Peer Coaching

Spring 2024 Peer Coaching Program Overview

Peer Coaching groups are small groups of students who come together to develop their leadership through the sustained and supported focus of targeted skill-related behaviors. Participants will meet regularly to coach and to be coached on their leadership development.

Groups, with the support of an Executive Coach, will share their developmental opportunities, work together to identify opportunities to practice change, and support each other in following through on targeted behavioral changes.

For example, a Peer Coaching group member may be working on a specific leadership development area, such as influence. Other members of the group may have a similar leadership development area, or they may not. The value of participating in coaching with peers is that students will not only get personalized coaching on their goals but also get to support the goals of their peers and practice their coaching skills in tandem.

How It Works:

Piloted in 2019, Peer Coaching provides MBA students with an opportunity to develop their leadership through practice under the guidance and resource of an Executive Coach. Beginning in the spring semester of the first year, students participate in six peer coaching sessions through the semester.

Peer Coaching will be available to first-year and second-year MBA students in spring 2024.

Program Enrollment Application due January 31st, 2024 by 11:59 PM EDT

Program Overview for a Program Overview with detailed dates and times for Peer Coaching: CLICK HERE

Program Requirements:

  • Pledge to meet for all sessions (see program overview) including the REQUIRED Session 1: Workshop on Friday, February 23rd from 12:00p to 1:30p EDT
  • Commit to engaging in purposeful new behaviors systematically and persistently.
  • Be willing to share openly with peers and actively support the development of peers through participative engagement.
  • Desire to practice and build peer-coaching skills through focused action.
  • Demonstrate an attitude of humility, coachability, service to others, and lifelong learning

How Do I Participate?

  • Complete the Peer Coaching enrollment application between January 19 – 31, 2024.  No late applications will be accepted.
  • Commit to attending all group meetings.
  • Sign the coaching group norms agreement during Session 1: Workshop.

Additional Information

  • Group size will range from 6 – 8 students.
  • Available times and competencies will be published in the application. Students will need to indicate and confirm availability for a particular session in the competency area you wish to address.
  • Students will be selected and grouped by the MLP staff with assistance from Executive Coaches.

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