Applying Appreciative Inquiry Technologies

This 3 hour interactive workshop provides participants with the guidelines to apply an Appreciative Inquiry Model to help clients through the process of change using a Whole Systems Transformation Approach.  Participants gain detailed guidelines to facilitate group discussions using 4 D Model to promote Whole System Transformation, and encourage innovation and creativity across an organization. Emphasis is placed upon laying Appreciative Inquiry foundations, identifying key principles, and sharing best practices for implementation.  New insights are provided through models, tools, processes, and real world application exercises.


  • Recognize how to facilitate an Appreciative Inquiry Session using the 4D Model.
  • Identify tools used in Appreciative Inquiry discussions for encouraging positive change.
  • Determine how to apply Appreciative Inquiry concepts to real world challenges.

The cost for this course is $375 per participant.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  1. Define Appreciative Inquiry and its basic components
  2. Apply the 4 D model to help your organization achieve its goals and maximize employee engagement
  3. Engage individuals and groups so they can work more effectively on critical initiatives through the application of Appreciative Inquiry questioning techniques, tips, and guidelines
  4. Select appropriate Appreciative Inquiry tools to use in the workplace
  5. Apply Appreciative Inquiry concepts and tools to real world issues

I needed to continue my development in OD and this provided me with the skills I needed.

I loved the ODCP program and wanted to continue my development.  Professional development in OD must be ongoing.