HSD Professional Certification

Adaptive Action Labs

In this moment: RESILIENCE!

Free Online Sessions | Every Sunday

These are unprecedented times, filled with opportunities and challenges. Each of us wants to create a better future, but how?  Every Sunday, the HSD community explores pathways to resilience—for individuals and organizations.…

Inquiry Is the Answer: COVID-19

Free Online Sessions | Weekdays

Corona virus infects our bodies, but it also infects our homes, communities, and organizations. Public health professionals and health care providers are courageously dealing with the wicked issues of physical wellbeing. Like…

Navigate Complex Change

June 23, 26, 2020 | 12p - 3p (cdt) | 5p - 8p (utc) | Online

Understand and navigate the challenges of change.

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

Quarterly Virtual Mini-Conference

June 18, 2020 Join us to hear HSD Professionals 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…

Lead in Uncertain Times: Find Fit for Function

August 6, 2020 When you cannot predict or control the environment, the only way to thrive is to see and respond to what IS—whatever it is. Success in an uncertain future is not determined by internal skills and choices. It is…

Leverage Ambiguity: Manage Tensions in Uncertainty

September 3, 2020 Every complex system sits on top of irresolvable tensions:  speed and quality; identity and flexibility; tradition and innovation; centralized and distributed; and many more. We used to manage these tensions…

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