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Mapping the Eco-System: Catalyst Lab Module 3.2

  • Wirkstatt Auboden Auboden Brunnadern, SG, 9125 Switzerland (map)

Module III.II

Guiding Question:

“How can we tackle the underlying dynamics and root causes that are at play and shift our perceptions and assumptions of the systems we are part of?”

What will happen:
This module is focusing on and supporting you in mapping your own eco-system to understand the leverage points for transformation, in particular by:

  • widening our individual and collective capacities for different ways of knowing, using Systems Thinking and Systems Sensing approaches, including Body Work and Systemic Constellation

  • seeking out blind spots and marginalized edges of the system you are addressing, you are part of and you are working in

  • understanding the underlying dynamics and dynamic forces of a given system and how to make them explicit to create greater coherence

  • identifying the different actors in the field and mapping out their relations

  • sensing the potent leverage points for societal transformation and the elements of caution in it

  • creating an awareness for the system to see, sense and shift itself

This retreat will be held with max. 30 participants at Wirkstatt in Auboden (SG).

Course fee for the combined 3-day training inkl. module 3.1: Social Lab training which happens on Friday 29.11 in Zurich (incl. tea break and snacks - excl. accommodation and food) :
CHF 1250.- for organisations
CHF 950.- for individuals
CHF 700.- for explorers

Our approach:
We us an experience-based and interactive retreat format with program parts both inside and outside and sessions that take part in the big group, in small groups and in solo format. Find our toolbox here.
The core methods used are:

  • Theory U from Otto Scharmer, Presencing Institute & MIT;

  • Art of Hosting;

  • the Social Lab approach by Zaid Hassan as well as;

  • topic- and/or group relevant innovation and change methods.

For whom:
People who feel called to or are working towards a meaningful contribution to societal transformation in business, civil society, public administration, academia or any other field. People of all ages, gender, backgrounds and origins are welcome. People who dare to stretch their comfort zones, reflect on their assumptions and beliefs and are ready to work both on a personal as well as on a systemic level.

For more information on the Catalyst Lab, please visit here.

Later Event: November 30
Dialogue Learning Day