Digital Role Play: Threat or Opportunity for Leadership Coaching?

Join Andrea Laus and Matteo Malatesta, from Lifelike, for a discussion on the pros and cons of Digital Role Play from the point of view of leadership coaching.

As an executive coach you know the importance of Role Play, as a way to help your coachees gain confidence and raise their awareness about their relational and leadership skills. And most probably you struggle between the need to assign more of those activities and the boundaries of a tight session schedule, forcing you to reduce the use of this fundamental tool to the minimum.

At the same time, you hear more and more often about the endless possibilities that AI is bringing to the learning and development world, and certainly the digitalization of Role Play is one of them. And like any other emerging waves, also Digital Role Plays come on the market with a lot of unanswered questions.

What is it, exactly? How does it work? Is it effective? What is the role of the Coach if this part of the activity goes digital? Can I safely integrate this technology into my strategy without jeopardizing my role and my business model?

Join Andrea Laus and Matteo Malatesta, from Lifelike, for a discussion on the pros and cons of Digital Role Play. They will answer to all the above questions and many more, with plenty of examples to guide you to a balanced evaluation of this revolutionary tool.

In this webcast, you will learn:

  • What is a Digital Role Play and how it can help Executive Coaches to deliver a better experience during and in between of coaching sessions
  • What are the main characteristics to look at when selecting a Digital Role Play as a platform to deliver new and better additional coaching services
  • What early adopting executive coaches report as leading advantages behind this new coaching strategy



Sept 6th, 2018

Andrea Laus and Matteo Malatesta, SkillGym



Andrea Laus

CEO, SkillGym

Andrea has 20 years experience in the industry of digital learning. Since over 10 years now he designs and develop interactive simulations featuring video and AI to bring immersive and authentic digital experiences to leadership coaches worldwide.


Matteo Malatesta

Head of Business Design, SkillGym

Matteo is head of business design at SkillGym. He supports the product design teams, bringing the voice of stakeholders to the discussion thanks to his international experience in the learning and development industry and his human-centered approach.