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Action Learning Associates form partnership with Flow Group, Brazil

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with Flow Group, Brazil, to bring Action Learning closer to organisations in South America. Heading this … More

Action learning for leaders – an experiential webinar

As a leader, or someone who develops leaders you’ll understand the importance of being resourceful, resilient and capable in dealing with the complex … More

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

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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
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Action Learning – it’s all about the outcomes

Ruth Cook writes...

We have recently come to the end of an extended programme working with the Greater London Authority (Office of the Mayor of London … More

Action Learning Associates form partnership with Flow Group, Brazil

Ruth Cook writes...

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with Flow Group, Brazil, to bring Action Learning closer to organisations in South America. Heading this … More

Proud to be part of the Security Risk Management Workshop in Thailand

Ruth Cook writes...

I had a new experience working on my latest programme, I was in a car that was ambushed; I was covered with a … More

How Oxfam is using action learning in its bid for social change

Ruth Cook writes...

I have been working as part of an Oxfam initiative in Scotland seeking to reduce dependence on emergency food aid, i.e food banks. … More

Action learning for leaders – an experiential webinar

Sonja Antell writes...

As a leader, or someone who develops leaders you’ll understand the importance of being resourceful, resilient and capable in dealing with the complex … More

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Action learning facilitator training for leaders

Action learning facilitator training for individuals

ILM endorsed professional development day

Applied action learning for experienced facilitators

Virtual action learning for experienced facilitators (CPD)

Action learning facilitator training, delivered virtually

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Action learning for leaders – an experiential webinar

As a leader, or someone who develops leaders you’ll understand the importance of being resourceful, resilient and capable in dealing with the complex … More

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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