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December 2018

ToP Facilitation Methods

December 6, 2018 - December 7, 2018

8:15 am to 5pm

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January 2019

Making Data Dance: Participatory Methods for Data Gathering and Analysis (ToP Network Conference, New Orleans)

January 15

Making Data Dance: Participatory Methods for Data Gathering and Analysis. (ToP Network Conference, New Orleans)
Ever been bored to death by the tedious review of data? Ever been awash in data and yet have no useful information on which to make decisions or act? Learn how to design lively and useful data review sessions with full participant engagement in this one-day session.

The dictionary definition of data is — “data – facts, figures, etc., known or available; information.” Information could be a budget, an annual report, a customer satisfaction survey, student performance data, a 1/2 sheet on a sticky wall. The question is how do we make this data dance, become real and meaningful to the people who need to use it for decision making.

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Designing for Change: Shifting Images for Transformation

January 23 @ 8:15 am - January 24 @ 5:30 pm

This class has been revised. Now, a 2 day class (previously 3 days) We have also changed the name from 'The Power of Image Shift' to 'Designing for Change: Shifting Images for Transformation'. Learn how to more fully design facilitation and training sessions using image shift theory for client assessment and ICA’s Kaleidoscope Design tools to create image shifting, powerful design Are you.... Wanting tools to help your clients make the real changes they need to make? Missing a thoughtful…

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ToP Facilitation Methods

January 31 @ 8:15 am - February 1 @ 5:30 pm

ToP Facilitation Methods course. Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. Hands-on practice helps you discover practical uses in your life and work. This training provides an overview of the philosophy underlying the methods and a demonstration of each ToP method. Participants engage in hands-on practice using the methods, and also spend time exploring how to apply the methods to their specific situations.

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February 2019

Accelerated Action Planning

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Accelerated Action Planning – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Do you have a project that needs to launch quickly and only a few people to do it? Learn a fast and engaging method to plan a project or event. Receive a guided action planning tool that a small team can apply to develop a high level plan. Real projects to plan are welcome at this half-day training. Energize and align your team toward a common goal in the time it…

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Making Data Dance: Participatory Methods for Data Gathering and Analysis

Ever been bored to death by the tedious review of data? Ever been awash in data and yet have no useful information on which to make decisions or act? Learn how to design lively and useful data review sessions with full participant engagement in this one-day session. The dictionary definition of data is — “data – facts, figures, etc., known or available; information.” Information could be a budget, an annual report, a customer satisfaction survey, student performance data, a 1/2…

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March 2019

ToP Facilitation Methods

8:15am-5:30pm Learning You Can Use* Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. Hands-on practice helps you discover practical uses in your life and work. The ToP Facilitation Methods are practical tools that enable groups to have highly-energized, productive and meaningful participation. This kind of participation leads to commitment to follow-through and quality outcomes, as well as more effective long-term team work. This training provides an overview of the philosophy underlying the methods and a demonstration of each ToP method.…

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May 2019

Accelerated Action Planning

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Accelerated Action Planning – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Do you have a project that needs to launch quickly and only a few people to do it? Learn a fast and engaging method to plan a project or event. Receive a guided action planning tool that a small team can apply to develop a high level plan. Real projects to plan are welcome at this half-day training. Energize and align your team toward a common goal in the time it…

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ToP Strategic Planning

May 9 @ 8:15 am - May 10 @ 5:30 pm

8:15am to 5:30pm Two-day intensive. (Early Bird Rates available!) If you want to design and lead effective strategic planning processes, this course will provide a powerful model and set of tools using a 4-phase strategic planning process. ToP Strategic Planning presents a structured planning process which incorporates the group facilitation methods into productive action and concrete accomplishments that: Enhance your capacity for creative strategy building Enable group to come to a common vision and create a "participant-owned" plan that deals…

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ToP Facilitation Methods

8:15am-5:30pm Learning You Can Use* Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. Hands-on practice helps you discover practical uses in your life and work. The ToP Facilitation Methods are practical tools that enable groups to have highly-energized, productive and meaningful participation. This kind of participation leads to commitment to follow-through and quality outcomes, as well as more effective long-term team work. This training provides an overview of the philosophy underlying the methods and a demonstration of each ToP method.…

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June 2019

Facilitation for Innovation

June 7 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

8:15am - 5:30pm Creativity is sparked through collaboration. While the “lone genius” remains a beloved cultural image, the science of creativity shows that connections among innovators are what enable breakthroughs, large and small. Groups and teams are a critical place to cultivate creative thinking for innovative solutions. This highly interactive course introduces tools and practices that groups and teams can use to heighten their creativity quotient. We will cover creativity tools and methods that focus on: Shaking Up the Mind…

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July 2019

Designing For Change

July 11 - July 12

2 days, 8:15 AM – 5:30 PM PDT Are you looking for a practical way to make possible deep and lasting change as a result of the facilitation and training you do? Are you seeking a creative and comprehensive approach to facilitation and curriculum design? Over time, individuals, groups, and organizations develop patterns that no longer serve them. Breaking or changing those patterns is an extremely difficult task. This course delves into the complexity and depth required for transformational change…

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ToP Facilitation Methods

8:15am-5:30pm Learning You Can Use* Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. Hands-on practice helps you discover practical uses in your life and work. The ToP Facilitation Methods are practical tools that enable groups to have highly-energized, productive and meaningful participation. This kind of participation leads to commitment to follow-through and quality outcomes, as well as more effective long-term team work. This training provides an overview of the philosophy underlying the methods and a demonstration of each ToP method.…

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August 2019

ToP Facilitation Methods

August 28 - August 29

8:15am-5:30pm Learning You Can Use* Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. Hands-on practice helps you discover practical uses in your life and work. The ToP Facilitation Methods are practical tools that enable groups to have highly-energized, productive and meaningful participation. This kind of participation leads to commitment to follow-through and quality outcomes, as well as more effective long-term team work. This training provides an overview of the philosophy underlying the methods and a demonstration of each ToP method.…

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September 2019

Environmentally Sustainability Webinar Part 1

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual Thursday, September 5th 12 Noon - 2 pm PST (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Central/Ecuador time) Success through Participation: Environmental Sustainability Webinars Human-caused climate change is a defining issue of our time. Join us to learn about applications of ICA, Technology of Participation (ToP), and other participatory methods to move local communities and organizations to take just and impactful climate actions. This webinar will be an opportunity to: Expand your thinking on environmental sustainability Learn more from specific examples/case…

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ToP Strategic Planning

September 12 - September 13
Cal State East Bay Oakland Center, 1000 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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8:15am to 5:30pm Two-day intensive. (Early Bird Rates available!) If you want to design and lead effective strategic planning processes, this course will provide a powerful model and set of tools using a 4-phase strategic planning process. ToP Strategic Planning presents a structured planning process which incorporates the group facilitation methods into productive action and concrete accomplishments that: Enhance your capacity for creative strategy building Enable group to come to a common vision and create a "participant-owned" plan that deals…

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