A quick guide to performance coaching and mentoring

This FREE micro-course introduces you to the concepts behind performance coaching and mentoring. We believe that self-directed learning has power, because you take control of your development, and your future.


Who is it for?

Anyone, at any stage of their career in an organisation or self-employed, who wants to develop their capability.

This training covers material which both performance coaches/mentors and coachees/mentees will have in common, and specific content for each.

What will I learn?

Mentoring / performance coaching helps you to:

  • Identify solutions and actions.
  • Set appropriate goals and assess progress.
  • Commit to action and develop lasting personal change and growth.
  • Continually improve your abilities and develop new skills.

FREE micro-course

Course programme

  • For everyone
    • The similarities of coaching and mentoring
    • Some of the differences between the two
  • For performance coachees / mentees:
    • Choosing which is right for you
    • Making the most of the opportunity
  • For performance coaches / mentors:
    • How to have good coaching conversations
    • The GROW model
    • Mentoring do’s and dont’s

On average, this course takes around 50 minutes – 1 hour to complete initially.

About the instructor

Gabriela Gandolfini is a freelance Coach for Performance (CfPAC) and Customer Services Director at the House of Commons. Gabriela has previously worked at the National Theatre, the Royal Opera House, and the Barbican Centre. Gabriela is also a family and lifestyle blogger.

Performance coaching is always right for you, but it’s not going to be easy. Self-directed learning is very powerful.

Gabriela Gandolfini

Learn any time, anywhere

The course is available on-demand, and can be accessed 24/7 via a computer, tablet, or mobile phone through a web browser. All video content is subtitled / captioned.

Evidence of CPD

On successful completion of the course, you’ll receive a digital certificate as proof of your skill level, and commitment to continuing professional development.

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