Business Coaching Diploma Intensive

Become a certified coach with PwC's Academy

Business Coaching Diploma Intensive provides essential coaching knowledge and skills, enabling to engage in professional coaching conversations

The mission of this programme is to grow the awareness of the benefits of coaching and contribute to building coaching cultures within organisations. As the internal coaching trend is emerging we aim to significantly support Senior Leaders and HR professionals to go through this transformational journey.

Why is it worth it?

  • Highly applicable methods that leaders can apply to maximize their own and their people’s potential
  • Practical examples of using coaching in life and the business environment
  • Group and individual mentoring as part of the course (required during the individual accreditation process at ICF)
  • Selection of the most practical coaching tools, techniques and methods from different coaching approaches
  • Highly qualified, experienced coaches holding internationally recognized coaching accreditaitons, including the highest in ICF - Master Certified Coach

Programme information

Who can be interested

The course is directed to managers, senior leaders, HR professionals, business skills trainers, counsellors, consultants, psychologists, educators and everyone who is interested in coaching and development.

Business Coaching Diploma Intensive offers a variety of coaching methodologies, techniques and tools that can be used by professional coaches as well as business professionals in their coaching role.

It equips with skills to attain a high level in coaching - both in a business & life environment.

Course structure

We are offering Business Coaching Diploma Intensive in a highly interactive, live online format.

It is a comprehensive programme consisting of : 

  • 20 interactive online workshops using a variety of coaching techniques and tools 
  • Mentoring/supervision:
    - at least 7 group supervisions throughout the course
    - 3 individual hours which can be used up to 6 months after the course
  • Practical sessions in pairs/trios
  • 5 observed coaching sessions with feedback
  • Final assessment (theoretical test as well as coaching session)

Small groups of up to 12 participants.

Please note that the programme is delivered in English.


Duration and Certificate

The course comprises of 84 online training hours course hours certified by ICF as Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH)

Upon completing the course participants may apply for individual accreditation:
Associate Certified Coach (ACC) in ICF through the simplified ACSTH path.

Programme - international live online edition

Introduction & building a coaching mindset

Building the coaching relationship

Designing the future

Releasing and exceeding one’s potential

Building satisfying relationships and releasing internal motivation

Knowledge & skills review

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Joanna Antkiewicz

Joanna holds the position of CEE Head Coaching Practice in PwC since 2011. She is an ICF Master Certified Coach. She leads mentoring programs required by ICF for coaches before their accreditation exam. She supervises coaches individually and in groups.

Joanna is the author of many coaching training programs for management teams. Has experience in implementing a coaching culture in organizations. Most of Joanna's coaching clients are board members. Being an MCC Coach she specializes in executive systemic coaching, going through change (new role etc.), leadership development, career coaching as well as burnout and managing conflict.

She has been working as a coach since 2006. Before that she held the roles of HR Manager/Director, HR Business Partner, CEE Talent Leader, Trainer and Senior Consultant in many international corporations including J. Water Thompson, Arthur Andersen,  Xerox.

For the last two years she was leading her private Coaching & Consulting business. She has been dealing with people development and talent management for over 15 years.

Joanna is an ICF Professional Certified Coach, Certified Business, Master & Team Coach (EMCC-accredited course), Business Trainer and Consultant. Certified Change Management Trainer. Consultant of Belbin Team Roles Theory ®. She was President of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council Poland in 2012-2014.

Since 2003 she has been conducting soft-skills trainings as a freelancer. In 2007, she started her career in business as a Consultant in the area of customer satisfaction and sales at Mercedes-Benz Poland. Participated in Assessment and Development Center projects as an assessor. Implemented coaching on the job for dealer network employees.

In 2012, she began working in PwC Poland as a Manager at the Academy, being responsible for trainings in the soft- skills area. She continues to be one of PwC’s Executive Coaches as well as PwC's Academy trainer.

Joanna is the Leader of Business Coaching Diploma.


Joanna Zawada-Kubik

Joanna is an ICF Master Certified Coach. She is an Executive Coach and Trainer of Individuals and Teams. Great enthusiast of Alan Seale's Transformational Presence. Joanna spent 10 years in a corporation working on different positions in Retail and Operations. She implemented and supervised HSSE standards, took care of internal communication in strategic projects, dealt with credit control and customer service.

Joanna participated with enthusiasm in Change Management processes: change of organisation culture, behaviours, corporate values, motivation systems and working habits. As a Customer Service Manager she supported and coached employees in a change process of centralisation in Customer Service Unit.

She has cooperated with many companies in different sectors and industreis as well as led coaching classes at universities. She also created a mind changing programme for small business entrepreneurs on leadership, responsibility, communication and co-operation, and successfully delivered it to 300 people.

Zana Goic-Petricevic

Zana is an ICF Professional Certified Coach as well as Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), and Organisation and Relationship Systems Certified Coach (ORSCC). She delivers executive leadership coaching, individual and collective leadership assessment, team coaching, coaching training and leadership development training, with great focus on leader(ship) development and culture change. 

Her work is centred around cultivating bolder individual and collective leadership in organisations through coaching, learning and development.

Mirjana Gomilanovic

Mirjana is an ICF Professional Certified Coach and her practice is mainly in the field of leadership development and organisational growth. She is the author of the book "Lighthouse in me” and the Executive Director of the "One2grow-Leadership Coaching“ Agency.

Mirjana conducts projects designed for management and employees of large international companies, based on individual and team coaching. 

Her specialty areas are development of leadership competencies, building work life integration as well as change management, the definition of company mission, vision and values and by that creating a corporate culture. Therefore, her work can be characterised as maximizing the power and knowledge of individuals in order to grow organisations and society in general.


Katarzyna Szac-Krzyżanowska

Katarzyna is an ICF Associate Certified Coach and Manager at PwC's Academy in Poland. Project leader, people manager, learning advisor, coach, trainer, program designer and solution seeker. Enthusiast of lifelong learning and live virtual instructor-led training.

She is responsible for leading coaching and personal development training projects, among which are her key programs - Business Coaching Diploma and Business Coaching Diploma Intensive. Having successfully led ICF and EMCC certifications she now manages their implementation across CEE and EMEA regions.

As a coach she works both with life and business topics, often inviting clients to work with creativity and potential. She engages in coaching programs for NGOs and startups as well as life coaching initiatives. She delivers training on coaching and communication skills.

Business Coaching Diploma is an inspiring course, opening new perspectives, arousing curiosity and motivation for change. We work in small groups to provide participants with time and attention. Our trainers are enthusiasts, experts with many years of coaching and business practice. I cordially invite you to a course after which, according to our graduates, nothing looks the same.

Joanna Kucharczyk-Capiga, course leader

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