KAI Certification Course
Dates: October 31 - November 4 (Mon. - Fri.)
Course number: SYSEN 5597
KAI is one of the world's foremost measures for problem-solving, teamwork and creativity.
KAI measures style of problem solving and creativity. KAI is used:
- in the training of managers and key teams as part of the management of change
- in group training and individual development as part of the management of diversity
- for the enhancement of group cohesion and effectiveness
- for leadership techniques, and
- for problem-solving team building.
KAI Practitioners are typically HR managers, company directors, business consultants & trainers. KAI is also widely used by academics in the fields of business, psychology, sociology and education. KAI can only be used by Certificated Practitioners
Prerequisites: A bachelor's degree and sufficient mathematical background to understand fundamental statistical concepts, such as those required in the design and use of psychometric measures. (Previous experience in the administration and interpretation of psychometric measures will be very helpful.)
Course Description: Adaption-Innovation Theory and its associated psychometric inventory (KAI) provide insight into how people solve problems and interact with other problem solvers in teams and across teams. This course covers:
- A cognitive framework for understanding the different ways in which diverse teams approach problems.
- Methods for improving team effectiveness through the creation and effective management of diverse teams.
- The implications of A-I Theory and the use of theory and the inventory for team building, personal development, team collaboration, conflict resolution, and leadership.
Time required: 36 hours. No CEU's or grades are issued.
Additional Information: Successful completion of the course and end-of-course exam will result in certification to use KAI. Recertification through an advanced workshop is required within every 4 years to maintain your certification.
Upon application to the course, there will be a phone briefing of 40-45 minutes to assist in your reading preparation for the course. A textbook will be required.
Fee: 25% Early Payment Discount! The discounted fee of $2,250 is available for full payment received by Sept. 19.
Full fee: $3,000. Full payment of fees must be received at least 4 weeks before the course start date. Full payment is required in order to reserve your place in the course. Please be advised that if the minimum number of participants is not attained 4 weeks prior to the course start date, it may be cancelled. Those traveling by air may want to consider purchasing travel insurance.
To register, please call 610-648-3273. For more information contact: Dr. Bernadette Racicot at 610-725-5228 or firstname.lastname@example.org