Working with Open Space Technology // Sep 2020 // Online or In Person

Open Space Technology is a powerful tool to work with complexity, diversity, urgency or conflict.
I highly recommend this training as an approach for leadership development, too!

This is a unique opportunity to learn how to use this superior collaboration method in a small group setting, taught by 3 highly experienced Open Space practitioners.

Open Space Technology (OST) is a meeting methodology that harnesses the collective
wisdom of the group, team or organization to address concrete business issues, find answers to complex problems, and nurture leadership in times of change. Using the potential of the whole group, whether 5 or 500+ people, OST has the capacity to bring together (large) groups of people around topics that are deeply important to them and thus prone to misunderstanding. OST has proven long term effects in problem solving among groups and improving how people work together. Working repeatedly with Open Space Technology has the capacity to transform organizations.

Developed in the mid-eighties by Harrison Owen, a leading organizational culture and
transformation expert, this powerful and surprising meeting methodology is now used around the world as an effective process for facilitating change in both organizational and community settings.

This training is designed to provide you with the skills, tools and attitudes for working successfully with OST, using the perspective of the Genuine Contact™  approach,  focusing on creating a strong container for preparation and follow-up, in addition to the meeting itself.

This workshop is part of the Advanced Facilitation Skills series of the Genuine Contact™ Program. 

We are highly experienced in working online, having done so for the past 15 years. In our online work, we never wanted to settle for mediocre meetings, so we have continuously developed  skills and practice of facilitating highly participatory and nourishing meetings online.   

That’s why we are excited to be able to offer the workshop both:  online and possibly face to face. This way if circumstances allow,  you can choose  to learn in the way that is best for you.

We are 3 trainers, and we will offer the online and face to face workshops in parallel, each one being a unique experience. The live workshop will take place with those who come to the venue, the online meeting will take place online. Depending on the group size we’ll be 1 and 2 trainers for each workshop.  If the in person option falls away, you’ll automatically have a reserved place in the online workshop – if you wish. 

If you take the online workshop you will benefit from experiencing the online environment and learn how to facilitate Open Space Technology meetings in person and online.

Join us!

Places are limited with a maximum capacity of 15 participants.

1-3 Sep 2020

Prices: There are several price options depending on the type of organization you work for.

€ 1300,00 – Employed (Corporate/ Public) 
€ 1100,00 – Small business/small NGOs
€ 750,00 – Special Students price

Book by June 30th, 2020 for an Earlybird 10% discount on the price of the training.
Get a 10% discount if you sign up as a team of 3 or more people.
Members of the Genuine Contact Organization get a 10% Discount.

The discounts cannot be combined.

Language:   The language of the workshop will be English however Dutch, Swedish and German and Spanish can also be used.

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