Appreciative Inquiry Course Outline

Appreciative Inquiry

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Defining Appreciative Inquiry

What Is Appreciative Inquiry?

Pre-Assignment Review

How is AI Different?

Getting Started

Session Three: Success Principles

Five Key Principles

Teaching Positivity

Measuring Tangible Success

Setting the Interview Groundwork

Practical Power

Session Four: The 4-D Model

Introduction to the Model

The 4-D Model

Discovery of “What Is”

Putting It Into Practice

Dream “What Could Be”

Designing “The Ideal”


Session Five: Test Driving

Getting the Hang of It

Creating the Guide

The Summary

From Design to Destiny

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan