How does Cultural Intelligence relate to God’s story, your story, and the global story?

CQ Journal: CQ Assessment Reflection Assignment Instructions


Throughout the course, you will submit 4 journal entries which will guide you to reflect on your cultural intelligence (CQ) scores, set measurable goals and action steps for improving your CQ, and participate in activities and experiences which will help to practice effective intercultural communication. With CQ, there is always more to learn and room to grow, and this course is an opportunity to practice exercising each of the CQ capabilities. You can use your journal entries to track your progress through the journey of this course, but hopefully you will feel inspired to continue to develop your CQ beyond this course.



Your journal entry should meet the following requirements.

  • Length: 400-800 words
  • Your journal entry should be written in paragraph form with proper grammar and spelling. Thoughts should be well-organized and cohesive.
  • Your journal entry should be submitted on the template provided.


This CQ Journal entry will focus on your CQ assessment report. You should take the assessment and download and save the report from the CQ center before completing this journal. Review your CQ report and then use the following prompt as a guide to write your journal entry. Your journal entry should include an answer to each of the major sections/headings of this prompt (in bold). The bullet points under each heading are suggestions for topics to consider.

Discuss why and how the concept of CQ is relevant to you and your future personal and career goals.

Discuss the results of your Cultural Intelligence Assessment. 

  • Discuss your strengths and growth areas in each of the four CQ dimensions (Drive, Knowledge, Action, and Strategy).
  • Do you agree with your scores?
  • What surprises you about your scores.
  • What experiences, background, or present challenges might be impacting those scores?

Discuss the ways you will seek to increase your CQ in the next 4 weeks as we finish this course? What about over the next year?

How does Cultural Intelligence relate to God’s story, your story, and the global story?

  • How can you use your CQ to understand the story of others?
  • How could your CQ impact your ability to share God’s story across cultural boundaries?


Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool.