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Events FAQ

This page lists the answers to Frequently Asked Questions about our Public Workshops.

Please feel free to call us with any additional questions you may have.

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.

  1. How do I register for a public workshop?
  2. How early should I register?
  3. How do I pay for a program?
  4. What is your cancel/reschedule policy?
  5. Where are the workshops held?
  6. What are the workshop times?
  7. Do you offer any discounts on workshop fees (including nonprofit or government rates)?
  8. What's included in my workshop fee?
  9. How do I find hotel accommodations?
  10. Do you offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or other credits?
  11. What is the workshop pre-work, and why is it important?
  12. Once I complete my pre-work, what do I do with it?
  13. How long does the pre-work take?
  14. How many participants comprise a typical public workshop?
  15. What is your trainer-to-participant ratio?
  16. Can my company host one of the Public Workshops for our employees?

 

1. How do I register for a public workshop?
There are three ways to register:

Online: Complete the online registration form and submit it through Cvent's secure website.

Phone: Call our Events Team at +1-800-347-8352 (toll free U.S.) or +1-617-535-7000 x 2.

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: workshops@interactionassociates.com.

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2. How early should I register?

  1. 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.

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3. How do I pay for a program?

Payment is required to assure registration via our secure event site, Cvent. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

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4. What is your cancel/reschedule policy?

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.

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5. Where are the workshops held?
Our workshops are held nationwide - including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and San Francisco. We host our workshops at business sites, conference centers, and hotels.

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6. What are the workshop times?
The workshops run from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day.

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7. Do you offer any discounts on workshop fees (including nonprofit or government rates)?

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 "Govt .

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.

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8. What's included in my workshop fee?

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!

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9. How do I find hotel accommodations?

Please reach out to our Events Team for recommended hotels. Phone: +1-800-347-8352 (toll free U.S.) or +1-617-535-7000 x 2, email: workshops@interactionassociates.com

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10. Do you offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs)?

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.

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11. What is the workshop pre-work, and why is it important?

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.

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12. Once I complete my pre-work, what do I do with it?
Bring your completed pre-work with you to the workshop. For workshops that include Desired Outcome questionnaires, please fill out and return those to workshops@interactionassociates.comat least a week before the start of the workshop.

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13. How long does the pre-work take?
Your face-to-face workshop pre-work will take you about half an hour to complete.

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14. How many participants comprise a typical public workshop?
The number of participants typically ranges from 8 to 18.

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15. What is your trainer-to-participant ratio?
Unlike most training companies, we will provide one trainer for every 12 participants. This ensures you the personal attention you need to advance your skill level.


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16. Can my company host one of the Public Workshops for our employees?
Yes! Please Contact Us for more information.


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