Advance Your CQ Journey - CQ Retreat 2022

Are you ready for a rewarding adventure? Our in-person activities are officially back with an exciting CQ certification experience happening in Chicago this June!  CQ Retreat 2022 – Chicago consists of our three main certification courses.  As a bonus, we are offering an afternoon/evening Mastermind and Networking Session with two keynote speakers!

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Implicit Bias Training Solutions for Healthcare

If you work in healthcare, be sure to view our healthcare training solutions for Implicit Bias training.

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Start your journey toward Cultural Intelligence

Introducing the CQ Store! The CQ Store offers a wide variety of cultural intelligence and unconscious bias products geared toward educators, faith-based organizations and professionals.  Receive 15% off your purchase. Use code “CQStore15” at checkout!

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Cultural Intelligence

Cultural Intelligence

Cultural Intelligence, or CQ, measures your capability to relate and work effectively in culturally diverse situations. It’s a form of intelligence that has been tested by academic researchers in over 98 countries for nearly two decades.  View Case Study examples.  Learn more about Cultural Intelligence.

Global CQ

Global CQ can best be described as working and relating effectively across international cultures.

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Domestic CQ

Domestic CQ can best be described as working and relating effectively with people from different cultural backgrounds in your own country.

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Multiple Solutions to Fit Your Needs


Improve the effectiveness of your company, team, or classroom

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The Power of Research

What is the difference between individuals and organizations that are effective in today’s multicultural, globalized world and those that fail?

Going beyond existing notions of cultural sensitivity and awareness, CQ captures the capabilities of individuals and organizations that successfully and respectfully accomplish their objectives, whatever the cultural context.

The Cultural Intelligence Scale
Following rigorous scale development procedures over many years, the Cultural Intelligence Scale (CQS) was developed, refined, validated, and cross-validated

using a series of culturally diverse samples that included executives, expats, professionals, students, and members of multicultural teams throughout the world.
The Expanded Cultural Intelligence Scale
The Expanded Cultural Intelligence Scale (E-CQS) provides more nuanced feedback based on separate scales for each of thirteen sub-dimensions. Results demonstrate strong

incremental, discriminant, and predictive validity of the CQS and E-CQS. The CQS and E-CQS are the basis of the CQ Self-Assessments and the CQ Multi-Rater Assessment (360°).
Reliable Results
Research demonstrates strong incremental and discriminant validity of these scales. CQ has predictive validity above and beyond social desirability, personality, experience, and a host of other constructs. Accordingly, it’s not easy to “game” the assessment and

there’s a high level of convergence between self-ratings and observer-ratings across several thousand participants. Research also demonstrates the practical utility of both self-report and observer-report versions of the CQ scales.

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White Paper: The Inclusive Culture Pyramid

We live and work in an increasingly globalized and multi-cultural world. The barriers around what’s acceptable and familiar are constantly being broken down. Want to read on how to lead and manage others effectively?

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Who We’ve Worked With

We work with some of the most forward thinking organizations around the world to assess and develop their cultural intelligence.

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There are many ways to start your journey toward Cultural Intelligence. Below are just a few options to help you get started. Contact us today for additional options.

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