Cultural Intelligence Assessments


I found the CQ Assessment Report provided by Cultural Synergies to be very easy to use and navigate, insightful in its analysis and practical in terms of identified gaps and areas of improvement.

Koby Jones
Managing Director, SILC Group

The Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Assessments measure and assist in the development of CQ effectiveness of organisations, teams and individuals.

Dr. Tom Verghese has been certified by the Cultural Intelligence Center in USA as an Advanced CQ Certified Facilitator to administer and debrief CQ assessments.

Where Can the Assessments Be Used?

  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Recruitment, Retention and Talent Development Programs
  • Performance Reviews
  • Executive Cultural Coaching Programs
  • Global Relocations
  • Diversity and Inclusion Programs
  • Team Development

Key Outcomes

  • Improved Cross-Cultural Performance and Flexibility
  • Improved Job Performance
  • Cross-Cultural Performance Predictor
  • Increased Profitability
  • Personalised developmental plans to improve CQ skills and cross-cultural success

All of our assessments are conducted online.  They can be completed on a one-time basis or as an evaluation before and after CQ training.

CQ Assessment options

We can advise clients of the assessment/s that will achieve the best possible outcomes for their particular requirements.

The assessments, combined with feedback and personalised coaching, provide a CQ roadmap that includes a comprehensive plan for building culturally intelligent individuals, teams and organisations.

Contact Us to begin your CQ Assessment or for further information.

CQ Self-Assessment

This CQ assessment is a self-inventory of the four CQ capabilities and an individual’s cultural value orientations.

The report requires participants to complete the assessment online and includes:

  • A 16-page feedback report
  • Scores for the four CQ capabilities and sub-dimensions
  • Global CQ norm comparisons of the four capabilities and sub-dimensions
  • Summary of scores
  • Personal preferences for seven cultural value orientations
  • Personalised development plan

CQ Multi-Rater (360) Assessment

This is a self-inventory of the four CQ capabilities and an individual’s cultural value orientations.

The report requires participants to complete the assessment online and includes:

  • A 22-page feedback report
  • Scores for the four CQ capabilities and sub-dimensions
  • Global CQ norm comparisons of the four capabilities and sub-dimensions
  • Summary of scores
  • Personal preferences for seven cultural value orientations
  • Personalised development plan

CQ Team Assessment

Team members complete an online self-assessment and provide observer feedback for each team member.

The report includes:

  • A 16-page feedback report
  • Self scores for the four CQ capabilities and sub-dimensions
  • Observer CQ scores
  • Global CQ norm comparisons of the four capabilities and sub-dimensions
  • Summary of scores
  • Personal preferences for seven cultural value orientations
  • Development plan

Group Reports

Organisations can request CQ Group Reports that include aggregated results that reflect the group or team.

The group report includes:

  • Demographic characteristics of participants
  • Comparisons of participant scores inclusive of global CQ norms
  • Distribution of participant scores
  • Interpretative observations and implications
  • Comparisons between self and observer ratings
  • Comparisons between sub-groups of participants

The assessments, combined with feedback and personalised coaching, provide a CQ roadmap that includes a comprehensive plan for building culturally intelligent individuals, teams and organisations.

Contact Us to begin your CQ Assessment or for further information.