Rainer von Leoprechting will be leading an Action Learning Facilitation Training in Winchester (UK) on 14-15 June 2018. This training is for facilitators, trainers, coaches, consultants, project teams and executives looking to expand their and their colleagues’ capability to work with ill-defined or complex problems. Action Learning engages the collective intelligence within teams, leads them to find do-able concrete actions and as a side-effect grows powerful leadership and organisational capability.

Venue: Winchester, Hampshire UK

Date and Time:  14-15 June, 9.30am to 5.30pm

Investment: £ 699 per person. Supported places or team discount available

Information and Booking: pro(a)pro-action.eu

 

 

A few Action Learning principles

People who take responsibility in a situation have the best chance of taking actions that will make a difference

Bring your most burning or pressing issues to an Action Learning set. Through the listening and questioning that emerges from the group, you’ll work out what really matters to you, what it is you really want to do, make choices, keep it alive and take actions to keep it moving. At the end of an Action Learning session, you’ll engage with three specific actions at least.

Learning should be greater than the rate of change

An organisation which continues to re-express the ideas of the past is NOT learning. Action learning invites us to see our situations with fresh eyes and discover its opportunities.

Learning includes the stance of not knowing

We become open to learning when we tap into what we don’t know. There are situations where there are no right answers, our expertise then is all about learning and experimenting and not so much about knowing what we can’t know anyway.

Learning involves both expert knowledge (what can be taught or read) and insights from questioning

Learning is about asking open and stretching questions in conditions of uncertainty. Keeping an intriguing question open is the best guide to find elegant and creative solutions along the way.

Any belief or assumption might be questioned

… including all of the above.

About Rainer v. Leoprechting:

Rainer grew up in Germany. Inspired by Jean Monnet’s practice, he was active within the European Commission from 1994-2012. He worked from different roles in management and strategy until launching the in-house consulting service which he lead until Jan 2012. He introduced participatory and innovative methods like the Art of Participatory Leadership and Action Learning into the workings of the European institutions. Rainer is one of the inventors of the pro action café that is now a core process within the Art of Hosting community. Rainer’s interventions combine many methods, like the full palette of Art of Hosting practices, Systemic Constellation Work, Action Learning and process consultation à la Ed Schein and Peter Block. With some of his inventions and designed processes for uncovering and developing human potential for work, he is now helping organisations and teams to shape their work culture towards meeting the team’s and their environment’s deeper needs and potential.

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