Workshop: Appreciative Inquiry
Course ID - CTD0615
Short Title: Appreciative Inquiry
|| 3 hours
Change is the
one constant factor that all organizations face.
Traditional change management focuses on identifying and correcting
problems that arise to return to the status quo. This reactive
problem-solving approach may lead to an endless “putting out fires”
style without real organizational progress and development.
The Appreciative Inquiry model, designed by the Business School of Case
Western Reserve University, proposes a proactive role to lead the change
process through a unique system that focuses on best practices and the
identification of an organization’s “positive core” for sustained
The participants in this workshop will study the theory and components
of Appreciative Inquiry and learn how to apply these tested methods to
their own organizations to obtain effective results.
As a result of successful completion of the
workshop, participants will be able to:
differences between traditional Problem Solving and Appreciative
understanding of the “positive core” and how this gives life to
difference between the SWOT and SOAR models
use of language in writing provocative propositions to initiate
applications of A.I. for their own organizations
Course ID: - CTD0615
Course Title: Appreciative Inquiry
Reference # - see table
How to Register
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workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.
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participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at
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