HEC Revue Gestion – Points de vue, 2017 (translation).
Co-development is an approach used to consolidate a professional practice and implement enduring organizational change. On a practical level, groups of five to eight people meet regularly for a specific period. During a workshop, one participant brings forward a pressing issue (e.g., project, decision, problem) that is resolved collectively using a structured, seven-step consultation method. A facilitator supports learning, guides the group and prompts it into individual and collaborative action. Each discussion becomes an insightful learning experience.
Action learning groups combine the professional co-development approach with peer-coaching, readings, lectures and training sessions.
(Translation) The opportunity to talk about my business problems and to learn from the experience of other participants, with the support and tools provided in the co-development group, made it possible to fast-track my company’s growth.
– Vice-president, member of a co-development group
The CoachingOurselves peer coaching approach was developed in collaboration with McGill University professor Henry Mintzberg to consolidate leadership communities within organizations. Using modules prepared by distinguished experts, participants discuss specific themes and experiences based on theoretical concepts. The 90-minute modules discuss subjects such as
Group mentoring helps emerging groups of leaders benefit from the wisdom and knowledge of mentors and guides them to their medium-term professional and personal development goals. The ultimate goal: to enhance the autonomy, self-confidence and ability to act on their professional development.
Sabourin Consult Group Inc. also offers made-to-measure training sessions and workshops for teams, employees and HR professionals: