Certificate in Appreciative Inquiry Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    ‘You catch more flies with honey than vinegar,’ is an old adage that speaks to the effectiveness of positive motivation and expression.

    This Certificate in Appreciative Inquiry Online Short Course, from Courses for Success, teaches you how to find the best in people and encourage others to think positively too. It’s a powerful sentiment that can trickle down through your company and make a huge difference to your company culture and bottom line.

    By completing this course, you’ll learn how to create positive imagery, think in positive terms and encourage your entire team to do the same.

    After purchasing this course, you will have unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    This short course is a requirement for anyone looking to improve morale, productivity, and the atmosphere of their workplace.

    While there are no formal entry requirements for this short course, students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills and need to have access to a computer and the internet to complete this course.

  • Career Outcomes


    By completing this short course you’ll be able to think and communicate positively with colleagues and co-workers, and improve the general atmosphere of your work environment.

    Upon completion of this short course you will be awarded a Courses for Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Getting started

    • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
    • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking  negatively
    • Encourage others to think positively
    • Recognise positives attributes in people
    • Create positive imagery
    • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

    Introducing appreciative inquiry

    • What is appreciative inquiry?
    • Generating a better future
    • Engaging people in positive thought
    • Change the person, change the organisation

    Changing the way you think

    • Shifting from ‘What's wrong?’ to ‘What's right?’
    • It's not eliminating mistakes - it's holding up success
    • Positive language will affect people's thinking
    • Limit or remove negative phrasing

    Four ‘D’ model

    • Discovery
    • Dream
    • Design
    • Delivery

    Four ‘I’ Model

    • Initiate
    • Inquire
    • Imagine
    • Innovate

    Appreciative inquiry interview style

    • Framing positive questions
    • Solicit positive stories
    • Finding what works
    • Recognise the reoccurring themes

    Anticipatory reality

    • Imagining a successful future will affect the present
    • Controlling negative anticipation
    • Current decisions will be influenced positively
    • Base it on data and real examples

    The power of positive imagery

    • Shaping performance with positive imagery
    • Being better prepared for adversity
    • People are more flexible and creative
    • Think of the perfect situation

    Influencing change through appreciative Inquiry

    • Using strengths to solve challenges
    • Confidence will promote positive change
    • Inquiry is a seed change
    • People will gravitate towards what is expected of them

    Coaching and managing with appreciative inquiry

    • Build around what works
    • Focus on increases
    • Recognise the best in people
    • Limit or remove negative comments

    Creating a positive core

    • Strengths
    • Best Practices
    • Peak Experiences
    • Successes

    Wrapping up

    • Dennis and Wendy Mannering - Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?
    • Anthony J. Dángelo - Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
    • Francesa Reigler - Happiness is attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.
    • William James - The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.