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The Five Behaviors®

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The Five Behaviors® is an assessment-based learning experience designed to help organizations build trust and shape a culture of teamwork. Now you can unleash the power of teamwork with a professional credential: The Five Behaviors Certified Practitioner.

What Is The Five Behaviors® Certification?

As a Five Behaviors® Certified Practitioner, you'll have the power to create a culture of teamwork, with high performing teams that elevate the entire organization and drive results. The Five Behaviors® Practitioner Certification course is a virtual, two-week, learning experience designed for practitioners who want to deepen their level of expertise in The Five Behaviors. The course consists of:

Self-Paced Learning

Five engaging, immediately-applicable self-paced learning modules that you’ll retain access to after the course concludes.

Virtual Classroom

Four live, virtual classroom sessions over two weeks – each week, you will participate in two 120-minute sessions where you can share and learn from the experience of other professionals.

Practice Facilitation Techniques

Receive valuable feedback from your peers in a supportive environment while you practice facilitation techniques to strengthen your skills.

Certification Exam

Take the final Certification Exam to measure your understanding of the key concepts of The Five Behaviors.

Upon successful completion of the exam, participants will earn the credential of The Five Behaviors Certified Practitioner, signaling proven competence in shaping cohesive and high-performing teams—knowledgeable in the language of The Five Behaviors.

Earn SHRM Credits Upon Completion

Wiley is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® when they complete certification.

Why Get Certified with The Five Behaviors?

While certification is not a requirement to bring The Five Behaviors to your organization, completing a certification course signifies a proven level of capability and expertise to help ensure you get the most from your Five Behaviors development program to drive your organization’s change initiatives.

The two-week course will provide you and your organization with:

A Valuable Credential

Your Five Behaviors Certified Practitioner credential is backed by nearly 50 years of research-based assessment experience and 200+ years of publishing excellence. In addition, Wiley is a SHRM Recertification Provider, so you’re eligible to earn 20 Personal Development Credits.

Depth of Knowledge

Go beyond the facilitation kits to deepen your foundational knowledge of The Five Behaviors with our team of Education Specialists. You’ll gain expertise in Patrick Lencioni’s model for teamwork, our assessments and profile results, facilitation best practices, how to customize the solutions to fit the organization’s unique needs and more.

Organizational Impact

As a Five Behaviors Certified Practitioner, you’ll be equipped to integrate The Five Behaviors into an organization’s culture and feel confident as you help each learner develop the skills and know-how to work more effectively on any team.

What You'll Learn

As a Five Behaviors Certified Practitioner, you’ll develop the confidence and expertise needed to deliver impactful Five Behaviors experiences that help empower teams to work more cohesively and drive results. During the course, you will:

Deepen Your Knowledge and Gain Expertise in The Five Behaviors

Learn How to Customize and Deliver for Maximum Impact

Gain Facilitation Experience in a Supportive Environment

Ongoing Support with Access to Wiley’s Online Training Center

Course Agenda


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Five Behaviors Certification is designed for Partners and their clients who facilitate The Five Behaviors learning experiences.

For pricing information, please contact your Five Behaviors Authorized Partner. If you don’t have one, we can help you find one, here.

No, although The Five Behaviors Certification course does not provide general facilitator or coaching training. Instead, the course is designed to build on those skills as they pertain to The Five Behaviors.

The Five Behaviors Certification course and product line is exclusively available through our Authorized Partner network of consultants, trainers, and coaches. When you work with one of our Partners, they will empower you with the skills you need to help organizations build trust, transform cultures, and Rise Together™.

To enroll in The Five Behaviors® Certification course, contact your Five Behaviors® Authorized Partner. If you don’t have one, we can help you find one here.

If you’re looking to deliver The Five Behaviors to your clients, talk to us about becoming an Authorized Partner of The Five Behaviors. Learn more.