Appreciative Education

In a world full of organizational challenges, professionals with Appreciative Inquiry skills have never been more in demand. Champlain’s educational offerings in Positive Organization Development and Appreciative Inquiry are designed to allow people interested in applied coursework in the field to expand their professional qualifications. Current offerings include:

  • On-Demand Introductory Workshops in Appreciative Inquiry These interactive workshops present an introductory overview of Appreciative Inquiry and strengths-based approaches to organizational change.
  • Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner Certification Our AI Practitioner Certification program includes training in AI fundamentals and experiential learning opportunities for applying AI in a variety of settings and levels within any organizational system.
  • Online Graduate Certificate in Positive Organization Development This groundbreaking graduate certificate program, offered through Champlain College Online, will give you a strong foundational knowledge in leading-edge topics, including positive organizational scholarship, positive psychology, inquiry-based leadership and Appreciative Inquiry.
  • Visualizing Appreciative Inquiry Champlain's Visualizing AI program trains you to use visual language as part of your facilitation and coaching practice. Inspire collective learning and collaboration by capturing stories with images and words.

"We have reached the end of problem-solving as a mode of inquiry capable of inspiring, mobilizing and sustaining human system change. The future of Organization Development belongs to methods that affirm, compel and accelerate anticipatory learning involving larger and larger levels of collectivity." —David L. Cooperrider