AI (Appreciate Inquiry)

Appreciative Inquiry is about the coevolutionary search for the best in people, their organizations, and the relevant world around them. AI involves, in a central way, the art and practice of asking questions that strengthen a system’s capacity to apprehend, anticipate, and heighten positive potential. It centrally involves the mobilization of inquiry through the crafting of the “unconditional positive question” often-involving hundreds or sometimes thousands of people.

Course Outline

It is a process for learning the necessary contents to run and design the positive change workshop through the use of AI. AI, Appreciative Inquiry, focuses on developing and discovering the best strength and potentiality around us. From Going through the order of AI of 4D Cycle (Discovery- Dreaming-Design-Destiny), the participants can realize the organizational advantage, dream for ideal future organization, design the behavior that helps to realize for organization’s advantage-based future and experience the plans into action. Through these process, the participants can learn the method that maximize potential of their companies.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand AI which is Organization development based on advantages that organization and members have
  • Achieve an ability to set up the organization cultural innovation workshop by a positive approach to the situation of organization

Course Characteristics

  • Applying theory and principle of not only organization culture change but also organization development for an organization change
  • ​Experiencing a positive paradigm and then utilizing this experience to organization change planning
  • Setting and operating for positive change workshop of large scale and small group like team level
  • Learning facilitation methods and skills to manage a conversation method and group discussion.

Course Summary

Module Details Hour


Paradigm of Positive and Strong
  • AI Background Theory and History/Why being positive is important?
  • Affirmative Paradigm Overview
  • The Positive Effect and the Practical Study
AI Overview
  • Meaning of AI/Difference as against other approaches/ Effectiveness
  • AI Participation form/AI Composition Principle
  • 4D Model of AI(Discovery, Dream, Design, Destiny)

Define (Establish AI Implementation

  • AI Team Building / Establishment of AI-Implementation Strategy
  • Affirmative Topic Selection


Discovery (Finding)

  • The Outline and Summary of Discovery Stage
  • Development of AI Interview Question and Interview Guide / Interview Skills
  • (Positive core analysis) Map

Dreaming (Imagine)

  • The Outline and Summary of Dreaming Stage
  • The Power of Image
  • Dream Map(Opportunity Map)


Design (Innovate)

  • The Outline and Summary of Design Stage
  • Design Principle for Change
  • Provocative Propositions Making

Destiny (Doing)

  • The Outline and Summary of Design Stage
  • Design Principle for Change
  • Provocative Propositions Making

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