OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring

About this course

Objectives

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma qualification in Coaching and Mentoring will be of high interest to a wide range of individuals who are working in organisations or private practice and who are seeking to develop their knowledge and skills in coaching and mentoring. The qualification is also pertinent to learners who lead coaching and mentoring at individual and organisational level.

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma qualification in Coaching and Mentoring provides robust and rewarding learning to introduce the concepts, theories and practical application of coaching and mentoring in an organisational setting. The programme aims to enhance learners’ personal and professional development, fostering transformative learning and reflection and thus expand the knowledge and skills necessary to develop professionally as a coach or mentor.

The qualification also allows learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards an MBA with advanced standing.

Equivalences

The OTHM Level 7 diplomas on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) are at the same level as master’s degrees.

However, they are shorter (120 credits) and learners will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with university to achieve a full masters programme.

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring qualification consists of 6 mandatory units making a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification..

Module1: Theories and Concepts of Coaching and Mentoring within Organisational Culture (20 credits)

it focuses on providing learners with a comprehensive understanding of the foundational theories and concepts underlying coaching and mentoring practices within organizational contexts.

This module explores various theoretical frameworks and models of coaching and mentoring, examining how they intersect with and influence organizational culture.

Learners will delve into topics such as leadership styles, organizational dynamics, and employee development, gaining insights into how coaching and mentoring can be effectively integrated into organizational culture to foster individual growth and enhance organizational performance.

Through this module, learners will develop a solid theoretical foundation that will inform their practice as coaches and mentors within organizational settings.

Module 2: Evaluating the Strategic Impact of Coaching and Mentoring (20 credits)

it focuses on equipping learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to assess the strategic effectiveness and impact of coaching and mentoring initiatives within organizations.

This module explores various evaluation methodologies and techniques, such as quantitative and qualitative data analysis, performance metrics, and stakeholder feedback mechanisms.

Learners will examine how coaching and mentoring programs align with organizational goals and objectives, and they will learn how to measure and evaluate the outcomes and benefits of these programs in terms of individual and organizational performance, leadership development, talent management, and employee engagement.

By studying this module, learners will develop the ability to conduct rigorous evaluations of coaching and mentoring interventions, providing valuable insights to organizational leaders and stakeholders and facilitating evidence-based decision-making regarding the future direction and investment in coaching and mentoring initiatives.

Module 3: Establishing Coaching and Mentoring in the Organisation (20 credits)

it focuses on providing learners with the knowledge and skills needed to introduce and integrate coaching and mentoring practices effectively within organizational structures and processes.

This module covers various aspects of establishing coaching and mentoring programs, including developing policies, procedures, and frameworks, securing organizational buy-in and support, and aligning coaching and mentoring initiatives with strategic objectives and cultural values.

Learners will explore best practices for selecting and training coaches and mentors, designing program structures, and establishing mechanisms for program oversight and evaluation.

Additionally, the module addresses challenges and considerations related to diversity, inclusion, and ethical practice in coaching and mentoring. By studying this module, learners will be equipped to lead the implementation of coaching and mentoring programs within organizations, fostering a culture of continuous learning, development, and support.

Module 4: Organisational Change Strategies and Personal Development (20 credits)

it focuses on understanding the role of coaching and mentoring in facilitating organizational change and supporting personal development.

This module explores various strategies and techniques for managing organizational change effectively, including communication strategies, stakeholder engagement, and resistance management. Learners will examine the impact of coaching and mentoring on individual and organizational resilience, adaptability, and learning agility during times of change.

Additionally, the module covers personal development approaches and techniques, such as goal setting, self-awareness, and skill enhancement, that can be facilitated through coaching and mentoring interventions.

By studying this module, learners will gain the knowledge and skills needed to leverage coaching and mentoring as powerful tools for supporting individuals and organizations through periods of transition and transformation.

Module 5: Coaching, Mentoring and Managing Organisational Culture and Behaviour (20 credits)

it focuses on exploring the intersection between coaching, mentoring, and organizational culture and behavior.

This module delves into how coaching and mentoring practices can influence and shape organizational culture, norms, and behaviors.

Learners will examine strategies for using coaching and mentoring to reinforce desired behaviors, values, and attitudes within organizations, as well as techniques for addressing cultural and behavioral challenges.

Additionally, the module covers leadership approaches and communication strategies for managing organizational culture and fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment.

By studying this module, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to leverage coaching and mentoring as powerful tools for influencing organizational culture and driving positive behavioral change.

Module 6: Research Methods for Coaching and Mentoring (20 credits)

it focuses on equipping learners with advanced research skills and methodologies relevant to the field of coaching and mentoring.

