Organizational Coaching

Program Presentation

We consider Coaching not only an innovative methodology with tools or an expanding discipline, but a philosophy of life through which to look at and interpret people and the organization itself, by assessing it as a changing, resilient organization that offers a space for continuous learning, adaptation to change and development of its members, promoting both individual change and generalized organizational change that will have a positive impact on the achievement of results for both.

Organizational Coaching aims to accompany people and organizations in the development of their competencies to achieve the desired strategic challenges. Organizational Coaching is also responsible for enabling the leaders of the organization to develop capacities so that they learn to drive and lead their teams within the environment in which the organization finds itself.

Therefore, the Specialization in Organizational Coaching degree aims to train professionals in the discipline of Coaching applied to the organizational sphere, through the development and consolidation of their competences and skills as a leader-Coach essential for the management of people and teams. It delves into the different useful and necessary tools to obtain improvement results in the development and accompaniment processes carried out in organizations by leaders, middle management and teams, and so serve as a driver and engine of change to build on the loyalty of the organization's internal talent, as well as to promote business results.

The Specialization in Organizational Coaching program also promotes the personal development of the students who study it, by helping them train and develop their key competencies as coaches in line with the ethical and professional standards of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Who is the programme for?

The Organizational Coaching program is aimed at professionals from any area of business or consultancy with experience in people management.

Professionals from the field of Coaching who want to complete their training in the most representative methodologies of this specialty, as well as develop the skills and competencies necessary to acquire the business language that will enable them to work with managers.

Managers who want to improve their skills to effectively manage their teams.

Organizational psychologists, as well as professionals dedicated to the selection, recruitment, and training of personnel.

Diploma

Successful completion of the Program will award the degree of Specialization in ORGANIZATIONAL COACHING as issued by the University where the student has enrolled.

Program Structure

The estimated duration of the Organizational Coaching program is 410 hours (41 ECTS credits)a.

Regarding distribution:

  • Being a distance learning Program and not subject to in situ classes, there is no specific starting date, by which the student may complete the enrollment process at any time provided that there is available space.
  • The maximum time available for completing this Program is of 12 months. During this time, the student must have submitted all the evaluations corresponding to the subjects and - if applicable - the Final Project.

The credit structure of the Organizational Coaching Program is stated as follows:

The credit structure for the Organizational Coaching Program is as follows:

  CREDITSa LENGTHb HOURS
1st Part: Subjects 31 9 310
2nd Part: Final Course Project 10 3 100
TOTAL 41 12 410

a) The equivalence in credits may vary according to the University that issues the Diploma. One (1) ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credit is equivalent to 25 hours (10 hours of directed and supervised activities and 15 hours of independent work). The relationship between credits and hours may vary for those students in the Program who are enrolled in a University not belonging to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
b. Duration in months

Objectives

General Objective

  • To train professionals in the discipline of Coaching applied to the organizational field through the development and consolidation of their competencies and skills as a leader-Coach essential for the management of people and work teams. It delves into the different useful and necessary tools to be able to accompany and obtain improvement results in the development and accompaniment processes carried out in organizations for both leaders and teams to serve as an engine of change.

Specific Objectives

  • Identify and understand the role and identity of the Coach within the organizational environment and the important contribution that they represent during the Coaching process.
  • To develop the appropriate competencies and tools as a leader-Coach, essential for the management of people and teams within organizational settings, such as: active listening, direct and effective communication, awareness, reflection, recognition, flexibility, self-knowledge, and motivation.
  • Acquire and develop an assertive, inspiring, and influential leadership style that favors the development of employees and their alignment with the values and objectives of the organization.
  • To achieve a systemic vision of the organization and identify its strengths and areas of improvement that serve as a driver for change.
  • Design and implement projects of organizational change, development, and transformation aimed at achieving results, co-creation of awareness, and conflict resolution at the organizational level.

Career Opportunities

Some of the career opportunities for the Organizational Coaching Program are:

  • Organizational Coaching.
  • Coach for teams, executive professionals, managers or entrepreneurs.
  • Business consulter.
  • Professionals and managers at all levels of the organizational pyramid.
  • Specialists in Personnel Selection, Recruitment, and Training.
  • Professionals and managers at all levels of the organizational pyramid.

