Executive Coaching & Leadership Development
Ann Marie Cooper coaches leaders and aspiring leaders, exploring possibilities for change, growth and building their confidence to address challenging strategic, business and leadership issues. Ann Marie’s approach is both empathetic and challenging which enables her to build trusted coaching relationships that deliver change.
Examples include newly promoted partners and practice leaders in law firms, partners in a major accounting firm, marketing and HR directors.
Career Coaching & Transition
Talented individuals often need focused support to help them rise to the challenge of new responsibilities or to rethink the direction, balance and goals of their careers - either within an organisation or elsewhere. Ann Marie coaches individuals through transition, supporting their emotional journey, building their self belief and helping them to identify and develop strengths and explore new avenues and opportunities.
Examples include senior executives in the corporate and financial services sectors to support career and life style change and partners to address the challenge of balancing work and life.
Ann Marie uses her coaching skills to support teams, groups and management boards, increasing their capacity to function smoothly and effectively. Whether groups are newly formed or are in need of new direction or energy, team coaching allows groups to review their values, goals and ways of working together with a view to achieving excellent results.
Examples include the management board of a major charity, a newly formed HR management team and a senior management group responsible for strategic change.
Coaching supervision is the means by which organisations can ensure the quality of coaching provision whether coaching is undertaken by internal or external coaches. It is also an essential activity for coaches who are committed both to their own continual development and to the quality of their coaching. As an experienced accredited coach, Ann Marie is ideally placed to undertake coaching supervision for those clients who consider coaching to be a crucial part of their development strategy.
Examples may include coaching supervision for external or internal coaching resources as well as advice on setting up a quality assurance programme for coaching.
Training & Facilitation
Organisational change and competitive markets mean successful businesses need to invest continually in the development of skills. Ann Marie is an experienced facilitator who can design and deliver leadership workshops, management and interpersonal skills training to build the capability and potential of individuals and the business.
Examples include the design and delivery of a coaching skills programme for senior executives, delivery of leadership programmes at Henley Business School and the design and delivery of training to drive high performance including feedback, mentoring, appraisal and interviewing skills.
Consultancy in Human Resource Development
Ann Marie draws on her experience and expertise as well as the latest research to advise on retention and development plans to ensure HR strategy remains aligned to business goals. She works in close partnership with clients developing products that are relevant and appropriate for the culture of the organisation.
Examples include the development of competency frameworks, the introduction of personality profiling in partner selection and consultancy to establish the priorities for the people development strategy in a financial services group.