Certification Courses

Certification Courses

Find out more about HSD Professional Certification Training

Build your adaptive capacity, prepare to support your teams and communities, and join an international community of transformative change makers.

HSDP Certification - Virtual Course

Patterns and Possibilities Jun 7, 10, 14, 18, 21, 2021 | Online learning and application Jun 21 - Sep 15, 2021

Are you interested in becoming a certified HSD Professional, but you cannot commit to the face-to-face portion of the program? If so, this program is for you.

Adaptive Action Labs

Build Systems for Resilient Teaching and Learning: Turn Problems into Patterns

Mar 20, 27, 2021 | 10a - 11:30a (cdt) | 3p - 4:30p (utc) | Online Session 2 of 5

Literacy leaders face complex problems everywhere. In this Adaptive Action Lab, see complex problems as persistent patterns. Describe those patterns, interpret their meanings, and ultimately, take informed action to support…

Build Systems for Resilient Teaching and Learning: Turn Barriers to Bridges

Apr 17, 24, 2021 | 10a - 11:30a (cdt) | 3p - 4:30p (utc) | Online Session 3 of 5

Many challenges facing literacy leaders come from perceived barriers and differences—inside their schools and out in the community. In this Adaptive Action Lab, leverage the energy in these differences to enhance…

Patterns of Facilitation: Leading Groups through Complex Decision Making

Apr 20, 22, 2021 | 12p - 3p (cdt) | 5p - 8p (utc) | Online

The face and function of facilitation have changed in today’s complex landscape. In the uncertain and ambiguous situations of the 21st century, teams, committees, and communities are asked to take creative action together.…

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

Ask Better Questions

March 4, 2021 In today’s world, you can’t always know what’s next. In fact, sometimes, given the complexity of our world, you can’t even know much about what’s now! At any given moment, about all you can see is this moment.…

HSD Community Gathering

March 18, 2021 Join us to hear how members of the HSD Community of Praxis use HSD in their homes, workplaces, and communities. This 90-minute event will highlight and celebrate the patterns of diverse applications and deep…

Find Energy in Diversity

April 1, 2021 We live and work in a highly diverse world. Age, experience, expectations, roles, relationships, backgrounds, accountabilities, responsibilities—These differences often stand out in the milieu of the many, many…

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 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 Labs