The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Accreditation

As more organizations experience the benefits of bringing The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® to their employees, they also recognize the importance of having a credentialed professional in their organization who can keep the behaviors alive in the company’s culture. We believe that accredited clients create well-informed advocates who keep employees engaged with The Five Behaviors even when they’re not there. Our accreditation program puts knowledge directly in your hands by offering education options that meet your goals and style of learning.

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Online Accreditation

Gain the confidence and expertise you need to transform talented individuals in your organization into extraordinary teams. The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® Facilitator Accreditation is a blended-learning course that will help you hone your skills as a facilitator of this powerful program. You will earn the credential of a Five Behaviors Accredited Facilitator, gaining expertise in using the model and accompanying course material.


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Learner Takeaways

  • Increased confidence and expertise in delivering The Five Behaviors in your organization
  • Experience facilitating small groups
  • Insight for navigating unexpected and challenging conversations that can occur during a session
  • Ability to adapt facilitation for any team
  • Credential of a Five Behaviors Accredited Facilitator (upon successful completion of the course and passing of the exam)

Program Components

  • Five-week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led, virtual classroom sessions
  • Access to learning resources online
  • Access to The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook
  • Final Accreditation exam (self-directed/graded activity)

Time Commitment

  • Each module will require 5-6 hours of time per week, broken down in the following way:
    • Two to three hours of self-directed online work to be completed before the module’s live collaborative (instructor-led webinar) session
    • One 90-minute live collaborative (instructor-led webinar) session per week (NOTE: Attendance is required at ALL live collaborative sessions)
    • 30 to 60 minutes of additional self-directed online work following the live collaborative session
  • A final exam to be completed within 72 hours of the final live collaborative session

Program Requirements

  • Each attendee must own or have access to a Five Behaviors Facilitation Kit
  • Commit to five-weeks of course participation, each week consisting of 3-4 hours of self-directed online work and a 90-minute instructor-led live virtual session
  • Be willing to be recorded during the live session—learners and faculty will have access to this recording for the duration of the course to aid in the learning experience
  • Active participation in the live session (instructor-led webinar)
  • Satisfactory, on-time completion of all self-directed learning activities
  • Satisfactory completion of the final exam within 72 hours of the final, live session
  • Participation in a survey to provide feedback concerning the product and experience
  • If a participant fails to pass the final exam, a retake will be assigned

Accreditation Renewal

Accreditation is valid for two years, at which point clients have the option to become permanently re-accredited.