Event Types

Event Types

VitalSmarts’ training events are hands-down the most engaging, challenging, and action-focused training experiences out there—and we don’t hesitate to boast!

It all starts with our award-winning, research-based content—Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, and Influencer. From there, we bring in world-class trainers, award-winning video instruction, and skill-based review activities and role-play scenarios. Whether you’re looking to preview the skills, receive professional development, or become a certified trainer, you will leave your VitalSmarts Training experience feeling energized and ready to put your new skills into action. We also have Live Online and Online training events for those with limited travel budgets, inflexible schedules, or who prefer to learn from the comfort of their own home or office.

 
EXECUTIVE BRIEFING
Executive Briefing is a 2-hour product preview event designed for decision makers who are interested in implementing VitalSmarts training in their organization.

Audience:Decision makers interested in implementing a VitalSmarts course.
Cost: $49/person
 
live in person                  live online
In person                              Live Online
Duration: 2 hrs                     Duration: 2 hrs


IN-HOUSE TRAINING

An in-house training is a private, full-length training course facilitated by a VitalSmarts Master Trainer at a location you specify. This is one way for you to bring your employees the training without having to go through the certification process. People in your organization learn together and can hold one another accountable for using the skills back in the workplace.

Audience: Employees from your organization who you specify.

Cost: Facilitator fee + training materials per attendee. Contact us for more information.
 
                  live online                  online on demand

In Person                              Live Online                         Online
Duration: Customized        Duration: Customized       Duration: Customized

 
PUBLIC WORKSHOP

A Public Workshop is an open-enrollment, full-length training course facilitated by a VitalSmarts Master Trainer. This is our most popular course offering with multiple ways to learn the content.

Audience: Training decision makers, as well as anyone learning the skills for professional development.

Cost: $1,295/person (2 days) or $800/person (1 day)

 
 in person                                    online on demand
In Person                              Live Online                          Online
Duration: 1 to 2 days,          Duration: 5 modules          Duration: On demand
depending on course

 
TRAINER CERTIFICATION

The easiest and most cost-effective way to implement a VitalSmarts training course is to get certified as an on-site client facilitator via our certification or “train-the-trainer” process. These are offered as either open-enrollment courses or private, in-house events. We offer trainer certification both in person and also online.

Audience: Anyone wanting to get certified to train a VitalSmarts course in their organization (Independent consultants are not eligible).

Cost: $3,995/person (Includes the two day course)
 
trainer certification                  online on demand

In Person                              Online
Duration: 1 ½ days              Duration: Self-paced

 
Certification is the easiest and most cost-effective way to implement VitalSmarts training. The train-the-trainer process allows organizations to optimize and customize training to meet their specific needs—whether you’re training an intact team or your entire organization.

Our training is not only powerful, relevant, and engaging—it’s also easy and fun to deliver.

Join the ranks of more than 8,000 client trainers worldwide and start discovering how the skills taught in our training courses help participants improve their lives—and enable your organization to achieve measurable and sustainable results.

DOWNLOAD THE TRAINER CERTIFICATION OVERVIEW

You can choose to become certified in any of our training solutions:

STEP 1:
ATTEND A PUBLIC WORKSHOP

STEP 2:
ATTEND A TRAIN-THE-TRAINER CERTIFICATION COURSE

DURING YOUR TRAINING, YOU WILL:

  • Review and identify areas where you need additional help on your own mastery of the skills.
  • Learn to tailor the content to your audience.
  • Prepare appropriate personal examples and exercises.
  • Learn to listen and respond in a way that increases impact and class engagement.
  • Practice skills to facilitate, master tone, and establish a safe environment for learners.
  • Develop a personal action plan with your Master Certified Trainer.
  • Return to your organization with a plan to market and roll out VitalSmarts training.