Certifications: Vital Signs Certification

What metrics get to the heart of organizational performance?

Get certified in three powerful assessments: Vital Signs are statistically validated measures that capture key information about the people-side of performance. Built on a model with solid business logic as well as sound science, the tools connect people’s perceptions and attitudes with hard business outcomes in an actionable, practical framework.

Consultants, organizational development professionals and change leaders get certified in the Vital Signs toolkit measure and improve people performance:
  • Quantify the intangible drivers of performance to focus leaders on the people-side of performance.
  • Get clarity on what’s driving and blocking performance, and use that clarity to create a strategy that works with and through your people.
  • Assess and track ROI on your development and change strategies to build an evidence-based approach to growth.
  • Ongoing support from the first and only world-wide community with 1000s of professionals dedicated to EQ, working in over 200 countries.
  • As seen in numerous published case studies, Six Seconds tools and methods address a range of organizational and individual needs, from improving leadership at FedEx to strengthening collaboration at Siemens to building client-centered service at Qatar Airways.

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Change leaders, O/D pros, consultants




28 hours – all-virtual or blended options + eLearning & project work

Key tools you can use

Leadership, Team, and Organizational Vital Signs assessments

Available languages

English, Chinese, Italian, Spanish, Japanese


Built on Six Seconds’ action learning process of engage, activate, and reflect, the VS certification course emphasizes hands-on experience through the use of practice assessments, coached debriefs, and business case analysis. Add the VS model and assessments to your toolkit and bring a new level of expertise to your clients or organization.

Vital Signs is a great addition to your toolbox to help you drive performance in your organization.

Roberto Vizcaino

Corporate L & D Director, Viceroy Hotels & Resorts

A magnificent program that provides real insight whilst giving access to state of the art tools that can truly make a difference to people, teams and organizations.

Ian Broom

Managing Director, BDC International Ltd

Vital Signs is an exciting tool that gets to the core of leadership, team and organizational performance. Plus, I truly appreciate the opportunity to have this course available virtually.

Angelina Arciero

Leadership Coach, Canada

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What is in the Vital Signs Certification course?

Vital Signs is a suite of scientifically validated measurement tools to improve effectiveness for individual leaders, teams, and across whole organizations. The consistent model creates a framework for understanding people-performance.

Get certified to use these invaluable tools to build “vital organizations” and leadership that focuses on what matters most. In this program you will learn to administer, interpret, and utilize the three Vital Signs tools. Like all our programs, the VSC offers practical tools grounded in robust science so you have the perfect blend of simplicity and depth.

Leadership Vital Signs (LVS)

Actionable feedback on an individual leader’s ability to create a context for performance.

Team Vital Signs (TVS)

Quick, clear assessment of a group’s “team-ness” and the capacity to achieve.

Organizational Vital Signs (OVS)

Compelling picture of organizational climate and how that’s driving key performance outcomes.

Are there external accreditations of this course?

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