Certification Courses

Certification Courses

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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 Feb 2, 5, 9, 11, 16, 2021 | Online learning and application Feb 16 - May 20, 2021

Prepare to guide change in these complex, uncertain, and turbulent times. Join a global community as you develop insights and skills to prepare you for a future you cannot predict or control.

Adaptive Action Labs

Build Systems for Resilient Teaching and Learning: Step into Uncertainty

Feb 20, 27, 2021 | 10a - 11:30a (cst) | 4p - 5:30p (utc) | Online Session 1 of 5

What happens in schools and across school systems is highly unpredictable. Literacy leaders constantly respond to turbulence and surprise. This Adaptive Action Lab explores sources of that unpredictability, offering tools to…

Thriving in Uncertainty: An Introduction to HSD

Feb 23, 25, 2021 | 12p - 3p (cst) | 6p - 9p (utc) | Online

The greatest challenge of the 21st century emerges from uncertainty and turbulence. This decade began with a year that brought global pandemic, widespread forest and grass fires, unprecedented weather events, and…

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…

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

HSD Community Gathering and Holiday Celebration

December 17, 2020 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…

Thrive in Uncertainty

February 4, 2021 The problem? The world is changing quickly at home, in your work, and throughout your community. Because of the complexity of the world around you, the changes you face are generally unpredictable, often…

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.…

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