Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Supervision

Supervision is making an important contribution to the professional development and quality assurance of executive coaches and consultants and is becoming a key differentiator. We see supervision as an essential quality assurance process for coaches and consultants. This qualification is designed for experienced executive coaches and organisational development consultants, to help them build their status as senior practitioners and supervisors of coaches and consultants.

At a glance

  • Part-time (12 teaching days)

  • Live demonstrations + supervision practice

  • EMCC European Supervision Quality Award

Programme Overview

Delivered over 14 months, the programme offers an opportunity to be supervised on any aspect of your work, individually and in a group of similarly experienced consultants. We make sure there are live demonstrations and opportunities for live supervision on each of the twelve taught days of the programme.

The first two modules are based on a series of six intensive two-day workshops at Ashridge. The third is the accreditation module through which, in a reflective description of the participant's supervision portfolio and relational philosophy combined with a live demonstration and discussion of supervision, you will be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of competence to achieve formal Ashridge accreditation as a supervisor.

Module 1

Advanced Coaching Supervision

  • Workshop 1: 19-20 October 2023
  • Workshop 2: 6-7 December 2023
  • Workshop 3: 11-12 March 2024

Module 2

Advanced Organisation Development Supervision

  • Workshop 1: 20-21 May 2024
  • Workshop 2: 15-16 July 2024
  • Workshop 3: 9-10 September 2024

Module 3

Ashridge Supervisor Accreditation Process

6 February 2025
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Course content and dates subject to change

    Ashridge Coaching Philosophy

    At Ashridge we see coaching as a relational practice. While we take it as read that serving our clients is the primary task of a coaching relationship, we have a particular perspective on the nature of this relationship. We take the view that the relationship between coach and client is at the heart of effective coaching and is, therefore, the central vehicle for learning and change. We see this as a mutual and co-creating relationship rather than a remedial contract to solve a problem.

    Our Supervision Faculty

    Many of our supervision faculty are qualified organisation consultants and psychotherapists as well as practicing executive coaches and supervisors. Their teaching on the Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Supervision is informed by their research on supervision practice, books they have written on supervision and their contributions to academic journals.

    Erik de Haan

    Programme Director

    MA, MSc, PHD

    Charlotte Sills

    MA, MSc, PGCE, Teaching/Supervising Transactional Analyst (ITAA)

    Robin Shohet


    David Birch

    BA (Hons), PGCE, MSc, PG Cert Supervision

    Tammy Tawadros

    MSc in HR/Organisational Consulting

    Fees & admissions

    How to apply

    The application process will require the candidate to:

    • Submit a completed application form or online application

    • Provide details of two referees

    • Attend a virtual interview

    Entry requirements

    • An undergraduate or master's degree, or equivalent academic award, or if you are a mature individual without an academic qualification, evidence of appropriate conceptual and study skills

    • Minimum of three years' experience in an organisational consulting or coaching role

    • Proficiency in English

    Program Fees

    Postgraduate Diploma10,900 GBP

    Application Deadlines

    Next intakeApplication Deadline
    19th October24th September
    • All fees are excluding VAT

    Contact Us

    Request a call back from our admissions officer, Caroline Monfort. Or you can contact her directly on +44 (0)1442 902204

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