, Sandvik and Associates
is a facilitator, mediator, and trainer providing services to private and public sectors and has been training organizations in the effective use of appreciative inquiry in the disciplines of change management, leadership development and strategic partnering and planning.
In the area of training and instructional design, Gloria has developed, designed and delivered over 12 courses and is certified in the delivery of over 25 courses that have been designed by nationally known training and development companies.
These courses include appreciative inquiry, partnering, mediation, negotiation, change management/ acceleration, trans-cultural awareness strategies, team building, conflict resolution, dialogue, and many others.
has worked extensively in
to Inspire Philanthropy, AiP, Sandvik has worked in the non-profit sector in the design and facilitation of two Appreciative Inquiry initiatives with the San Diego Women's Foundation which included appreciative inquiry training.
In addition, she
has facilitated strategic planning sessions utilizing appreciative inquiry with the San Diego affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Solana Center for Environmental Innovation
, KIT (Kids Included Together) the Naval Training Foundation
, the Gem Foundation
, LEAD SanDiego
and the 2-1-1- San Diego organization.
Gloria Sandvik, of Sandvik & Associates, has worked with both change management and leadership development in a training, consulting and coaching capacity.
has designed a course in Creating Change with TransTech
for Motorola Inc.
has worked since 1997 conducting a course that she
designed in Change Management for Leaders at
has conducted many organizational and team interventions as a facilitator and mediator at the point of change for teams and organizations, including major global change strategic initiatives for Motorola and Levy Straus Corporation
As an executive coach she has focused in the areas of leadership at the point of conflict resolution and change management.
has provided training and instructional design and development services for over 20 years.
She has been the Master Instructor with the responsibility of training trainers for many courses such as Interpersonal Management Skills, Effective Presentations, Leading Meetings, and Leadership and Managing Change which were all courses of nationally recognized training and development companies.
In addition, she
has created and trained trainers in the delivery of several courses she
designed and developed including The Global Motorolan, Transcultural Awareness Strategies, Creating Change (co-created with Russ Hanson of TransTech), Change Management for Leaders and Appreciative Inquiry.
She was also a designer and trainer for a global initiative at Motorola Inc. for all managers and employees in dialogue technique.
With this initiative she
trained and coached 15 professional trainers throughout the world.
was involved in the design and training of trainers for the Global Leadership Institute for Motorola
and implemented this in 12 countries.