HSD Professional Certification

Adaptive Action Labs

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.

Leading Adaptive Action

October 2 - 4, 2019 | Cluj, Romania

Leaders across Romania find innovative responses to complex challenges. For the 13th year in a row, The Development Center for Management (CDM) will host their Power through People conference. Glenda Eoyang will present three…

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

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…

Immigrants and Refugees: Leverage the Human Dynamics of Place

November 7, 2019

Imagine—or maybe you have only to remember—the enormity of the shift that’s required when people uproot their lives and move into a totally new and different culture. You may have made such a shift yourself. Or you may have…

Planning and Adaptive Action: Move Forward from This Point

December 5, 2019

You know how to plan—everyone knows how to plan. And yet you know that planning is not a “one-size-fits-all” proposition. As you move into different types of planning, you realize the need for more, or less, detail, scope, or…

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