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

August 30 - December 15, 2022

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

Thriving in Uncertainty: An Introduction to HSD

Multiple Offerings | Online

Are you curious about human systems dynamics? Do you want to see how this new approach to complexity will help you thrive in a world that grows more challenging every day? Come with us and explore what it takes to navigate…

Create Your Narrative: Change Your Story, Change Your Patterns

Jun 14, 16, 2022 | 12p - 3p CDT | Online

Your narratives—the stories you tell about your world and your life—represent your experience in the world. They frame your expectations and assumptions. They motivate and inform action in all areas of your life. But in the…

21st Century Consulting: Working in Complex Systems

Aug 23, 25, 2022 | 12p - 3p CDT | Online

In simpler times, change came slowly, if at all. Consultants could learn approaches in graduate school and use them throughout their careers. They took a solution that worked with one client and confidently transferred it to…

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

Build Adaptive Capacity: Seek Fit for Function

June 2, 2022 You deal with complexity and uncertainty that are inherent in today’s landscape. You live and work in an interdependent world where cause-effect relationships are unclear. You can’t plan effectively for the…

When Life’s Answers are Elusive: Look Into the Questions

August 4, 2022 In HSD, our first Simple Rule is to “Stand in Inquiry.” It is first on the list for a good reason. In today’s emergent and unpredictable world, there are not many answers we can count on. Yesterday’s answers…

Patterned Responses to Difference: Address Bias, Privilege, and Hate in a Diverse World

September 1, 2022 In HSD we see challenge and opportunity in terms of the patterns that shape them. Three particular patterns interact to create cultural patterns of bias and racism. Each of the contributing patterns emerges…

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