Organisational Change through Coaching Conference
Thursday, 5 July 2012
York St John University (De Grey Court)
David Megginson, PhD, MSc, BSc,
Chartered FCIPD will be delivering the Keynote speech.
David co-founded (with David Clutterbuck) the
European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), and is
currently an Ambassador for EMCC in Europe and Honorary
Vice-President of EMCC UK. David is also Emeritus Professor of HRD
at Sheffield Hallam University and founder of the Coaching &
Mentoring Research Unit in the University. David has engaged in
research over many years on coaching, mentoring, CPD and
self-development. He has written five books with David Clutterbuck,
Techniques for coaching and mentoring, Mentoring in action,
Mentoring executives and directors, Making coaching work:creating a
coaching culture and Further techniques for coaching and
Lis Merrick will be
delivering the interactive workshop.
Lis is managing director of Coach Mentoring, a
company she launched in 2004, specialising in coaching and
mentoring programme design and delivery. Lis holds
a Masters in Coaching and Mentoring from Sheffield Business School
and now teaches on the Masters programme. She is a consultant
within the Coaching and Mentoring Research Unit at the School.
Lis’s expertise is in the design and running of
coaching and mentoring programmes and she specialises in the
development of global talent management mentoring programmes and
mentoring programmes to support women through the glass ceiling. So
far in her career she been involved in more than 40 mentoring
programmes and in 2010 was amongst those nominated for the Coaching
at Work Mentoring Person of the Year: “because she is a
passionate advocate, enthusiastic and has impacted on many
organisations with mentoring initiatives – not least in the North
West and across Europe”. Lis also works internationally as an
executive coach. She is a regular contributor to Coaching at
12.50pm - 1.00pm
1.00pm - 1.15pm
Introduction to the Concept of Organisational
Professor David Fleming, Vice Chancellor
1.15pm - 2.00pm
Coaching, Culture and Change
David Megginson, PhD, MSc, BSc, Chartered FCIPD
David will address the challenges and benefits of adopting a
coaching style of managing. He will explore what kind of culture
facilitates coaching and whether coaching can begin to develop or
change organisation culture. He will present his own and others'
findings on the experience of change, and ask how coaching and
change might be integrated.
2.05pm - 2.55pm
Parallel Workshops (refreshments
"Brief" Coaching for lasting change -
Professor Bob Garvey
Sometimes people get stuck! Brief coaching offers an
approach to unsticking. This practical session explores an approach
to helping people think new thoughts!
Listening skills for relationship building
- Penny Howarth
"Man's" inability to communicate is as a result of his
failure to listen effectively" (Carl Rogers) This interactive
session will explore barriers to effective listening and consider
ways in which you can become an active listener.
"Unblocking" techniques - how to help people move
forward - David Megginson
We will identify experiences of being blocked as a
coach/mentor or as a client, and experiment with methods of helping
people to unblock. There will be opportunities to share experiences
and to practice some ways of moving forward.
Emotional Intelligence - John
Organisational change invokes powerful emotions in us all.
What are the feelings that are invoked and what is to be done with
them to avoid toxic frustration? How does ACT (Acceptance
Commitment Training) based coaching keep the person and the
organisation on track? What is the most powerful question to ask
the frustrated employee?
3.00pm - 3.30pm
The Changing Nature of HE, the Role of
Professor Bob Garvey, YSJ Business School
There is little doubt that the future of
Higher Education is unknown! There is also little doubt that
it will change. So, what is the contribution of coaching to
the changing world of Higher Education?
The slogan, “Chance favours the prepared mind!” offers a way
forward and coaching plays a role in helping to prepare the
3.30pm - 4.15pm
Mindfulness and Coaching
Lis Merrick, Coaching Mentoring
4.15pm - 4.30pm
Professor Bob Garvey, YSJ Business School