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Develop a competitive advantage for your organization

The Silicon Valley Executive Center at Santa Clara University has partnered with bestselling author Patrick Lencioni and his firm The Table Group to build and launch a new online certificate course, Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team. This course is built around the first piece of Patrick Lencioni's organizational health model: Build a Cohesive Leadership Team. You will learn how to build trust among your team to cultivate effective communication and a productive conflict resolution process. 

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Program Fee - $795

Discounts are available for teams of 10 or more. See the rates below for more details.

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The Organizational Health model: 1. Build a cohesive team, 2. Create clarity, 3. Over-communicate clarity, 4. Reinforce clarity

The Organizational Health Model

This course will help you with Discipline 1 of Patrick Lencioni's Organizational Health model: Building a Cohesive Leadership Team. Mastering the Five Dysfunctions of a Team will allow your leadership team to:

  • Tap into one another's skills and experiences
  • Avoid wasting time talking about the wrong issues and revisiting the same topics because of lack of buy-in
  • Make higher quality decisions and accomplish more in less time with fewer resources
  • Put critical topics on the table and have lively meetings
  • Align the team around common objectives
  • Retain star employees






This badge will introduce participants to the The Four Disciplines that make up Patrick Lencioni's Organizational Health model. The badge is composed of the following components:

• Foundations of Organizational Health - Identify the benefits of Organizational Health
Organizational Health
Context for Organizational Health
Four Disciplines Model
Foundations Bonus Material 
• Build a Cohesive Leadership Team: Discipline 1
Overview of Discipline 1
Virtual Teams
Team Baseline
• Deep Dive into the Five Behaviors Underlying the Cohesive Team Approach
Build Trust
Master Conflict
Achieve Commitment
Embrace Accountability
Focus on Results 

The badge is built on foundations of automated feedback, reflection, and guidance for building out your personal organizational health notebook. Over 75 modules present videos, readings, and activities to help you build your own agenda and materials in preparation for working with your team.

You earn the first badge in Lencioni's Series on Organizational Health: Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team as you complete the course. You can display this certification on your favorite professional and social media sites.

You have access to this Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team course for a year after the day you start the course. Come back into the course at any time during the year to review the videos, and download tools or other resources.

Learning Outcomes

Drawing on Patrick Lencioni's extensive consulting experience and reaffirming many of the themes cultivated in his best-selling books, this badge helps you develop the motivation, background, and tools for applying the first discipline of Organizational Health: Build a Cohesive Leadership Team. This actionable approach will help you achieve long-term, sustainable success within your own work and organization.

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The Organizational Health model seems simple, but the reality is that it is the some of the most difficult work required by organizations. Pat's model is one that I personally believe in, and it's a model that's been proven in practice for many organizations that The Table Group has worked with.

Dennis Lanham, Sr. Assistant Dean and Executive Director

Silicon Valley Executive Center

The Digital Badge in Organizational Health offered by Santa Clara University and the Table Group is a self-paced, unmoderated online course.  

Here's everything you need to know about joining the movement for Organizational Health:

    • Program Fee - $795 
      • A discounted version of the badge will available for a limited time. Those interested in purchasing this version should contact us at
        • For organizations looking to complete the badge as a team, please email for bulk registration. Discounts are offered at the following rate:
          • 10–50 participants: $755.25
          • 51–100 participants: $715.50
          • 101–500 participants: $675.75
          • 501–1000 participants: $596.25
          • 1000+ participants: Custom Pricing

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