HSD Professional Certification

Adaptive Action Labs

21st Century Facilitation: Find Wisdom in Chaos

August 20, 21, 23, 2019 | 12p - 2p (CDT) | 5p - 7p (GMT) | Online

To make the greatest impact in an uncertain, complex future, groups must take creative action together. As a facilitator, your job is to help them deal with challenges they face in doing that.

Consulting in the Age of Uncertainty

September 24, 25, 27, 2019 | 12p - 2p (cdt) | 5p - 7p (gmt) | Online

As a consultant, you are expected to take an expert stance—find out what’s wrong, provide the solution, and then coach members of the team as they implement that solution. You are  expected to know all the interventions and…

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Complex Systems

Oct 1, 8, 15, 2019 | 12p - 2p (cdt) | 5p - 7p (gmt) | Online

You encounter difference everywhere--different ideas, different experiences, different beliefs, different lifestyles, and different goals. Today’s complex world brings diversity into almost every area of your life.

Upcoming Labs

An Adaptive Action Lab offers the best of consulting and training into a single event. As a participant, you define and work on your most intractable challenge. Then you learn about human systems dynamics (HSD) as you apply your new learning to frame your challenge in a way that points to your best next wise action.

Adaptive Action Labs

Live Virtual Workshops

Live Virtual Workshops

Tips for Adaptive Action: What Makes It Work?

September 5, 2019

You solve problems every day. You help others solve problems every day. You know about multiple decision-making and problem-solving models you can use in different situations. You find, however, that it’s sometimes difficult…

Quarterly Virtual Mini-Conference

September 19, 2019

Three Associates will share how they are using HSD in their work, in their homes, or in their communities. Join us for this 90-minute session that highlights and celebrates the patterns of diverse applications and deep…

Research and Adaptive Action: Engage in Adaptive Action as a Research Approach

October 3, 2019

You tell yourself that research or evaluation is not your job. “Research is complicated, and hard, and…well, scientific!” “Research is what other people do.” Research seems like a rigorous and demanding process that you don’t…

Upcoming Workshops

Glenda Eoyang, founder of the field of HSD, hosts free, online Virtual Workshops (webinars) every month. Covering topics from health care to education reform to world peace, she draws on current events, global opportunities and concerns, and local actions.

Custom Design Adaptive Action Labs

Custom Design Lab

Online or in person, wherever you are…

Your intractable problems are one-of-a-kind. Your people are special. Your industry is transforming. Your market is shifting. Your challenges are wicked. Consultants make assumptions, give advice, and leave the work to you.…

Custom Design Adaptive Action Labs