Appreciative Inquiry Drives Sustainable Growth | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University
Executive Education Programs

Advanced Workshop in Appreciative Inquiry

Learn the best way to implementing large scale positive organizational change.

In this capstone session to the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) Certificate for Positive Business and Society Change, participants deepen their understanding of process and application of AI tools and methods. Drawing from their individual field project experiences and coaching conference calls since the Part I AI Workshop, participants lead interactive teaching/learning sessions on their experiences with AI, broadening their exposure to multiple applications.  Dr. Fry and Dr. Cooperrider will introduce fresh examples of how businesses and organizations use design concepts to generate better results with AI and how AI is being expanded and adapted to new contexts. Finally, they will discuss the future trajectory for AI.


Participants must have attended Appreciative Inquiry: Leveraging Strengths for Transformative, Lasting Change prior to attending this program.


Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this program, participants will:

Who Should Attend

This program is for those wishing to deepen their understanding and practice of AI so that they can design AI interventions on their own. Through collecting AI Stories of innovations for business and society benefit, an individual application project of their choice, monthly coaching calls, and an intense learning community reflection, feedback and sharing process, participant will leave with the understanding and confidence to apply AI methods in their personal and professional lives.


Individual Participants: $3,885
Nonprofit/CWRU Alumni: $2,914
Affiliate Partners: 3 class days plus $1,800

Available Discounts