Over the past three decades Empowerment Institute has developed a highly effective framework for behavior change, empowerment and deep transformation. It has successfully built the capacity of several thousand change agents in this approach who have applied it at the personal, organizational, community and societal levels. Empowerment Institute offers three professional development programs.
Empowerment Institute Certification Program
Practice of Empowerment: A Professional Training in Facilitating Behavior Change and Deep Transformation
Changing the Game: The Craft of Transformative Leadership.
Each is summarized below with links for more information.
The Empowerment Institute Certification Program led by David Gershon and Gail Straub is a professional training leading to certification in one of six tracks ranging from personal to societal transformation. It is based on their world-renowned work on empowerment considered by many to be the state-of-the-art transformational methodology. Each participant specializes in one of the six empowerment tracks and is assisted in developing a successful business or career application. To learn more click here.
The Practice of Empowerment led by David Gershon and Gail Straub is an introduction to the empowerment methodology. It provides participants the knowledge and skills to apply this methodology at the personal, organizational, community and societal levels. The empowerment methodology is at the heart of David and Gail’s work and has been used by thousands of practitioners worldwide to enable profound transformation. To learn more click here.
Changing the Game led by David Gershon offers participants the knowledge to design a transformative change strategy and the leadership skills to implement it. This training is based on David’s three decades of work as one of the foremost architects and practitioners of transformative change at the organizational, community and societal levels. This training is customized to the specific needs of a group or organization. To learn more click here.
“The Empowerment Institute is the most powerful, results-oriented training program I have ever encountered. I have integrated the empowerment architecture into everything I do, from development of community leadership in my work to relationships with my colleagues, family and friends. It’s now like breathing.”
Jeff Nugent, CEO, Development Training Institute
"David and Gail present a complete cosmology for how to be an inspiring, effective facilitator of empowerment. One walks away with an excellent map and kit full of tools for doing their work."— Meryl Bringer, manager
“The transformative leadership training was a life changing experience that still continues to have a great impact on me and my company.”— John Mackey, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Whole Foods Market