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OKA Solutions

Myers-Briggs®, Type and Temperament

Self-Guided Tutorials

Type Trainer Self-Guided Tutorial (online)

For years, OKA has been teaching trainers how to deliver high-impact, experiential Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) workshops. Now we offer this course in a self-guided format, available online using any web browser. Drawing on OKA’s longstanding three-day MBTI/Type Trainer’s Skillshop, and built around OKA’s MBTI Workshop Slides, this self-guided presentation has audio over a detailed PowerPoint slide show. The class teaches both type theory content and “behind the curtain” insights on the structure and logistics of an experiential type training.

Finding Balance with Type – Self-Guided Tutorial

At the core of type theory are perception (data gathering) and judgment (decision making). Balancing these essential mental functions is a core element of self-management. Too much judgment leads to rigidity and prejudice, while too much perception leads to inaction and procrastination. Success in any endeavor demands these forces be balanced. In this self-guided CD, Hile Rutledge leads you through the challenges of balance: how to understand it, how to diagnose imbalance, and the actions that can bring about greater balance.

Emotional Intelligence

EQ Training

EQ-i2.0® (Emotional Quotient Inventory) and EQ360® Certification Training,

Emotional Intelligence is a body of research and a rich avenue of self-exploration and development that has steadily grown in popularity since introduced in the 1980s. OKA offers a two-day certification level training of the EQ-i — the most respected self-reporting assessment in the field—and the EQ360, both revised and re-launched in 2011.

The class introduces you to a powerful emotional intelligence model, the administration and interpretation of the EQ-i and EQ360 tools, and a number of applications and exercises to help you augment your EQ coaching and training.

Leadership and Teams

OKA Comes to You!

Workshops, Consulting , Coaching and Guest Speakers

When you want on-site support from OKA, our experts come to you to deliver Workshops, Consulting, Coaching and Guest Speakers.

Advantages
  • 100% Customized Events
  • Reduces time out of the office
  • Easier to corral your team
  • Reduces travel time and cost
  • Reduces costs for groups needing the same training
  • Learning together builds team cohesion

Assessments Certification Training

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Certification Training

The MBTI® Certification Program will equip you with the essential information and experience you need to begin using the MBTI assessments. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to purchase and administer both MBTI Step I and Step II assessments. A long-time authority in MBTI training and consulting, OKA teaches these classes at our Fairfax, Virginia training center for CAPT, an approved provider of the MBTI Certification Program.

Klein Group Instrument (KGI) Certification Training

This one-day class teaches the Klein Group Instrument® (KGI®), a self-report assessment tool that supplements psychological type to assist people in becoming more effective leaders as well as group participants. The KGI assesses people’s preferred ways of functioning in four domains: group leadership, negotiation, task focus, and interpersonal focus. This class is offered by OKA and the Center for Applications of Psychological Type (CAPT). Registration is through the CAPT site; the class is taught by OKA Chief Executive Officer, Hile Rutledge.

Narrative Intelligence / Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator® Certification Training

PMAI® Archetypes are the structures, and form the stories, that give our lives and roles context and meaning. This one-day class teaches you about the theory of archetypes, and an instrument that helps indicate the archetypes active in your life. The class provides professionals with the archetype tools needed to administer and score the PMAI® instrument, and interpret the results.

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