Tsinghua SEM Holds“Masters in Executive Coaching”Public Class
On July 14-15th, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University (Tsinghua SEM) partnered with Ashridge Business School in England to jointly hold the “Masters in Executive Coaching”public class at the School.
The two days open class has invited professors from Tsinghua SEM and Ashridge Business School to give lectures and speeches. The curriculum focused on the discussion of the world's leading coaching practices, organizational development and psychotherapy theories. Through extensive interaction and a free flow of thoughts, students were able to refine their own theories, experiences and skills; allowing an effective enhancement of their leadership abilities and styles.
Ms. Ann Knights and Mr. Philip Mix from Ashridge Business School have initiated the course with thoughtful comments on "executive coaching" and the importance of executive coaches in organizations. Participants were introduced to each other through interactive sessions and by going through a series of psychology and behavioral science training; the role of executive coaches and their functions in organizations were fully illustrated and presented to participants. Through group discussions, participants were introduced to the differences of being a coach and being coached. On the other hand, Professor Zhang Jin from Tsinghua SEM combined business cases with the consideration of the business environment in China to give lecture on leadership and employee motivation; helping participants to master the technique in the applying their coaching skills in China.