Back to All Events

Birkman Signature Level Certification Training

  • The Central Canadian District of the C&MA 159 Panin Road Burlington ON Burlington Canada (map)

Thinking about going to the next level with


The Birkman Method Signature Certification
Burlington, Ontario
June 11-13, 2020
$2,250 USD


Signature Certification Training is for Grip-Birkman Coaches who want to have a deeper understanding of The Birkman Method and gain direct access to all the Signature reports as a Birkman Certified Professional. Upon completion of the course, you’ll have unlimited access to Birkman reports and resources, including the ability to run Birkman Signature and Birkman Insight report formats as well as comparative and group reports with your own Birkman Direct account through Grip-Birkman. You’ll join the network of thousands of Birkman Certified Professionals around the world and will have a deeper understanding of how the Grip-Birkman works. You will receive in-depth training on all aspects of the Birkman Method led by Birkman Authorized Trainers. If you have been thinking about going to the next level of GB coaching this is your opportunity. This training is a requirement for any coach desiring to become a Grip-Birkman Coach Trainer.

Registration for this event includes:

  • pre-training e-learning modules

  • the 3-day training

  • your Signature Grip-Birkman Report

  • snacks and lunches

  • and all training materials

  • post-training follow-up assignments and free registration of your own Birkman Direct account through Grip-Birkman.


  1. Learn powerful interpretation techniques and gain thorough knowledge of the Birkman behavioural Components, the nine core scales for understanding personality.

  2. Improve skills for a coaching conversation using the Signature Report.

  3. Gain a deeper understanding of the relationships between Usual behaviours, underlying Needs, and Stress behaviours.

  4. Become more adept at using the Birkman Signature Report and additional reports for individual and team coaching in the stewardship of relationships.

  5. Gain access to Individual, Comparative and Group Reports through your own Birkman Direct account.

  6. Access Birkman webinars and eLearning courses to continue developing your skills for interpreting personality.

  7. Learn more about the “Dotted Diamond” and how to fully integrate the Birkman and Your Leadership Grip in a team setting.


Larry and Susan Gay are Birkman Master Certified Professionals and Authorized Birkman Trainers. They serve as the Training Coordinators for the Grip-Birkman Community. Both Larry and Susan have been Grip-Birkman trainers since 2005 and have used the tool throughout the world with individual leaders and teams. Larry’s Doctorate is in Educational Ministry with an emphasis on Strategic Leadership. After 35 years in cross-cultural leadership development, he now is an independent consultant and coach to business and ministry leaders in personnel development. Susan holds the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling. After 35 years of cross-cultural ministry, Susan now serves as counselor and consultant to assess emotional wellness for potential expatriate employees.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT PURCHASE TRAVEL TICKETS UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN INVOICE AFTER REGISTRATION. That will indicate enough participants have registered to make the event possible.

For more information, please email Larry Gay (LEAD360@GMAIL.COM).



Start: Thursday June 11, 2020 (8:30AM – 5:30PM each day)

End: Saturday June 13, 2020

Cost: $2,250 USD (PayPal charges may apply)

Location: The Central Canadian District Ministry Centre, C&MA (159 Panin Road Burlington, ON L7P 5A6)

Travel and Lodging: not included

Guest house at the facility has limited availability: Visit their website to inquire about availability:

Nearest airport: Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)


Larry Gay
Phone: +1-205-253-8420

Building unity in the Body of Christ so more people will know Jesus

Earlier Event: March 26
Resilience Tour
Later Event: June 16
General Assembly 2020