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Helping people apply the latest findings from the fields of science and wellness and how this impacts performance, collaboration, innovation and agility is critical for business success today.
To improve connection in our workplaces, understanding how we function as human beings is one of the most important strategies to retain talent and minimise burnout.
We must learn how each of us feels, how we imagine and intuit, to inspire ourselves and others. People want to go to work and use their thinking and ideas to drive growth while also maintaining a sense of balance.
Some organisations are beginning to appreciate that flexibility and brain-friendly environments are critical to support their staff in this new way of working. After all, thinking and ideas emerge from our brains.
Most businesses, with a few exceptions, have not yet adapted to this new reality, neither the mindsets nor the behaviours that can sustain it, are being fostered or developed.
A great opportunity lies ahead for those who are passionate about developing people. If you are a coach, learning & organisational development professional or a business leader, you may have already noticed that leadership needs to be taught at all levels for people to have the ability to bring their ideas to fruition.
Being effective at managing a team or leading an organisation requires having a balanced and healthy brain & body, as this significantly influences decisions and actions.
These concepts are the basis of our proposition and the core of the i4 Neuroleader™ Methodology, designed to embed these new ways of thinking for the future of work.
I invite you to become an i4 Neuroleader™ Practitioner! Expand your thinking and incorporate this amazing new knowledge and the world's most cutting-edge leadership development methodology into your practice.
By participating in the i4 Neuroleader™ Certification program, you will be able to integrate the role that our biology plays in the development of leaders and collaborative teams. You will walk away with a renewed perspective of yourself and acquire cutting-edge concepts and tools that you can immediately apply to your personal life and workplace.
Founder, About my Brain Institute
Yes! It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced leadership or wellbeing practitioner or just starting out. This certification is aimed at anyone interested in personal development and the application of brain-based leadership, wellbeing and ‘neurocoaching’ in a professional or personal setting.
This certification program helps participants develop awareness around the application of neuroscience to leadership and provides tools to build better teams by enhancing the competencies of performance, collaboration, innovation and agility at an individual and group level. This program is relevant if you are a
The i4 Neuroleader™ Certification includes 48 hours of self-paced online learning which you can complete within a 12-month period. However, if you dedicate 4 hours per week, the program can be done within 3 months.
As part of this program, your i4 Practitioner License will activate automatically for 12 months from the moment you enrol. During this time, you will be able to use the teaching resources, slide decks and facilitator guides, as well as benefit from the affiliate tracking links when recommending the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment.
After your first introductory year, you can elect to continue being a licensed i4 Practitioner (or i4 Partner), which provides you with continuous access to the lessons and resources, product discounts, as well as the rights to deliver programs within organisations using the Intellectual Property of the i4 Neuroleader™ Methodology.
After you finish the i4 Neuroleader™ Certification, you can choose to upgrade to the Diploma of Neurobiology of Coaching, Wellbeing & Brain-Friendly Practices and obtain the title of ‘Brain-Friendly Coach’.
With 300 lessons and over 40 hours of short video lectures, you will learn from 35 dynamic presenters, scientists, coaches and leadership experts. We also include over 100 downloadable PDFs and an exceptional bibliography.
Embark on a completely self-paced online learning journey! You will have a total of 12 months to complete all the modules and assessments. This program has been designed to work into your schedule, as it is completely self-directed. You can use up the full 12-month period or complete it faster if you wish - up to you!
Although this is a self-paced learning experience, you will also have access to dedicated email support throughout the whole process. To make things even more 'human' you will get a 75-minute video call with one of our coaches to debrief your result. You can also book a 30-minute onboarding session at any time.
You will gain access to everything that the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment has to offer including a variety of learning resources, a self-paced debrief guide, our library of eBooks (including ‘Brain-Friendly Leadership’ & ‘Leadership Is Upside Down’ and the ‘i4 Neuroleader Compendium’), 16 exclusive interviews from the 8-time award-winning ’Make Me A Leader‘ Documentary
Valued at US$295
We include the first year of the i4 Practitioner License for you to get acquainted with everything this license has to offer. During this time, you will have access to our teaching resources, slide decks, facilitator guides and affiliate program amongst other great benefits. In addition, you will receive 2 x i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment credits to conduct your practice debriefs which is part of Assignment 2.
Valued at US$590
Enrol at any time and complete this engaging online certification program at your own pace.
Our licenses are designed for you to utilise the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment and the teaching resources in a commercial or educational setting as well as maintain the rights to deliver programs with the i4 Neuroleader™ Intellectual Property.
When enrolling in the i4 Neuroleader™ Certification program, the first year of your i4 Practitioner License is included for free!
This license is for consultants and coaches who are passionate about developing leaders, teams and cultures and wish to expand their practice by using the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment.
Your annual license includes 2 x i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment Credits, each valued at US$295 (a total value of US$590). You can use or re-sell these credits to recoup the value of the annual license.
