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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Coaching and Mentoring
Module Code HR5102A
School DCUBS
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Janine Bosak
Semester 2: Janine Bosak
Autumn: Janine Bosak
Module TeachersCyril Kirwan
Janine Bosak
Lisa Van Der Werff
Kathleen Halligan
NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None
Coursework Only

This course will provide you with an overview of the principles and practices of business coaching and mentoring in organizations. You will gain a basic knowledge of the coaching process, including how to create the coaching relationship, engage in coaching conversations, and learn to use questioning techniques and coaching tools in the coaching process. You will also develop a critical awareness and understanding of the potential and limitations of coaching and mentoring models, frameworks and associated theories. Particular emphasis will be placed on the systemic approach of business coaching and consulting. Finally, the module requires you to reflect critically on theory and practice from an ethical and professional standpoint and it provides you with opportunities for applied learning and continued professional development.

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate and apply an informed and critical understanding of theories and concepts informing the design and use of coaching
2. Select and apply apropriate coaching processes and techniques matched to context
3. Design and implement organization-based coaching strategies
4. Act ethically and professionally in coaching and demonstrate a commitment to continuous personal and professional development
5. Differentiate between coaching and mentoring, and demonstrate an understanding of the role of mentors in the modern workplace

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Lecture22Weekly Lecture
Independent Study40Reading and Learning Logs
Assignment Completion63Preparation of Individual Assignment
Total Workload: 125

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
AssignmentIndividual Assignment80%n/a
Reflective journalIndividual Reflection/Learning Log on Peer-to-Peer Coaching session20%n/a
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

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