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ToP Course Offerings

ToP courses are offered year-round throughout the United States. Inquire about scheduling a public course in your area or an in-house training for your organization at the Contact Us link above.

Course pricing is tiered. Please select a course to see detailed registration rates.

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ToP Facilitation Methods

ToP Facilitation Methods

Explore the landscape of facilitation and learn three key processes for activating group participation in our acclaimed flagship course. *Tiered pricing available*

2 Days

$1,250.00

28 - 29 May
Alaska
30 - 31 May
Oregon
3 - 4 Jun
Wisconsin
10 - 11 Jun
Delaware
11 - 12 Jun
Minneapolis, MN
13 - 14 Jun
Illinois
17 - 18 Jun
Asheville
19 - 20 Jun
Texas
20 - 21 Jun
Massachusetts
24 - 25 Jun
Minnesota
26 - 27 Jun
Wisconsin
9 - 10 Jul
Wisconsin
15 - 16 Jul
Missouri
17 - 18 Jul
Bemidji, Minnesota
24 - 25 Jul
Wisconsin
25 - 26 Jul
California
30 - 31 Jul
Minneapolis, MN
31 Jul - 1 Aug
Nevada
5 - 6 Aug
Georgia
7 - 8 Aug
Irving, TX
15 - 16 Aug
Georgia
15 - 16 Aug
Cedar Rapids
20 - 21 Aug
Minneapolis, MN
22 - 23 Aug
Illinois
9 - 10 Sep
Missouri
10 - 11 Sep
Wisconsin
16 - 17 Sep
Kentucky
17 - 18 Sep
Minnesota
17 - 18 Sep
Nebraska
19 - 20 Sep
Salt Lake City, UT
23 - 24 Sep
Ohio
26 - 27 Sep
California
2 - 3 Oct
Wisconsin
2 - 3 Oct
St Paul
3 - 4 Oct
Asheville
8 - 9 Oct
Minnesota
9 - 10 Oct
Arizona
17 - 18 Oct
Grand Rapids Minnesota
17 - 18 Oct
Long Beach, CA
21 - 22 Oct
Florida
21 - 22 Oct
Nevada
23 - 24 Oct
Illinois
11 - 12 Nov
Irving, TX
12 - 13 Nov
Minnesota
14 - 15 Nov
California
19 - 20 Nov
Kentucky
19 - 20 Nov
Irving
2 - 3 Dec
Madison
4 - 5 Dec
Minnesota
4 - 5 Dec
Illinois
10 - 11 Dec
Vancouver Washington
18 - 19 Dec
Minnesota

ToP Facilitation Methods Online

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. *Tiered pricing available*

Variable - up to 19 hours

$1,250.00

ToP Facilitation Methods Leadership Online: Intensive

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. *Tiered pricing available*

22.5 hrs, Nine 2.5 hr sessions

$1,850.00

ToP Facilitation Methods for Community Engagement

ToP methods were created and refined through decades of community-based change work. This course follows the cycle of a community planning process, analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Learn both theoretical frameworks and practical tools to support authentic community engagement, community driven and led decision-making throughout a community project planning cycle. Participants will be an interactive learning community, learning from each other in addition to the tools and frameworks shared.

4 Days

$2,500.00

No dates scheduled

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Online Facilitation

ToP Facilitation Methods Online

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. *Tiered pricing available*

Variable - up to 19 hours

$1,250.00

ToP Facilitation Methods Leadership Online: Intensive

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. *Tiered pricing available*

22.5 hrs, Nine 2.5 hr sessions

$1,850.00

Accelerated Action Planning Online

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. *Tiered pricing*

1 day

$550.00

Action Planning Practice Lab on Miro

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.

