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Rerun: Advanced Systems Thinking and Systems Coaching

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Using real cases, participants deepen their understanding of navigating Climate-KIC’s systems innovation process and create the capability to tweak and adapt new and existing tools that are fit for the context they are in. The course will deepen aspects of mindsets and behaviour from a systems perspective and provide insights about how to design and deliver workshops that change mindsets and create capacity for change agents.

The experience will be fully online. We will offer those in modules of 2 hours each that will be spread across a few days (15, 17, 22 & 29 April 2020), with maximum two modules per day.

 
Participants

 

 
Agenda
Module 1
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 15 10:00-12:00 CET
Module 2
Day 2 - Wednesday, April 15 15:00-17:00 CET
Module 3
Day 3 - Friday, April 17 10:00-12:00 CET
Module 4
Day 4 - Wednesday, April 22 10:00-12:00 CET
Module 5
Day 5 - Wednesday, April 22 15:00-17:00 CET
Follow-up session
Day 6 - Wednesday, April 29 10:00-12:00 CET
Coaches and Partners

Jen Parkin

Coach and Facilitator

Liga Efeja Libiete

Coach and Facilitator

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Using real cases, participants deepen their understanding of navigating Climate-KIC’s systems innovation process and create the capability to tweak and adapt new and existing tools that are fit for the context they are in. The course will deepen aspects of mindsets and behaviour from a systems perspective and provide insights about how to design and deliver workshops that change mindsets and create capacity for change agents.

The experience will be fully online. We will offer those in modules of 2 hours each that will be spread across a few days (15, 17, 22 & 29 April 2020), with maximum two modules per day.

 

Specific Topics that will be addressed in this training  

  • Understanding how mindsets and belief systems drive operational systems 
  • Appreciating what is going on inside our brains when we resist change 
  • Exploring the nature of different operational systems and contexts 
  • How to create, and use, a knowledge system in facilitating systems innovation 
  • A portfolio approach in defining experiments for intervening in a system 
  • How to support others in systems innovation processes through coaching and process design 

 

Approach of the training

The course is an experiential learning opportunity. Participants will ‘learn by doing’ along a set of challenges and contexts, including a case study from the Deep Demonstration work. This supports participants in bringing the learnings and tools into their own work. An important part of the learning process will be reflecting with oneself and others, and sharing thoughts and experience with each other.

 

Please note: THIS IS AN ONLINE COURSE: The online modules will have the same objectives and breadth of topics as previously announced. However, in some areas we will not go as deeply into details as we have initially planned.

 
Background

 

 
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What we offer

Participants will leave the training with:  

  • An understanding of how systems thinking is used to map complex, long-term challenges, define a portfolio of experiments and create a knowledge system. 
  • Advanced tools to explore complex challenges, such as the deep demonstration challenges. 
  • Insights into systems thinking mindsets and how these can be developed.  
  • Approaches to coaching change agents in systems innovation processes.  
 

 

 

Module 1

Day 1 - Wednesday, April 15 10:00-12:00 CET

 

 

Module 2

Day 2 - Wednesday, April 15 15:00-17:00 CET

 

 

Module 3

Day 3 - Friday, April 17 10:00-12:00 CET

 

 

Module 4

Day 4 - Wednesday, April 22 10:00-12:00 CET

 

 

Module 5

Day 5 - Wednesday, April 22 15:00-17:00 CET

 

 

Follow-up session

Day 6 - Wednesday, April 29 10:00-12:00 CET

 

 
Agenda Description

Please note the following

  • The online training modules will be complemented by short homework exercises that need to be done between the modules.
  • You do not need specific knowledge about online tools to join. All participants will receive a briefing on time about the online tools we will use and how to set-up yourself digitally to participate.
  • The learning process requires continuous participation. Registrants need to commit to attend all modules of one course, which adds up to around two days including the homework.
  • If you register, please have in mind that you might take a seat that someone else would have been interested in as well. So please register only if you are sure that you can attend the course fully. We consider to apply a ‘no show fee’ of 400 EUR in case someone is not attending without good reasoning.
 
Coaches and Partners

Jen Parkin

Coach and Facilitator

Jen is a systems thinking expert and applies this knowledge using facilitation and team coaching skills. She helps organisations and individuals to reveal what’s going on holistically; understanding organisational and systemic issues in more depth and how to act on them. One of Jen’s core beliefs is to work with clients transparently in order to build capability in system change. Jen’s expertise has been built up over 15 years of supporting leaders, operational managers and teams to improve organisational performance. She has primarily worked within the public-sector sphere namely: Local Government, Central Government, NHS, Police, Voluntary & Community Sector (VCS), Higher Education and Utilities. She brings energy, pace and intellectual challenge to all client work.

 

Liga Efeja Libiete

Coach and Facilitator

Liga Efeja Libiete is a facilitator and coach who supports the development of organisations and networks in areas of strategy, process design and program development. Having worked in NGO management, advocacy and climate policy, she last settled to develop one of the leading innovation and prototyping hubs in the Baltics, RTU Design Factory. Now focusing on learning design and systems change, Liga has worked in Climate-KIC programs since 2016, including being a Pioneers and Journey coach.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ligaefeja/  

 
Partner Organisations

EIT Climate-KIC

EIT Climate-KIC is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership, working together to address the challenge of climate change. It drives innovation in climate change through creative partnerships large and small, local and global, between the private, public and academic sectors. All Climate-KIC partners bring their industry experience to the community and are connected through the centers across Europe.

 
Fees and Registration

Systems Innovation train-the-trainers goes online - We will be offering this course as online learning experience free of charge.

We decided to cancel the Systems Innovation training weeks due to the coronavirus situation and offer them online. It was not an easy decision but the only possible one to take, as it is important that we support all the efforts taken by our societies to slow-down the infection rate of the virus and to protect the most vulnerable ones around us

Please note that spots are limited and registrations will be assessed as they come in. In a first round (March 16-18) free registration is only open for Network of Coaches members and Journey/Pioneer coaches.

The learning process requires continuous participation. Registrants need to commit to attend all modules of one course, which adds up to around two days including the homework. We consider to apply a ‘no show fee’ of 400 EUR in case someone is not attending without good reasoning.

 
Deadlines

Deadline for registration is April 7, 2020 (12 noon CET)

 
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