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LakeNormanHR Lunch-What is the Value and Impact of Coaching?

LKNHR: When & How to Introduce Coaching in Your Organization. Launching Coaching Practices: Meeting the Challenges of a Complex World

When: November 13, 2018
11:30am - 1:30pm
Where: Galway Hooker Restaurant & Irish Pub
17044 Kenton Place
Cornelius, North Carolina  28031
United States

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When & How to Introduce Coaching in Your Organization

with Dr. Louise Korver


Is 2019 the right time to launch a coaching program at your company? Is it time for you to break out of the corporate world and start your own coaching business? As you plan for next year, if you want to launch a coaching practice at your company or start your own firm, what factors should you evaluate?


LKNHR member, Dr. Korver suggests that among the most important questions you should consider are:

  • What are the parts of an effective coaching strategy?
  • How do you implement a coaching program?
  • What is the structure of the coaching marketplace?
  •  Should you use an RFP process or go single-source for coaches? 

Louise will discuss the key ingredients of a successful program – whether you outsource or insource the solution.

As the Global Head of Executive Development at EMC Corporation (now Dell) in Boston, Louise launched the company’s first global solution for executive coaching. The thorniest issue she faced was the EMC Vice Chairman’s significant belief that coaching was vital to employee development. He was so committed to this that he had a personal friendship with three coaches and protected a special, private budget (not under HR’s budget) dedicated to their coaching activities. At our November meeting, Louise will share a case study on how she dealt with the Vice Chairman’s pet coaches at World Headquarters, defined a global solution for coaching, and sourced a global vendor through an RFP process for outsourced coaching services that was managed under the EVP of HR.  She will also discuss how she stood up an internal coaching function to focus on executive assessment and coaching at the same time as launching this world-wide initiative. The EMC Coaching Program was so successful that Louise was recognized by the Chief Learning Officer Magazine as the Gold Award recipient for Professional Practice. EMC also won the Top 125 Corporate Universities Award several years in a row, as did another of Louise’s employers, AT&T. 


About Our Speaker:

Dr. Louise Korver is an Executive Coach in private practice in Charlotte following a progressive 30-year career as a human resource consulting in New York and then head of Executive Development at Ingersoll Rand, Bank of America, and AT&T. If you haven’t met Louise before, it’s probably because she has worked in the New York, Chicago, Boston, and Dallas, Texas markets before landing back in Charlotte. She specializes in coaching C-Suite successors, typically global leaders and senior executive women.  As a Board Certified Coach (BCC), an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), a Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and a graduate of the 12-month Fielding Graduate University Evidence Based Coaching Certificate program Louise brings her experience from both sides of the desk to this session. 




11:30 - 11:50 am Networking

11:50 - 12:15 pm Lunch

12:15 - 12:30 pm Announcements

12:30 - 1:30 pm Program & Close


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This program has been approved by for 1 PDC hour by SHRM for 1 credit towards SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP re-certification.

This activity as been approved for 1 HR (General) re-certification credit toward a PHR, SPHR, GPHR re-certification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI).


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