ExPI™ Assessment Certification

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The first and only research-based, scientifically validated assessment to measure executive presence

What will you learn in the ExPI™ assessment certification?

The ExPI™ Assessment Certification program provides executive coaches and talent development leaders with an opportunity to experience the ExPI™ for themselves to better appreciate the uniqueness of the assessment and the reliable BTS process of ensuring that the data translates into insights and actionable feedback. Whether you attend an in-person program or a virtual program that combines self-paced learning and live online sessions, you will gain confidence and competence in administrating the ExPI™. In addition to learning the Model of Executive Presence, you’ll get hands-on practice in analyzing and interpreting ExPI™ data as well as opportunities to work with a partner to master our process and conduct powerful orientation and insights meetings with clients.

Through this program, you will learn how to:
  • Become fluent in describing the three dimensions and 15 facets of executive presence

  • Gather information to make feedback relevant to the leader’s business interests

  • Spot common themes and patterns that will help you create greater meaning from the data

  • Enable clients to embrace their strengths while addressing their developmental themes

  • Connect presence to business results, differentiating you as a trusted advisor and strategic partner

Program pricing


Standard price

Program details
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Talent and organizational development leaders, consultants
Two day program
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ExPI Model
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About ExPI™ Assessment Certification

Is ExPI™ Assessment Certification for you?

The ExPI™ is for talent development professionals who want to bring innovation and fresh insights to their work, whether internal to the company, or in their private practice. Adding the ExPI™ to the coaching toolbox complements your assessment strategy and works well as an advanced instrument paired with psychometric assessments, as well as company 360 instruments. The ExPI™ aligns closely with and provides deeper meaning to interpreting leadership competency models. The course also gives you a chance to meet and interact with highly qualified, seasoned coaches who are joining our growing, global community of practice to share ideas and learn about new research.

To become certified in the ExPI™ Assessment, you must:

  • Have appropriate education, certification or experience in a discipline related to human resource development
  • Provide evidence of certification in leadership assessment tools and experience delivering interpretive feedback to leaders
  • Exhibit skill in helping executive clients leverage their strengths while addressing their developmental themes in current business situations

Those who choose to become certified in the ExPI™ do so to:

  • Master how to administer the ExPI™, analyze the results, and conduct meetings with individual leaders, groups, and teams to help them develop insights and take action
  • Coach leaders on how to improve their executive presence
  • Improve their reputation as a trusted advisor and strategic partner
  • Boost their ability to provide thought leadership on executive presence that can be reflected when delivering programs, making speeches, and writing blogs or articles

Business needs met by this program

This program targets the business needs of coaches and in-house talent leaders who are addressing leadership challenges with their clients, and in their organizations.  They are working with leaders who need to:

  • Engage, align, inspire, influence actions, get results
  • Drive change, lead innovation, and execute major initiatives
  • Be more effective in bridging the gap between strategy and execution
  • Show up as trusted advisors and strategic partners to internal or external audiences
  • Be better prepared to step onto a bigger stage into challenging new roles
  • Quickly acclimate to a top job, achieve early wins and make an earlier impact
  • Understand the impact they have on others, so they are viewed as more effective and in touch
  • Develop qualities proven by research to move the needle on business results
  • Build their brand and visibility, raise their profiles and build relationships across the organization
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