CQ Certification

Event Overview

  • Format Virtual
  • Duration Virtual Certifications: Click on "Certification Course Schedule" below.
  • Price USD $2695
    Early bird discount of 5% is available until 60 days prior to the event
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.

Earn Continuing Education Credits ICF Members can earn CCE credits (Core Competencies: 5.38; Resource Development: 3.87) upon completion of CQ Certification.

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

Additional Information

Available Dates & Locations

Date Location Venue

3-4 August 2020

(early bird pricing ended 3 June)
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 Online

Certification Course Schedule

Online Schedule


June Virtual Program: Monday, June 8, 2020, and Tuesday, June 9, 2020, | 11 am – 3 pm (Eastern Time)

August Virtual Program: Monday, August 3, 2020, and Tuesday, August 4, 2020, | 6 pm – 10 pm (Eastern Time)


Participant Materials

  • CQ Certification Manual
  • CQ Slide Decks
  • Cultural Intelligence Readings
  • CQ 360 Assessment and Feedback Report
  • My Cultural Intelligence (MyCQ) – (Post-Certification Resource)
  • Additional Teaching and Coaching Resources
  • Certificate of Completion

Fees & Cancellation Policy

Registration Fees: USD $2695 (5% off if paid in full 60 days prior to the session)

Contact us for group and student discounts. The registration fees do not include accommodations.

A deposit or full payment is due upon registration and is non-refundable. Full payment is required 30 days prior to programming. Registration fees do not include accommodations.

If for any reason you will not be able to attend the program originally registered for, you may transfer to another program taking place within 12 months from the date of request to transfer. The following administrative fees (based on the full registration cost prior to any discounts) will apply to any transfers:

  • Notification of transfer 30 days or more before the original program: 5% administrative fee
  • 10-30 days before the original program: 10% administrative fee
  • 0-9 days before the original program: 25% administrative fee

We reserve the right to cancel the training session 60 days out if there is inadequate enrollment and full refunds will be given if we do so.

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