Watch your clients thrive when you help them get aligned with their natural abilities!
As a guidance professional, you want your clients to thrive. So you need tools that get to the heart of who they are and empower them in making professionals and personal decisions at each step.
This 7-week MN Practitioner Course is an online certification program that trains professionals to implement the MNTEST—the first-of-its-kind Human Alignment Tool that makes use of the Multiple Natures and Multiple Intelligences frameworks. The MNTEST reveals your client’s natural abilities, providing fast, powerful insights on how they can best engage their potential.
Our program is based on the work of American educator, Steven Rudolph, who spent over 25 years in India and Asia, finding ways of connecting the best of Western science with Eastern Wisdom to help people lead more aligned and fulfilling lives. The knowledge, products, and training programs he has developed have benefitted over 150,000 people worldwide and are now available to you through the Multiple Natures Practitioner Course.
ICF CCE Accreditation
The Certified MN Practitioner course has been approved for 35 ICF Continuing Coach Education credits (9 credits of Core Competencies and 26 credits of Resource Development).
Who is it for?
Our program is ideal for all types of guidance professionals including:
and anyone in need of guiding others to fulfill their potential
By the end of this course you will be able to:
understand the concepts of Multiple Intelligences and Multiple Natures.
understand what Human Alignment Tools are and how they function.
administer the MNTEST to your clients and generate personalized MN Profiles.
manage the MN Dashboard system.
perform a one-on-one assessment with clients to determine the potential of their intelligences and natures.
interpret your clients’ MN Profiles (with matching tasks, careers, and hobbies).
apply Multiple Natures results to your counseling or coaching practice.
apply powerful questioning techniques to assist the client towards solutions and effective actions.
By becoming a Certified MN Practitioner and learning to use our innovative Human Alignment Tools, you will be able to:
save time by instantly knowing your client’s natural abilities and tendencies of behavior (i.e., 19 Multiple Natures and Multiple Intelligences).
identify where their overutilized and underutilized potential lies.
be able to help your client make decisions about better engaging their potential.
access our Activity Alignment Database with over 1200 careers, tasks, and hobbies.
identify precisely where careers and tasks do not align with your clients’ natural abilities.
You will also be able to help clients:
make choices that align their natural abilities and tendencies with their professional and personal activities (careers, tasks, hobbies).
understand possible reasons for stress, procrastination, and burnout.
identify likely causes of interpersonal conflict and solutions that may lead to improvement of relationships at home and in the workplace.
become more productive by applying strategies that effectively engage their natures and intelligences.
identify why specific career choices, roles, or tasks are better or worse for them than others.
make recommendations that have a profound and lasting impact on your clients’ lives.
In order to join the course, you are required to have at least 2 years of experience as a guidance professional in the field of coaching, counseling, psychology, human resource management, or related consultancy practice. If you don’t have enough experience, you will be permitted to take the course and will be certified, but will not be permitted to practice until you obtain a coaching or counseling certification from a recognized institution.
The requirements for course certification are as follows. Students must:
Finish the MN Practitioner course.
Pass a final exam, which has three parts:
Part 1: Online Theory Assessment, which is about 40 questions and takes about 45 minutes to complete.
Part 2: Evaluation of Students’ Live Assessment. Students must record an MNTEST with a client (preferably the 5th to 7th client) and submit it to their instructor, who provides feedback on their performance during a one-on-one session. Based on the input, they must improve their Live Assessment skills for Part 3 and 4.
Part 3: Practical Exam (60 minutes). This test is done after the students complete 10 MNTESTs, where the instructor tests their practical skills.
Upon successfully passing, they receive their printed MN Practitioner Certificate.
About the Facilitator
Steven Rudolph is an American educator and entrepreneur who is the creator of the Multiple Natures concept and founder of Multiple Natures International. Steven spent over two decades in India and Asia and has worked with hundreds of organizations, companies, life coaches, psychologists, and educators in the pursuit of human alignment. These include Apple Computer, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Intel, the World Bank, UNESCO, and others. It was the richness of these experiences that led to the development of MNIs powerful and innovative Human Alignment Tools that are today empowering guidance professionals and individuals throughout the world.
These are the elements that comprise the MN Practitioner course.
Online Course Materials
These pertain to the modules in the course. They contain content in the MN Academy, our Learning Management System. These consist of digital content that has to be read weekly.
There are a number of course documents that students will need read during the course. The materials are available in a Google Drive folder that will be shared with students.
Online classes are the live sessions with the Practitioner Trainer:
one session – Course Overview, that lasts 45 minutes.
five sessions lasting 90 minutes each.
a final session lasting 180 minutes.
Course assignments are the homework students will do weekly for each Module. It is essential for them to complete their assignments on time and to stay up to date so they don’t fall behind in the program.
At the end of each module there is an online quiz that checks to ensure students mastered the key terms and concepts of the module.
There are 7 sessions on this course: 1 course overview session and 6 modules.
This session serves as an introduction to the course—as a means of setting the pace for the journey on which participants about to embark.
In this module participants will get first insights of what is Multiple Natures, MNTEST and other important concepts.
Participants will cover topics like:
a background of MN and the origins of MNTEST
MNTEST uniqueness and scope of usage
the concept of Multiple Intelligences
the theory of Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner
the concept of Svastha from the Charak Samhita
the concept of Svabhav from the Charak Samhita and the concept of Multiple Natures by Steven Rudolph
the concept of Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
the concept of Alignment by Steven Rudolph
In this module, participants will learn:
the basics of the Multiple Intelligences theory
the details regarding each of the 10 Multiple Intelligences
In this module, participants will understand:
what Multiple Natures are
how the Multiple Natures were derived
Also, the ins and outs of the MN Dashboard will be presented in the third module.
Feed Your Tigers concept
Critical, Supportive Intelligences and Natures
In this module, participants will learn:
how Multiple Intelligences and Multiple Natures relate to each other
how MIs and MNs are related to work and activities
how MIs and MNs can be personified as Tigers
how the Feed Your Tigers Analogy works
the relationship between Tigers and Swastha
Live Assessment Protocol
In this module, participants will know, how to:
identify and explain what Part 3, the Live Assessment is about
build a deeper, trust-based relationship with the client
encourage clients to focus on self-analysis, self-awareness, and self-development
identify and locate the tools participants need to perform a Live Assessment
prepare a client for the Live Assessment
understand things that can affect a client’s scores
make use of a variety of Live Assessment techniques in determining a client’s scores
create a contract for the interaction and for long-term cooperation
ask effective open-ended questions
know how to formulate an effective goal of the consultation
gain prioritization skills
identify how you could use the MNTEST in your professional practice
The Personal Explanation
In this module, participants will learn to:
identify and explain the aspects of Part 4, the Personal Explanation
explain to their client the connection between MIs and MNs and activities (such as in jobs and tasks)
explain the Water Tanks analogy to client
explain the Feed Your Tigers analogy to a client
explain the concept of “potential” to a client
explain the concept of alignment to a client with respect to careers, tasks, and hobbies
Multiple Natures International offers a dynamic growth path for professionals interested in expanding their knowledge, skills, and expertise in using MN related tools and programs.
Levels of Certification
The following are our Five Levels of Certification: