Supporting Leaders to Achieve Their Best Outcomes

Achieving your best outcomes using Everything DiSC

About Us

Ben Wilhelm, MBA, MSOD
Executive Coach - Leadership Consultant - Business School Educator

Ben Wilhelm has 25 years of experience in the commercial construction industry and is managing partner of Wilhelm Gerkin Associates, LLC. Ben supports high performance individuals, groups, and organizations to reach their goals using executive coaching, facilitation, assessment, and leadership development.

Ben encourages clients to consider themselves an instrument for change. High performing people possess the ability to influence groups and organizational effectiveness through trust building, skills development, strategic alignment, and assessment.

With 25 years of business experience in talent management, operations, strategic planning and marketing, Ben earned his bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of Indianapolis. He also earned his Masters in Organization Development (MSOD) and Executive Coaching Certificate from the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte.

Ben is certified in The WorkPlace Big FiveTM, Myers-Brigg Type Indicator®, DiSC authorized partner, and EQ-i 2.0 profile assessments. He is currently earning his Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from UNC Charlotte at the Belk School of Business and is adjunct professor in the McColl School of Business teaching courses in organization development and organizational behavior.

Ben’s areas of concentration are:
• Executive Coaching
• Team Building and Facilitation
• Strategy Planning
• Talent Selection and Development
• Individual and Group Assessment

Ben has extensive experience in executive coaching, team facilitation, corporate and nonprofit strategy, and business consulting. Ben chaired implementation of an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), served 6 years on a corporate board, and has served on numerous nonprofit boards.

Solutions

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification

Online

Everything DiSC Workplace Certification is your best resource to gain foundational knowledge and tools for facilitating Everything DiSC. Designed with your busy schedule in mind, this online course gives you the flexibility of self-paced learning, paired with live-collaborative sessions led by Wiley’s expert trainers.

Increase your confidence and competence in delivering Everything DiSC Workplace in your organization. This course offers rigorous new content on the principles of the DiSC® model and the supporting research. During the live sessions, you will practice facilitating small groups and explore challenging scenarios that could arise during workshops. You’ll also learn how to keep Everything DiSC alive within your organization by creating a culture of DiSC and explore MyEverythingDiSC, the mobile-friendly, interactive learning portal that is exclusive to Everything DiSC.

This program Includes:

  • Four modules of self-directed and live collaborative learning (each requiring three to five hours of time per week), conducted over a four week period
  • Active knowledge checks to help participants assess how well they understand the content and to improve learning and retention
  • Final Certification exam (self-directed/graded activity)

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering Everything DiSC Workplace!

Upcoming Classes

  • March 04 – April 01, 2019

    Live session each Monday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • March 04 – April 01, 2019

    Live session each Monday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • May 02 – May 30, 2019

    Live session each Thursday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • May 31 – June 28, 2019

    Live session each Friday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • June 27 – July 25, 2019

    Live session each Thursday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Everything DiSC® Certification

In Person

The in-person, Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification begins with online, self-directed learning and culminates in two days of practical application facilitated by Wiley's expert trainers. With Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification, participants will:

  • Gain expertise in the Everything DiSC® model and supporting research
  • Discover how to apply the Everything DiSC Workplace reports to daily interactions
  • Customize the Everything DiSC Workplace program to meet specific participant needs
  • Navigate challenging scenarios that could arise during a workshop or coaching session
  • Create strategies to promote a DiSC®-based culture
  • Explore MyEverythingDiSC® and discover how to utilize it as an ongoing development tool
This course is held at the Education Center in Minneapolis, MN or in London, England.

Upcoming Classes

  • March 05 – March 06, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • April 02 – April 03, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • May 21 – May 22, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • June 25 – June 26, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • July 30 – July 31, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Featured Skills

  • Executive Coaching
  • Team and Individual Assessment
  • Onsite Leadership Facilitation
  • Strategic Planning