4.5 hr session

$550.00

No dates scheduled

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Shift Happens: Design Principles for a Virtual World

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!*

Two 3.5 hour sessions

$650.00

No dates scheduled

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ToP Strategic Planning Online

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!*

5 half-day segments

$1,250.00

ToP Secrets of Implementation: Online

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. *Tiered pricing available*

Four 3-hour sessions

$1,250.00

No dates scheduled

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ToP Focused Conversation Online

Generate meaningful, productive dialogue around any topic with this powerful, universally applicable framework. *See below for available tiered pricing!*

7 hours

$650.00

No dates scheduled

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Facilitation for Innovation Online

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!*

2 Days

$800.00

No dates scheduled

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Approaches to Environmental Scanning Online

Explore 10 creative, insightful tools to understand customer, staff or community perceptions and needs, delve into relevant data, and get groups on the same page to launch their work. *Tiered pricing available*

3 Days

$800.00

Facilitation Fundamentals

ToP Facilitation Methods

Explore the landscape of facilitation and learn three key processes for activating group participation in our acclaimed flagship course. *Tiered pricing available*

2 Days

$1,250.00

28 - 29 May
Alaska
30 - 31 May
Oregon
3 - 4 Jun
Wisconsin
10 - 11 Jun
Delaware
11 - 12 Jun
Minneapolis, MN
13 - 14 Jun
Illinois
17 - 18 Jun
Asheville
19 - 20 Jun
Texas
20 - 21 Jun
Massachusetts
24 - 25 Jun
Minnesota
26 - 27 Jun
Wisconsin
9 - 10 Jul
Wisconsin
15 - 16 Jul
Missouri
17 - 18 Jul
Bemidji, Minnesota
24 - 25 Jul
Wisconsin
25 - 26 Jul
California
30 - 31 Jul
Minneapolis, MN
31 Jul - 1 Aug
Nevada
5 - 6 Aug
Georgia
7 - 8 Aug
Irving, TX
15 - 16 Aug
Georgia
15 - 16 Aug
Cedar Rapids
20 - 21 Aug
Minneapolis, MN
22 - 23 Aug
Illinois
9 - 10 Sep
Missouri
10 - 11 Sep
Wisconsin
16 - 17 Sep
Kentucky
17 - 18 Sep
Minnesota
17 - 18 Sep
Nebraska
19 - 20 Sep
Salt Lake City, UT
23 - 24 Sep
Ohio
26 - 27 Sep
California
2 - 3 Oct
Wisconsin
2 - 3 Oct
St Paul
3 - 4 Oct
Asheville
8 - 9 Oct
Minnesota
9 - 10 Oct
Arizona
17 - 18 Oct
Grand Rapids Minnesota
17 - 18 Oct
Long Beach, CA
21 - 22 Oct
Florida
21 - 22 Oct
Nevada
23 - 24 Oct
Illinois
11 - 12 Nov
Irving, TX
12 - 13 Nov
Minnesota
14 - 15 Nov
California
19 - 20 Nov
Kentucky
19 - 20 Nov
Irving
2 - 3 Dec
Madison
4 - 5 Dec
Minnesota
4 - 5 Dec
Illinois
10 - 11 Dec
Vancouver Washington
18 - 19 Dec
Minnesota

ToP Focused Conversation

Generate meaningful, productive dialogue around any topic with this powerful, universally applicable framework. *See below for available tiered pricing!*

1 Day

$650.00

No dates scheduled

Register interest

Approaches to Environmental Scanning

Explore 10 creative, insightful tools to understand customer, staff or community perceptions and needs, delve into relevant data, and get groups on the same page to launch their work. *Tiered pricing available*

1 Day

$800.00

Tue 18 Jun
Illinois
Fri 19 Jul
Minnesota
Wed 14 Aug
Texas
Thu 22 Aug
Minneapolis, MN
Wed 2 Oct
Wisconsin
Fri 4 Oct
Wisconsin
Fri 4 Oct
St Paul
Wed 30 Oct
Massachusetts
Thu 7 Nov
Minnesota
Fri 8 Nov
Asheville

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