ki-profile: Robert Fordham
Currently Director, People Development Practice Ltd., a leadership and management coaching practice, with public, private and voluntary sector clients.
I maintain a homeopathy and health/life/workplace performance coaching practice.
I have recently worked as a career transition (outplacement) coach as a consultant with Right Management on a number of large projects. I have coached several hundred career change clients over the last two or three years. Other recent work: post 360 feedback leadership coaching of 20 local authority senior managers.
I use the core skill of eliciting a rich story from clients (developed initially for homeopathic practice) in a variety of settings: coaching and mentoring; communication and coaching skills training; career-change coaching.
Having used the internet in my own businesses, now offer coaching, mentoring and courses in e-business start ups and development for (mainly) owner-managed small businesses.
Part-time tutor in 'Coaching for Organizational Excellence' [Sunderland University Business School]
Degree and Master's degree in life sciences. Early quantitative research experience. Expedition Leader, Durham University Himalayan Expedition (18 months field work in Nepal). Responsible for: concept, liaison with HMG Nepal, logistics, fund-raising.
PGCE: Qualified secondary teacher who worked with 'at risk' young people in social care settings.
Past director, Sheffield School of Homeopathy (seven years) [course design, development, implementation, evaluation, accreditation of experiential practitioner learning] and Newcastle Homeopathic Clinic (six years).
Completed Master's level studies in practitioner development [how professionals learn; team and collaborative working; assessment; research planning; writing for professional development, research planning].
Other responsibilities: practitioner education committee of professional body; Chairman, colleges' forum; regional CPD facilitator; homeopathy expert witness.
Currently director, People Development Practice Ltd.
25 years' experience of consultancy with private individual clients, Universities, NHS, GPs/Family Practitioners, drug and alcohol services, local government/local authorities.
performance and career management (including ebusiness start-up and internet marketing) coaching for leaders and managers
my posted projects
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