As an i4 Practitioner, you will have access to a 25% discount off the retail price when purchasing the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment for any individual or group projects. You will also have access to our online affiliate program, which will provide you with a 25% commission on any direct online sales on our website when using your affiliate links.
We are proud to offer a generous revenue-sharing model that allows i4 Partners the opportunity to leverage their time and efforts to generate significant income when recommending the i4 Neuroleader™ Methodology.
This license is for consultants or organisations who wish to access higher discounts and become a reselling partner for the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment and the i4 Neuroleader™ Certification.
Your annual license includes 20 x i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment Credits, each valued at US$295 (a total value of US$5,900). You can use or re-sell these credits to recoup the value of the annual license.
As an i4 Partner, you will have access to a 45% discount off the retail price when purchasing the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment for any individual or group projects when placing orders. You will also have access to our online affiliate program, which will provide you with a 45% commission on any direct online sales when using your affiliate links.
In addition, you will have access to a 45% commission when you promote the i4 Neuroleader™ Certification program to your network. Finally, i4 Partners will also receive a 25% commission when recommending the Diploma of ‘Neurobiology of Coaching, Wellbeing and Brain-Friendly Practices’.
Once you enrol and make payment, your registration will be verified by one of our team members. We will be in touch within 24 - 48 hours to set you up and provide access to the lessons, license and resources.
Yes, it does. Once enrolled, you have 12 months to finalise the full certification program (including your assignments). Your enrolment will expire if you cannot complete the program within the established period. A fee of US$590 will apply to regain access, which is the purchase of the annual i4 Practitioner License. Please note that to obtain your i4 Neuroleader™ Practitioner Certificate and associated ICF / CPD credit points, you must complete the whole program independently of extending your enrolment by renewing the annual license.
If you complete the program within 12 months, you will become a certified i4 Practitioner and continue to enjoy access to the first year of your i4 Practitioner License for the remaining period. The license kicks in as soon as you enrol, and you can start using it while you are completing the program since the assignments will guide you to undertake certain activities that ask you to put theory into practice.
The i4 Practitioner License starts on the date you enrol in our program. After your first introductory year, a continuous license is required to have access to our teaching resources, slide decks, facilitator guides, the lessons of the certification program, our affiliate platform (which gives commissions from online sales), dedicated support and the right to use the Intellectual Property of our model and methodology to deliver the i4 Neuroleader™ Program.
The i4 Neuroleader™ Certification online program provides you with the ‘know-how’ to debrief and run coaching interventions with the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment and gives you a lifetime certification on this knowledge. After you have been certified, you can certainly purchase access to the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment and deliver debriefs and coaching interventions without paying for an annual license. However, a license is required if you would like to commercialise and/or use the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment & Methodology and the teaching resources to deliver the i4 Neuroleader™ Program.
We include the first year of the i4 Practitioner License for free when you enrol in the i4 Neuroleader™ Certification program. After this period, you can elect to renew or to stay as a non-active certified i4 Practitioner. Without a license, there are restrictions on delivering and promoting this content. We cover all our licensing details in the certification program. If you have any questions, contact us.
Purchasing assessments without an annual license is certainly an option if you just want to conduct coaching interventions. However, you must be certified. Once you complete the i4 Neuroleader™️ Certification program, you become a ‘certified i4 Practitioner’ for life. You can conduct debriefs of the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment, even if you do not renew or purchase a license.
The license is linked to our affiliate program, discounts, IP Rights to deliver teaching content with the resources and slides and other licensee benefits listed above. If you are not an active licensee, you would only be accredited to debrief the assessment. In this case, clients can purchase access to the i4 Neuroleader™️ Assessment directly from our public website.
If clients decide to follow your lead and buy access independently, the i4 Neuroleader™️ Report will be automatically released to them as it is a self-managed process. When this occurs, you will not have access to the report or the assessment management process. Once the assessment process is finalised, it is up to you, as the consultant, to follow up with your client and offer to conduct a paid or unpaid debrief/coaching session to go through the results.
The i4 Neuroleader™ Model & Methodology and Assessment is a unique body of work that started in 2009, combining the output of years of research and Silvia Damiano’s original insights. This program certifies Practitioners to use the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment and the accompanying online development course and resources. With these learning & teaching resources, you can debrief, coach and conduct training sessions for private coaching clients and/or individuals and groups within organisations, however, they cannot be used in public offerings (unless you purchase and maintain the annual i4 Partner License). To use the teaching resources of the i4 Neuroleader™ Program in either a private or public setting, you will need to be an active licensee.
This is one of the most advanced and comprehensive certification programs in the market that comprises the latest knowledge in applied neuroscience and wellbeing to leadership, talent development, cultural transformation and neurocoaching. The structured approach of the i4 Neuroleader™ Methodology will not only provide you with a rewarding personal development opportunity but will also take your leadership practice to the next level, allowing you to differentiate yourself from the competition.
