Interested in learning about an approach to organisational change that really puts people at the heart of the change process? Heard about Appreciative Inquiry and curious to learn more?
Comments from attendees of previous Masterclasses:
'Sarah's masterclass was intelligent, inspiring and well constructed. A really practical blend of information, evidence, illustrative anecdotes and learnings. Good value.'
'I enjoyed the workshop. I thought you did a splendid job in balancing conversation and presentation'
'Thank you for hosting such an exciting, inspiring day yesterday. I was so pleased... – so much time to share stories and share insights. I am buzzing today....I found your delivery style relaxed and engaging – I learnt so much and had a great deal of fun doing so.'
This one day introductory workshop is designed specifically for people who are new to this approach. It will equip you with a full understanding of all the essential concepts and basic skills for understanding and using this approach in your daily work as coach, manager, consultant or organisational leader.
You will learn:
- About the five key principles of Appreciative Inquiry
- The fundamental 5D model of intervention
- The Appreciative Summit process
- How to conduct discovery interviews
- How to craft appreciative questions
- The history of the development of Appreciative Inquiry
- How appreciative principles can be applied in different situations
You will also come away with:
- The ability to craft and conduct discovery interviews
- The ability to design and delivery a basic 5D Appreciative Inquiry Intervention
- The potential to incorporate Appreciative practice into areas of your everyday working life
- Ideas for how to introduce this way of working into your organization, team or practice
- Information about the effectiveness of this approach
The workshop will be informal and friendly with plenty of opportunity for interaction. The day will be made up of lectures, exercises, video clips and discussions.
The presenter is Sarah Lewis C.Psychol, experienced presenter and facilitator, author of ‘Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management’ and ‘Positive Psychology at Work’ and acknowledged expert in these areas. Sarah works with all manner of organizations using positive psychology and Appreciative Inquiry and has lots of practical knowledge and experience to share.
Details: Friday 24th of January 2013. 10am to 5pm. London location: Devonport House in Greenwich. Total price incl. VAT: £349, or £299 if you book more than a month in advance.
More happy customers:
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'Thanks for an excellent day!'
When & Where
Appreciating Change is a business psychology consultancy specialising in helping organizations to achieve sustainable change. Working closely with the client to ensure partnership and ownership, we bring expertise in psychology and in social change methodologies such as Appreciative Inquiry, Open Space and World Café. All of these approaches help reduce resistance to change and the need to create ‘buy-in’, rather people co-create the change of which they will be part. Recent clients include: Aston Business School, Saab SeaEye, DeBeers, Vectoraerospace, The Open University Press and Lewisham Homes. See our website www.acukltd.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, 0845 055 9874.