1. From the welcome page of the Aperian Global Learning Portal, click the button to the Global Competencies Inventory (GCI)


  2. The next page is the My Groups page. Find the appropriate group name and click Start Survey. Most people will only have one group listed on this page. 

    • (Note: If you have multiple roles in the GCI, prior to the My Groups page, you will first see a dashboard with all available roles. Click the User button. 

  1. On the My Groups page, select your preferred language from the drop-down in the upper right. This is the language that you will use to take the survey. (Note: the report is only available in English.)
  2. Depending on the way your group is set up, you may need to purchase a seat on the following page to access the GCI. If necessary, see the instructions for purchasing seats
  3. Respond to the survey items as honestly as possible by indicating how strongly you agree or disagree with the statements. There are 167 statements, and 13 steps (pages) to the survey. At the end of each page, click Continue to get to the next page. 

    • If you need to return to a previous page, click Save and Back at the bottom of any page.
    • You do not need to complete the survey in one setting. At any time, you can click Save and Close at the bottom of any page. Click OK on the popup message. Your responses will be saved and you can begin where you left off by clicking Continue Survey from the My Groups page. 

  1. Steps 12 and 13 of the survey includes some demographic questions. Respond as honestly as possible to these questions. Click Continue.
  2. Once you have completed the survey, you will see a message thanking you for your participation. Your results will either be available immediately for you to download, or will be distributed by your group administrator or facilitator.

  3. From the My Groups page, you can edit your survey responses any time before the survey end date by clicking the Edit Survey button.