Trainings & Webinars
CSI offers various levels of training to provide interested individuals with the tools and support they need to use The Concept System® effectively throughout their organizations for planning, development, decision-making, and evaluation. See below for upcoming trainings and webinars. For information about other options such as on-site trainings, email or call CSI at 607-272-1206.
Concept Systems Analysis
- May 22, 2:00 - 4:00 pm ET
The Concept Mapping Analysis webinar provides participants with an in-depth review of the analysis portion of concept mapping, including multi-dimensional scaling, hierarchical cluster analysis, and other analytic tools. This webinar is for those who want to be more knowledgeable about the CS software algorithms and processes, and it will prepare you to conduct your own concept mapping analysis. The cost to attend this webinar is $125. For more information or to register for the Concept Systems Analysis webinar, email or call CSI at 607-272-1206.
Concept Systems Global MAX© Data Collection and Analysis Technical Support Webinars
- CS Global Max© Data Collection: May 28, 1:00 - 2:30 pm ET
- CS Global Max© Analysis: May 28, 2:30 - 4:00 pm ET
The CS Global MAX© Project Administration Webinars are training tutorials for anyone who is planning to administer a concept mapping project. Using the new CS Global MAX© project website, the first webinar will orient you to the key features and functionality for your project's data collection. The second webinar will showcase the new analysis features included with the CS Global MAX© website, enabling you to manage, conduct, and analyze all of your participant data in the new, easy to use website. Both webinars discuss the technical "how-to" aspects of conducting your concept mapping project, and prepare you to take full advantage of the concept mapping software!
The price for each webinar is $125, or $225 total if you register for both. With the purchase of a license, both technical webinars are free of charge. For information and to register for this webinar series, email or call CSI at 607-272-1206.
Basic Training Workshop
CS Facilitator Training for CS Global MAX© ApplicationsIthaca, NY
- June 17-19, 2013
This three-day Basic Training is a comprehensive introduction to The Concept System®, providing the tools and support needed to use concept mapping effectively for planning, development, and evaluation. Designed for the beginner concept mapper, this training explores the uniquely flexible concept mapping methodology while focusing on the participants' unique research interests.
Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to successfully conduct brainstorming sessions in-person or online, analyze data and create maps using the CS Global MAXTM software, and lead interpretation and utilization sessions. Graduates also become certified Concept Systems facilitators.
This training takes place at our headquarters in Ithaca, NY. Sessions begin at 6:30pm on the first day of training and conclude by 3:30pm on the last day. For more information and to register for Basic Training, email or call CSI at 607-272-1206.
Data to Meaning: Refining and Enhancing the Concept Mapping AnalysisIthaca, NY
- June 20-21, 2013
Building on the Basic Training, the Advanced Training also addresses:
- How to use advanced tools and analysis techniques through the CS Global MAXTM software
- Advanced Methodological Training
- Advanced approaches to Data Collection, Idea Synthesis, and Cluster Analysis
The Advanced Training is your opportunity to learn what you need to know about group concept mapping in a way that is targeted to your project and your specific questions. The Basic and Advanced Trainings can be taken independently of each other but the best value is when they are taken together. Attendance at both trainings will also reduce your travel costs instead of traveling for each training. For more information and to register for Advanced Training, email or call CSI at 607-272-1206.