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Prepare for your Certification Exam


Oral exams are challenging. We administer oral certification exams because leadership knowledge can be tested more effectively by oral exam than by written examination. Applicants for certification are required to show competence of factual (what), conceptual (why), and procedural (how) knowledge for each leader task in the competency domains applicable to their level of certification.

The Resilience-Building Leader Program does not provide training for our own certification exams.

Exam prep training is provided by our network of Authorized Training Partner (ATP) colleges, universities, leadership coaches, training companies, and career schools. Exam prep training with an ATP is highly recommended but not required.

The instructor-led exam prep courses offered by our ATPs mimic the oral exam process and ensure that students are well-prepared for our certification exams.

Our ATPs use experiential learning techniques and coaching skills to facilitate reflection and critical thinking about each applicable leader task.

Students schedule their exams here on our site. All certification exams are administered by Resilience-Building Leader Program.

The ATP directories below are organized by geographic region.

We issue each ATP a digital badge for display on their website.


ATP Colleges and Universities

ATP College or University NameCityState/Province
Pepperdine UniversityLos AngelesCalifornia
Georgia Southern UniversityStatesboroGeorgia
Austin CollegeShermanTexas
Texas A&M University-Texarkana (course page coming soon)TexarkanaTexas
Bellevue University (course page coming soon)BellevueNebraska

ATP Leadership Coaches, Training Companies, and Career Schools

US West Region: California, Washington, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii, Alaska, Guam,
ATP Company Name CityState/Province
Chosen Path Coaching and Strategic ConsultingTemeculaCalifornia
Strategic Development GroupMenifeeCalifornia
The Real InstituteSan DiegoCalifornia
7 Pillars Williams GroupSan DiegoCalifornia
Elite Leadership ConsultingHonoluluHawaii
Accessible LeaderSanta BarbaraCalifornia

US Southwest/Midwest Region: Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico, Missouri, Colorado, Utah, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming
ATP Company Name CityState/Province
Collective Resilience InstituteFort WorthTexas
Fantail ServicesSan AntonioTexas
Elevate Leadership SolutionsSt. LouisMissouri
Rise ResiliencyWellingtonColorado

US Southeast Region: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, U.S. Virgin Island, Puerto Rico
ATP Company Name CityState/Province
Navigator Strategic Leadership SolutionsSweetwaterFlorida
ProTrainRaleighNorth Carolina
People Always MindsetMurfreesboroTennessee
Lifelong DevelopmentHolly SpringsNorth Carolina
Project AltitudeEnterpriseAlabama
CORE Leadership ConsultingApollo BeachFlorida
Navigating SolutionsPalmettoFlorida
Gold Oak Leaf SolutionsRock HillSouth Carolina
e5 Professional CoachingWilmingtonNorth Carolina
Fortis Et FidelisJacksonvilleNorth Carolina
Rising Tide SolutionsPink HillNorth Carolina
Tip of the Spear Professional CoachingJacksons GapAlabama
RodganColumbiaSouth Carolina

US Great Lakes Region: Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota
ATP Company Name CityState/Province
Resilient Leadership SolutionsColumbusOhio
Resilience Coaching InstituteColumbusOhio

US Northeast Region: New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Connecticut, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Delaware, District of Columbia, Vermont,
ATP Company Name CityState/Province
Courageous Leadership AllianceWashingtonDC
Lions of LeadershipWoodbridgeVirginia
Elite 9 Veteran Talent Acquisition ServicesQueensburyNew York
Uplift Energy CoachingColumbiaMaryland
Profusion ConsultingRichmondVirginia
Creative Solutions A2ZRivertonNew Jersey
Two Roads LeadershipFredericksburgVirginia
XcelMilWashingtonDC
TI Verbatim ConsultingCharles TownWest Virginia
Blue Water AdvisorsHampton RoadsVirginia
MAC Consulting GroupVirgina BeachVirginia
The Power of LeadershipChesapeakeVirginia
RC Fortner EnterprisesQuanticoVirginia
Two Eagles LeadershipDumfriesVirginia
Leadership, Luck & LifeWashingtonDC
Chateau RougeNew HavenConnecticut

Canada
ATP Company Name CityState/Province
Engage 2 PerformLondonOntario

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