Before planning for the future, groups need to understand their history and the current dilemmas they face, as well as anticipate shifts and trends in their larger environment.
Environmental Scanning provides a way to quickly understand customer, staff or community perceptions and needs, delve into relevant data, and get groups on the same page to launch their work, but one size doesn’t fit all!
In this three day course, participants will explore 10 dynamic and creative ways to conduct group assessments, and then engage in hands-on practice to select the right approach for various situations. You’ll go back to this extensive “recipe book” of techniques again and again!
This course is offered on the Miro virtual collaboration platform
ToP Facilitation Methods (TFM)
Skyrocket your facilitation skills to the mastery level and build a supportive community of practice through this intensive and stimulating year-long learning experience. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information
Individuals, groups, and organizations are responding and adapting to changing work and local and global environments. Explore the theories, tools, and techniques to create designs that will meet your group's needs. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information
Explore the landscape of facilitation and learn three key processes for activating group participation virtually, in our acclaimed flagship course modified for the virtual world. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information
ToP Strategic Planning teaches how to weave powerful ToP methods into an integrated approach to strategic planning and creation of plans that are realistic, achievable and easy to monitor. This method is especially useful with larger groups of stakeholders and groups holding diverse ideas. Strategic plans using this powerful process can be accomplished in as little as two days. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information
Become skilled in facilitating the ToP Action Planning Method using an online platform with this hands-on practice lab for TFM graduates! Leave with an online template to use when hosting an Action Plan workshop.More Information
Gain real world experience in applying ToP methods in leadership situations. This unique course provides an understanding of ToP along with hands on experience to deepen your capacity to use it in your work. This course offers small group and personalized one-to-one coaching, reference materials, and opportunities to design facilitation plans for your unique situation. Ideal for leaders who want higher engagement and motivation from teamwork. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information
Generate meaningful, productive dialogue around any topic with this powerful, universally applicable framework. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information
Re-strategize for new situations, explore ways to meet deliverables in a virtual environment, bring new partners to the table mid-stream, and stay participatory and collaborative through virtual communication. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information
Plan and prepare a group project for launch, and develop shared commitment to timelines, tasks, and success measures in the time it takes to have a regular staff meeting. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information
While the “lone genius” remains a beloved cultural image, the science of creativity shows that connections among innovators are what enable breakthroughs, large and small. Groups and teams are a critical place to cultivate creative thinking for innovative solutions. *See below for available tiered pricing!*More Information