Become a Certified Team Clock® Consultant

Certified Team Clock® Consultants possess a unique blend of skills including the ability to understand assessment metrics, confidence in training leadership-level professionals, comfort engaging in one-to-one coaching relationships, and business development savvy. An initial interview will screen for these qualities and review the logistics of the certification process.

Team Clock® Consultant

Certified Team Clock® Consultants are independent contractors of the Team Clock Institute and are qualified to lead comprehensive Team Clock® engagements with businesses and organizations within their own client list. Certified Team Clock® Consultants provide a rigorous assessment of team strengths and vulnerabilities, training of team effectiveness principles, assessment debrief and action-planning sessions, and leadership coaching within a six-to-twelve month engagement with their clients. Certified Team Clock® Consultants are typically freelancers with leadership experience in a range of industries. Certified Team Clock® Consultant bios and photos are featured on the website.

Qualifying Skill Set

  • In-depth understanding of cultural assessment metrics.
  • Comfort is speaking to large audiences in a training environment.
  • Ability to engage in a 1:1 coaching alliance.
  • Networking and business development acumen.

Certification Requirements

  • Read Team Clock: A Guide to Breakthrough Teams (provided with certification fee)
  • Read The Team Manual (online)
  • Participate in twelve hours of live training with a certified Team Clock® Consultant
  • Complete a practicum involving all components of a full Team Clock engagement within 6 months of training.
  • Participate in a 90-minute evaluation call with Team Clock Institute Founder & CEO, Steve Ritter.

Practicum Components

  • Identify an external team (good-to-great/diagnostic/change management/dysfunction).
  • Engage external team to initiate baseline online assessment and Team Clock process.
  • Conduct assessment, training, and debrief workshop.
  • Map Team Clock metrics to business deliverables.
  • Identify 90-day goals and detailed action plan.
  • Implement follow-up assessment and track results.
  • Request feedback from participants (online survey link provided)
  • Write case study detailing team challenges, assessment results, goals, interventions, and outcomes.


  • Diagnosis-informed, quadrant-based intervention
  • Targeted impact domains
  • Business goal mapping
  • Strategic action planning
  • Application with current workplace team
  • Mock training session role play
  • Baseline assessment procedure
  • Assessment result interpretation and summary report
  • Assessment debrief, goal setting, and action planning
  • Team Clock Interpersonal Market
  • The Team Clock® Relationship Cycle
  • Interpersonal Assessment and Action Workbook
  • Relationship Coaching Engagements
  • Coaching & consultation
  • General HR/OD coaching
  • Freelancing 101

Required Reading

  • Team Clock: A Guide to Breakthrough Teams
  • Useful Pain: Why Your Relationships Need Struggle
  • Team Clock Interpersonal Assessment Action Workbook
  • Team Clock Interpersonal Assessment Cards
  • Team Clock® Certification Training Manual

Cost: $7,500

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