License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach
License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach
License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach
License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach
License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach
License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach
License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach
License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach
License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach

License for Professional Certified Ikigai® Coach

Upcoming Certifications

September 15th
17:30 - 19:00 CEST

Americas, Europe and Africa friendly timing (English)

October 18th
09:30 - 11:00 AM CEST 

Europe / Asia Pacific / Middle East & Africa friendly (English)

November 13th 17:00 - 18:30 CET

Americas, Europe and Africa friendly timing (English)

December 9th 09:30 - 11:00 CET

Europe / Asia Pacific / Middle East & Africa friendly (English)


Delivery of the licensing sessions via Zoom

Don't see a time that works for you? Contact us at to discuss other options. 

After your registration, we assign your seat to the first open and convenient time for you.


We invest in you

Becoming a licensed partner of the Ikigai Coaching Institute is not for everyone. It's something that you do for a longer period of time. 

    • Differentiate yourself in a crowded coaching market. Our toolbox is end to end. It is exclusively available for our Professional Certified Ikigai Coaches. 
    • We Innovate the toolbox continuously. You have something proven, different and unique to offer to your clients.
    • Apply a proven and unique set of tools to assist your clients to unlock their Ikigai®
    • Ask us anything! You always work with independent entrepreneur business coaches with at least 20 years industry ànd coaching experience. We continue to be available for delivery advice, strategizing, sound boarding.
    • Plant a seed with your clients and invest for long lasting relationships with recurring revenues and build a commercially successful practice.
    • Join our community of Professional Certified Ikigai Coaches worldwide. As one team, we're enabling 100.000 people to unlock their IKIGAI before the end of 2025. Contribute and make a difference.
    • Participate in complementary webinars to improve your delivery, sales and marketing of your practice.
    • You get an opportunity to build out your global industry network.
    • Get your personal Ikigai Coaching Institute Bamboo Polo (really beautiful!) shirt with a value of 89,50 euro. (men or women).
    • A two year certification License as professional Ikigai coach from the Ikigai® Coaching Institute. Your certification is official: 1.  after you have participated in the second peer review session and 2. shared your first learnings with the Ikigai tools at the second session and 3. have signed the licensing agreement.
    • A certification game kit with four Ikigai® question games (value 198,- euro).
    • We offer an additional opportunity to be found and contacted directly by potential clients worldwide via our Global Ikigai Coaches Locator. On this map, you can add your own link, email address and phone number. Please note: this additional possibility is invitation only. 
    • We own the patent on the word 'ikigai'. When you have an active license you can claim this domain as certified professional in your market.
  • To ensure personal attention, you always work with a small group of maximum five other professionals.


You invest in us

    1. Participation in two certification sessions. Start with a 90 minutes certification Zoom webinar. Finish approximately 12 weeks later with a 60 minutes peer review session.
    2. In between the two certification sessions, you apply the Ikigai Coaching Methodology with at least three clients.
    3. Use one game for each client. When finished, your client keeps her/his personalized game.


Is becoming a licensed partner for you?

  1. You have finished a higher education at bachelor or masters level
  2. You have at least 10 years of business experience in a (senior) management position or as an entrepreneur, OR....
  3. .... you have at least three years of proven coaching experience with at least 200 hours of coaching experience. Working with at least 20 coachees one on one, or you have demonstrated experience in training groups.
  4. If you have a background as an executive, you are really open to invest in developing your coaching skills
  5. You feel comfortable with our vision and approach, as described in our manifesto.
  6. You feel comfortable to sign the licensing agreement to confirm our house rules and how we work together.

We keep the right to decline your request to participate in our Ikigai Coaching Licensing process.


Ecological footprint & shipping

We ship worldwide. Via our logistics partners we compensate 100% of our CO2 footprint. We have your package in your (home) office in a matter of days, wherever you are on our planet. Everything else we share digital. 

To participate in the first certification session, it's easy to have the games, but you do not need the games persé.


Organisational lisence

If you are interested in a license for your organisation or for your school, please contact us via


Other languages

Currently we have Ikigai question game available in an English, Japanese, French, German, Spanish and Dutch version. If you want to order 100 games or more, we can discuss to produce a local language version for you.



No discount. Easy, so you don't have to think about it, don't have to ask for it and not have to worry about it.

In our Manifest we describe it like this: 


"Our toolbox is and will always be affordable for our licensed network of coaches and consultants. We're expert wholesalers, partnering with our global community of Licensed Ikigai Coaches to enable them to grow their business.

In a close partnership with them we create the possibility to reach at least 100.000 people before the end of 2025. Our toolbox is often more effective and up to five times cheaper than psychological tests."


We keep our prices reasonable and affordable. 


White paper

Our White Paper: the secret of Ikigai.