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VitalSmarts’ training events are hands-down the most engaging, challenging, and action-focused training experiences out there—and we don’t hesitate to boast!

It all starts with our award-winning, research-based content—Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, and Influencer. From there, we bring in world-class trainers, award-winning video instruction, and skill-based review activities and role-play scenarios. Whether you’re looking to preview the skills, receive professional development, or become a certified trainer, you will leave your VitalSmarts Training experience feeling energized and ready to put your new skills into action.

Options & Pricing

Crucial Conversations
  • Public Workshop (Live or Live Online)  | $1,395
  • Trainer Certification (Live or Live Online)  | $2,600
  • Public Workshop + Trainer Certification | $3,995
  • Crucial Conversations Add-On (for Crucial Accountability graduates) | $800
  • Add-On Certification | $1,000
  • FasTrack Certification (for previously Certified Trainers) | $1,895
  • Crucial Conversations Online Course | $695
Crucial Accountability
  • Public Workshop (Live or Live Online) | $1,395
  • Trainer Certification (Live or Live Online) | $2,600
  • Public Workshop + Trainer Certification | $3,995
  • Crucial Accountability Add-On (for Crucial Conversations graduates) | $800
  • Add-On Certification | $1,000
  • FasTrack Trainer Certification (for previously Certified Trainers) | $1,895
Influencer
  • Public Workshop (Live or Live Online)  | $1,395
  • Trainer Certification (Live or Live Online)  | $2,600
  • Public Workshop + Trainer Certification | $3,995
  • FasTrack Trainer Certification (for previously Certified Trainers) | $1,895

Note:
*Group rates are available.
**All training courses offer Continuing Education Credits, (CEUs).

Find a Training or Executive Briefing

Search for a training event to fit your schedule and lifestyle. We offer live events nationwide. We also have Live Online and Online training events for those with limited travel budgets, inflexible schedules, or who prefer to learn from the comfort of their own home or office.

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  • Tuesday May 02
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Seattle, WA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Thursday May 04
  • Tuesday May 09
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Houston, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Jacksonville, FL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Saskatoon, SK

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Washington, DC

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Milwaukee, WI

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Thursday May 11
  • Monday May 15
  • Tuesday May 16
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Philadelphia, PA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Executive Briefing
      Grand Rapids, MI

      A two-hour product preview

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      San Francisco, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Thursday May 18
  • Tuesday May 23
  • Thursday May 25
  • Tuesday May 30
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Portland, OR

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Denver, CO

      A Training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Online Workshop

      Add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Detroit (Troy), MI

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday June 06
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Salt Lake City, UT

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      New Orleans, LA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Detroit (Livonia), MI

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Regina, SK

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Executive Briefing
      Washington, DC

      A two-hour product preview

  • Monday June 12
  • Tuesday June 13
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      San Diego, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Minneapolis, MN

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Memphis, TN

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Virginia Beach, VA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Monday June 19
  • Tuesday June 20
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Palo Alto, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Long Beach, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Austin, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Toronto, ON

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Executive Briefing
      Edmonton, AB

      A two-hour product preview

  • Wednesday June 21
  • Thursday June 22
  • Tuesday June 27
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday July 11
    • Live Online Workshop

      Add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Columbus, OH

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday July 18
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Dallas, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Salt Lake City, UT

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Des Moines, IA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Washington, DC

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Online Workshop

      A live, instructor-led, online training course

  • Thursday July 27
  • Tuesday August 01
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Detroit (Livonia), MI

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

  • Tuesday August 08
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Long Beach, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Orlando, FL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Toronto, ON

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Washington, DC

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

  • Monday August 14
  • Tuesday August 22
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Portland, OR

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Hartford, CT

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      San Francisco, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Thursday August 24
  • Monday August 28
  • Tuesday August 29
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Louisville, KY

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Kansas City, MO

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday September 05
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Columbus, OH

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Edmonton, AB

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Online Workshop

      Add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Monday September 11
  • Tuesday September 12
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      San Francisco, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Houston, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Detroit (Ypsilanti), MI

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Regina, SK

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Washington, DC

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday September 19
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Nashville, TN

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Charleston, SC

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Vancouver, BC

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday September 26
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Salt Lake City, UT

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Minneapolis, MN

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Oklahoma City, OK

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Toronto, ON

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

  • Thursday September 28
  • Tuesday October 03
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Phoenix, AZ

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday October 10
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Dallas, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Fort Lauderdale, FL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Rochester, NY

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Palo Alto, CA

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

  • Monday October 16
  • Tuesday October 17
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Salt Lake City, UT

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Regina, SK

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Boston, MA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday October 24
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Austin, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Toronto, ON

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Columbus, OH

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Thursday October 26
  • Monday October 30
  • Tuesday October 31
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Milwaukee, WI

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Monday November 06
  • Tuesday November 07
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Washington, DC

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Raleigh, NC

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday November 14
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Dallas, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      San Diego, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Winnipeg, MB

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      An add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

  • Thursday November 16
  • Tuesday November 28
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      San Francisco, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Atlanta, GA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Seattle, WA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Calgary, AB

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Online Workshop

      A live, instructor-led, online training course

  • Monday December 04
  • Tuesday December 05
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Salt Lake City, UT

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Chicago, IL

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      New York City, NY

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

  • Tuesday December 12
    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Houston, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Dallas, TX

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Workshop + Certification
      Long Beach, CA

      A training course with option for Trainer Certification

    • Live Online Workshop

      Add-on course for graduates of Crucial Conversations

  • Sunday December 31
    • On-Demand
      Online

      A training course, available now

    • On-Demand (Canadian Currency Only)
      Online

      A training course, available now

“Training was a great experience and the customer service provided was outstanding!”

- Jill Van Woerkom, Knoxville Community School District

“The value this can bring to any organization is much greater than the cost or time investment.”

- Kathryn McKelvey, Northwest State Community College

“The dynamic delivery by our master facilitator helped me stay focused, but the structure and content made me feel like I had an excellent resource to turn to long after the train-the-trainer resources were out of my reach.”

- Michelle Strbich, Kelly Blue Book

“The content is rock solid.”

- Deborah Wright, Ontario Systems

“By far the best training experience I have ever had.”

- Brian Bohannon, United Natural Foods

“Crucial Conversations Live Online offers seamless engagement activities and is a great course overall. I’m recommending it to both work colleagues and family members.”

- Gray Lefko, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Services