Virtual Program Overview

Five virtual sessions (two days each) that include online components, capstone work and coaching time.

Intensive 1

Discovering What Is

March 27 – 28, 2025     9:00am – 5:00pm Eastern time

Exploring an integrated model of collaborative change leadership; developing understanding of social accountability and community engagement in the context of setting up the capstone project/initiative and organizational inquiry; initiating a community of practice.

Intensive 2

Imagining the Possibilities

April 24 – 25, 2025     9:00am – 5:00pm Eastern time

Identifying engagement processes; conducting the inquiry; beginning to design the change strategies and evaluation; and exploring what it means to be a collaborative change leader in this context.

Intensive 3

Designing & Implementing

June 12 – 13, 2025     9:00am – 5:00pm Eastern

Interpreting organizational inquiry results based on previous fieldwork; deepening knowledge of emergent change and meaning making; integrating system perspectives from previous activities and experiences to begin to co-create the design of the intended change; navigating the tension within traditional systems between implementing a change strategy and sensing system needs and adapting accordingly leading meaning-making processes and generative feedback; continuing to develop the integrated and evaluation strategy.

Intensive 4

Sensing, Evaluating and Adapting

September 25 – 26, 2025    9:00am – 5:00pm Eastern

Assessing movement, reflection and adapting strategies based on what is emerging as meaningful in the organization and/or community; deepening the evaluation.

Intensive 5

Accomplishments, Reflection and Adaptation

December 4 – 5, 2025     9:00am – 5:00pm Eastern

Presenting work accomplished and coaching each other; continuing to assess movement & adapting strategies; deepening participants’ capacity for reflecting, meaning making and adapting; enhancing participants’ ability to articulate the purpose, value and impact of their professional work at its essence; viewing progress through the lens of generative change; and leading through effective storytelling.

Capstone Initiative

Session 1 – Session 5

Developing, implementing and evaluating a capstone initiative.