Training & Certification

The Secretan Center helps organizations achieve extraordinary organizational performance through extraordinary personal performance.

In-Person and Virtual Training and Certification

Dr. Lance Secretan leads a limited number of Training and Certification events each year through combinations of in-person and communications technologies. In each full-immersion experience you will learn the concepts of Higher Ground Leadership® and become proficient at applying this renowned methodology in your leadership, consulting, coaching and teaching roles. The aim of each event is to inspire and change your life. is a membership organization for HR professionals with nearly 2 million members. They have partnered with The Secretan Center to create a brilliant, self-paced, interactive learning experience supported by one of our coaches. This is one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced offerings we have ever made. It is designed for those who are new leaders as well as those who are seasoned leaders who wish to become even more effective, and who wish to learn the very latest thinking about leadership.

Our foundation program is the Higher Ground Leadership® Pathfinders Certification. Drawing on 40 years of research, this program is a three-day residential intensive, followed by a series of teleclasses and a practicum, all led by Dr. Lance Secretan. You will learn how to identify your spiritual essence, reveal your true purpose and gifts, deepen existing skills and add new ones, and align these to becoming a more conscious leader, coach and teacher, who changes the world.

In partnership with CoachVille, the world’s largest coach training organization, we offer a course consisting of a 6-week teleclass, followed by a supervised practicum which leads to Certification as a Higher Ground Leadership® Coach.

The Leadership Summit is an experiential, action-oriented, three-day, residential event, using the concepts described in Lance Secretan’s masterwork, “The Spark, the Flame, and the Torch”. It is taught on-mountain in the Rockies during the winter ski season, and on lakes and trails in rural Ontario during the summer mountain-biking and kayaking season.

The DreamQuest® Program

The DreamQuest® program is a DVD-based training program consisting of 18 mini-seminars of about 10-15 minute minutes each. Each segment contains video footage that was filmed on location skiing in the Rockies at Lance’s home in Copper Mountain, Colorado, and canoeing and mountain biking at his home in Ontario Canada. Many interviews were conducted with people who live the principles he teaches.