In this online version of our Strategic Doing training, you’ll learn everything you need to know to begin thinking differently about collaboration, how to help groups have different – and more productive – kinds of conversations, and how to make sure that conversation turns into action. We use a simulation for the first four sessions…

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This 2.5 day training takes place on the Lab’s own territory, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. This very interactive session will give you the tools you need to lead collaborations in which “no one can tell anyone else what to do.” You’ll learn what makes these collaborations work (and go astray), and how to guide conversations…

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The Purdue team is heading to University of Missouri for this 2.5 day training. This very interactive session will give you the tools you need to lead collaborations in which “no one can tell anyone else what to do.” You’ll learn what makes these collaborations work (and go astray), and how to guide conversations to move…

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We completed our second-largest training in agile strategy at The Ohio State University. (Our largest was in Puerto Rico with the University of Puerto Rico-Mayguez).  Sponsored by Ohio State University’s Office of Outreach and Engagement, our training brought together the diverse class from across the university and the community. Participants included  professional engagement staff, professionals…

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East Stroudsburg University anchors the economy in the Poconos. Mary Francis Postupack, Vice President of Economic Development and Entrepreneurship recently contacted the Lab with a problem. Each year, the university holds an economic development conference for the regional economy. Here’s the problem: According to Mary Francis, participants are simply tired of the talking heads. How…

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Our Lab traveled to South Dakota to partner with the University of South Dakota and the Center for Disabilities. The Center manages a wide range of relationships to improve the quality of life of South Dakota residents with disabilities. During a one-day session, Scott Hutcheson introduced the basics of how to manage a network using…

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Over the past three years, the Lab has been building a partnership with the University of Oregon to become a affiliate in the Strategic Doing university network.  Earlier this month, Liz Nilsen of the Lab traveled to Eugene to assist Bob Parker of OU’s Community Service Center in conducting a 2.5 day training in Strategic Doing. …

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The Lab is partnering with the University of Massachusetts – Lowell to deliver agile strategy training to members of the faculty and staff at the University.  the training involves the Lab’s popular Strategic Doing 301, which introduces participants to the disciplines of agile strategy through an engaging 2.5 day workshop. This partnership grew out of…

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Memorial University, based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, is a recognized global leader in University engagement. For the past two years, we’ve been sharing our work in agile strategy with the Harris Centre, Memorial’s hub for engagement activities. Last week, we conducted a two and a half day training in Strategic Doing with 20 professionals drawn…

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