significant gains across all criteria, including being ranked 22nd for New Skills and Learning; 26th for Aims Achieved; and 30th for both Course Design and Teaching Materials.

In addition, UCD Smurfit Executive Development ranked 14th for partner schools, which refers to programmes taught in conjunction with other Equis or AACSB accredited business schools. Find out more here.

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