Sociocratic Facilitator & Consultant Certification Programs

GovernanceAlive is a recognized certifying agency under the International Sociocracy Certification Board.

Our certification programs are people-centered, working with trainees to tailor the program and mentorship to meet their individual needs. Whether the certification is in support of career, project or organization goals our team is skilled in supporting facilitators and consultants get the most out of this development opportunity. 

Facilitator Certification

Become a master facilitator who leads amazing meetings that make sound decisions and inspire everyone!

Requirements for Certification

  • Completing Module 1: Running Effective Meetings (16 hrs)
  • Completing Module 2: Co-Working in a Self-Determined Team (24 hrs)
  • Participating in 4 mentored study groups (10 hrs)
  • Facilitating 10 client meetings (20 hrs)
  • Writing up a facilitation report for each facilitated meeting (10 reports)
  • Preparing a certification report from the 10 facilitation experiences
  • Attending a certification interview with two already certified facilitators (2 hrs)

Why join?

  • Develop your professional skills and gain proficiency as a leader in guiding discussions, resolving conflicts, and achieving outcomes.
  • Advance your career and be sought after for your ability to drive collaboration and navigate complex group dynamics.
  • Build trust and tangibly impact your organization or clients by fostering productive interactions, driving innovation, and facilitating sustainable solutions to challenges.

Consultant Certification

Become a visionary consultant who sparks transformative organizational change, adeptly navigates complex challenges, and energizes teams to achieve enduring success!

Requirements for Certification

  • Completing Module 1: Running Effective Meetings (16 hrs)
  • Completing Module 2: Co-Working in a Self-Determined Team (24 hrs)
  • Obtaining Facilitator Certification (45 hrs)
  • Completing Module 3 – Building Equivalent Organizations (24 hrs)
  • Completing Module 4 – Starting Implementation & Client Agreements (24 hrs)
  • Participating in mentored Community of Practice groups (10 hrs per year)
  • Completing Module 5 – Leading the Pilot Phase of Implementation (24 hrs)
  • Completing Module 6 – Leading a Full Organizational Implementation (24 hrs)
  • Leading two implementations under the supervision of a certified consultant
  • Completing Module 7 – Making the Implementation Sustainable (24 hrs)
  • Completing Module 8 – Capstone Workshop & Certification Support (24 hrs)
  • Preparing a certification report from the 2 mentored implementations
  • Attending a certification interview with two already certified consultants

Why join?

  • Bolster your professional reputation, signaling to peers and potential clients your commitment to excellence and expertise in navigating complex organizational challenges.
  • Propel your career forward by qualifying for higher-level consulting roles and managerial positions, or by attracting prestigious clients and lucrative opportunities for impactful projects.
  • Access specialized resources and networking opportunities that empower ongoing growth and ensure you stay at the forefront of industry trends.

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