Study Plan

  • 1st PART: SUBJECTS (350 HOURS)

The corresponding subjects and hours comprising the first part are shown in the following table:

These subjects, despite being independent, are structured according to a consistent pedagogical order. Each subject is divided into basic topic units or chapters. A printed version of the content is offered for the student to successfully complete the evaluation tasks.

  • 2nd PART: FINAL COURSE PROJECT (100 HOURS)

In the case of the Specialization, Postgraduate, or Expert, the last phase of the Program will be devoted to the development of the Specialization Final Project, which is a monograph on a topic studied during the course and applied to the student's environment.

2nd PART: FINAL COURSE PROJECT
# SUBJECTS HOURS
1 Final Course Project 100
TOTAL 100

Description of the Subjects

1st PART: SUBJECTS

The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

  1. Origins and Theoretical Foundations of Coaching

    The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

    Origins and philosophical principles of Coaching.
    Ontological Vision applied to Coaching.
    Systems thinking.
    The Coaching process.
  2. Disciplinary Sources in Support of Coaching

    The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

    The main sources of Coaching support
    How do we understand a person and their dimensions?
    Ways of interacting and communicating with others.
    How do we conceive life and existence?
    How is Coaching known and structured today?
  3. Organizational Fundamentals

    The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

    The organization
    Theoretical approaches to understanding the organization
    Management of organizations and their environment
  4. Competencies of the Coach

    The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

    Coach competencies.
    The linguistic dimension.
    The emotional dimension.
    The corporal dimension.
  5. Tools for the Coach

    The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

    The concept of tools.
    Linguistic tools for the Coach.
    Neurolinguistic Programming Tools.
    Other tools and resources.
    The Myers-Briggs.
  6. The Coaching Process

    The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

    The Coach-Coachee relationship
    The Coaching Process
    Preliminary Phase of the process
    Definition of objectives and values
    The present reality
    Definition of actions
    Closing of the process
  7. Organizational Leadership and Coaching

    The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

    Intelligent organization
    Strategic planning
    Theoretical approaches to leadership
    Leadership
    Coaching as a leadership style
    Team leadership
    Emotional intelligence in the company
    Organizational coaching
  8. Coaching Marketing and personal branding

    The syllabus of the course includes, among other things, the following contents:

    General marketing principles and notions
    Marketing services applied to coaching services
    Personal Marketing and personal branding
    Marketing plan for the coaching activity
    Online resources applied to the coaching activity

The Final Course Project consists of developing a research work in the field of the Specialization that demonstrates the integration of the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the study plan.

The gestation of the Final Project may begin in parallel to the study of the Program subjects in accordance to the student’s convenience and availability. However, it is advisable to dedicate the last three months of the program to the project’s preparation and final drafting. In addition, the work will be supervised by a professor-tutor whose assignment will depend on the chosen topic.


Note: The subject content may be subjected to slight modifications due to updates and improvements.

    Management

    • Dr. (c) Vanessa Yélamos Torres. Doctorate in Psychology from the International Iberoamerican University (in progress). Master in Integral Coaching by the Instituto Superior de Coaching de Barcelona with Accreditation as a Professional Coach by ASESCO. Master in Systemic Coaching by the Autonomous University of Barcelona, together with the Systemic Institute of Barcelona, Spain. Degree in Psychology from the University of Barcelona. Specialist in Coaching techniques, accredited by ICF. Family constellation training and Neurolinguistic Programming. Professional experience linked to distance teaching through virtual environments, on topics related to Coaching, Emotional Management, Leadership, Change Management, among others. Experience as a psychologist and coach, offering online and face-to-face spaces, where clients can carry out processes of vital discovery, learning and personal and professional transformation. Participation in several workshops and seminars on Systemic and Transformational Coaching. Collaboration in educational projects. Complementary training in virtual environments.

