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Webinar: Resilience in the workplace – an undervalued asset?

This webinar took place on Thursday 25th May, you can see a recording of the session here. Work isn’t all about money – … More

What’s in a voice? The art of listening – Webinar

With increasing pressure to save time and cut travel expenses, plus give due consideration to the environment, it’s not surprising that we have … More

Live action learning webinar

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take part in an action learning set? Action learning is a powerful catalyst … More

Webinar: The secrets of action learning – what makes it so powerful?

We’re often asked what distinguishes action learning from other forms of professional development training, and what makes it so effective. So, we’ve decided … More

Just published: White paper: Evaluating action learning

Author: Mandy Hetherton, Senior Associate at Action Learning Associates Title: Evaluating action learning: tick box exercise or powerful change process? In this white … More

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These are the latest extracts from our blog, a rich commentary on the world of action learning and its applications in the real world. You can explore this in full by following this link: Our blog
Action learning - reaching new horizons

Exploring new horizons with action learning

Ruth Cook writes...

We ran an action learning facilitator training programme last December (2016) for a group of 6 people. Some of the participants went on … More

Action Learning Facilitation

Action Learning facilitator training – can anyone do it?

Sonja Antell writes...

Sometimes we’re asked what it is exactly that we do as action learning facilitators. Don’t we just sit in a room with a … More

Empathy in the workplace - action learning

Empathy – who needs it?

John Heywood writes...

I recently introduced action learning to an international group of twenty-eight engineers and business people before they split up into smaller action learning … More

Action learning - women's leadership

Developing Future Female Leaders

Surya Turner writes...

In a bid to harness the talents and to address under representation of women in leadership positions, the London School of Hygiene & … More

Action learning facilitator training

Reflections on an action learning facilitator training set

Julie Kenyon writes...

As a relative newcomer to action learning, and the prospect of becoming a facilitator, I entered into the 3 day training session with … More

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Applied action learning for experienced facilitators

Thursday 5 October 2017  – Booking now

ILM endorsed professional development day

Thursday 9th November 2017  – Booking Now

Action learning facilitator training for individuals

28-30 November 2017  – Booking Now

Virtual action learning for experienced facilitators (CPD)

TBA  – Booking now

Action learning facilitator training for individuals

16-18 January 2018  – Booking Now

Action learning facilitator training for individuals

13-15 March 2018  – Booking Now

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Webinar: Resilience in the workplace – an undervalued asset?

This webinar took place on Thursday 25th May, you can see a recording of the session here. Work isn’t all about money – … More

What’s in a voice? The art of listening – Webinar

With increasing pressure to save time and cut travel expenses, plus give due consideration to the environment, it’s not surprising that we have … More

Live action learning webinar

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take part in an action learning set? Action learning is a powerful catalyst … More

Webinar: The secrets of action learning – what makes it so powerful?

We’re often asked what distinguishes action learning from other forms of professional development training, and what makes it so effective. So, we’ve decided … More

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How A2Dominion Group transformed management capabilities

Working in the social sector brings with it its own challenges and pressures. Anything that can help managers perform better, feel more confident … More

Action learning team buiding in the engineering sector

Using action learning to deliver projects and build a team – Sandvik Coromant

Sandvik Coromant UK (part of a Swedish based global engineering company of real standing in their market) commissioned ALA to deliver a programme of project based action learning sets to help build on the success of a major new sales route as well as improve cohesion within the national sales team. More

Changing the social care system with action learning

Changing the social care system with action learning

Lankelly Chase Foundation works to bring about change that will transform the quality of life of people who face severe and multiple disadvantage. The ‘Promoting Change Network’ (PCN) has been set up by Lankelly Chase to foster learning, and supports 40 or so organisations which receive funding from the Foundation. More

Action learning working to ease mergers

Using action learning for mergers

Cancer Research UK is a good example of how action learning can contribute to the organisational issues that arise following a merger. This … More

Action learning for people using mental health services

Action learning for people who use mental health services

Action learning sets have a long pedigree of being formed for professionals, academics and managers across a range of sectors and in particular … More

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We’re pleased to be working with clients across the world, delivering action learning both face to face and virtually . It’s a powerful tool, bringing individuals and organisations closer together across cultural and geographical divides.

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