$149.00USD
  • Personalized Report Included Dive deep into your unique profile of character strengths
  • On-Demand Course Get started immediately with videos and handouts added to your VIA account
  • 7 Sessions Includes research-based lectures, stories, examples and activities
  • 1 Hour Sessions Learn at your convenience
  • Self-Paced Course access for 180 days to fit your schedule
  • No Prerequisites Available for anyone to join
  • Language English offered (closed captioning available)
  • Earn ICF Credits 7 Resource Development CCEUs offered for International Coaching Federation

About This Course & Report Package

Combine our introductory, online course Start with Strengths with your personalized Total 24 Report for the ultimate strengths-activating experience!

The Start with Strengths course teaches you the basic principles of applying your strengths to increase happiness, boost relationships, improve work engagement, manage stress and health, find meaning and purpose, and accomplish goals.

Additionally, your Total 24 Character Strengths Report is a science-based, personalized guide to understanding your true self, and how you interact with others and operate in the world. This report is based on your free VIA Survey results and is the key to understanding your positive personality.

When used together, these two resources provide the most well-rounded and thorough guidance on using your strengths to build your best life.

What Will You Gain From This Course & Personalized Report?

Research shows applying your character strengths can improve your well-being. This course and report teach you how to use your best qualities to:

  • be happier
  • reduce stress
  • find meaning in life
  • boost relationships
  • live authentically
  • reach your goals

Who Should Get This Course & Report?

Anyone interested in personal growth and development, greater well-being, and finding strengths-based solutions to problems.

Helping professionals who work with others to make positive life changes, including consultants, coaches, managers, educators, psychologists and social workers. Please contact us at info@viacharacter.org to learn about bulk discount pricing for this course/report package.

Course Details

  • Personalized Report Included Dive deep into your unique profile of character strengths
  • On-Demand Course Get started immediately with videos and handouts added to your VIA account
  • 7 Sessions Includes research-based lectures, stories, examples and activities
  • 1 Hour Sessions Learn at your convenience
  • Self-Paced Course access for 180 days to fit your schedule
  • No Prerequisites Available for anyone to join
  • Language English offered (closed captioning available)
  • Earn ICF Credits 7 Resource Development CCEUs offered for International Coaching Federation

Start with Strengths Course Preview: What’s Inside

1

Strengths 101 Explore why your positive personality traits are core to your identity.

2

Increase Happiness Learn research-based pathways to greater happiness.

3

Boost Relationships Improve your relationships by focusing on your strengths and the strengths of others.

4

Improve Work Engagement Find more engagement in your work by aligning your tasks to your most essential strengths.

5

Manage Stress & Health Shift your mindset to see how stressful situations stimulate learning and lead to greater growth.

6

Find Meaning & Purpose Build a meaningful life around your core values.

7

Accomplish Goals Learn how your character strengths can be pathways to reach small goals and your highest aspirations.

Course Faculty

Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Ryan M. Niemiec, PsyD, is author or co-author of nine books, an award-winning psychologist and a widely traveled international speaker. Ryan is the creator of MBSP and has led hundreds of mindfulness groups over the last two decades. As education director of the global nonprofit, VIA Institute on Character, he's a leading voice in the education, research, and practice of character strengths. He lives with his family, which includes three young and zestful children, near Cincinnati, Ohio.
Frequently Asked Questions
How will I receive my report?

Each of VIA’s in-depth reports are available as a PDF download immediately after purchase and can be accessed through your secure VIA account at any time.

Are the reports available in other languages?

The Top 5 and Total 24 Reports are available in English, Danish, Finnish, French, Japanese, Brazillian-Portuguese, Portuguese-Portugal, Spanish and Swedish. Interested in providing an additional translation? We would welcome your support. Please contact chrisj@viacharacter.org.

Thank you to our Report translators:
Danish: Center for Mental Robusthed
Finnish: Mari Laakso and Stefania Fält The Strength, Happiness and Compassion group at the Folkhalsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland.
French: Salomé Roucel
Japanese: Shin Matsuguma
Brazilian Portuguese: Juliana Blum and Albert Holzhacker from the Geniantis Foundation and Ayala Kalnicki Band
Portugal Portuguese: Fernanda Bento
Spanish: Inés Nieto Romero
Swedish: Pehr Jakobsson, the Strength, Happiness and Compassion group at the Folkhalsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland.

Do I need to pay for any other materials such as textbooks?

No, all the material you need is included in the course content. After you take the VIA Survey (before starting this course), you can consider purchasing one of the more in-depth reports.

You may also be interested in the new practical book The Power of Character Strengths: Appreciate and Ignite Your Positive Personality, by Drs. Ryan Niemiec and Robert McGrath. This book reviews the what, the why, and the how of each of the 24 character strengths and is now the go-to book in applying strengths in a personal way.

Will I have handouts that I can keep and review at a later date?

Yes, in each module there are PDF handouts that you can download for the practical exercises that we recommend.

Is there bulk pricing for this course & report package?

Yes. Please contact us at info@viacharacter.org to receive information on how to purchase this course and report in bulk quantity at a discounted price.

What if I’m not satisfied with my purchase?

We feel confident you will find VIA products valuable, but if you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may request a refund. Refunds are issued based on product purchased. See our Refund Policy for details. Terms of Service