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Additional Resources

  1. Addressing Barriers
  2. Appreciative Inquiry Agenda Generic
  3. Appreciative Inquiry in Large and Small Systems
  4. Appreciative Inquiry Interview Questions
  5. Appreciative Inquiry Interview Guide Generic
  6. Core Team – Debriefing Questions
  7. Core Team Interview Reflections
  8. Crafting AI Questions
  9. Managing Conflict Between Individuals
  10. Modified Appreciative Inquiry Interview Guide
  11. Tips for Conducting an Appreciative Inquiry Interview
  12. Tips for Dealing with Negatives
  13. Transcript Living on the Appreciative Edge Video
  14. Transcript of Interview – Cooperrider

Module 7- Live and Facilitate AI

Welcome to Module 7

The learning outcomes for this module:

  1. Integrate facilitator skills and knowledge and seek to clarify how you will proceed as an AI facilitator

In preparation for our time together, please complete the module and activities as described within.

Module 6- Ground AI in evidence

Welcome to Module 6

The learning outcomes for this module:

  1. Discover the research and evidence that underpins the work of appreciative inquiry and integrate these ideas into your facilitation toolkit.

In preparation for our time together, please complete the module and activities as described within.

Module 5- Key AI Facilitation Considerations

Welcome to Module 5

The learning outcomes for this module:

  1. Assess and integrate key appreciative inquiry facilitation considerations.

In preparation for our time together, please complete the module and activities as described within.

Module 4- Create AI topics and interview guides

Welcome to Module 4

The learning outcomes for this module:

  1. Identify an affirmative topic for an inquiry and modify the generic interview guide.
  2. Reflect on facilitation considerations.

Download or print the following documents for easy access during the session:


    In preparation for our time together, please complete the module and activities as described within.

    Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination pg 66-109

    Review the 5 Generic Processes from Module 2

    Fill in the specifics of what we did in Module Two at each step of the D’s–Experiencing AI, in the fillable daisy. This is a reminder exercise to cement the five generic processes for you–a critical aspect of being a facilitator. Bring your completed daisy for discussion in the synchronous session.

    Module 3-Uncover the Power of Appreciative Inquiry

    Welcome to Module 3

    The learning outcomes for this module:

    1. Identify and integrate key theory components of appreciative inquiry to support your foundations as an AI facilitator.

    In preparation for our time together, please complete the module and activities as described within.

    Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination pg 9-18, 23-24,71-75

    Module 2 – Experience Appreciative Inquiry

    Welcome to Module 2

    The learning outcomes for this module:

    1. Experience the five generic processes of appreciative inquiry as they apply to designing your learning within the AIFT.

    Download or print the following documents for easy access during the session:


    In preparation for our time together, please complete the pre-session tab in the module. In the zoom session you will have the opportunity to experience AI when you interview one another.

    Following the session there is some review material under the post-session tab.

    Module 1-Define Appreciative Inquiry and Build Community

    Welcome to Module 1

    The learning outcomes for this module:

    1. Build community collaboratively, both synchronously and asynchronously in order to function in a strong AIFT learning community.
    2. Reflect on how you will build community in the future as an AI facilitator.
    3. Define appreciative inquiry.
    4. Understand what AI is and how it is applied.

    In preparation for our time together, please complete the module and activities as described within.

    Course Overview

    Meet Your Trainers


    Joan McArthur-Blair

    phone – 1-250-858-9435


    Jeanie Cockell

    phone – 1-250-858-6791

    Please click  this link to access the syllabus.

    To get us started building our learning community we invite you to introduce yourself in the discussion forum, please share a little about yourself and answer the following three questions. If there is anything you would like us to know about you privately please reach out and we are happy to connect. 

    1. What do you know about AI?
    2. What do you want to know?
    3.  Personal goals for AIFT

    Welcome To The Course

    Welcome to the course. We are excited to have you here and welcome you to watch the following introductory video. When completed, click on the “Completed” button below.