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Change ManagementAppreciative InquiryPositive PsychologyFacilitation

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Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

What is Appreciative Inquiry & Why do I care?

5 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Watch: Why is AI Important Today?10m
Watch: Unintended Consequences of Deficit Discourse13m
2 readings
Read: Navigating the Course10m
Course Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Test for Understanding: Quiz 18m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Week 2

4 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 reading
Read: Required Readings10m
2 practice exercises
Reflection: PLA #12m
Reflection: PLA #22m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Week 3

5 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Watch: Naval Appreciative Inquiry Summit3m
Watch:Watch: Positive Change begins by re-connecting people to their Positive Core Part 26m
1 reading
Read: Supplemental Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Apply Your Skills: Reconnect to the Positive Core ALA Step 22m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Week 4

4 videos (Total 43 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Read: Required Readings10m
Read: Supplemental Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Reflection: PLA #32m
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By SDNov 7th 2018

Really enjoyed this course, it was a great learning opportunity and I look forward to continuing to put the things I learned into real world practice. The concepts taught have real po

By REJul 22nd 2019

Thank you for this excellent course. It was rigorous, robust, and very meaningful.\n\nI plan to do more work in the are of Leading Positive Change.\n\nAll the best,\n\nRob

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Ronald Fry

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Organizational Behavior

About Case Western Reserve University

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