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Becoming a SOCIAL STYLE® & Versatility Certified Instructor

Certification is designed to provide all the knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate any SOCIAL STYLE & Versatility program. Certification enables a person to teach the powerful SOCIAL STYLE Model™ and is required for instructors using TRACOM’s multi-rater profiles.

It is expected that certification candidates have previous experience facilitating developmental workshops.  Instructors are traditionally certified by attending a SOCIAL STYLE program as a participant and then attending an instructor-led certification class, delivered on-site at the client location. TRACOM also offers a web-based phone certification option that can reduce the time and costs associated with our traditional on-site training and certification.

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SOCIAL STYLE® Certification Resources

SOCIAL STYLE & Versatility Certification Guide

The SOCIAL STYLE® & Versatility Certification Guide is the foundation of every certification. Using the guide, the master facilitator will cover core concepts of SOCIAL STYLE and provide opportunities for candidates to “teach back” what they’ve learned.

SOCIAL STYLE & Versatility Facilitator Handbook

The SOCIAL STYLE® & Versatility Facilitator Handbook serves as the single best source to learn about the SOCIAL STYLE Model and its ability to improve relationships as well as efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace. In the late 1950's, Dr. David Merrill developed a statistically validated selection instrument that became the gold standard for recruiting and selecting candidates in the workplace, specifically managers, senior executives, and sales professionals. SOCIAL STYLE has grown to become the world's leading Behavioral Style model, being used by thousands of organizations to improve leadership performance and sales results. This book is also available in paperback form on Amazon.  Buy from Amazon.  

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Multi-Rater SOCIAL STYLE & Enhanced Versatility Profile Guide

The Multi-Rater SOCIAL STYLE® & Enhanced Versatility Profile Guide is a thorough explanation of the SOCIAL STYLE Multi-Rater Profile from both the facilitator’s and participants’ perspectives. It shows how to use the SOCIAL STYLE & Enhanced Versatility Multi-rater Profile to enhance the understanding and impact of SOCIAL STYLE training.

SOCIAL STYLE & Versatility Technical Report

The SOCIAL STYLE® & Versatility Technical Report is intended to be a companion to other facilitator materials, notably the SOCIAL STYLE & Versatility Facilitator Handbook. By reviewing this report you will understand the important role that research plays in the SOCIAL STYLE Model. More importantly, you will gain an understanding of exactly how TRACOM ensures that our profiles are accurate and dependable. This will help you to have confidence in our products and services, and to explain these concepts to the people you teach.

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Achieving Higher Versatility Resource Guide

Achieving Higher Versatility is a hands-on guide to mastering the Versatility skills that determine individual and organizational success.  It includes detailed descriptions of Versatility and specific techniques for improving your own productivity when working with others.  It's the perfect follow-up for anyone with previous SOCIAL STYLE training. Available in hard copy, CD-ROM or on Amazon Kindle

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