All Courses

Utilizing our core areas of expertise, we’ve created high-quality, interactive online courses. We offer some of them through public offerings. We also offer training for teams and organizations.

Creativity Tools to Jumpstart Problem Solving

We’ll provide tools that you can use individually and with your teams to improve, adapt, and transform your programs and organizations.

Design Thinking: An Innovation Tool for Turbulent Times

We can use it to help our stakeholders reimagine services from the perspective of the person who experiences the services. We’ll give you foundational knowledge and skills to facilitate basic design thinking processes.

Framing Programs for Clarity and Impact

Participants also practice telling the story of the program’s purpose, rationale, and intended outcomes. This action-focused session is designed for executive directors, program managers, and other leadership.

Designing Powerful Online Meeting Experiences

We’ll provide you with simple tools to design meaningful online experiences. In this hands-on session, you’ll design a results-oriented online meeting. You’ll also learn how to best facilitate interactive online experiences.

Tools & Tricks for Powerful Online Collaboration

Many new tools and tricks have emerged in recently. We will help you identify which tools are appropriate where. You will learn what tools to use to keep participants engaged and interested.

Tools & Tricks for Powerful Online Learning

Facilitators and trainers need creative ways to engage participants and many new tools and tricks have emerged in recent months. You will learn what tools to use to keep participants engaged and interested.

We offer Technology of Participation (ToP ®) courses in partnership with Sacramento Professional Facilitators and the Institute for Cultural Affairs:

ToP Facilitation Methods—Online Intensive

This course provides an intensive pathway to applying ToP methods, face-to-face or online. This unique format is for individuals who want training that includes both an understanding of these methods alongside hands-on experience with ToP Methods in order to deepen their capacity and confidence to use them in their work.

ToP Accelerated Action Planning Online

The fast and engaging 8-step planning process ensures that all the practical details that make for a successful project are covered and a comprehensive, high level action plan produced… in just two hours! This process is especially useful for small teams of 4-10 members who are planning a discrete, defined event or project that will be completed within the next 12 months.

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We can customize courses or build new courses to meet your organization’s needs. For more information, please contact us:

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