DISC Certification

GeniusLogoWhy go through DISC certification if  not required by the publisher?

To become a DISC Genius.

While there is no requirement for certification to work with any of the DiSC® Profiles or Everything DiSC® tools, our clients find that our DISC Genius  certification process helps them take DiSC from an event that is introduced and forgotten to a language that can be installed in their organizations and applied in multiple applications: team development, management development, sales development, customer service, conflict resolution, coaching, counseling and more.


The TEAM ApproachThe TEAM Approach® offers a truly comprehensive DISC Certification Process facilitated by a recognized leader in the delivery of DISC applications.  EPIC, the  online delivery medium,  the DiSC Classic Facilitation System and the “third generation” Everything DiSC Application Library (published by John Wiley & Sons) are featured in this program.  Class size is limited to eight students for maximum learning and participation. 

Pricing: With a participant fee of only $995, this is truly the best value DISC Certification Process available. We fully prepare you to take DISC into your organization through our certification process.  

Additional participants from the same organization are only $895 each.   DISC Geniuses are encouraged to return to future classes for a refresher for only $195 (when seats are available).

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(Are there more people in your organization who will benefit from DISC certification?  Ask about an in-house version where the content is tailored to your specific needs.  Let us come to you!)

Overview

Our DISC Genius Certification process begins with a number of pre-class assignmentsDISC Certification Class followed by two days of classroom instruction, a few self-study activities, and finally, a practicum which includes a 360 feedback evaluation.  Perhaps most importantly – ongoing reinforcement and support.

A key theme throughout the process is the implementation of a proper philosophy on the use of the DISC Model of Behavior – or any other behavioral instrument for that matter.

Pre-Class Assignments

In order to maximize our time together in the classroom, we require you do the following before coming to class:

  1. Profile two people using the DiSC® Classic Profile, interview each, and record the results on an interview sheet sent in your pre-work packet;
  2. Read the book, The Great Connection;
  3. Complete a series of Everything DiSC profiles which will be used in the classroom training;
  4. Set up your personal DiSC portal, MyEverythingDiSC.com and use the site to complete a DiSC Foundations quiz to ground you in the DiSC Model before coming to class.

All required materials will be sent via U.S. Postal Service mail and email approximately two to four weeks prior to the class.

 

Classroom Instruction
DiSC ClassicDay One – DISC Foundations

The focus of Day One is to enhance your understanding of the DISC Model of Behavior so you feel confident discussing it and facilitating its use in a variety of settings. 

  • Communicating with Style – focus on DISC basics
  • Facilitation Options
  • Everything DiSC Workplace Profile – third generation of DISC
  • Pre-Work Review
  • Knowledge Test
  • The Evolution of DISC
  • Adaptive Testing
  • Evening Review
Day Two – DISC ApplicationsDISC Certification Class Everything DiSC

The new circumplex representation of the DISC model, currently published by John Wiley & Sons, takes you into higher levels of personalization and refined application.

  • Evening Review Items
  • Role Based Behavior
  • Facilitation Supplements, Comparison Reports, DISC Culture
  • Everything DiSC Management Profile
  • Sales and Leadership Applications
  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
  • Knowlege Test

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During your two days in the classroom you will:
  • Explore the DiSC® Profile, history and theoryDISC Certification Class;
  • Experience a number of workshops where an Everything DiSC Report is featured (circumplex model of DISC);
  • Learn how to apply a variety of exercises to your DISC training programs;
  • Be tested on your knowledge of the DISC Model of Behavior;
  • Review the concepts of role-based behavior;
  • Review the variety of tools available to apply the DISC model in your organization;
  • Discuss and plan your personal application of the DISC model in your organization
Your Tool Kit

DISC Certification Tool KitYou will receive a variety of tools and copies of helpful books you can use as you plan your approach to introducing DISC in your organization:

  • Handout masters for two versions of a basic DISC workshop – teambuilding and team leader development;
  • Powerpoint files for each of the above workshops and more;
  • Handout masters for a variety of application exercises you can use in your workshops;DISC Genius Flash Drive
  • Dozens of activities, enhancements and exercises created by The TEAM Approach
  • The DISC Genius Flash Drive containing ppt files, videos, podcasts, DISC author interviews, research, and more.

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Self Study

To further ground you in the DISC Model there are two required reading assignments and some optional recommendations:

Practicum

When you leave the two-day classroom event you will be ready to apply your knowledge. This final two-part practicum and training on the Epic system will complete your certification process.

  1. Profile one additional person using the Everything DiSC Workplace report from your EPIC system and discuss your relationship with them using the EPIC Comparison Report and your MyEverythingDiSC personal portal.
  2. The real test of our program is to actually present a DISC seminar of your choosing to a group of participants and get your hands-on experience. Please feel free to give us a call as you prepare. We will be happy to help you get ready for this first event. And, don’t forget to take advantage of your certification specials as you plan your program.
  3. Attend our Epic 101 webinar to ground you in the basics of the Electronic Profile Information System (EPIC) in order to administer your assessments in the most efficient manner possible.

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Evaluation

During your DISC seminar practicum, get a list of names and email addresses from your participants and ask them for their cooperation in evaluating your presentation.

Enter participant information on a special web site (or an Excel Template we provide) and we will send the link to them for an online assessment of your program.  When the results are received from your participants we will send you a report and discuss the findings with you.

Reinforcement and Support

After you leave the classroom the learning and support continues:

  • You will be invited to our Epic 101 webinar to enhance your understanding of your new EPIC system;
  • Special discounts on DiSC® products following your completion of the process.
  • You will be invited back to future certification sessions at a reduced price to keep up with product advancements;
  • Telephone coaching and support will be available whenever you need advice on using the DISC model in training or coaching applications.

DiSC products used in our training are purchased from John Wiley & Sons and have registered trademarks.  If you wish to receive DiSC training directly from Wiley, please contact us for details.

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