Interaction Associates is happy to provide answers to frequently asked questions about our Public Workshops. Please review the list below to find quick information related to your question. If the question you have is not addressed in the list below, please feel free to contact us.
- How do I register for a public workshop?
- How early should I register?
- How do I pay for a program?
- What is your cancel/reschedule policy?
- Where are the workshops held?
- What are the workshop times?
- Do you offer any discounts on workshop fees (including nonprofit or government rates)?
- What's included in my workshop fee?
- How do I find hotel accommodations?
- Do you offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or other credits?
- What is the workshop pre-work, and why is it important?
- Once I complete my pre-work, what do I do with it?
- How long does the pre-work take?
- How many participants comprise a typical public workshop?
- What is your trainer-to-participant ratio?
A. There are three ways to register:
Online: Complete the online registration form and submit it through Cvent's secure website.
Phone: Call our Public Workshops Services Coordinator at +1-800-347-8352 (toll free U.S.) or +1-617-535-7006.
Email: Provide your name, title, organization, address, phone number, and the workshop title, date and location of the workshop you want to attend. Email it to: email@example.com.
A. Five or six weeks prior to the workshop will usually ensure you a seat. Our workshops fill at varying rates, so register early to avoid disappointment.
A. Payment is required to assure registration via our secure event site, Cvent. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
A. There is no charge to reschedule to a different session more than 30 days out, as long as it falls in the same calendar year. For additional fees, please see below:
16-29 days prior to a session: Reschedule within same calendar year $0/Cancel 20% of fee
8-15 days prior to a session: Reschedule within same calendar year $0/Cancel 50% of fee
Less than 8 days prior to a session: Reschedule within same calendar year $0/Cancel 100% of fee
All sessions rescheduled to a new calendar year will incur a 10% rescheduling fee.
A. We have a learning center in our Boston office, at 70 Fargo Street #908, Boston, Mass. 02210. We also conduct workshops online. In other cities, we host our workshops at business sites, conference centers, and hotels.
A. The workshops run from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. The times for online workshops vary.
A. Nonprofit: For information, please visit the Interaction Institute for Social Change at at their website, or call them at (617) 535-7100.
Government: We are on the GSA schedule. Government employees receive a 10 percent discount. When you register as a government employee, please enter the discount code "GOV".
Groups: Groups of three or more people from the same company receive a group discount of 15 percent off the regular fee. When registering, follow the instructions for "Group Discounts." One person must register all members of the group.
Discounts cannot be combined with any other offers and are voided by cancelations.
A. The workshop fee includes all materials and daily continental breakfast and lunch. Sorry, we cannot provide breakfast and lunch for online workshops; you are on your own!
A. In your registration packet, you will find a list of recommended hotels.
A. Yes! Many of our Public Workshops offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Please check the individual program to see what's available. Upon request we will provide a letter verifying successful completion and the number of workshop hours completed. We also offer PDUs. Project Managers can earn PDUs by attending many of our workshops: the number of PDUs offered is listed on the Program page.
A. Your workshop actually begins when you start your pre-work. It requires you to reflect on your experience and insight. It introduces you to some of the workshop's core concepts and models. You will use your pre-work in workshop exercises. Online workshops also require completion of interim assignments.
A. Bring your completed pre-work with you to the workshop. For workshops that include Desired Outcome questionnaires, please fill out and return those to firstname.lastname@example.org at least a week before the start of the workshop. Online pre-work and interim work is submitted electronically.
A. Your face-to-face workshop pre-work will take you about half an hour to complete. Pre-work for our online workshops takes about 60-75 minutes.
A. The number of participants typically ranges from 8 to 18.
A. Unlike most training companies, we promise no more than 12 participants for every trainer. This ensures you the personal attention you need to advance your skill level.
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