Event Description

Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change

May. 17, 2012

8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

QNET Member Rate: $399 + GST
Non-Member Rate:   $489 + GST

Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is today’s hottest new change management approach. It is a strengths-based approach to human and organizational development and positive psychology. AI focuses on the talents and gifts of the people involved to maximize results through the study of strengths, excellence, resilience, and optimal functioning. Appreciative Inquiry provides you with a process to engage, inspire, and energize people; all while you are positively impacting your performance results. This is your invitation to join the revolution!

At the end of this workshop, you will be better able to: 

  • Understand the four-D model of Appreciative Inquiry
  • Appreciate the benefits of creating an organizational culture in which good business = good relationships
  • Bridge the influence of positive psychology and the strengths movement to better organizational health and bottom-line results
  • Connect positive emotion and innovation
  • Maximize the power of collaboration
  • Use this methodology to create and sustain positive change in your organization 


Deri Latimer
is an expert in positive possibilities for people! She is one of only 10% of speakers globally who hold the designation of CSP (Certified Speaking Professional). Deri combines a business degree with experience in government, health care, manufacturing, education, mining, transportation, agriculture, tourism, and the professional services sectors. Deri impacts individual and organizational performance by applying the latest research and practice in positive psychology, appreciative inquiry, emotional intelligence, and employee engagement.

This workshop is:

This session is presented in partnership with Industry Workforce Development, Manitoba Entrepreneurship Training and Trade

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