LEARN AND EXPERIENCE APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY
We offer a variety of trainings, programs, and workshops to meet the needs of today’s leaders. All our offerings are designed and delivered by experienced appreciative inquiry professionals. This page provides an overview of our certification courses, partner programs, and customized workshops. For easier navigation, please click on the links below to jump to the section you are most interested in.
GET CERTIFIED IN APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY
Skilled strength-based leaders and facilitators are in demand around the world. Appreciative Inquiry Certification demonstrates to others that you use industry-respected best practices and possess the knowledge, experience and education to effectively help organizations achieve their success. Our certification courses are highly experiential and designed to engage individuals at all skill levels.
APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY FACILITATOR TRAINING
This foundational course teaches the basics of Appreciative Inquiry but delves deeper by providing experiential exercises that demonstrate how to define the inquiry topic, practice positive framing, design and field test an interview protocol, and more.
APPRECIATIVE RESILIENCE FACILITATOR TRAINING
Bring your understanding of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) to uplifting and sustaining your workplace and beyond with appreciative resilience. Appreciative Resilience is built from the tenets of AI and from powerful resilience practices.
APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY COACH TRAINING
Appreciative Coaching looks at discovering and co-constructing the client’s positive core. Through the affirmative framework of Appreciative Inquiry, discover how to deepen and enhance your skills for generative one-on-one conversations.
APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY PRACTITIONER TRAINING
This advanced certification series will empower you to become immersed in the practice of facilitating clients in identifying what gives life to their human systems in ways that build agile, adaptive and innovative organizations.
WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM AS A TRAINER?
We seek experienced trainers, consultants, and coaches to join our growing community of certified Center for Appreciative Inquiry (CAI) trainers to design and deliver its various workshops, trainings, and consulting projects.
WHAT ARE THE LEVELS OF CERTIFICATION?
Not sure which Appreciative Inquiry course to take? View and compare all our appreciative inquiry certifications courses to find the training that best aligns with your personal and professional development goals and values.
LEARN AND APPLY APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY
INTRODUCTION TO APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY (ON-DEMAND)
Curious about Appreciative Inquiry? In this on-demand program, you will explore the foundational theories, principles, and 5-D process of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) through experiential exercises designed to invite discovery, reflection, and implementation.
ACTIVATING CITIZEN-DRIVEN COMMUNITIES WITH APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY
Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is a highly effective change model that supports community development efforts by inviting community members to engage in meaningful discussions that identify strengths, create shared visions, develop strategies, and inspire action for change. Learn how Appreciative Inquiry can renew energy and hope and inspire action in communities you belong to, work with, and serve.
APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY + VISUALS = MEETING DESIGN
Discover how visuals & Appreciative Inquiry can be used to facilitate a discovery meeting with clients. Learn how to utilize the AI Process Template as a guide to visual facilitation and discover how visuals support each stage of the 5D AI framework.
CONVERSATIONS WORTH HAVING (CWH) BOOTCAMPS
Conversations are at the heart of everything we do. They are key to effective communications, leadership, strategy, high performance, strong relationships, and the health of our organizations and communities. Are you engaging in Conversations Worth Having?
CO-CREATING A MORE DIVERSE, EQUITABLE, AND INCLUSIVE WORLD WITH APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY
Be the positive deviant that creates the social change of our time. This virtual series is designed to support you in taking intercultural diversity, equity, and inclusive (ICDEI) actions using Appreciative Inquiry principles, process, and tools.
Want to strengthen your team? The Inspired Teams program introduces appreciative inquiry concepts and tools to your team to promote engagement, create synergy, identify shared goals and outcomes, and develop stronger relationships.
Being resilient is about practicing in the every-day of our lives and work. In this virtual series you will have the opportunity to focus on the strengths they bring to creating an appreciative resilience practice – even in the most challenging of times.
Gain a foundational understanding of Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, and Results to elevate your strategic thinking and planning. Learn how you can recognize and leverage internal strengths, identify opportunities, clarify aspirations, and define specific results.
DEPARTMENT CHAIR INSTITUTE (DCI)
Now more than ever department chairs are finding themselves pushed to new levels of leadership. We offer a highly experiential program, grounded in appreciative inquiry, to engage academic leaders to become change agents within their institution.
EXPLORE OUR CUSTOM AI PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS
Appreciative Inquiry’s energizing and inclusive design fosters creativity through the art of positive inquiry. By inviting stakeholders to participate in the strategic planning process and engage in a cooperative search for the best in the organization, strategic planning becomes an exciting adventure into endless possibilities.
CUSTOM APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY ENGAGEMENTS
Like many other business decisions, choosing a training for yourself or staff members is strategic. As an alternative or a supplement to your own in-house training, The Center for Appreciative Inquiry can custom-design trainings and workshops that address your team or organization’s specific needs and interests.
WANT TO TRAIN YOUR TEAM?
Any appreciative inquiry offering listed above can be delivered privately to a team, department, organization, or community. Programs can be delivered in-person or virtually. We encourage a minimum of ten (10) members from any organization, group, or community participate. Please complete the CONTACT US form to learn how to bring a closed appreciative inquiry offering to your team and organization.
Do you have questions regarding our programs, trainings, consulting, or coaching? How may we help you? Please complete the contact form. Once submitted, you will receive a response within two (2) business days. We look forward to hearing from you.
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