    Teaching staff and Authors

    • Dr. Laura Natalia Pérez. Doctor (Cum Laude) and Master's Degree in Cognitive Science and Language from the University of Barcelona, Spain. Academic Director of the Master’s Degree in Health Psychology at the International Iberoamerican University, Mexico and Professor at this university. Psychologist and coach, founder of Human Flourishing. Research Experience at the University of Barcelona, Spain. Experience as a psychologist at the Hospital San Juan de Dios and La inmaculada, Colombia.
    • Dr. María de los Ángeles González García. Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Sport Psychology by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Master’s Degree in Research in Health Psychology and Sport Psychology by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Degree in Psychology, Specialization: Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Salamanca. Part-time Holder Teacher at Soler i Sala SL, Barcelona, in Consultation and Training in Health Psychology, Coaching and PNL (June 2009-2011) and currently Associate Professor at the Degree in Psychology at the European University of the Atlantic. She has worked as a Psychologist in the Unity of Internal Medicine of the Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona, in Assistance, Research and Training tasks. At present, she is Director of the Psychoeducational Center “BalanCe”, in Santander, Psychologist and Mindfulness trainer. She has published manuals and scientific articles published in international journals on Clinical Psychology and also, she has collaborated in many clinical studies.
    • Dr. Juan Luis Martín Ayala. Doctor in Psychology from the University of the Basque Country, Spain. Master’s Degree in Mental Health at the Universidad de Deusto, Spain. Expert on Family Mediation. Director of the Academic Degree in Psychology and Teacher and Researcher of the Evolutionary Psychology and Education area at the European University of the Atlantic, Spain. Author and co-author of numerous books, book chapters and research articles on the field. Participation in international conferences on development and education.
    • Dr. Mariacarla Martí González. Doctor in Education from the University of Zaragoza. Degree in Psychology from the University of Havana. Master's Degree in Art Education from the University of the Arts, Cuba. Diploma in Psychology and Arts Pedagogy. She has been a professor of Psychology at the University of the Arts and a visiting researcher at the University of Zaragoza. Professor at the European University of the Atlantic and member of the Psychopedagogical Counseling Office of the university.
    • Dr. (c) Julién Brito Ballester. Doctorate in Education from the International Iberoamerican University (in progress). Master's Degree in Systemic Coaching from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. Master's Degree in Human Resources Management from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. Master's Degree in Labor and Organizational Psychology from the University of Havana, Cuba. Her professional career has been related to teaching, research and consulting in the field of Organizational Psychology and other related areas. She has worked mainly in academic coordination, teaching, selection, training and development, as well as in the management and implementation of several consulting projects addressing various organizational intervention needs and change processes. For more than 10 years, has been working on a line of research related to the development of competencies.
    • Dr. (c) Vanessa Yélamos Torres. Doctorate in Psychology from the International Iberoamerican University (in progress). Master in Integral Coaching by the Instituto Superior de Coaching de Barcelona with Accreditation as a Professional Coach by ASESCO. Master in Systemic Coaching by the Autonomous University of Barcelona, together with the Systemic Institute of Barcelona, Spain. Degree in Psychology from the University of Barcelona. Specialist in Coaching techniques, accredited by ICF. Family constellation training and Neurolinguistic Programming. Professional experience linked to distance teaching through virtual environments, on topics related to Coaching, Emotional Management, Leadership, Change Management, among others. Experience as a psychologist and coach, offering online and face-to-face spaces, where clients can carry out processes of vital discovery, learning and personal and professional transformation. Participation in several workshops and seminars on Systemic and Transformational Coaching. Collaboration in educational projects. Complementary training in virtual environments.
    • Dr. (c) María Eugenia Luna Borgaro. D. in Education, International Iberoamerican University Mexico, in progress/stage of Thesis research. Master's Degree in Human Resources and Knowledge Management, University of León. Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, University of Guadalajara. Experience as a business coach for entrepreneurs. Professor related to subjects related to management skills, business administration, young adult education. Professional experience in recruitment and selection functions.
