The Professional Certificate In Executive Coaching
The Professional Certificate In Executive Coaching
Add coaching skills to your toolbox as leader, HR specialist or get your expertise certified as experienced coach.
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Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching (PCEC)

Find out why coaching is right for YOU!


Are you still leading or already coaching?

For managers in the 21st century, coaching skills are indispensable to lead staff in a motivating way and to access their full potential.

Find out how the Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching advances you.


Coaching can be studied!

For experts in human resources, coaching skills are indispensable to support internal clients as their HR business partner or HR developer.

Learn how the Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching supports you on this journey.


The fast track to coaching certification!

In the increasingly opaque coaching market, certifications like the one of the International Coach Federation ICF gain in importance.

Prepare here for your fast track to ICF certification!

Ragna Kirberg

Coaching Certificate

For people interested in using the coaching approach to develop themselves and others.

The drive for greater professionalism and quality in coaching is the result of coaching becoming a significant part of learning and development for individuals as well as for organisations.

This programme will appeal to anyone who wishes to develop their personal coaching skills, either from within their organisation or as an external provider.

Next start dates:

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24 September

In progress

Workshop 1:
24-25 September 2020

Workshop 2:
29-31 October 2020

Workshop 3:
10-11 December 2020


27 November

Fully Booked, Wait list

Workshop 1:
27-28 November 2020

Workshop 2:
22-24 January 2021

Workshop 3:
19-20 March 2021


23 March

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Workshop 1:
23-24 March 2021

Workshop 2:
26-28 April 2021

Workshop 3:
01-02 June 2021


4 May

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Workshop 1:
04-05 May 2021

Workshop 2:
21-23 June 2021

Workshop 3:
20-21 July 2021


14 September

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Workshop 1:
14-15 September 2021

Workshop 2:
26-28 October 2021

Workshop 3:
30 November-01 December 2021


9 November

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Workshop 1:
09-10 November 2021

Workshop 2:
13-15 December 2021

Workshop 3:
31 January-01 February 2022

Henley is Partner of the International Coach Federation

What to expect

Benefits to the individual

  • The opportunity to experiment with, and practise, different techniques and styles
  • Ongoing feedback to build your confidence and competence in coaching
  • A wide range of methodologies giving the skills needed for different coaching situations and requirements
  • An external quality assurance statement of coaching training from an international, leading business school.

Benefits for the organisation

  • Equips managers to coach in diverse management development situations
  • Can be tailored to an organisation’s own coaching culture with its business drivers, values and strategies embedded in the programme delivery.

Course Content

Pre workshops

You will have access to your online learning portal including resources from the Academic Resource Centre. Before Workshop 1 we will invite you to undertake reading, reflection and online learning; this will require around 3-5 hours of study time.

Workshop 1

Self-awareness as a coach

This workshop explores your personal skills and attributes, and your beliefs and values around coaching. A basic framework for coaching is introduced.

Workshop 2

Tools and techniques

This workshop enables you to try out different tools and techniques and understand the underpinning psychological concepts. Carry out your first external client session (either with your own clients or let us arrange the client for you).

Workshop 3


This workshop continues the development of coaching competences, provides opportunities for observed sessions with feedback, and the opportunity to integrate the materials into
a coherent approach.

Post workshops

The programme continues with supervision, support and coaching skills development. In addition participants will have access to all the resources of the Henley Centre for Coaching, including online coaching journals, webinars from leading coaching figures from across the world and resources to help set up your coaching business.

Optional online sessions

Coaching supervision forms an integral part of the programme through the 9 months of study and participants will have access to regular online mentoring and supervision sessions during the latter 6 months of the programme (included within the programme fees).

Composition and assessment

The Henley Professional Certificate in Coaching comprises of 3 workshops and a subsequent practice period with supervision support. At the end of this period assessment is through a portfolio which includes a 2,000 word reflection on your development as a coach and a recorded coaching session demonstrating your coaching skills.


In every intake, your learning will be supported by two expert coaches with extensive coaching experience

Are you interested in our Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching?

Please contact us:


Amanda Justice

Academic Tutor, Henley Business School Germany


Christoph Raudonat

Head of Henley Business School Germany