FIRO® Certification

Get certified to use the FIRO® assessment
Improve working relationships and interpersonal compatibility

The FIRO® assessments explore interactions and interpersonal relations between people.

With FIRO certification, you'll learn how to use this assessment to help individuals and teams work together better.

You'll understand how to use it to improve interpersonal relations for better communication, collaboration, and performance. You'll be able to develop leaders and managers, too.

What you'll learn

  • How to administer both the FIRO-B® and FIRO Business® assessments ethically.
  • How to identify strengths and development areas in a person's approach to relationships.
  • How to help people understand their behavior and its impact on others.
  • How interpersonal style affects management style.
  • The social need theory which underpins interaction style and the FIRO assessments.

Who is it for?

  • HR professionals

  • Business coaches

  • Executive coaches

  • Organizational development consultants

  • Line managers

What is it for?

  • Relationship-building

  • Emotional intelligence development

  • Conflict management

  • Team development

  • Leadership development

Any questions?

  • The interactive workshop covers the FIRO-B and FIRO Business Assessments. All the knowledge you need is brought to life in hands-on, practical learning sessions covering the following topics:

    • Introducing, administering, and interpreting the FIRO-B and FIRO Business instruments.
    • Using the FIRO instruments with teams and work group, including conducting a group feedback session and case studies.
    • Exploring interpersonal needs and team application activities.
    • Using the FIRO instruments with individuals, including administration practice and an interpretation and feedback activity.
  • Yes. You should allow up to 3 hours to complete pre-work. This includes taking the FIRO-B and FIRO Business assessments online, selecting a volunteer client who will take the FIRO assessment online, and completing a mandatory reading assignment.
  • To successfully complete the FIRO® Certification Program and attain "FIRO® Certified Practitioner” status, you must complete the following requirements within 90 days of program start date:

    • Attend and fully participate in the entirety of each day of the FIRO® Certification Program.
    • Achieve a score of 80% or higher on a 20-question multiple choice exam administered at the close of day 2.
    • Conduct a post-training 1:1 Interpretation and Feedback Session of FIRO® assessment results with a volunteer client.
    • Attend a 60-minute post-training session to “debrief” the outcome of your volunteer client 1:1 interpretation and feedback session.
  • Yes. You can learn more about the CE hours we offer here.
  • You can review the terms and conditions of our programs here.