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Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching

At a glance

  • Learn how to work with teams to improve performance and deliver change at an organisational level
  • Understand how to coach a diverse range of teams, including virtual and cross-functional
  • Benefit from ongoing feedback, supervision and reflective practice
  • Course content explores group dynamics and systemic thinking
  • Accredited by the ICF for the Advanced Certification in Team Coaching (ACTC).
  • Accredited by EMCC Global (TCQA) - Students can use it towards their Individual Team Coaching Accreditation (ITCA) credential up to Senior Practitioner level.
Subject area(s)
Coaching, Change and Strategy
Attendance
Part-time
Fee
£6,950 VAT exempt (live-online or in-person). Excludes accommodation.
Course length
9 months
Suitable for
Experienced coaches, team leaders and consultants
Delivery
In-person weekday, Live-online weekday

Start dates

23 May 2024

Delivery: In-person weekday
Location: Greenlands campus

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Overview

The Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching is an advanced executive coaching programme that helps you deliver change at a team and organisational scale.

By experimenting with tools, techniques and approaches, you will gain the skills needed to coach a diverse range of teams and maximise their potential. You will also learn how to work with stakeholders at all levels to deliver a 'ripple effect' across the organisation.

Course content is research-led and explores topics such as group dynamics and systemic thinking and is delivered through workshops, self-study, team coaching practice, and group supervision.

Key benefits

  • Build your confidence as a team coach and broaden your coaching skills

  • Gain the skills, knowledge and competencies to coach a diverse range of teams

  • Raise your self-awareness as a team coach within a system

  • Develop team awareness

  • Understand inter-group relationships and the complexities of systems within organisations

  • Practice team coaching

  • Gain membership to the Henley Centre for Coaching

You will need 100+ hours of coaching experience with multiple coachees, as an internal or external coach, and to have completed a prior coaching training programme. If you are not accredited by one of the main coaching bodies, evidence of your coaching experience will be requested**.

A minimum of five years’ experience of regularly facilitating teams and groups and/or team leadership using facilitation techniques is also recommended.

The programme is conducted in English. An excellent level of English is therefore essential and proficiency testing may be requested.

** Evidence of coaching experience can be demonstrated through a coaching log or confirmation of coaching hours from an employer (if an internal coach), consultancy, or training provider.

The Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching typically runs over nine months, part-time. It consists of workshop-based in-person or live-online classroom learning as well as self-directed online study and group supervision sessions.

You will need to undertake a minimum of 35 hours of team coaching practice preferably over 1-2 team coaching engagements outside of the workshops.

A tutor-participant ratio of 1:9 provides you with the opportunity for practice and highly personalised development.

You will be assessed through a short reflective paper of 2500 words and a 45-minute recording of a live team coaching session.

Programme content

Before your course starts, you will:

  • Source potential team(s) for coaching practice
  • Complete short self-assessments to inform your learning
  • Carry out relevant reading activities (team coaching books and articles)
  • Start your Learning journal
  • Access selected online resources

In this workshop, you will explore:

  • The whats and whys of team coaching
  • Contracting before and during team coaching
  • Psychology and neuroscience in relation to coaching teams
  • An introduction to group dynamics
  • Capabilities and capacities of the team coach
  • Who you are as a team coach
  • Team as a single entity: purpose, values and identity
  • Team coaching practice
  • Understanding the team as a single entity
  • Team Coaching practice
  • Relevant reading and reflection activities

In this workshop, you will study and experience:

  • Team coaching frameworks and approaches
  • Systemic thinking and team coaching constellations – working with challenging team dynamics and building deeper awareness
  • Systemic team coaching for future-fit organisations
  • Team coaching supervision and reflective practice
  • Diversity in teams
  • Team coaching practice
  • Team Coaching practice
  • Formative assignment
  • Relevant reading and reflection activities

In this workshop, you will understand:

  • Future of teams
  • Team learning, growth and innovation
  • Advanced group dynamics: Managing challenging team conversations and feedback
  • Your development planning
  • Endings
  • Team coaching practice

After Workshop 3, you will follow a programme of virtual study that includes:

  • Assignment drop-in session
  • Group coaching supervision and reflective practice (6 hours)
  • Team Coaching practice (minimum of 35 hours)
  • Access to the Henley Centre for Coaching: videos, webinars and further reading

Accreditation

ICF accreditation

Accredited by the ICF for the Advanced Certification in Team Coaching (ACTC) and by EMCC Global (TCQA) for the Individual Team Coaching Accreditation (ITCA) credential up to Senior Practitioner level.

