The Professional Certificate In Executive Coaching
The Professional Certificate In Executive Coaching
A triple-accredited, part-time course that empowers you to develop and practise key coaching skills.
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Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching (PCEC)

Course length

9 months

Suitable for

Individuals with some formal or informal knowledge and/or experience of executive coaching, including independent coaches or leaders wishing to develop coaching skills in an organisational context



Fee (In person, excluding accommodation)

6,990€ /
6,490€ Early Bird* (*for applications submitted by latest 6 months before programme start)

Fee (Live-Online)

£6,450 (GBP)


Munich, Hamburg,

At a glance

  • Triple accredited by the world's three leading coaching associations: ICF, EMCC & AC
  • Learn and practise key coaching tools, techniques and approaches
  • Become a resilient, confident coach who can function in diverse situations
  • Choose between online or in-person study formats to suit your personal and work commitments
  • Develop a supportive network of coaching peers

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!

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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1 April

Workshop 1:
01-02 April 2022

Workshop 2:
12-14 May 2022

Workshop 3:
24-25 June 2022


11 Nov

Workshop 1:
11-12 Nov 2022

Workshop 2:
9-11 Dec 2022

Workshop 3:
20-21 Jan 2023


16 Jan.

Workshop 1:
16-17 Jan 2023

Workshop 2:
20-22 Feb 2023

Workshop 3:
27-28 Mar 2023


31 March

Workshop 1:
31 March - 1 April 2023

Workshop 2:
11-13 May 2023

Workshop 3:
23-24 June 2023

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

Director Business Development, Coaching and Client Relations, Henley Business School Germany


Amanda is a Henley Associate, consultant, experienced senior executive and ICF accredited (ACC) executive coach. She works with Henley Germany in the area of New Business Development as well as supporting and coaching our students as Academic Tutor on the MBA programme. She is also responsible for Coaching at Henley Germany and is one of the international tutors on Henley's Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching Programme.

Amanda holds an Executive M.B.A. from Henley Business School Germany, an M.A. from St. Andrews University, Scotland, and a Professional Certficate in Coaching from Henley Business School Germany.

Amanda is there to support you for all your questions about Henley's executive programmes including the Henley Executive MBA - Global, the Professional Certificate in Coaching and the new Post Graduate Leadership Programme.


Christoph Raudonat

Managing Director, Business School Germany


Chris Raudonat is responsible for the business operations of Henley Business School in Germany. He centres his energy on the strategic direction and development of the organisation, programme sales and recruitment, communication as well as leadership learning / coaching. In the past he worked with a number of international non-profit and civil society organisations to manage their projects and increase their potential by assisting them in the development and implementation of their business strategies.

He is furthermore an executive coach, focusing on cognitive behaviour and positive psychology approaches and helps clients to become the best they can be by exploring innovative approaches to management learning both in practice and academics.

Chris is currently researching the specifics of interim leadership in the gig-economy and gig-leadership while engaging in a MSc/DBA programme at Henley Business School. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and holds degrees in Sociology, Social/Organisational Psychology, Law and Economics as well as an MBA from Henley Business School.

"This is a very well run, demanding and rewarding programme. The discussions and reflections on executive coaching with participants from many other industries and the practices of different coaching techniques have had a deep impact on my perspective on my client work as management consultant."

Imeyen Ebong, Partner, Bain & Company, Munich.