CQ Certification

Event Overview

  • Format Virtual and In-Person
  • Duration Click on "Available Dates and Locations" below
  • Price USD $2995 (IN PERSON) / $2695 (VIRTUAL)
    Early bird discount of 5% is available until 45 days prior to the event. Course registration closes 14 days prior to the course start or before if space is filled.
CQ Certification (formerly Level 1)

This program introduces you to the research and history behind the cultural intelligence (CQ) model and why it matters. As part of the pre-certification work, you complete the CQ 360 Assessment. During certification, you will learn how to effectively debrief assessment Feedback Reports. In addition, you get a full set of research-based strategies for helping others improve their CQ.

objective

To train and certify participants to understand the CQ model and debrief the CQ feedback report.

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Earn Continuing Education Credits ICF Members can earn CCE credits (Core Competencies: 7; Resource Development: 5) upon completion of CQ Certification.

*Discounts available for attending CQ Certification and CQ Train-the-Trainer in the same week*

Not sure if certification is the best option for you? Get in touch with our Director of Public Programs, Jennifer Benbow to discuss your goals and whether certification is for you. Click on the button below to email Jennifer, or reach her at Jennifer.Benbow@CulturalQ.com.

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The Cultural Intelligence Center is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.


The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

Additional Information

Available Dates & Locations

Date Location Venue

8-9 May 2023

(early bird pricing ends 24 March)
This is a two-day event:
May 8th 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (EST)
May 9th: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (EST)

CQ Train-the-Trainer and Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for one or more at a discounted rate!

Washington, D.C.

14-15 February 2023

(early bird pricing ended 1 January)
TIME: 1 pm – 5 pm (Eastern Time) | 18:00 – 22:00 (GMT)

Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

13-14 March 2023

(early bird pricing ended 28 January)
TIME: 11 am – 3 pm (Eastern Time) | 16:00 – 20:00 (GMT)

CQ Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

27-28 March 2023

(early bird pricing ends 10 February)
This is a two-day event:
March 27th: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm (BST)
March 28th: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm (BST)

CQ Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for both at a discounted rate!

Birmingham, UK Conference Aston

17-18 April 2023

(early bird pricing ends 4 March)
TIME: 12 pm – 4 pm (Eastern Time) | 16:00 – 20:00 (GMT)

CQ Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

22-23 May 2023

(early bird pricing ends 8 April)
TIME: 8 am – 12 pm (Eastern Time) | 12:00 – 16:00 (GMT)

Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

12-13 June 2023

(early bird pricing ends 29 April)
TIME: 10 am – 2 pm (Eastern Time) | 14:00 – 18:00 (GMT)

CQ Train-the-Trainer and Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for one or more at a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

17-18 July 2023

(early bird pricing ends 3 June)
TIME: 12 pm – 4 pm (Eastern Time) | 16:00 – 20:00 (GMT)

Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

8-9 August 2023

(early bird pricing ends 25 June)
TIME: 6 pm – 10 pm (Eastern Time) | 22:00 – 02:00 (GMT)

CQ Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

11-12 September 2023

(early bird pricing ends 29 July)
TIME: 1 pm – 5 pm (Eastern Time) | 17:00 – 21:00 (GMT)

CQ Train-the-Trainer and Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for one or more at a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

17-18 October 2023

(early bird pricing ends 3 September)
TIME: 9 am – 1 pm (Eastern Time) | 13:00 – 17:00 (GMT)

CQ Train-the-Trainer and Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for one or more at a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

13-14 November 2023

(early bird pricing ends 30 September)
TIME: 7 am – 11 am (Eastern Time) | 12:00 – 16:00 (GMT)

CQ Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

5-6 December 2023

(early bird pricing ends 22 October)
TIME: 11 am – 3 pm (Eastern Time) | 16:00 – 20:00 (GMT)

Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer available immediately following CQ Certification. Register for a discounted rate!

Virtual Certification

Schedule & Objectives

OBJECTIVE:

To have an in-depth understanding of the CQ Model and debrief the CQ feedback report for your colleagues or clients.

SCHEDULE:

Day 1
  • Introduction/Ground Rules
  • Breakout Room: Scenario Discussion
  • The Research behind the Cultural Intelligence (CQ) framework
  • Debriefing the CQ Assessment
  • The Four Capabilities of CQ
  • CQ Drive
  • CQ Knowledge
  • CQ Strategy
  • CQ Action
  • CQ Development Plan
  • Facilitator Debrief Role Play
  • Breakout Room: Participant Debrief Pair and Practice
Day 2
  • Debriefing the Cultural Values Profile
  • Breakout Room: Cultural Values Mapping
  • Making the Case for CQ
  • Next Steps
  • Q&A

Participant Materials

Pre-Course Work Requirements:

All participants must complete a CQ 360 Assessment and MyCQ™ Pro: Understanding My Cultural Intelligence & Cultural Values e-learning program before the course begins in order to receive your certification.

Participants Materials You Will Receive:

  • CQ Certification Manual
  • CQ Slide Decks
  • Cultural Intelligence Readings
  • CQ 360 Assessment and Feedback Report
  • MyCQ™ Pro: Understanding My Cultural Intelligence & Cultural Values e-learning course
  • Additional Teaching and Coaching Resources
  • Digital Credentials including a Certificate of Completion and Digital Badge

Fees & Cancellation Policy

Registration Fees: USD $2995(IN PERSON) / $2695(VIRTUAL) (5% off if paid in full 45 days prior to the session)

Contact us for group discounts.

Full payment is due upon registration or within 10 business days of receiving an invoice and is non-refundable. CQ Center will not ship any course materials until registration is paid in full. We cannot guarantee receipt of course materials if registration is paid fewer than 30 days prior to the course start, but we will attempt to send them in time.

Transfer Policy

Registration tuition is nonrefundable. However, we will allow a registrant the one-time option to transfer their registration to another available session within one calendar year, so long as written (email) notice is provided to the CQ Center 10 days prior to the course start date. If a registrant provides less than 10 days’ notice of a transfer request, an administrative fee of $250 USD will be assessed.

If a registrant fails to attend a course and no notice is provide before the course start, that individual will be considered a “no-show” and will not be eligible for a refund or to transfer that registration.

We reserve the right to cancel a certification session 30 days out. Full refunds will be given if we do so.

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