Five Behaviors™ Online Certification

Based on Patrick Lencioni's New York Times bestseller, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team!

Five Behaviors of a Team Certification

Become certified in the Five Behaviors® team training.

The Five Behaviors training programs are based on Patrick Lencioni’s New York Times bestselling book, The Five Dysfunctions of the Team. The training programs combine Lencioni’s model of effective teamwork with insights from Everything DiSC®.

During this two-week, online certification program, you will dig deeper into Lencioni’s model and become adept in implementing a training workshop that helps teams and individuals become more effective in teamwork. The Five Behaviors certification course is taught by the education team at John Wiley & Sons. The course will help learners:

  • Discover the foundational principles of The Five Behaviors model.
  • Explore the entire Five Behaviors solution portfolio from two perspectives – the learner and the facilitator
  • Learn how to build custom solutions and deliver Five Behaviors experiences
  • Practice facilitation and coaching techniques while receiving feedback in a safe environment
  • Gain ongoing access to Wiley’s online training center, where they can access all the course content and connect with fellow practitioners and Wiley’s education specialists.
Five Behaviors Certification

Here's what to expect:

  • 15 – 18 hours of self-directed, online coursework.
  • 8 hours of instructor-led application-focused learning and discussions.
  • Your own Five Behaviors of a Team and Personal Development report.
  • Access to Patrick Lencioni’s The Five Dysfunctions of a Team ebook
  • Access to online learning resources
  • A final exam
  • Credential of The Five Behaviors Certified Practioner

Five Behaviors Certification: $3,295*

*includes one of the two Five Behaviors facilitation kits ($1,495 value)

Two-Week Online Certification Process

The online Five Behvrios® Certification Course is condensed into two weeks.

Because of the fast-pace, it’s imperative that anyone considering this course is available to join every live class and is able to commit to completing the self-directed work prior to each live session. Below is an outline of what you can expect each day over the two weeks:

Week 1

Day 1

Self-Directed Online Learning

2 - 3 hours

Complete Personal Development Assessment, Funda-mentals of The Behaviors, and Pre-work for Live Session #1.

Day 2

Live Session #1
Attendance Required!

2 hours

Participant experience with Five Behaviors Personal Development Explore Trust & Conflict

Day 3

Self-Directed Online Learning

2 - 3 hours

Deep dive into Personal Development

Prework for Live Session 2.

Day 4

Live Session #2
Attendance Required!

2 - 3 hours

Vulnerability-based trust discussion

Facilitation practice using Personal Development

Day 5

Self-Directed Online Learning

1 - 2 hours

Complete the Five Behaviors Teams assessment

Workshop Project planner

Week 2

Day 8

Self-Directed Online Learning

2 - 3 hours

Explore Team Development and The Everything DiSC model Prework for Live Session #3

Day 9

Live Session #3
Attendance Required!

2 hours

Team Development and DiSC Facilitation practice with meaningful conversations on Trust, Conflict, and Accountability.

Day 10

Self-Directed Online Learning

2 - 3 hours

Ongoing impact with the Five Behaviors Prework for Live Session #4

Day 11

Live Session #4
Attendance Required!

2 - 3 hours

Workshop Project Presentations The power of feedback Course wrap-up & exam information

Day 12

Self-Directed Online Learning

2 - 3 hours

Course Survey Exam opens.

You are required to attend all live sessions to receive your credential!

See live sessions dates.

What's included in your registration fee?

Facilitation Materials

Activities, handouts, videos, a leader's script, and customizable powerpoints - are all included with your registration.

DiSC Admin Account

Included in the Certification cost is access to EPIC, the administrative portal for Everything DiSC, and the Five Behaviors.

Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Included in this program is a copy of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.

SHRM PDCs

When you complete the Everything DiSC Certification course, you have the ability to earn 20 SHRM PDCs.

Where will the live sessions take place?

Five Behaviors Accreditation

Live, virtual classes on Zoom.

Make sure that you have a stable internet connection and access to: a quiet room, a video camera, headphones, and a microphone for each of the four live sessions.

You can download the Zoom application before the training if you haven’t used it before. We strongly encourage all learners to test Zoom before their first session.

All other coursework will be completed in the online training center.

Upcoming Online Certification Dates:

Online coursework opens February 23rd.

  • Session One: Monday, 2/27, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST 
  • Session Two: Wednesday, 3/1, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST 
  • Session Three: Monday, 3/6; 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST 
  • Session Four: Wednesday, 3/8; 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST 

Online coursework opens March 10.

  • Session One: Tuesday 3/14, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST 
  • Session Two: Thursday 3/16, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST 
  • Session Three: Tuesday 3/21; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST 
  • Session Four: Thursday 3/23; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST 

Online coursework opens April 7th.

  • Session One: Tuesday 4/11, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST 
  • Session Two: Thursday 4/13, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST 
  • Session Three: Tuesday 4/18; 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST 
  • Session Four: Thursday 4/20; 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST 

Training Schedule

Five Behaviors of a Team Certification
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