Strategic Planning Using Appreciative Inquiry in Qatar’s First American University – Campus


Post-secondary education in the Arab Gulf is undergoing a profound change. One of the primary sources of post-secondary education is the multiversity complex Education City in Doha, Qatar.Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar uses AI as a core component of its strategic planning and revisioning process.

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Author: Byrad Yyelland

In 2008 Byrad and his family moved from the Canadian prairies to Qatar. He focused on teaching for most of his career, but has become an active researcher in emotion management, culture, identity, art and appreciative inquiry. Byrad is an accredited facilitator for Appreciative Inquiry and Instructional Skills Workshops. Contact:

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    Also by this author: Identity in the 21st Century: Byrad Yyelland at TEDxEducationCity (2012);search%3Atag%3A%22tedxeducationcity%22

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