This global program aims to provide professional development and continuing education for leaders, coaches and consultants who provide services to organisations or individuals.
This course is unique in its approach and based on leading-edge thought leadership and the latest scientific findings. As such, it goes beyond any national education or qualifications frameworks currently offered in the market. The International Coaching Federation has accredited the curriculum as a CCE program, reflecting the evolving nature of the coaching profession.
Evidence-based concepts and tools have been used to ensure all participants can enhance the competencies outlined by the International Coaching Federation through a new lens, neurobiology.
After completing this certification, participants will receive the title of ‘i4 Neuroleader™ Practitioner’, which is only awarded by the About my Brain Institute.
Although this program is all-inclusive regarding the ICF CCE credit points you will acquire 48 hours (33 CC + 15 RD). We have split this certification into two parts for those coaches who need to top up their ACC, PPC or MCC accreditations. If required, once you complete the following modules, you can request a certificate of completion for:
We produce these certificates on a case-by-case basis. Alternatively, you can complete the entire program and receive the final certificate of completion with all ICF CCE credits. Once you have finalised both programs, this certificate is automatically generated inside our Learning Management System. If you are in a hurry to acquire your ICF credits, dedicating 8 - 10 hours per week will allow you to complete the self-paced certification within 6 weeks.
The i4 Neuroleader™ Certification program is accredited by the International Coach Federation – Continuing Coach Education (CCE) and the CPD Certification Service for 48 hours of professional development and
In addition, the i4 Neuroleader™ Program has been industry recognised by the ‘The 100% Human At Work’ ‘Virgin Unite’ Initiative and voted as one of the Best Leadership Development Programs by the ‘Australian Institute of Training & Development’.
Our program also includes exclusive interviews from the ‘Make Me A Leader’ Documentary, a film that has won 8 international awards:
In order to maintain access to the lessons after the initial 12-month period, you will need to purchase one of our annual licenses. Our lessons are like facilitator guides and a license is required to obtain continuous access. These resources are there to help refresh your memory on the methodology and program.
Yes. The i4 Neuroleader Methodology has been developed to be applied in any setting. Developing our leadership is something that everyone can do! Practitioners from universities and colleges can purchase the i4 Neuroleader™ Assessment which includes an accompanying self-paced online development course and resources to train staff and students. A license must also be purchased to deliver the content/concepts within the institution. The ‘Make Me A Leader’ Documentary is available for free in the public domain to be used for educational purposes.
We offer Educational and NFP discounts on our certification program. Contact us to obtain your discount code.
Absolutely! After you are certified we provide the i4 Neuroleader™ Practitioner Stamp. This stamp can be used in websites, email signatures, marketing collateral and social channels to validate that the i4 Practitioner is certified. You can also share your personalised certificate.
Absolutely. We have a highly specialised support team that will handle all i4 Practitioner and final user technical inquiries and provide the best possible support. Since our services and products are of a digital nature, it is highly recommended that Practitioners do not try to solve or diagnose technical issues directly with their clients. We are here to support you in this process.
We strive to provide timely service and technical expertise to ensure the digital experience and your assessment projects run smoothly. Our team provides technical support via email only from Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sydney Time). Please allow up to 48 hours to get a response. For our international clients, keep in mind time zones.
Yes. To make things affordable you can opt to pay for this program in 4-monthly instalments. The first payment is due on enrolment and the second payment will be automatically deducted from your credit card 30 days later. Our payment plan is only available when paying via credit card. Please note that if the payment does not go through, access to the program will be locked. To avoid this from happening please ensure your credit card is up to date in the payment portal and there are enough funds. In order to regain access, full payment will need to be made. If you complete the lessons faster (in less than 2 months) full payment (the balance of what is left) must be made earlier in order to receive your certificate.
We are an Australian company and all pricing listed on our website is exclusive of Australian Sales Tax (GST), which is 10%. Tax only applies to Australian residents and/or registered Australian companies and 10% will be added when purchasing products and services on our website. Based on the digital service tax (DST), our offering falls into the category of ‘educational exempt products and services’ for most regions around the world. This means that for non-Australian residents and/or companies, the sales tax does not apply.
All pricing is in USD. At the time of the transaction based on the daily conversion rate, the charge will be converted to your currency. If paying via credit card, please check with your financial institution for any fees, charges or their own conversion rates.
If you wish to make a purchase on behalf of another person or for a group of people, please contact us.
We accept major credit cards, contact us if you would like to make a payment with a bank transfer. Please note that our payment plan is only available when purchasing by credit card.
We stand by our certification program 100%. If you have a problem, we’ll solve it or refund you within 7 days of purchase (only if the digital content has not been accessed). Please review our return policy.
The i4 Neuroleader™ Certification is accredited by two bodies:
The International Coach Federation (ICF) as a Continuing Coach Education (CCE) program, as well as The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service for a total of 48 hours.