Die Führungskraft als Coach

Flat hierarchies and decentralized decision-making structures place high demands on the competencies and responsibilities of all employees.

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Consequently, managers are increasingly called upon to coach and encourage their employees about their personal and professional development.

This German language program answers the questions business leaders have regarding their unfamiliar role as a coach: How can they convincingly communicate their role as a coach? How do they structure the coaching process? What are the limitations of coaching and which topics are taboos? Which coaching methods are best for different personality types?


Target audience

Business leaders with several years of management experience who are prepared to assume this role and view coaching to be a part of their management responsibility.


Key benefits

  • analyze the conditions under which they can accept coaching as an additional leadership role and be effective in it
  • discuss the critical phases of the coaching process and develop action plans for a structured coaching method, based on practical experiences
  • proven diagnostic concepts, useful communication techniques, typical interventions, and modes of behavior


Key topics

  • The business leader as an internal coach: role clarification and opportunities
  • The coaching process: structure and process
  • The actual coaching: conceptual basis and different forms of communication
  • Diagnostic concepts of the coaching process
  • Typical forms of intervention and behavior of the business leader as a coach
  • Team coaching as a management task
  • Individual preparation for the role as a coach


Meet the teaching staff

Die Führungskraft als Coach

6. - 8. Nov 2019
3 Tage
3,700 €

Andreas Bernhardt (Program Director)

is an executive development advisor and the lead coach at ESMT Berlin. He has more than 20  years of practical leadership de velopment experience with executives from more than 30  countries and has designed and delivered executive programs for several international companies. He teaches and coaches in the areas of leadership, organizational behav ior, negotiations, and change.


Eduard Jochum

is an ESMT Berlin visiting lecturer and a professor of Corporate Culture, Personal Management and Organizational Development at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt am Main and the founder of JOCHUM Dialog CONSULTANTS GmbH, Reutlingen, Germany with subsidiaries in Karlsruhe, Cologne, Munich, Ulm, and Vienna.


Monika Dahmen-Breiner
is a mentor of professional coaches and trains coaches. The certified psychologist accompanies people and systems in the context of change processes. She is the author of numerous publications on the subject of coaching.

Severin von Hoensbroech
is a director, actor, and presenter. The certified psychologist coaches and trains people in middle and upper management. In 2017 he and his two brothers published the book Das Peripetie-Prinzip: Die Kunst wirksamer Führung (Murmann, Hamburg, 2017).