WHAT IS APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
In this self-paced asynchronous 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. The objective of this course is to encourage you and others to use the appreciative inquiry methodology to cultivate stronger relationships, promote meaningful engagement, and inspire positive change.
As a fully engaged participant in the Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry workshop, you will leave this workshop better able to:
– Recognize the power of storytelling and its ability to transform our paradigm and reality.
– Understand the difference between the AI Process (doing) and Principles of AI (being).
– Provide real-life examples that illustrate the AI principles’ impact on your way of being, thinking, and doing.
– Intentionally seek new ways of knowing, understanding, and interacting with others.
– Begin a personal paradigm shift from “what’s wrong” to “what’s right”.
– Broaden your capacity to draw on positive emotions, images, and experiences to create opportunities for joy, growth,
There are no pre-requisites to participate in this Appreciative Inquiry foundations course.
Anyone who wants to make positive and lasting change within themselves, their organizations, and communities.
The Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry online program is an asynchronous, self-paced course. An asynchronous online course is a fully online course with no required virtual or face-to-face (live) sessions. This offers participants the flexibility to access instructional materials and resources, complete activities, and practice techniques and skills essential to the learning goals for this course at time, place, and location that works best for them.
All course materials and activities are located online and can be found on LearnDash, the Center for Appreciative Inquiry’s learning management system.
To enhance the learning experience, this course has been designed to accommodate various learning styles by incorporating a mix of text, graphics, videos, and downloadable activities.
Certificates of Completion are available to all participants. To obtain a letter, participants must complete the training and submit course feedback. Certificates of Completion include the participant’s name, the name of the course completed, and the number of training hours offered by the course. The Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry online course offers 10 training hours.
All fees are due upon registration. Your full participation is very important to us and we know that from time to time, your plans to attend one of our workshops or programs may change. Our refund policy reflects our interest in your continued growth and learning journey as well as our planning needs and expenses incurred based on your enrollment. For more information about our Refund Policy, please click here.
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