This module covers various aspects of research design, including formulating research questions, selecting appropriate research methods, designing research studies, collecting and analyzing data, and drawing meaningful conclusions.

Learners will explore both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies commonly used in coaching and mentoring research, such as surveys, interviews, case studies, and content analysis. Additionally, the module emphasizes ethical considerations in research, including participant confidentiality, informed consent, and research integrity.

By studying this module, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to conduct rigorous and ethical research in coaching and mentoring, contributing to the advancement of knowledge and evidence-based practice in the field.

Duration and delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.

Assessment and verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

Progression

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring qualification supports learners in meeting requirements for work and/or employment within all areas of management and leadership at this level.

As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to master’s top-up at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing. For more information visit the University Progressions page on our website www.othm.org.uk.

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring qualification, learners must possess:

  • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learners must be 21 years old or older at the beginning of the course


English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit the English Language Expectations page on our website www.othm.org.uk.

What you will learn

Theories and Concepts of Coaching and Mentoring within Organisational Culture (20 credits):

  • Exploring foundational theories and concepts of coaching and mentoring.
  • Understanding how coaching and mentoring practices align with organizational culture.
  • Examining the role of coaching and mentoring in supporting individual and organizational development.

Evaluating the Strategic Impact of Coaching and Mentoring (20 credits):

  • Assessing the strategic implications of coaching and mentoring initiatives within organizations.
  • Analyzing the impact of coaching and mentoring programs on individual and organizational performance.
  • Developing strategies to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of coaching and mentoring interventions.

Establishing Coaching and Mentoring in the Organisation (20 credits):

  • Learning strategies for introducing and integrating coaching and mentoring practices into organizational structures and processes.
  • Developing policies, procedures, and frameworks to support coaching and mentoring initiatives.
  • Building organizational buy-in and support for coaching and mentoring programs.

Organisational Change Strategies and Personal Development (20 credits):

  • Understanding the role of coaching and mentoring in facilitating organizational change and personal development.
  • Exploring strategies for using coaching and mentoring to support individuals through transitions and change processes.
  • Examining the impact of coaching and mentoring on employee engagement, motivation, and resilience during times of change.

Coaching, Mentoring, and Managing Organisational Culture and Behaviour (20 credits):

  • Understanding how coaching and mentoring practices influence organizational culture and behavior.
  • Exploring techniques for using coaching and mentoring to shape and reinforce desired behaviors and values within organizations.
  • Addressing cultural and behavioral challenges through coaching and mentoring interventions.

Research Methods for Coaching and Mentoring (20 credits):

  • Developing research skills and methodologies relevant to coaching and mentoring.
  • Learning to design and conduct research studies, collect and analyze data, and draw evidence-based conclusions in the context of coaching and mentoring.
  • Exploring ethical considerations in coaching and mentoring research.

Overall, the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring provides learners with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to effectively implement, manage, and evaluate coaching and mentoring programs within organizational settings, fostering individual and organizational growth and development.

Benefits of this course

Comprehensive Skill Development:

  • The course provides a thorough understanding of coaching and mentoring theories, concepts, and practices within organizational contexts, equipping learners with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively support individual and organizational development.

Enhanced Career Prospects:

  • Holding a Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring enhances career prospects in roles such as organizational development consultant, human resources manager, leadership development specialist, and executive coach.

Versatility:

  • Coaching and mentoring skills are highly transferable across various industries and sectors, allowing graduates to apply their expertise in diverse organizational settings, including corporate, nonprofit, and government organizations.

Impactful Leadership:

  • The course emphasizes the strategic impact of coaching and mentoring on organizational performance, leadership development, and talent management, enabling graduates to become effective leaders who can drive positive change and innovation within organizations.

Personal and Professional Growth:

  • Engaging in the course fosters personal and professional growth by developing essential skills such as communication, emotional intelligence, active listening, and empathy, which are valuable in both professional and personal contexts.

Organizational Development:

  • Graduates of the diploma program are equipped with the knowledge and tools needed to establish, manage, and evaluate coaching and mentoring programs within organizations, fostering a culture of continuous learning, feedback, and development.

Networking Opportunities:

  • Interacting with instructors, peers, and industry professionals during the course provides valuable networking opportunities, which can lead to collaborations, mentorship, job referrals, and access to new career opportunities.

Research Skills Development:

  • The course includes a research methods module that develops learners’ research skills and methodologies relevant to coaching and mentoring, enabling them to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field through research and scholarship.

Overall, the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring offers a valuable pathway for individuals to advance their careers, develop their coaching and mentoring skills, and make meaningful contributions to organizational success and individual well-being.

Qualification Number: 603/7860/8

£2,500.00

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