Effective contracting with clients is the foundation for any successful coaching relationship. It can include agreement around: fees, boundaries, meeting schedules, feedback to sponsors, confidentiality, feedback from the coach, note-making, complaints, feedback to client, level of challenge, cancellation etc.
The aims of the session are to:
- Explore why contracting is important and what it means for you in your work
- Share questions and good practice
- Discuss real-life anonymised examples
- Increase your confidence and expertise in contracting effectively and appropriately
Sean Russell is a qualified executive and business coach working primarily with senior managers in higher education and his pro-bono work includes coaching for TeachFirst participants. He also coaches those starting up new businesses. He has a background in teaching and careers guidance and has run teacher training courses for academics. His most recent project is setting up a mentoring scheme for LGBT students.
Born and brought up in the West Midlands, Giles Brindley took his first steps in learning the ins and outs of a small business at the tender age of 15. Giles works as an executive coach, mentor and business trainer for small to medium sized private and social enterprises.