Developed by AI co-originators and Weatherhead faculty members David Cooperrider, Ph.D., and Ronald Fry, Ph.D., this program presents a proven approach to accelerating organisational change by redirecting focus to core strengths. Through a combination of coursework and fieldwork, earn advanced professional education in the foundations of AI and work on projects specific to your own organisation. The certificate, awarded by the Weatherhead School of Business at Case Western Reserve University, bridges high ideals with the results orientation of business and industry.
Ronald Fry Ph.D., chair and professor of organisational behaviour. Dr. Fry, a co-originator of AI and noted authority on the subject, has published numerous journal articles and books on AI, including co-authoring the Handbook of Transformative Cooperation with David Cooperrider and Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Approach to Building Cooperative Capacity with Frank Barrett, and has developed and conducted a certificate program in Appreciative Leadership and Organizational Capacity Building in over 30 countries. He also consults with a variety of organisations including The Lubrizol Corporation, Roadway Express, and the U.S. Navy. Dr. Fry received his PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Appreciative Inquiry: Leveraging Strengths for Transformative, Lasting Change (3.5 days)
November 14-17 2011
- Advanced Workshop (3 full days)
Late June 2012