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Professional Certificate in Team, Board and Systemic Coaching

Enable lasting organisational change by strengthening team relationships and processes with the Professional Certificate in Team, Board and Systemic Coaching.

At a glance

Subject area(s)
Coaching
Attendance
Part-time
Fee
£6,750 (excluding accommodation) - VAT exempt
Course length
9 months
Suitable for
Experienced coaches, team leaders and consultants
Next start date
18/02/21
Location
Greenlands campus

Programme Overview

The Professional Certificate in Team, Board 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.

Accredited by the International Coach Federation (through the Henley ACTP programme*), the course draws from the latest research on topics such as group dynamics and systemic thinking. Course content is delivered through workshops, self-study, team coaching practice, and individual and group mentoring.

* The Henley Professional Certificate in Team, Board and Systemic Coaching is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and designed to form part two of the Henley Approved Coach Training Programme (ACTP), the Henley Postgraduate Certificate in Executive and Team Coaching, with part one being the Henley Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching.

Key Benefits

You will need 100+ hours of coaching experience with multiple coachees, as an internal or external coach. 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.

An excellent level of English is 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.

Course fee: £6,750 (excluding accommodation) - VAT exempt
Duration: 9 months
Suitable for: Experienced coaches, team leaders and consultants

Available start dates

Start date: 18/02/21
Location: Greenlands campus
Session Starts Ends
Workshop 1 18/02/21 19/02/21
Workshop 2 10/03/21 12/03/21
Workshop 3 14/04/21 16/04/21

The Professional Certificate in Team, Board and Systemic Coaching typically runs over nine months, part-time. It consists of eight days of workshop-based classroom learning as well as self-directed online study, mentor coaching and supervision sessions.

You will be assessed through a 40-60 minute live team coaching session.

Programme content

Before your course starts, you will:

  • Source potential team(s) for coaching practice
  • Carry out relevant reading activities (team coaching books and articles)
  • Access selected online resources
  • Complete a psychometric questionnaire

In this workshop, you will explore:

  • The business case for, and foundations underpinning, team coaching
  • How to develop psychological safety
  • Neuroscience in relation to teams
  • ICF coaching competencies and latest thinking
  • Coaching with boards
  • Coaching diverse teams (including senior leadership, cross-functional, dispersed, temporary and virtual)

In this workshop, you will examine:

  • Team coaching models and frameworks
  • Contracting before and during team coaching
  • Team coaching for future-fit organisations
  • Agile and team coaching (the scrum coach and other frameworks)
  • The importance of team coaching supervision
  • System thinking, constellations and practice – how to work with challenging team dynamics and build deeper awareness
  • Diversity in teams

You will also develop:

  • Team awareness, including psychometric assessment and 360 diagnostic tools
  • Facilitation skills

In this workshop, you will understand:

  • Team purpose, strategy, goals and values
  • The different ways of working, including team meetings and collective decision making
  • How to design team coaching programmes
  • Business development approaches
  • Team learning, growth and innovation
  • How to manage challenging team conversations and dynamics

You will also participate in a virtual team coaching exercise and simulation.

Learn from expert faculty

You will learn from leading thinkers in the field:

Accreditation

The Henley Professional Certificate in Team, Board and Systemic Coaching is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and designed to form part two of the Henley Approved Coach Training Programme (ACTP), the Henley Postgraduate Certificate in Executive and Team Coaching, with part one being the Henley Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching.

For coaches who have previously completed an ICF Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) programme elsewhere, it can be studied in addition to that to form part of the requirements for the ICF ACTP. For more information visit: https://www.coachfederation.or...

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.

Professor Jonathan Passmore

Professor of Coaching and Behavioural Change

Professor Andrew Kakabadse

Professor of Governance & Leadership

Ty Francis

Visiting Tutor

Peter Hawkins

Professor of Leadership

Alumni

  • 10% discount for Henley alumni

This applies to

  • Henley Business School alumni*
  • University of Reading undergraduate and postgraduate alumni

(Where 120 plus credits have been awarded).

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, Board 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, Board 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 open programmes are booked. Payment is required in advance and this offer is subject to eligibility**.

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

Please note:

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

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

Only one discount can apply.

For more information

Please contact exec@henley.ac.uk

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Why choose Henley?

No.4 in the UK
of Executive Education providers for open programmes
(Financial Times Executive Education open enrolment programmes rankings 2020)
World top 25
of Executive Education providers for combined open and custom programmes
(Financial Times Executive Education 2020 - The Top 50 Schools [combining Custom and Open programmes ranking])
UK no.2
for course design, new skills & learning, and participants' aims achieved
(Financial Times Executive Education open enrolment programmes rankings 2020)

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: +44 (0) 1491 418767