KAI is widely hailed as one of the most robust and insightful measures available to management and team-building experts. KAI is a measure of cognitive style, using a continuum of Adaption and Innovation.

Developed over the past 40 years, Adaption-Innovation (A-I) Theory and KAI have an unrivaled pedigree in the field of cognitive style, supported by over 340 referenced articles and 100 post-graduate theses.

From its original academic background, KAI has been widely adopted by management consultants and HR professionals. KAI is used extensively in corporations and organizations around the world, including many universities and military training centers.

KAI provides you with insight into how people solve problems and interact while making decisions. This enables you to improve the dynamics and output of your teams, while reducing stress and improving productivity.

Understanding differences in cognitive style empowers you to offer effective leadership, by enabling personnel to work in their preferred style. This reduces stress, increases efficiency, and improves the working environment for all your people.

Understanding and acting on cognitive style will help you to retain the best staff, and get better performance from your teams.

For More Information

Visit our website at :www.cpe.vt.edu/kai/

Registration Fees

Registration includes all sessions and materials (including practice KAIs), certification from KAI center (pending passing of course exam), breaks, and lunches.

$3,000 - Standard Participant Registration Fee 
$2,600 - Institutional Registration Fee (Organization currently using KAI)

Registration deadlines are two weeks prior to the date of the course.

*** KAI certification training is only offered through the Virginia Tech teaching team at this time.


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KAI Certification Course
Su, M, T, W, Th, F, Sa
8:00AM to 4:00PM
Dec 06, 2020 to Dec 12, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Virtual
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Section Notes

Location: On line

Directions: Virginia Tech Roanoke Center - Higher Education Center is located next door to the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center 

Lodging: A limited amount of lodging is available at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center for a discounted rate of $166.00 if made prior to November 6, 2020.  Call the Hotel Roanoke directly at 540.985.5900 or the reservation line at 866.594.4722 and be sure to ask for the KAI Certification Course room block.  The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center is located at 110 Shenandoah Ave. Roanoke, Virginia 24016.

Program Schedule: Sunday's meeting will start at the Hotel Roanoke at 3:00 pm.  Registration will be from 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm with light snacks available.  Starting Monday the meeting will move next door to the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center (a very easy walk from the hotel).

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received 14 calendar days prior to the program start date. A $30 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Requests should be sent by email or by initiating a drop request through the student portal in our online registration system. As an alternative to a refund, you may send a substitute at no additional cost. Please contact us at 540-231-5182 or e-mail cpeinfo@vt.edu to request a substitution. Please note: refunds will not be issued for no-shows or for cancellations received on or after the program start date. 

In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

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