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Learn to Facilitate Appreciative Inquiry Sessions for all Human Systems (large or small)
 
Greetings!
 
Strengthen your professional tool belt with Appreciative Inquiry! This July we invite you to join us at the Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training in Las Vegas, Nevada. Learn how to bring about change that shares leadership and learning, fully engaging everyone in the process.

Appreciative Inquiry is a collaborative, strength-based approach to both personal and organizational development that is proving to be highly effective in thousands of organizations and communities around the world. Whether you are developing your term, implementing a culture change program, or developing a strategic plan, the principles and practices of Appreciative Inquiry can be your guide to success!

We look forward to seeing you in July and hope you enjoy this complimentary chapter, " Organizational Learning" by Dr. Nancy E. Stetson from her book "Stories of Positive Change in the Community College". This complimentary chapter introduces the generic processes of Appreciative Inquiry, discusses new and old Organizational Development models. and how AI can be utilized to create a positive future. Visit our website for more Appreciative Inquiry resources.
Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training (AIFT)
Las Vegas, Nevada ~ July 9-12, 2013 (Learn more) 
Contact us by June 14, 2013 and take advantage of our Early Registration Discounts. Group. non-profit, and AI-refresher discounts are also available.

The Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training (collaborate2AIFT) is an intense four day course in which you will develop the basic capabilities that an AI facilitator should have:
  • Anticipate the complete problem-solving and  decision making process;
  • Practice choosing the best language (words) for facilitating AI within a particular culture; 
  • Utilize procedures the support both the group's social and cognitive processes; 
  • Remain neutral regarding content issues and values; and
  • Respect the group or organization's need to understand and learn from the Appreciative Inquiry process

This AI foundations course includes mini-lectures, experiential learning (individuals, pairs, trios, small and large group) as well as auditory and visual materials to enhance the learning experience. Topics in this course include, but are not limited to:

  • History of Appreciative Inquiry;
  • Theories of human behavior and change;
  • Theories of organizational behavior and change;
  • Changing Paradigms;
  • Approaches to Organizational Change and Problem Solving;
  • Principles and Processes of Appreciative Inquiry
  • Research supporting Appreciative Inquiry (i.e. social constructionism, new sciences, positive psychology, power of metaphors)  

Please visit the event page or call the office at (702) 228-4699 for more information. 

Hosting Opportunities Available 
We are always seeking host organizations throughout the world to host any of our trainings (Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training (AIFT), Department Chair Institute (DCI), and Leadership Development Institute(LDI)). To show our gratitude, host organizations will receive two complimentary registrations for a training held on their site when minimum enrollment is met.

 

Host organizations may limit the training to people at their institution or it can be open to others. If the training is open, Company of Experts will partner with the host organization to help promote the training. 

 

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Kathy at Kathy@CompanyofExperts.net or call (702) 228-4699. 
Complimentary Chapter
Nancy Stetson Book
"Organizational Learning" by Dr. Nancy E. Stetson from her book "Stories of Positive Change in the Community College".

Upcoming Workshops

June 3-4, 2013

Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry: Creating What Will Be

This two-day introductory Appreciative Inquiry (AI) workshop focuses on gaining an 'appreciation' of Appreciative Inquiry and its applications.  By combining theory and practice, this experiential workshop provides participants with the skills to change their personal and professional relationships.

Las Vegas, Nevada

July 29 - Aug. 2, 2013 
Appreciative Inquiry Coaching Training
This 5-day course will comprise a full Appreciative Inquiry into our collective experience of Appreciative Inquiry and Coaching. Together we will explore and experience each of the 5 D's as it relates to one-on-one relationships (between a coach and client).  
Cape Town, South Africa

August 8 - 9, 2013

Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry: Creating What Will Be

This two-day introductory Appreciative Inquiry (AI) workshop focuses on gaining an 'appreciation' of Appreciative Inquiry and its applications.  By combining theory and practice, this experiential workshop provides participants with the skills to change their personal and professional relationships.

Las Vegas, Nevada


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The Center for Appreciative Inquiry
Phone: (702) 228-4699 / Fax: (702) 877-7045
website: www.centerforappreciativeinquiry.net