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Upcoming educational and training opportunities.

Perspectives Group to Offer IAP2 Certificate Course in Alexandria, VA

The Perspectives Group has just announced two 2006 training dates for their 5-day Public Partcipation course. This training is designed for professionals working in the fields of community development, nonprofit and government public services, and public understanding and outreach. It is also designed for industry communications and public affairs or public relations, advocacy and lobbying organizations, private and government groups, and any individual/organization required to deal with the public about complex or potentially contentious issues. Upon completion of the full week of training, participants will […] (continue)

Deep Democracy Workshop Coming Up in Halifax and Boston

Envison Halifax is sponsoring the workshop “Deep Democracy: Unleashing the Potential of Groups” with Myrna Lewis and Sera Thompson. This four-day intensive training will give you the basic skills for an unusual and extremely helpful way of understanding and working with decision-making and the resolution of underlying issues. Deep Democracy is based on the work of revolutionary physicist/psychologist Arnold Mindel and was originally developed in South Africa, to work with business in the transition out of Apartheid. The cost of the course is $850, space […] (continue)

Berkana Institute Organizing Southern Africa Learning Journey

The Berkana Institute invites participants for a Learning Journey to South Africa and Zimbabwe that will open your eyes, minds and hearts to essential learning about the leadership that is emerging in one of our planet’s most vibrant places. On this journey, participants will meet and learn with extraordinary pioneering leaders in Johannesburg, South Africa, and at Zimbabwe’s Kufunda Learning Village. The Learning Journey will also spend time learning from the wildlife of Africa whose grace and beauty and interdependent relationships are an inspiration. Marianne […] (continue)

Shambhala Institute Announces Art of Hosting and Convening Workshop

The Shambhala Institute has just announced an upcoming workshop: The Art of Hosting and Convening Meaningful Conversations with Toke Moeller, Monika Nissen, and Sera Thompson. This workshop explores the art of convening the conversations most important to our communities, families and organizations. You will learn a variety of methods and practices for engaging in conversations that matter which create wise action and clear outcomes. The workshop will take place in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia – August 14-16, 2006. For more information, contact tim@oftheshire.org. (continue)

Training Opportunity: Becoming a Measurement Guide

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc., of St. Albans, VT, has just announced a training that will enable professional facilitators to deliver a powerful planning and evaluation tool, called You Get What You MeasureĀ® to their own clients. In development for over ten years, You Get What You MeasureĀ® recognizes the importance of values in group work, incorporates systems thinking, and creates a culture of group learning. It explores in detail the connections between goals, indicators, measures, and the assumptions about how or whether specific actions will […] (continue)

Authentic Leadership in Europe Workshop Coming Up in December

The Shambhala Institute has just announced an upcoming workshop called “Authentic Leadership in Europe: Empowering the Journey through Circle, Brush & Sword.” In this intensive participants will increase their capacity for presence, courage, and flexibility. They will practice stepping back to allow creativity to emerge and stepping forward when intervention is called for, and will learn how to design change processes that include both broad engagement and a concrete plan of action. This intensive is for leaders and entrepreneurs of all levels-team or project leaders, […] (continue)

National Mediation Training Comming Up in Minnesota

This October, the Center for Policy, Planning & Performance will organize a 4 day Mediation Training workshop in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. This 40-hour basic Mediation Process Training meets the standards of the Minnesota Supreme Court ADR-Rule 114 for neutral qualification, which is required for private mediation centers and state rosters. Specific practical applications include organizational conflict management, community or group dispute facilitation, and interest-based interpersonal communications. Trainers are Bernard Mayer and Barbara Raye. Cost is $860.00 (includes materials). To register for the workshop, held October […] (continue)

UC Davis Extension Offering New Program on Coaching

UC Davis Extension has just announced a new program, Coaching: Life and Career. In partnership with the Coaches Training Institute, this program will teach co-active coaching techniques that provide the foundation needed to become a Certified Professional Co-active Coach (CPCC). Participants work with certified coaches practicing coaching techniques with real people and real issues. Those interested in learning more about the program should plan to attend the free information session on August 30th from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sutter Square Galleria, 2901 K St., in […] (continue)

Seminar on Large Group Facilitation Coming up in November

Nancy Aronson and Gil Steil have just announced an exciting three-day workshop on custom designing large group interventions called “Large Group Design and Facilitation: What To Do When Your Whole System Gets Together.” The workshop is coming up this November 1-3, 2006 at the Gregg Conference Center, Bryn Mawr, PA, USA. The workshop is aimed at consultants and organization leaders, and will cover large group design principles, group dynamics, facilitation methodologies and practice designing large group sessions tailored to participants needs. Cost is $1490 (includes, […] (continue)

Applications Invited for Bush Leadership Fellows Program

A program of the Bush Foundation (www.bushfoundation.org), the Bush Leadership Fellows Program seeks accomplished, motivated individuals from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or northwestern Wisconsin who are eager to prepare themselves for greater leadership responsibilities within their communities and professions. Applicants are invited to propose academic or self-designed learning experiences that will help them attain goals that they set for themselves. The program encourages applications that will expand fellows’ experiences beyond the familiar to learning environments that might be inaccessible without a fellowship. Fellowships support […] (continue)

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