CQ Certification (Level 1)

Event Overview

  • Format Face-to-Face, Public
  • Duration 1.5 Days
  • Price USD $2095
    Early bird discount of 5% is available until 60 days prior to the event

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 Level 1 Certification.

*Discount available for attending Level 1 and Level 2 CQ Certification in the same week: USD $4295, Early Bird pricing at $4095 is available until January 11, 2019

Additional Information

Available Dates & Locations

Date Location Venue
6-7 May 2019
(early bird pricing ended 6 March)
CQ Level 2 and Unconscious Bias available immediately following Level 1. Register for one or more at a discounted rate!
Denver, CO USA Springhill Suites Denver Downtown
3-4 June 2019
(early bird pricing ended 4 April)
**Level 2 available immediately following Level 1. Register for both at a discounted rate!
Toronto, CAN Queen’s University – Smith School of Business
12-13 August 2019
(early bird pricing ends 13 June)
CQ Level 2 and Unconscious Bias available immediately following Level 1. Register for one or more at a discounted rate!
New York, NY USA New York Marriott Downtown
8-9 September 2019
(early bird pricing ends 8 July)
**This event is offered during the CQ Summit. CQ Level 2, the Summit and Unconscious Bias are also available during this week at this location.
Chicago, IL USA Marriott Hotel Downtown Chicago
7-8 October 2019
(early bird pricing ends 8 August)
CQ Level 2 and Unconscious Bias available immediately following Level 1. Register for one or more at a discounted rate!
Austin, TX USA Austin Marriott South
28-29 October 2019
(early bird pricing ends 28 August)
**Level 2 and Unconscious Bias available immediately following Level 1. Register for both at a discounted rate!
San Francisco, CA USA The Courtyard San Francisco Downtown
4-5 November 2019
(early bird pricing ends 4 September)
**Level 2 available immediately following Level 1. Register for both at a discounted rate!
Dubai, UAE Millennium Plaza Dubai

Certification Course Schedule

Day 1

Part 1

Introduction to CQ Research
Definition
Research Background

Part 2

Assessment Debrief: Overall & CQ Drive
Understanding Feedback Reports
CQ Drive Scores & Strategies for Improvement

Part 3

Assessment Debrief: CQ Knowledge & CQ Strategy
CQ Knowledge Scores & Strategies for Improvement
CQ Strategy Scores & Strategies for Improvement

Part 4

Assessment Debrief: CQ Action & Development Plan
CQ Action Scores & Strategies for Improvement
Creating a CQ Development Plan

Day 2

Part 5

Assessment Debrief: Cultural Values
Cultural Values Ratings
Cultural Values & CQ

Part 6

The Case for CQ
Pitching CQ to Organizations
CQ Applications

Certification Logistics

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 $2095 (5% off if paid in full 60 days prior to Certification session)

Contact us for group and student discounts. Only one eligible discount may be applied to each registration. A $250 deposit for Level 2, a $500 deposit for Level 1 and Level 2, or full payment is due upon registration and is non-refundable. Full payment is required 30 days before the Certification session. The registration fee does not include accommodations. If for any reason you will not be able to attend the CQ Certification program you originally registered for, you may transfer to another session taking place within 12 months from the date of your 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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