Part I: Introducing Coaching & Mentoring: Where do I start? Why coaching and mentoring? Why now? Psychology as a perspective to inform our work in coaching and mentoring Part II: Coaching & Mentoring Skills & Process: What do I actually do and why? Coaching and mentoring process Skills and competence for coaching and mentoring Coaching and mentoring in the learning mix Evaluating coaching & mentoring Part III: Coaching & Mentoring in Organisations and other Contexts Coaching and mentoring in specific contexts Leadership, Management, coaching and mentoring Towards a coaching and mentoring culture Introducing coaching and mentoring into an organisation Part IV: Professional and Personal Development for Coaches: How can I develop my practice? Towards a model of coaching supervision Professionalisation and Ethics Research in coaching and mentoring Coaching and the future
David Gray studied economics and history at the London School of Economics before commencing on a teaching career in further education. He then spent three years as a training manager at the London Stock Exchange before joining the University of Surrey as a lecturer. David is now Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the University of Greenwich. His research interests, and publication record, include research methods, management learning (particularly coaching and mentoring), action learning, reflective learning, and learning in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). He has been involved in many empirical research studies over the last 20 years including projects across the European Union and more recently a national study into the triggers for SME success. Apart from research methods David has also written books and published articles on work-based learning, teacher education and coaching and mentoring. When not leading research projects he tries to play golf. Bob Garvey is Professor of Business Education at York St John Business School. He works with a range of people, either one-to-one or in groups. He is an EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council) member and formerly the editor of the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching. Bob is obsessed with coaching and mentoring!