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Certification Descriptions and Requirements


Who are the RBLP Leadership Certifications for?

99% of our customers would recommend the RBLP series of leadership certifications to others.

89% say it will lead to better compensation and career longevity.

95% say it will increase professional trust from employers and the public.

97% have greater confidence in their professional abilities.

96% say it will lead to improved opportunities for employability and advancement.

89% say it will increase their autonomy in the workplace.

92% say it will increase recognition by peers and respect of colleagues.


RBLP

Resilience-Building Leadership Professional™ (RBLP™) certification is for Front-Line Supervisors

Collective resilience is the ability to overcome adversity, and then adapt and grow because of that adversity. Resilient teams are stronger together and they make learning and change possible. Front-line supervisors build and lead resilient teams by creating a positive climate, developing cohesion, and providing purpose.


RBLP Experience Requirement

RBLP applicants must be currently serving in a front-line supervisor role. Front-line supervisors provide guidance and direction to workers. They set priorities for workers and oversee their activities. Front-line supervisors organize people to work in teams and may work alongside subordinates as a member of the team. They monitor performance and enforce policies, rules, and regulations. Front-line supervisors have applicable technical expertise and can provide on-the-job training to workers. People aspiring to a supervisor role with three years of work or college experience may also sit for this exam.

RBLP Education/Training Requirement

49 hours or more of education/training on building and leading resilient teams that includes at least 7 contact hours of facilitator-led live discussion of relevant factual, conceptual, and procedural knowledge. The certificate, coaching, and training programs offered by our education and training partners meet or exceed this requirement.

Download: Education/Training Requirement Verification Form

RBLP Certification Exam Requirement

During the 1.5-hour oral RBLP certification exam, the applicant is required to show competence of factual (what), conceptual (why), and procedural knowledge (how) in each of the following competency domains:

Create a Positive Climate

Develop Cohesion

Provide Purpose

RBLP Recertification Requirement

Recertification is required every three years to maintain the RBLP level of certification. Certification holders are required to complete a recertification application and professional development exercise detailing how they have implemented applicable leader tasks in the workplace during the previous three years. The RBLP recertification fee is currently $55.


Learn to Build and Lead Resilient Teams


Complete the Certification Application


Take an Online Certification Exam


Exam Cost: $875

Payment Plan Options



RBLP-C

Resilience-Building Leadership Professional™ Coach (RBLP™-C) certification is for Middle Managers

Solving problems and overcoming challenges is a learning process. Middle managers facilitate the team’s ability to learn by analyzing team learning capacity, orienting on team goals, encouraging constructive dialogue, and building new mental models. Middle managers that earn the RBLP-C certification are able to coach their front-line supervisors to build and lead resilient teams.


RBLP-C Experience Requirement

Applicants for RBLP-C certification must be currently serving in a middle manager role or have previously served in a middle manager role. Middle managers are responsible for objectives and results in a functional department. They may provide guidance and direction to one or more front-line supervisors. Middle managers facilitate team learning and problem-solving. They establish goals for their teams and monitor progress. Middle managers have significant relevant expertise and experience. An organization may have multiple layers of middle management. 

RBLP-C Education/Training Requirement

49 hours or more of education/training on building and leading resilient teams that includes at least 7 contact hours of facilitator-led live discussion of relevant factual, conceptual, and procedural knowledge. The certificate, coaching, and training programs offered by our education and training partners meet or exceed this requirement.

Download: Education/Training Requirement Verification Form

RBLP-C Certification Exam Requirement

During the 2.5-hour oral RBLP-C certification exam, the applicant is required to show competence of factual (what), conceptual (why), and procedural knowledge (how) in each of the following competency domains:

Develop Cohesion

Create a Positive Climate

Provide Purpose

Facilitate Team Learning

RBLP-C Recertification Requirement

Recertification is required every three years to maintain the RBLP-C level of certification. Certification holders are required to complete a recertification application and professional development exercise detailing how they have implemented applicable leader tasks in the workplace during the previous three years. The RBLP-C recertification fee is currently $75.


Learn to Build and Lead Resilient Teams


Complete the Certification Application


Take an Online Certification Exam


Exam Cost: $1575

Payment Plan Options



RBLP-T

Resilience-Building Leadership Professional™ Trainer (RBLP™-T) certification is for Senior Leaders

Organizational learning makes change possible and enables competitive advantage. Senior leaders support the organization’s ability to learn by analyzing organizational learning capacity, promoting a shared vision, fostering knowledge emergence, and ensuring knowledge diffusion. Senior leaders that earn the RBLP-T certification are able to train and prepare others to sit for the RBLP series of leadership certification exams.


RBLP-T Experience Requirement

Applicants for RBLP-T certification must be currently serving in a senior leader role or have previously served in a senior leader role. Senior leaders are responsible for cross-functional objectives and results. They may provide guidance and direction to one or more middle managers. Senior leaders support organizational learning and change. They develop and implement strategies to achieve the organization’s vision. Senior leaders have substantial relevant expertise and experience. An organization may have multiple layers of senior leadership. 

RBLP-T Education/Training Requirement

49 hours or more of education/training on building and leading resilient teams that includes at least 7 contact hours of facilitator-led live discussion of relevant factual, conceptual, and procedural knowledge. The certificate, coaching, and training programs offered by our education and training partners meet or exceed this requirement.

Download: Education/Training Requirement Verification Form

RBLP-T Certification Exam Requirement

During the 3.5-hour oral RBLP-T certification exam, the applicant is required to show competence of factual (what), conceptual (why), and procedural knowledge (how) in each of the following competency domains:

Create a Positive Climate

Develop Cohesion

Provide Purpose

Facilitate Team Learning

Support Organizational Learning

RBLP-T Recertification Requirement

Recertification is required every three years to maintain the RBLP-T level of certification. Certification holders are required to complete a recertification application and professional development exercise detailing how they have implemented applicable leader tasks in the workplace during the previous three years. The RBLP-T recertification fee is currently $95.


Learn to Build and Lead Resilient Teams


Complete the Certification Application


Take an Online Certification Exam


Exam Cost: $2375

Payment Plan Options