International Journal of

Arts , Humanities & Social Science

ISSN 2693-2547 (Print) , ISSN 2693-2555 (Online)
DOI: 10.56734/ijahss
Recent coaching trends in the civil service sector - a comparative international analysis focusing on Hungary


The civil service further training systems has been paying an increasing attention to the development of competency in the recent decades in addition to the professional preparedness of the civil service staff. Practical training and e-learning methods have become widespread replacing the traditional training methods. At the same time, several advanced intellectual training forms as e.g. coaching may be only found at scattered places in the civil services of the Central East European region. Our study examines on comparative basis the international and the domestic civil service practice of the appearance of coaching approach based executive training. It introduces in a wide scope the systems, results, possibilities and development trends of the Hungarian law enforcement and public administration executive training. This article was prepared with collecting the coaching experiences of the standard civil service model states and of the Visegrád countries, and with using the statistics and the scientific research results of the domestic civil service management training system. Through our article the reader may obtain an overview of the current civil service coaching experience of the international arena, its institution system, the method of its application, its target group, its results, and its development prospects. By reading the article the reader will get acquainted with the good practices of the Hungarian civil service further training system and the situation of the application of the coaching method (on the development level of the technology of individual, group and coaching approach based management).