Singapore University of Social Sciences

Coaching and Mentoring: Practice & Applications

Coaching and Mentoring: Practice & Applications (ADL564)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Education

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: S R Nathan School of Human Development


ADL564 Coaching and Mentoring: Practice and Applications introduces coaching and mentoring to students with the aim to promote an understanding of how coaching and mentoring can be conducted in professional settings. Through the course, students will appreciate how coaching and mentoring is an avenue to encourage growth and development in training and learning settings.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Defining coaching and mentoring
  • Genealogy of coaching
  • Divergence of Practice
  • Coaching and mentoring process
  • Developing core coaching skills
  • Models of Coaching
  • Understanding learning and transformation
  • Coaching in professional contexts
  • Towards a coaching and mentoring culture
  • Introducing coaching and mentoring into an organization
  • Professionalization and ethics
  • Future directions

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the process of coaching and mentoring.
  • Evaluate coaching, mentoring and other supportive interventions, and identify their differences.
  • Analyse the importance of professionalism and ethics in the coaching and mentoring process and relations.
  • Appraise the suitability of coaching and/or mentoring in a given context.
  • Construct an understanding of the core coaching skills.
  • Design an effective and appropriate coaching and/or mentoring plan.
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