Collective Leadership Assessment Certification

Gain the Skills to Successfully Coach Executive Teams

Learn to leverage research-based assessment technology in your coaching practice. The Collective Leadership Assessment utilizes a proprietary executive coaching framework designed to accelerate leadership breakthroughs in organizations based on data-driven insights.

Through certification, you will master the skills needed to integrate the power of the Collective Leadership Assessment into your current coaching practice in order to successfully coach executive teams.

Please note that CLA Certification is a level 2 certification; completing Leadership Circle Profile™ Certification (level 1) is required for attendance.

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Transform Organizations Using a Powerful Coaching Model

The Collective Leadership Assessment is built on the Universal Model of Leadership™ which integrates the latest research from diverse academic disciplines. This powerful executive coaching tool measures the impact of collective behavior within an organization, and quickly reveals focal areas where leadership coaching is crucial for the organization to thrive.

Business performance is strongly correlated to leadership effectiveness and the performance of an organization depends on the collective effectiveness of the counterparts which comprise it.

Level-Up Your Practice Through Executive Coaching Certification

Collective Leadership Assessment™ (CLA) Certification is our level 2 certification* designed for coaches who have a passion for organizational improvement and who are interested in executive-level leadership coaching.

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Level 1 Certified* coaching professionals


Approximately 16 hours over 2 days


Varies by Region  – See Calendar for details



Virtual Schedule

2 full days – See Calendar for details


ICF-Accredited for 14 CCE Units (8 Core Competencies; 6 Resource Development)

*Please note – Collective Leadership Assessment™ (CLA) Certification is our level 2 certification focused on executive leadership coaching. Leadership Circle Profile™ Certification (level 1) is a prerequisite for attendance of this executive coaching certification.

Get Certified In A Proven Executive Coaching Tool

Benefits of Executive Coaching Certification offered by Leadership Circle


The Collective Leadership Assessment is grounded in extensive research and is backed by third-party analysis as a valid leadership development tool.

Benefits of Executive Coaching Certification offered by Leadership Circle


Results are clearly illustrated using visual feedback to help both coach and client quickly identify growth opportunities.

Benefits of Executive Coaching Certification offered by Leadership Circle


CLA-certified coaches have helped dozens of top-tier organizations achieve positive business outcomes.

Benefits of Executive Coaching Certification offered by Leadership Circle


The CLA measures 31 dimensions of leadership effectiveness, addressing both individual and team dynamics.

Benefits of Executive Coaching Certification offered by Leadership Circle


The CLA can be segmented into as many breakout reports as needed, from top-teams, departmental levels to the entire organization.

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Executive Coaching Certification through Leadership Circle's Collective Leadership Assessment

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Adopt a Research-Based Coaching Framework That Prioritizes Results

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Reliably Inspire Motivation for Change

Use the CLA to clearly illustrate how a company’s leadership effectiveness impacts productivity, profitability, retention, engagement, and other bottom-line metrics to create a compelling case for change.

Benefits of Executive Coaching Certification offered by Leadership Circle

Coach Confidently with Data-Driven Insights

The CLA immediately reveals actionable steps for improvement by measuring the perceived level of collective leadership effectiveness compared to the ideal level needed for organizations to thrive.

Benefits of Executive Coaching Certification offered by Leadership Circle

Develop Your Reputation as a Certified Executive Coach

Earn certification & distinguish yourself in the executive coaching industry by offering a unique, research-based approach to leadership development that quickly and effectively delivers results.

Accelerate Leadership Breakthroughs in Organizations

“The Collective Leadership Assessment saved us a lot of time getting the organization into action. The information was clear and enabled the agency's leadership team to understand what was needed to engage change immediately.”

Barry GoldbergCLA-Certified Executive Coach & Facilitator

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this for?

CLA Certification is designed for:

What is required for meeting virtually for certification?

All Virtual Certifications are delivered via Zoom. After you register, you will be provided with further details such as your Zoom Meeting links, pre-course work, how to download electronic materials, and other key information.

The virtual format does require a few things from you:

  • Make sure you have a solid internet connection with high speed, if possible.
  • Ensure your sound and video camera work on your laptop/computer. We will want to see and hear each other.
  • Download and familiarize yourself with Zoom so you’re ready to go from the first session.

Where can I learn more about the Collective Leadership Assessment?

You can learn more about the Collective Leadership Assessment here.

What languages are available for the Collective Leadership Assessment?

The Collective Leadership Assessment is available in 20 languages!

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French (EU)
  • French (CAD)
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (BR)
  • Portuguese (EU)
  • Russian
  • Spanish (EU)
  • Spanish (LATAM)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish

Is this program accredited?

Yes, Collective Leadership Assessment Certification is accredited through the International Coaching Federation (IFC). Coaches receive 14 continuing coaching education (CCE) credits upon completion of CLA Certification:

  • Core Competencies – 8 Units
  • Resource Development – 6 Units

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