Systemic Team Coaching® Diploma

Our Masters-level Systemic Team Coaching Diploma programme enables experienced team coaches to become among the most highly qualified in the field today. This ICF-accredited team coaching training programme deepens and strengthens your team coaching practice by supporting you in applying your learning to a live client assignment.

“Systemic Team Coaching is an ongoing partnership – not a series of events – and the AoEC Systemic Team Coaching Diploma helps you learn how to partner with a complex team during a programme lasting 9-12 months. During that time, you set a process in place which leads to learning and coaching occurring with your client team even when you’re not there with them.”

peter.hawkinsProfessor Peter Hawkins – AoEC Honorary President

Who is it for?

Before starting the Diploma (next programme starts November 2018), you must have completed the Systemic Team Coaching Certificate – a three-day programme which doubles as Module One of the Diploma. Visit the Systemic Team Coaching Certificate page or contact for more information.

Participants are typically experienced coaches or consultants with:

  • at least four years’ practice and training equivalent to PCC (ICF) Practitioner Level (EMCC)


  • OD practitioners working in-houseor with significant consultancy experienceOR
  • Be a consultant with about ten years in Organisational Development, which includes extensive coaching or team development

The Master Practitioner Diploma provides:

  • In-depth input on the theoretical foundations and the practice of systemic team coaching from highly experienced Faculty
  • Broad exposure to a range of team coaching approaches, tools and techniques, with the opportunity to practice with peers and get feedback
  • Rigorous feedback on your team coaching model and practice from peers and faculty members
  • One-to-one guidance from Faculty on your continued learning and development as a team coach
  • The opportunity to put your learning during the programme into immediate practice in a real client case study
  • Supervision of your team coaching practice by experienced Faculty
  • Feedback on and in-depth assessment of your team coaching work by the faculty

Through this programme you will:

  • Gain a clear understanding of the theory and methodology of Systemic Team Coaching® and how to apply the Hawkins’ Five Disciplines model
  • Enhance your confidence, authority, presence and resilience when working with teams at all levels
  • Apply your learning to your own client – with support from faculty and a supervision team
  • Create your own model of team coaching
  • Gain deep understanding of yourself in your role as coach
  • Be supported by expert faculty who are highly experienced team coaches and trainers, including contributions from Professor Peter Hawkins, AoEC Honorary President
  • Develop your network of experienced team coach peers

“This course not only transformed my approach to coaching teams, it helped transform my business by breaking into an area I had long wanted to involve myself in.” 

“The programme is transformational; I am a different coach as a result. It’s offered me an opportunity to develop my practice at all levels; when working with individuals, teams and organisations. It allowed me to bring together my life experience, previous training and development, as well as the learning during the programme, to create my signature approach. The faculty and participants were generous with their time and created a safe, but challenging, place to learn and grow as a systemic team coach practitioner. Highly recommended.” 

Programme Structure

After the Systemic Team Coaching® Certificate, the Diploma training programme continues with a further four modules.


Qualification and Accreditation

The Systemic Team Coaching® Diploma involves 121 hours of coach training that can be used towards PCC accreditation with the International Coach Federation (ICF).

This course is also accredited by Middlesex University and leads to the award of 40 level 7 credit points. Graduates can take their study further and complete a Masters at Middlesex University.

“I wanted to spend more time in a learning environment and tap into the collective knowledge of the faculty at the AoEC. This team coach training programme has enabled me to do just that. It has been the most significant, stretching and rewarding learning experience of my career to date.” 

Interested in becoming a Team Coach?
Find out more at the next team coaching session which is on 12 September 2018

We regularly run Open Events for people to find out about coaching, the AoEC and all our programmes including Systemic Team Coaching® (STC) training opportunities.

The Team Coaching session runs between 16.00pm – 17.00pm  and Programme Manager, Mike Smith will be available to answer any questions you have. You can book for this free session using the ‘Register’ button below or you can find more about the Open Events here.

Wednesday 12th September 2018
16.00pm – 17.00pm

The National Gallery, London


Frequently Asked Questions

We run this course every 12 to 18 months in London. A North American course is under development.

We restrict the maximum number of delegates on each course to 24 in order to maintain a minimum faculty / student ratio of 6:1.

The course is accredited with the International Coach Federation (ICF) for 106 ACSTH (Accredited Coach Specific Training Hours).

The course is not residential, if you will need to stay in London, we can provide a list of hotels local to the venue.

We suggest that you allow the same amount of time that you spend attending the training, for working with your own client team and for the course work between modules – so on average, you should anticipate an additional 11 days over the duration of the course (about a year). We also provide a reading list with mandatory and discretionary reading.


We have highly trained and experienced team coaches who deliver this programme, some of whom also played a key role in developing it.

Upcoming Course Details

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Systemic Team Coaching Diploma 7 - Module 2, 11 – 13 Feb 2019

Systemic Team Coaching Diploma 7 - Module 3, 01 – 03 May 2019

Systemic Team Coaching Diploma 7 - Module 4, 15 – 17 Jul 2019

Systemic Team Coaching Diploma 7 - Module 5, 14 – 15 Oct 2019

ETC Venues, Bonhill House, 1-3 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4BX
Course Location Venue Dates Price exc. VAT   Status
Systemic Team Coaching Diploma View Dates London; Bonhill House London: Bonhill House 11 Feb – 15 Oct 2019 £7,495.00

Systemic Team Coaching Diploma

London; Bonhill House

London: Bonhill House

11 Feb – 15 Oct 2019

£7,495.00 exc. VAT


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Dr Hilary Lines
Dr Hilary Lines
Hilary is an executive and team coach, educator and facilitator, with over 25 years’ experience of working with senior executives in a range of sectors. She helps clients unlock their full potential as leaders, enabling them to develop the relational presence and agility to engage productively with their teams, peers and clients.
Professor Peter Hawkins
Professor Peter Hawkins
Peter Hawkins is Honorary President of the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC). For the last 30 years he has been helping organisations in many parts of the world connect their strategic change, their organizational culture and their leadership development. He has written extensively about leadership, leadership teams, coaching and supervision. Currently his major concern is the growing gap between the increasing and changing challenges for individual and collective leadership and how leadership development is failing to evolve at the same speed.
Moira Nangle
Moira Nangle
Moira has designed, delivered and evaluated OD interventions from Board to Shop-floor level ranging from business strategy to organisation design, new product development, talent management, culture change, and customer service. During the last few years she has worked with senior teams in a coaching or consulting capacity across Europe and in Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Middle East to develop the internal capability and capacity to lead and manage change.
Maxine Gooding
Maxine Gooding
Maxine Gooding is a team coach, facilitator and organisational dynamics consultant. She has over 25 years’ experience in business leading teams, developing strategy, managing global change initiatives and improving customer experience. She knows first-hand the complexity of working in fast moving large-scale organisations. A graduate of the Systemic Team Coaching Diploma and OD practitioner, Maxine focuses on liberating the human element of business through leadership, teamwork and organisational performance.
John Hill
John Hill
John is an accredited Systemic Team Coach, Executive Coach and works with leaders and senior teams in the UK and internationally. He has a background in the cut and thrust of the business world gained in global organisations, SMEs and start-ups, and moved into coaching and leadership development around 10 years ago. John is passionate about being an agent of positive change, drawing on his fascination with the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of people and organisations, which informs what makes them the way they are – and what they could be.

Find out about Maxine Gooding’s experience as a delegate on the Diploma.

Ongoing Supervision Support

We can support your continued development with individual or group supervision. For details please contact

Programme Dates

Our next Diploma starts in February 2019 with an introductory webinar in November 2018. Please contact for more information.

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