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How can we generate income in the face of global change? Action Learning 1

Contented Ltd

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 at 12:00 (BST)

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An introduction to the basic skills of action-learning
Understand the concept, meet some of the key micro-tools
and explore how to put them to work for you.

Can you help individuals and organisations evolve in the face of global economic, social and environmental change? Would you like to work with a group of senior professionals improving how they create value for their customers and communities?

We invite you to explore how Action Learning can benefit you and your work.

Action Learning is a highly-effective process where people ‘show and tell’ live challenges and address them in confidential small groups. Harnessing the diversity of their knowledge, experience and perspectives helps them reinterpret familiar concepts and produce fresh insight.

Simple and cost-effective to run, action learning is a smarter way to work than traditional plan-do-review. The skill is in the sophisticated way we learn to ask questions together. You’ll start to see and hear things differently.

Many of our clients like it so much that they’ve chosen to use it to improve performance across the whole of their organisations. Some use it with their sub-contractors. Others just take it as a bag of cool tools for managing people and situations.

Sign-up to one of our taster workshops where we’ll show you some techniques you can put to work immediately. Management needn’t be monotonous. Experience it in stereo.

Benefits of Action Learning
- Progress new opportunities and develop new ideas;
- Explore new ways of thinking and doing in a safe environment;
- Generate learning and turn it into action at work;
- Explore creative ways to bring about change;
- Test assumptions and learn what works;
- Gain insight into how others solve problems;
- Understand and increase strengths, weaknesses and interpersonal skills;
- Deal effectively with stress.

Who should come?
Employees and freelancers from any sector who are responsible for generating income; teachers, lecturers, facilitators and other learning professionals.

Progression
Participation in this introductory workshop will give delegates the skills to access Contented's action-learning programmes with short courses and our online learning platform, as well as our overseas placement programme, Ontente.

Facilitator
Gerard Davies is a social entrepreneur, facilitator, media producer, and advisor on learning for sustainability and organisational development. He has an MSc in Responsibility & Business Practice from the international Centre for Action Research in Professional Practice at Bath University’s School of Management, where he first started developed his enquiry-based approach to supporting sustainable relationships between enterprises and educational establishments. Gerard is a member of the Association of Sustainability Practitioners, member of the Institute of Enterprise & Entrepreneurs, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts & Manufactures, and Fellow of the Institute of Learning.

Fees
Please select the appropriate price category and bring to the workshop evidence of eligibility where requested.

Further reading
An extensive reading list will be available at the workshop.
An overview of action learning is available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Action_learning

Do you have questions about How can we generate income in the face of global change? Action Learning 1? Contact Contented Ltd

When & Where


TBC: Latin America House (London) or Summerfield Centre (Birmingham)



Tuesday, 9 July 2013 at 12:00 (BST)


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Organiser

Contented Ltd

Communications for Change & Innovation

Who we are
Contented is a communications company helping clients around the world to produce digital content and learning events that make a positive difference to the people and places that matter to them.

What we do
We create communications for change:

  • We work for innovators from business, media and academia, helping them communicate their work to wider audiences. 
  • We produce a range of communications – from creative workshops and technical infographics to apps and multimedia.
  • We run professional and business development programmes and study visits with prestigious organisations, inspiring ideas and promoting them to new markets.

Contented is an equal opportunities employer: our diversity feeds our creativity.

Our Services
Contented offers:

  • Creative events and professional development programmes
  • Project development programmes and Study Visits in Britain & abroad
  • Multi-platform media production and technical editing
  • Knowledge transfer, research, evaluation & audit preparation
     

Could you partner with Contented? 
Please contact us on enquiry@contented.net

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