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, 4, 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

Living 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…

Patterns of Facilitation: Leading Groups through Complex Decision Making

Apr 20, 22, 2021 | 12p - 3p (cdt) | 5p - 8p (utc) | Online

The face and function of facilitation have changed in today’s complex landscape. In the uncertain and ambiguous situations of the 21st century, teams, committees, and communities are asked to take creative action together.…

Planning in Uncertainty: Plan When You Cannot Predict

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

In a world where you deal with forces you can’t see or control, you have to navigate differences that are overwhelming and frightening. In this world you can neither predict nor control your future. In such a turbulent and…

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

Stand in this Moment: Mindfulness in the Age of Uncertainty

December 3, 2020 Meditation is an ancient practice with powerful implications for our uncertain future. Deep awareness is a key to seeing patterns in complexity, understanding a range of options, and finding freedom and…

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…

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