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TAIS® Masterclass (2 day Application Workshop)
The TAIS® Masterclass Program
TAIS® Masterclass Program
In our Masterclass program-which may occur as either a workshop or through an extended two day interactive web classroom — you will learn how to use the TAIS® in coaching, leadership development, and team building. You should select a workshop date as soon as possible. Your eligibility to purchase is dependent on completing the Tests, Measurements, and Interpretation e-learning class and the Specific Competency-Focused material on the TAIS®. You complete these elements at your pace and convenience.
The workshop gives you specific strategies for using the tool in coaching situations, in leadership development programs, and in team building events. All public workshops are held in our training center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Customized Masterclass programs can be provided under contract.
What You Will Cover:
$1795* Masterclass Learning Experience (either workshop or interactive web classroom) which includes all of the elements of the Standard and Competency programs plus a two-day learning experience to explore using the tool in coaching, leadership development, and teams.
*Please note that the above price includes standard shipping costs of the supporting materials in the United States. If your order requires shipment of the materials internationally, you will be charged the tuition cost above plus the international shipping costs.
There is no cancellation policy for these programs. Due to the immediate payment to Wake Forest University for the Tests and Measurements tuition and to the publisher for materials, there are no refunds after you register for this course.
Special client-site arrangements:
Organizations with a number of individuals seeking to complete a qualifying program may find it more cost effective to arrange a two-day, client-site program. Client-site programs are often customized to your desired development outcomes and/or linkages to others tools, strategies, and goals. Contact us for details: 336.774.0330 or info@Qualifying.org
Coaching Tools: TAIS ® (The Attentional and Interpersonal Style inventory) Certification Program
Psychologist Bob Nideffer observed that the quality of attention mattered most in the performance of athletes. The more he studied attention, it became apparent that attention has several channels and the capacity to appropriately use the right channel at the right time makes the difference.
Nideffer explored attention in terms of external/internal and broad/narrow. He found that external scanning is quite different from external focus. As his work continued, he found the role of various interpersonal qualities such as expressiveness of ideas or anger influenced attentional qualities. Further he discovered the role of distractions in limiting performance. His model is as follows:
Dr. Nideffer developed the TAIS ® instrument , a 144 item self-report inventory that measures twenty different concentration skills, personal and interpersonal attributes.
The TAIS ® is a rich report that is complete with attention, distraction, and interpersonal related results.
Without going into the details of the names of each of the scales, note the results show how an individual compares to a "standard" population in terms of percentiles and a specific norm group (the gray bar).
An example of a profile of the instrument is as follows:
Comprehensive in data presentation, the recipient of the TAIS ® report and profile will know what specific areas to address to aid development and enhance performance.
For a copy of the report, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
TAIS ® is an excellent instrument to use in coaching and leadership development.
For individuals to become qualified to purchase the TAIS ®, you are asked to complete our web modules on instrument construction, theory, and interpretation. You will then work one-on-one with a trainer to complete the qualifying program.
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