    • Dr. (c) Carmen Lilí Rodríguez Velasco. Doctorate in Education from the International Iberoamerican University (in progress). Master's Degree in Labor and Organizational Psychology from the University of Havana, Cuba. Her professional career has been related to teaching, research and consulting in the field of organizational psychology and other related areas. Experience in the coordination of work teams for the curricular design of academic programs and the creation of didactic materials, as well as the management and optimization of processes and procedures related to the design and implementation of academic programs in virtual learning environments. Extensive participation in Workshops, Seminars, Congresses. Author and co-author of several scientific publications.
    • Dr. (c) Andrea Gutiérrez Simón. Psychologist, Master in Human Resources and Knowledge Management, Diploma in Perinatal Education. D. candidate in Psychology, International Iberoamerican University (Mexico). She has worked in the field of people development in health institutions, educational institutions and private companies. More than 15 years of teaching experience, she is a consultant and lecturer. Cross-cultural experiences. Has brought about change processes at the individual and corporate level, in the execution of short and medium term projects. Has an International Certification as a Group Dynamics Facilitator granted in Lima, Peru, by the GERZA Organization. Complementary training in virtual environments.
    • MSc. Stefania Stiscia. Master in Coaching with NLP by Motivat Coaching School in Barcelona, Spain. Coach accredited by ASESCO. Master's Degree in Personal and Corporate Coaching with Systemic Approach at Coaching Lab, Barcelona. Complementary training in Transformational Coaching by the Gestalt Institute of Barcelona and People Tech Solutions. Complementary training in Systemic Coaching and Family and Organizational Constellations at Farfala Global Coaching in Barcelona. Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Università degli Studi di Modena, Italy. Co-creator of content for several coaching training programs. Partner and member of the AECOP Events Commission. Resource facilitator and online tutor. Founder of Artliderbarcelona; works as a trainer, consultant and coach and facilitates spaces for personal and organizational development.
    • MSc. Sandra Guasch Santos. Master in Neuroleadership and Organizational Coaching at EADA Barcelona. Master in Transformational, Personal and Organizational Coaching for managers by the Gestalt Institute of Barcelona and People Tech Solutions. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Barcelona, Spain. Copperfield Certification at the Kaospilot Barcelona School of Design. Copperfield Certification at the Kaospilot Barcelona School of Design. Complementary training in human resources development, relational and communication skills. Organizational Coach and Trainer. Responsibilities in Business and Human Resources Management. Experience as a trainer, coordinator and manager of work teams.
    • MSc. Núria Oltra González. Master in Systemic Coaching by the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Degree in Psychology from the University of Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain. Founder and Holistic Coach at Novamirada, where she offers spaces to promote holistic growth and experiential learning. Teaching experience, at classroom level, in the Master of Systemic Coaching offered by the Autonomous University of Barcelona, together with the Systemic Institute of Barcelona. Coach and project coordinator at Fundación Babel Punto de Encuentro.
    • MSc. Ana de Diego Lagüera. MBA from the University of Deusto. ACC Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation. Personal and executive Coach. Professor in the Psychology Degree at the European University of the Atlantic. Professor of Coaching and Mentoring in the Master's Degree in Public Relations. HR from the UBU. Professor of the Master's Degree in Coaching and Leadership at the School of Coaching and Tres Talentos (Mérida, Spain). Responsible for internal training, PR and HR. HR, trainer, consultant and organizational coach for several Spanish companies, for which she has developed projects and carried out interventions aimed at facilitating spaces to promote the personal and organizational development of employees.
    • MSc. Sonia Juliana Pérez Pérez. Master in Music Therapy from the National University of Colombia. Degree in Psychology from the National Open and Distance University, Colombia. Bachelor's degree in Anthropology from the University of Los Andes, Colombia. Diploma in University Teaching, University Corporation Taller 5. High competence for the development of educational, social and therapeutic processes based on the capacity for understanding, analysis and proactive vision. First level writing, reading and research skills. She has experience as a teacher and music therapist in various university institutions, training centers and therapeutic intervention in Colombia.
    • MSc. Sara Moza Moríñigo. Master's Degree in Teaching from the University of Seville. Master in Human Resources and Labor Management by the Center for Legal Studies of Granada. Master's Degree in Conflict Resolution and Mediation from the European University of the Atlantic. (studying). Degree in Psychology from the University of Granada. Experience in the field of HR consulting and as a teacher in the area of conflict resolution and HR. Collaboration in educational projects. Complementary training in virtual environments.

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