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

September 1 - December 16, 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

Planning in Uncertainty: Plan When You Cannot Predict

Jun 22, 24, 2021 | 12p - 3p (cdt) | 5p - 8p (utc) | Online

In today’s landscape, you often deal with forces you can’t see or control. Still, you need to prepare for that future, planning for a complex world. Day-to-day, simple planning for “getting stuff done” is not generally a…

Create Your Narrative: Change Your Story; Change Your Patterns

Aug 24, 26, 2021 | 12p - 3p (cdt) | 5p - 8p (utc) | Online

Life today is complex! You deal with many forces that impact your life. When you take action, you consider social expectations and connections; financial challenges and opportunities; political questions and competitions; and…

21st Century Consulting: Working in Complex Systems

Oct 12, 14, 2021 | 12p - 3p (cdt) | 5p - 8p (utc) | Online

In simpler times change came slowly, if at all. Consultants could learn models and methods in graduate school and use them throughout a career. They could take a solution that worked with one client and confidently transfer…

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

Find What's True and Useful

August 5, 2021 In today’s world of social media, television, and radio that bring you local and world-wide connection, how do you make sense of it all? You hear conflicting stories about issues and ideas that are important to…

Celebrate Life

September 2, 2021 In the day-to-day challenges of life, we sometimes get caught up in the urgency of the moment, the fear of the future, and regrets of the past. We lose the connections between and among the parts of our life.…

HSD Community Gathering

September 16, 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…

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