NHS North East and Yorkshire Leadership Academy

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Lunch & Learn : Manager as Coach: Setting Goals Through Great Conversations

Date: 06 October 2021

Time: 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Venue: Online


Leadership Skills Development

Leadership Dimensions:

Lunch & Learn : Manager as Coach: Setting Goals Through Great Conversations

Completing appraisals and Talent Management conversations are an expectation of all line managers, but not everyone will feel they have the skills to help these feel positive and outcome focussed. This session will explore ways to frame the conversation to support

• Asking great questions

• Exploring the responses

• Supporting aspirational goal setting


This session will benefit

• Anyone with responsibility for completion of appraisals and/or talent conversations

• Coaches looking to explore career coaching tools


Learning Objectives

• Understand the use of impactful questions

• Gain insight to a framework to guide talent conversation or career coaching

• Explore how the creation of aspirational, qualitative goals can be supported


Host Bio

Deb is currently working within the NHS North East & Yorkshire Leadership Academy team as Senior Manager Leadership & Lifelong Learning. This role encompasses support for staff at all levels across the NHS to see and reach their potential through formal leadership development, talent management support and crucially through access to coaching and mentoring. Throughout her career the key driver has always been to help people be their best selves.

Our Lunch and Learn sessions will offer sociable, collaborative alternative to traditional classroom based learning, The sessions are a great way to foster a culture of learning and knowledge, encouraging growth and strengthening ties across the region which will enable us to build a stronger work culture in the NHS.