HSD Professional Certification

Adaptive Action Labs

Complexity in Human Systems

November 7 - 8, 2019 | Washington DC

Stephen Hawking famously said that this century would be the century of complexity. From its early days in the Santa Fe Institution, complex adaptive systems theory has increasingly moved from the world of academia to…

Adaptive Action and Emergent Networks

November 19, 20, 22, 2019 | 12p - 2p (cst) | 6p - 8p (gmt) | Online

You often connect with others to complete projects, share interests, or create social change. You connect through a network of formal and informal exchanges that share energy and other resources to accomplish your goals.

21st Century Collaboration: Co-creating Shared Impact

December 17, 18, 20, 2019 | 12p - 2p (cst) | 6p - 8p (gmt) | Online

Your organization’s environment gets more challenging every day, as rapidly changing markets, policies, demographics, and environmental realities make it difficult to see the best path forward. These challenges also affect…

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

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…

Quarterly Virtual Mini-Conference

December 19, 2019

At this meeting we celebrate the past and look forward to the growth and possibility of a new year. Join us in this HSD Holiday Celebration.

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