Cultural Intelligence or CQ® is an essential skill in our highly diverse and complex world. By getting CQ Certified, you will gain the expertise, skills, and credentials to help yourself and others develop CQ and make a lasting impact on individuals and organizations anywhere in the world.

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Get Certified In Chicago

Join us for a week-long immersive and hands-on adventure! We’re hosting a robust experiential certification program in June 2022 The CQ CertificationCQ Train-the-Trainer, and Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer courses (each 1.5 days in duration) will be hosted in-person in the vibrant city of Chicago. 

On the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is known for its bold architecture, cultural attractions, and unique museums. The Windy City attracts more than 50 million visitors per year, and was voted best large city in the U.S. four years in a row (2016-2020) by Conde Nast readers!

As part of the CQ Certification course, we’re also hosting a networking opportunity for new Certified Facilitators (CFs) to meet with experienced CFs who have already gone through the certification courses. CQ Certification registration includes the cost of our “CQ in the Workplace” one-day conference on Tuesday, June 7th

Location Details: AC Hotel Chicago Downtown | 630 North Rush Street | Chicago, Illinois USA

If you have any questions, email Jennifer Benbow, Director of Public Programs and Partners at Jennifer.Benbow@culturalQ.com, or click on the button below to schedule a call. We look forward to seeing you!


Disclaimer:  The CQ Center is looking forward to hosting the in-person session. Due to the uncertainty of COVID19, we reserve the right to cancel the session 30 days prior to the beginning of the session. We encourage you to purchase refundable transportation and accommodation. We will transfer your registration to another session or provide a full refund should it become necessary to cancel.

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  CQ Certification

JUNE 6-7

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

Day One: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Lunch provided. | Day Two: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

  • Get Certified
  • CQ Model
  • Action Plans
  • Access CQ Network

Course formerly known as Level 1

cQ Train the Trainer

june 8-9

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To learn how to successfully facilitate the Developing CQ workshop within your own organization or for your clients

Day One: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Lunch provided. | Day Two: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

  • Instruct Workshop
  • Access Facilitator Materials
  • Go International
  • Networking

Prerequisite: CQ Certification (Level 1)

Unconscious Bias TTT

JUNE 9-10

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To learn how to successfully facilitate the CQ Your Bias workshop within your own organization or for your clients.

Day One: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Day Two: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Lunch provided.

  • Teach CQ Your Bias
  • Comprehensive Materials
  • DEI Foundation
  • Bias Strategies

Prerequisite: CQ Certification (Level 1)


David provided thought leadership on CQ in addition to the course certification content and delivered it in a very approachable way. The course became, in turn, immediately applicable and relevant to my work as a CQ Consultant.

Emily Mathews
Advanced CQ Certified Facilitator

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