Program Schedule:

Each week will begin with a 1 hour webinar, the topics covered over the four weeks will be:
  • Week 1: Understanding Open Space Technology
  • Week 2: Pre-Work
  • Week 3: At the Event
  • Week 4: Moving beyond the Event
Following the webinars, you will receive coaching emails throughout the weeks building on the material within the webinars and inviting you to complete tasks to share within the online-members-forum. The online members forum is a great place to share your discoveries, insights, learnings and questions as you proceed through the program. Group and individual coaching sessions will be scheduled with Premium and VIP members on sign-up.

Week 1:

So you’re all excited! You want to learn how to successfully facilitate an OST event. This week is designed to help you develop an understanding of Open Space Technology. Webinar 1: Understanding Open Space Technology The key learning outcomes from this webinar will see you:
  • Learning the history, philosophy and methodology of OST and how it compares to other facilitation methodologies
  • Learn the conditions where OST is a good fit and where not
  • Identify your existing facilitation skill set that is complimentary to OST and areas that will be new
 

Week 2:

OK, so you’re getting a handle on this strange animal. But – you want to get practical right?! This week is designed to help you begin the preparation needed to ensure that you’re ready for the OST event. Webinar 2: Pre-work The key learning outcomes from this webinar will see you:
  • Understanding the importance of the Sponsor and how you can support them through the process
  • Learning how to facilitate the development of a theme, craft an invitation and prepare an agenda for the OST event
  • Learning the practicalities of what logistics and set-up are needed for an OST event
 

Week 3:

It’s normal to feel nervous. In Toastmasters they have a saying... And that is “It’s not about getting rid of the butterflies, it’s about getting them to fly in formation”. This week is designed to help you prepare to facilitate the OST event. Webinar 3: At the Event The key learning outcomes from this webinar will see you:
  • Learning the 5 key stages of the Opening
  • Learning the 4 key phases of the OST event
  • Developing a deeper understanding of your role as the OST Facilitator
 

Week 4:

So... that went well. Where to from here? This week is designed to help you think about next steps after the OST event, and what this means for how you prepare for the OST event. Webinar 4: Moving beyond the Event The session will see you:
  • Reflecting on your own experience of facilitating an OST event
  • Learning about advanced topics within OST event facilitation
  • Develop an understanding for options available to support and continue the momentum post event
 

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