AI in Action in the World

Learn how people who have become certified in one of our Appreciative Inquiry programs are using AI in their companies, schools, communities, and healthcare organizations to inspire positive change in people and organizations.

Appreciative Inquiry Core Competencies

The Center for Appreciative Inquiry developed the following competencies to provide a framework to help individuals strengthen their understanding, skills, and application of Appreciative Inquiry by identifying both the technical skills and behavioral expectations needed…

CAI Online Course Advantage

Vibrant content, leading industry experts, accessibility, mentoring, certification, and so much more! Experience the difference the Center for Appreciative Inquiry's online courses offer.

Flexible Payment Options

CAI offers secure payment options as a manageable alternative to paying your registration fees in a lump-sum payment. Learn about the benefits and how to enroll.

Forms of Engagement

Each training and consulting job we perform is tailored to meet the needs (time, money, and resources), outcomes and objectives of each individual, group, or organization we serve. To ensure that our client’s objectives are…

Generic Process of Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative Inquiry engagements are designed and delivered using the 5-D process consisting of: Define, Discover, Dream, Design, and Destiny. Learn more about what each step involves...

Other AI Resources

News, books, websites, and podcasts! These inspired resources provide unlimited ways for you to learn about Appreciative Inquiry and the difference positivity makes in how we see the world.

Principles of Appreciative Inquiry

The Principles of Appreciative Inquiry explain the basic tenets of the methodology and serve as the foundation needed to support the success of the 5-D AI Process.

Trending Topics

AI can be used to address challenges and opportunities organizations face today. Which of these trending topics might positively provoke an AI engagement in your organization or with your clients?


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What is Appreciative Inquiry (AI)?

Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is an energizing and inclusive process that fosters creativity through the art of positive inquiry. It builds new skills, develops new leaders, & encourages a culture of inquiry.

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