Please see our 'Modules' webpage for more detail of each of the courses listed below. 

THE FUNDAMENTALS

The Fundamentals of Collaboration by Design: You and Your Outcomes - 31 October – 02 November 2016

This 3-day course begins with the one-day Core Module: Collaboration by Design.  Those who have already taken this module will join 01-02 November to explore:

·      Checking in with Ourselves: Preferences, Ethics, Values and Competencies

·      Articulating Intelligent Outcomes (Against Which to Measure Success)

·      Designing Powerful, Purposeful Questions (Questions as Interventions, Anytime)

·      Process and Agenda Design Clinic

The Fundamentals of Collaboration by Design: Working with Group Dynamics - 21 -23 November 2016

This 3-day course begins with the one-day Core Module: Collaboration by Design.  Those who have already taken this module will join 22-23 November to explore:

·      Keeping One Eye on Process Tasks and the Other on Group Dynamics

·      Encouraging Healthy Debate and Harmony

·      Fostering Ownership and Self-Reliance in Collaborative Groups

·      Guiding Participant Engagement (Before, During, Between, and After Meetings and Workshops)

The Fundamentals of Collaboration by Design: Optimising and Capturing Results - 23-25 January 2017

This 3-day course begins with the one-day Core Module: Collaboration by Design.  Those who have already taken this module will join 24-25 January to explore:

·      Capturing Outputs from Workshops, Meetings and Processes

·      Contracting with Groups: Clarifying My Role (and that of an External Facilitator when relevant)

·      Synthesizing and Summarizing: Who, What, When, Why, How?

·      Capturing Feedback and Learning Throughout Processes

METHODOLOGIES and DESIGN Modules

·      Practice: Facilitation and Collaboration Approaches & Methodologies: 14 November 2016 (full day).  Repeated on 6 February 2017 (full day)

·      Design: Team-Building Retreats (or “Advances”!) and Great Staff Meetings: 05 December 2016 (full day)

·      Design: Webinars and Using Online Tools in Virtual and Face-to-Face Meetings: 06 December 2016 (full day)

·      Design: Strategic Review and Planning Workshops (including in partnerships): 07 February 2017 (half-day  – morning only)

·      Design: Interactive Workshops at Large Conferences / Congresses: Working Wonders with Groups of All Sizes: 06 March 2017 (full day)

·      Design: Multi-Stakeholder Consultation Processes: 08 March 2017 (half-day – morning only)

SPECIALTY MODULES

·      Specialty: Communicating Complex Challenges using Tools from Systems Thinking: 30 August 2016

·      Specialty: Integrating Interactive, Experiential Learning Games in Meetings: 25 August 2016

·      Specialty: Working with Multicultural Groups: 07 March 2017