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Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching



Next intake

January 2025


9 months

Become a certified professional in team and systemic coaching

Never before have teams been so important for our future as the challenges of the world will only be solved by greater collaboration and teamwork. 

The Henley Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching is the only academic and triple accredited team coaching programme in Finland. The programme has been accredited by the International Coaching Federation as well as the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.

Learn how to coach teams and larger systems they operate in to deliver lasting 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. 

We hold an online info of the programme on 24 September. Read more and sign up!

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Programme at glance

  • Learn how to improve performance and deliver change at an organisational level 
  • Gain a variety of tools to coach a diverse range of teams 
  • Explore group dynamics and systemic thinking 
  • Become a certified team and systemic coach in an academic programme that is accredited by the ICF and EMCC 

Key facts

Next start

January 2025


Helsinki & UK


7,900 € (+VAT)


9 months, part-time


7 workshop days & online sessions

Content and schedule

Course content is research-led and explores topics such as team coaching models and frameworks, group dynamics and systemic thinking as well as how to manage challenging team conversations.

Programme faculty consists of the pioneers in team and systemic coaching from whom you get to learn with a group of highly experienced professionals.


The programme runs over 9 months. It consists of 7 days of workshops divided into three modules, 35 hours of team coaching practice with minimum of two team coaching engagements as well as self-directed online study and 10 hours of coaching supervision online.


Schedule for the January 2025 intake

Workshop 1: 23-24 January 2025
Workshop 2: 26-28 February 2025
Workshop 3: 27-28 March 2025

Online sessions (dates will be confirmed later; duration per session 1-2h)

Assignment Q&A 23.4.2025

Supervision Session 1: 21.5.2025/22.5.2025 
Supervision Session 2: 13.8.2025/14.8.2025 

Reflective Practice/Supervision: 17.9.2025
Assignment Deadline: 9.10.2025
If individual coaching is like classical music, team coaching is best likened to Jazz. In the training the biggest difference is the emphasis on the dynamics between people and connection to the larger systems, which provide continuous challenges for even the most seasoned coach.

Ulla JonesUlla Jones

Leadership development Advisor, CEO Ultima Lead Oy



Learning experience

Your learning journey will be pragmatic, experiential, and rigorously underpinned by the behavioural sciences. Our programme goes far beyond simply acquiring team coaching skills and techniques.

You will not only broaden your knowledge and skills in team and systemic coaching but also develop a systemic mindset that enables you to create wider possibilities for behavioural change in organisations and in teams. You will also develop your skills in developing team and organisational ability to deliver value to their stakeholders. 

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As our programme is delivered worldwide, it provides a global business context for you through cross-cultural sharing.  Our tutors are highly experienced, senior-level practising executive coaches. Their work in coaching practice and research feeds back into the programme.

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The Henley Professional Certificate in Team and Systemic Coaching provides multiple benefits: 

Benefits for you

  • Develop your team coaching skills and learn how to coach a diverse range of teams
  • Understand inter-group relationships and the complexities of systems within organisations
  • Learn from the pioneers of team coaching practitioners and academics
  • Receive a certification from a tripple-accredited programme and gain membership to the Henley Centre for Coaching 

Benefits for your organisation and clients

  • Empower teams to identify their purpose and take ownership on delivering value to your organisation and clients
  • Develop high-performing teams that achieve real success and use their full potential
  • Enable organisational change and renewal 

I love the way our tutors Lucy & Paul have given us the safe space to explore not just a team coaching, but us as coaches and humans in this planet of ours.

Maarit Tiililä Executive Coach, Maarit Tiililä Oy

Fee & application

The tuition fee for the programme is 7,900 € (+VAT), excluding accommodation and travel costs.  For groups within the same organisation we offer following discounts:  

  • 10% for 2-4 people 
  • 15% for 5-9 people 

Henley alumni are eligible for a 10% discount.

Please download and fill in the application to apply for the programme:

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You will receive acceptance letter for the programme as soon as the Henley admissions team has reviewed and accepted the application.



Difficulties in choosing the right programme?

Hopefully these insights help you.

Frequently asked questions on the programme

A team coach is a professional specializing in guiding and enhancing the collective performance of teams. Unlike individual coaching, team coaching focuses on the dynamics, collaboration, and shared goals of the entire team. Team coaches facilitate discussions, foster open communication, and design interventions to address challenges and promote a positive team culture. Their role is to empower teams for improved performance and collective success.

To become a team coach, one typically starts with a relevant educational background in fields like psychology or organizational development. Specialized training in team coaching from accredited programs, such as those recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF), is crucial. Gaining practical coaching experience, initially with individuals and then transitioning to teams, is an essential step. Seeking certifications in team coaching and engaging in continuous professional development through workshops and networking are important.

There isn't a specific, universally recognized "Team Coach Model" that encompasses a single, standardized approach. The term "team coach model" may refer to various coaching methodologies, frameworks, or models used by professionals specializing in team coaching. Different coaching organizations and practitioners may have their own preferred models or approaches tailored to their philosophies and methodologies.

One well-known coaching organization, the International Coach Federation (ICF), provides a general coaching competency framework that can be applied to team coaching. This framework includes key competencies such as establishing the coaching agreement, cultivating trust and safety, and facilitating learning and results.

To initiate a career in team coaching, enroll in a reputable coaching training program that specifically focuses on team coaching, seeking accreditation from organizations like the International Coach Federation (ICF). Gain practical coaching experience, starting with individuals and transitioning to coaching teams. Consider specialized training in team dynamics and organizational behavior to enhance your skills. Pursue certification in team coaching to demonstrate professional standards.

Coaching focuses on individual development, involving confidential one-on-one sessions to address personal or professional goals. In contrast, team coaching centers around improving the collective performance of a group, emphasizing shared goals, team dynamics, and open communication. While individual coaching encourages personal accountability and tailored interventions for individual growth, team coaching involves facilitating discussions, group exercises, and interventions aimed at enhancing overall team collaboration and effectiveness. The impact of individual coaching is on the individual, while team coaching's scope extends to the collective success and dynamics of the entire team. Both coaching approaches have distinct applications, catering to individual and team-level needs.


Please feel free to get in touch with us without hesitation.

Annu Matula

Annu Matula

Senior Advisor & Executive Coach
Mobile: +358 40 506 5486