*The module or course content descriptions set out on this page are correct for those being taught in the current academic year. Modules or course content marked as optional are indicative and may be subject to change. Please note, constraints in timetable scheduling may mean you are unable to take some optional modules at the same time as others.

Lucy Widdowson

Tutor, Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching

Paul J Barbour

Tutor, Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching

Jude Fairweather

Programme Director | Tutor, Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching

Dirk Anthony

Tutor, Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching

Professor Peter Hawkins

Guest Speaker, Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching

Professor David Clutterbuck

Guest Speaker, Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching

Eileen Moir

Guest Speaker, Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching

Alumni

  • 10% discount for Henley alumni

This applies to

  • Henley Business School alumni*
  • University of Reading undergraduate and postgraduate alumni
  • where 120+ academic credits have been awarded i.e. Diploma or higher

The Henley Partnership

Charities

  • 50% discount

Henley Business School is pleased to offer up to two discounted places for employees of UK registered charities** on each intake of the Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching. Places are allocated on a first-come first-served basis, with a maximum of one place per charity on each intake.

Applicants will need to provide:

  • Proof of paid employee status of a UK registered charity
  • Confirmation that this role is their main employment
  • The UK registered charity number
  • Confirmation that charity can be invoiced directly

To apply, applicants should complete and return the charity place application form. This form should be provided at the point of application, charity places may not be applied for retrospectively.

Certified B Corporations

  • 50% discount

A discounted place on the Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching is also available to B Corporations. Please contact us to discuss eligibility and availability.

Multiple bookings

The following discount is available on programme fees when multiple bookings are made by applicants from the same organisation. Payment is required in advance and this offer is subject to eligibility***.

  • 10% 2-4 people
  • 15% 5-9 people
  • 20% 10+ people

MOD Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme

The Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching is approved under the MOD's ELC scheme and can be part-funded using Enhanced Learning Credits.

Please note:

* Alumni discount is available to Henley Business School alumni (as part of University of Reading), not to graduates of Henley Management College.

** Excluding exempt charities.

*** Please contact us for eligibility criteria, availability and terms.

Only one discount can apply.

For more information

Please contact exec@henley.ac.uk

Set in sweeping parkland on the banks of the River Thames, Henley Business School's Greenlands campus provides an inspiring and reflective environment for focused work and study.

Find out more about our facilities and how to find us

Why choose Henley?

No.3 in the UK
for Executive Education providers for open programmes
(Financial Times Executive Education open enrolment programmes rankings 2023)
No. 20 in the world
for Executive Education (combined open and custom programmes) - Financial Times 2023
(Executive Education 2023: Top 50 combined ranking and school profiles)

The Henley Centre for Coaching

The Henley Centre for Coaching is a global leader in coaching research and coach training. The Centre is home to a wealth of resources, including the National Coaching Resources Centre, and is a proud recipient of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Coaching Award.

Executive Education at Henley

For 75 years, Henley Business School has developed confident and resilient business leaders. Executive Education at Henley is:

  • Practical: we combine academic rigour with a strong practical focus, so you can immediately apply what you have learned back in your organisation.
  • Relevant: Henley faculty are experienced practitioners who can support you in exploring solutions to your organisation’s challenges.
  • Collaborative: Open programmes enable you to expand your network, gain new perspectives and share ideas with peers from a range of backgrounds and sectors.
  • Personal: deliberately small learning groups allow you to benefit from individual attention and a confidential environment. We encourage you to understand your unique strengths, leadership style, and areas for development.

Contact us

Open Programmes

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the programme, please contact our programme advisors.

Email: exec@henley.ac.uk
Telephone: 01491 418767

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