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Coaching

Coaching Training, Coaching Degrees, Business and Management Coaching

 

Business and management coaching is a consulting function that has become a widespread and accepted practice at the corporate level.  Many firms seeking to implement more efficient operations practices will contract for a coaching training program that is designed to teach middle management and operations staff how to function at a more efficient level.  There area several functions included in the business consulting and coaching area.   Those include group and business unit coaching, as well as individual coaching for key executives, and coaching and mentoring.  In many cases, the coaching function is included in the more common job description of management analyst.

 

Areas of coaching focus include:

  • Content and Process Facilitation 
  • Strategic Planning and Implementation
  • Performance Data Management/Analysis
  • Training and Presenting
  • Research and Evaluation

Depending on the areas where management is seeking improvement, a coach may find himself involved in operations detail, in business analysis, or in sales methods.  It’s a wide open professional category and many coaching and consulting firms have begun to specialize in certain areas.  

 

Some coaching experts focus on product production levels and the teamwork required to improve them.  Others coach on improving communications at the management level.  Still others will focus on the human resources department and help to improve hiring and employee relations.  It’s an interesting field that is growing as companies grow larger, more impersonal and more unwieldy.

 

Coaching Degrees for Business and Management:

  • Bachelors in statistics/research analysis
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • Bachelors/Masters in Marketing
  • Bachelors in Engineering
  • Bachelors/Masters in Economics
  • Masters in Psychology

The ongoing focus of corporate leadership will be to prepare it's future leaders for higher levels of responsibility. Having said that, coaching will be an integral part of the training curriculum. Part of that curriculum will include general coaching degrees onilne. Eventually, schools will develop masters degrees in coaching to keep up with the corporate push for quality high-level leadership and development skill-sets.

Median earnings of management analysts in 2004 were $63,450.

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