Join this bite-sized session to instantly refresh your coaching knowledge and update your practice. This free workshop is delivered by two experts in the field of coaching from The Institute of Leadership & Management and BBEC (see over for details) and is ideal for coaching professionals or leaders and managers with an interest in, or responsibility for, coaching.


08.30-09.00 Registration & Breakfast
09.00- 09.45  Demonstrating the Value of Coaching – Kate shares the results of The Institute’s investigation and suggestions for how you may evaluate coaching
Kate Cooper, Head of Research Policy & Standards, The Institute of Leadership & Management

Creative ways with coaching – Let Arthur inspire you with some of his innovative coaching approaches 
Dr Arthur F Turner, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies, University of the West of England

10.30-11.00 Networking & Refreshments



Kate Cooper

Head of Research

Kate Cooper is head of research, policy and standards at The Institute of Leadership & Management where she shapes an innovative research programme to inform, inspire and impact the practice of great leadership wherever it happens.

Kate joined the Institute from a career in university programme leadership in the areas of management, strategy, leadership and professional development.  

She is a conference keynote speaker and provides expert commentary on a range of topics arising from the Institute’s research agenda. She is regularly quoted in regional, national and international media, has appeared on both BBC television and radio and has a regular column in Dialogue Review, the business magazine for leaders.


Dr Arthur F Turner

Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies, University of the West of England

Dr Arthur F. Turner is a visiting Fellow of the University of South Wales, senior lecturer at the University of the West of England and executive board member of the International Foundation for Action Research. He is also co-director of the Professional Development Centre Limited, an organisation dedicated to improving leadership development through coaching and action learning. Arthur works predominantly with the public sector and charities, where he develops leaders through coaching, mentoring and facilitative learning. He is also a volunteer mentor for young people. He is an author in the field of leadership development and has recently developed his research ideas around the use of space, the role of artefacts and the use of the outdoors in leadership development.