Executive Short Program

The Essential Skill Set of a Coach


Becoming an effective agent of change involves juggling between the roles of coach and company expert and knowing how to capitalize on the tools and the behavior of a coach.

This program has therefore been designed to meet the specific needs of senior managers, executives and consultants wishing to provide active support for the ongoing changes in the digital, engineering, consulting, research and event management professions.




Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.”

– Warren Bennis




The program will enable you to:

Acquire the behavioral patterns and tools of coaching

Train professionals to integrate coaching into their working practices

Rediscover pleasure of close and respectful professional relationships

Academic Director(s)

Gérard Monpin

Adjunct Professor

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Program Content

Consists of six 2-day modules


Module 1

Group presentations

The coaching market and the different approaches


Module 2

The fundamentals of coaching behavior: active listening / questioning and reformulating


Module 3

Coaching and self-awareness

Self-diagnosis and the creation of a personal development plan


Module 4

The methods and tools needed to adopt the behavior of a coach

Heightening awareness of the main tools and practical exercises


Module 5

The behavioral patterns of individual coaching

Role-plays based on real-life situations proposed by the participants


Module 6

Adopting coaching behavior as a new style of interpersonal management

Elaborating an individual development plan to integrate the behavior of a coach into working practices

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The program is aimed at:
Human Resources Managers, managers wishing to coach their teams, consultants and trainers in change management, support relationship specialists and mediators: anyone wishing to enrich their working practices by adopting the behavior of a coach.

Training costs

4620 € Members of FAFIEC
6240 € Non-Members of FAFIEC

Next session

  • Module 1
  • Module 2
  • Module 1
  • Module 1
  • Module 1
  • Module 1

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More than just a pretty place

HEC Paris Le Château is more than a neoclassical landmark. It is the perfect place in which to take a step back and improve yourself with concrete training which you will put into application as soon as you return to your company.









We deliver our short programs when and where you choose

With our in-house short program offer you can train your teams whenever and wherever suits you best.

Contact us at inter-privileges@hec.fr, and we will arrange for the academic team to come to the location of your choice and deliver the same content that is taught on campus.


Company package

A preferential rate applies for companies wishing to train several employees with this program.


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