Leadership in Times of Uncertainty - Henley Business School Finland

The impact of executive coaching

Leading is people business. Tomorrow’s leaders are increasingly dealing with uncertainty and rapid change which requires strong emotional leadership qualities including self-awareness, empathy, motivation and social skills. In this event, we will discuss how coaching can help you to lead successfully and drive the performance of teams and organisations.

Join us for this breakfast event to discuss the evidence-based impact of coaching and to elaborate on the renewed ICF core competences of coaching.

The event is organised by the International Coach Federation, ICF Finland (CCE points = 1), in cooperation with Henley Business School and KPMG:

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Welcome words
Heli Backman, President of the International Coach Federation, Finland

Future of 2020: What path do you take? Results based on KPMG’s CEO and HR surveys
Minna Tuominen-Thuesen, Partner, KPMG

Minna will share the latest findings from KPMG’s 2019 Global CEO Outlook and Future of HR 2020 Survey. She will reveal what the majority of CEOs believe to be the new currency of business and what HR Executives are most concerned about regarding the future of the HR function.

 Importance of coaching for senior leaders and executives – Latest evidence of the impact
Professor Jonathan Passmore, Director of The Henley Centre for Coaching, Henley Business School


Jonathan will review the latest research and thinking in coaching and cover questions such as: 
  •  Does coaching really offer individuals and organisations an advantage?
  • What does good coaching look like?
  • Drawing on the evidence, Jonathan will encore delegates to think critically about their organisational practices and focus on adopting an evidence-based approach to driving the performance of executive leaders and teams

How the ICF competences are changing and why?
Professor Jonathan Passmore, Director of The Henley Centre for Coaching, Henley Business School

Jonathan will go through the renewed Core Competences of the International Coach Federation. He’ll outline why they are changing and what this exactly means for ICF coaches and their clients.


Short break


How the C-suite in Finland experiences and regulates emotions in turbulent times
Annu Matula, Managing Director, Henley Business School Finland

Annu will be presenting the results of her research where she interviewed C-suite executives in Finland about how they are experiencing and regulating their emotions, and talk about the importance of emotional awareness for leaders.


Facilitated by Heli Backman, President of the International Coach Federation, Finland




Keynote speakers

Professor Jonathan Passmore - Henley Business School Finland

Professor Jonathan Passmore
Jonathan is an internationally respected thought leader in coaching. He is listed in the Global Thinkers50 list and has won multiple areas for his research, writing and practice. Jonathan has written some thirty books and over 100 scientific articles, and he is the Director of the Henley Centre for Coaching at Henley Business School. Before joining Henley, Jonathan has held a number of senior leadership roles, working for PWC, IBM and OPM Consulting.

Minna Tuominen-Thuesen - KPMG - Henley Business School Finland

Minna Tuominen-Thuesen

Minna is a Partner at KPMG Finland. She is responsible for the Government sector at KPMG Finland and is as well leading the Sustainable and Change practice. Minna has extensive experience working with both the private and public sector concerning financial and administrative issues, structural changes, leadership issues and change management.

Anna Matula - Managing Director - Henley Business School Suomessa

Annu Matula
Annu has a strong passion for leadership development. She has over 30 years’ experience in management consulting, leadership training and executive education, and she’s specialised in career and executive coaching. During her career, Annu has designed and delivered various senior executive development, leadership and change. Since 2010, Annu is leading the operations of Henley Business School in Finland. Annu holds an MSc in Coaching & Behavioural Change from Henley Business School.

Register via the form below – latest until 23 December 2019. Limited seats are available, be quick to save your seat!

Register via the form below – latest until 23 December 2019. Limited seats are available, be quick to save your seat!

ICF coaching event 10.1.2020: The impact of executive coaching

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