Live webinar: Virtual facilitation, your questions answered

1st June 2.15pm – 3.00pm BST

Join Sonja Antell for this short webinar, answering your questions on virtual facilitation.

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How to succeed at virtual facilitation – your questions answered

Register now Following on from our webinar on How to Succeed at Virtual Facilitation, we will be running a live, interactive session during … More

New course – How to Succeed at Virtual Facilitation

Join us on 1st of May for our brand new course How to Succeed at Virtual Facilitation. Led by senior associate Andrew Odgers, … More

New Condensed Virtual Programmes for Virtual Leadership

Our April newsletter is out now, news of new condensed, crash courses to help provide the skills you need to work and thrive … More

Webinar: How to succeed at virtual facilitation

Last month we hosted a popular webinar on Best Practice in Facilitation. We are following on with this new webinar to help you … More

Live webinar 16th March 2.30 – 3.15pm GMT – Best Practice in Facilitation – Your Questions Answered

Last November, Ruth Cook hosted a webinar called Best Practice in Facilitation. It was extremely popular, and included a Q&A session during which … 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

How to succeed at virtual facilitation – your questions answered

Julie Kenyon writes...

Register now Following on from our webinar on How to Succeed at Virtual Facilitation, we will be running a live, interactive session during … More

Coaching in Crisis

Nick Wright writes...

In times of perceived crisis, the lines between coaching and therapy can sometimes feel more blurred than usual. This is because the kind … More

Delberth Hemley – My life with action learning

guest bloggers writes...

“To be honest, action learning was a magnificent revelation, I have used it in many settings and I’m sure people I’ve worked with … More

Live webinar 16th March 2.30 – 3.15pm GMT – Best Practice in Facilitation – Your Questions Answered

Sonja Antell writes...

Last November, Ruth Cook hosted a webinar called Best Practice in Facilitation. It was extremely popular, and included a Q&A session during which … More

When in Doubt, Pause, Reflect, Act

Nick Wright writes...

‘Don’t just do something. Stand there.’ (White Rabbit – Alice in Wonderland) It was 1 hour before the workshop was due to start … More

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Action learning facilitator training for individuals

A 3 day course in action learning facilitation. Learn about the theory of how action learning works, and practice taking part in and facilitating your own action learning set. ILM endorsed. More

Virtual facilitation skills

This short, practical course is designed to give you the knowledge and experience necessary to fulfil the role of virtual facilitator successfully. More

Condensed course – virtual action learning facilitator training for experienced facilitators

This short course is open to anyone who has trained already as an action learning facilitator and will give you the skills you need to adapt your face to face action learning facilitation skills to work in the virtual world. More

Condensed course – In-house action learning facilitation training for leaders

This short course will give leaders and managers the skills they need to build connections between colleagues who work in different locations. It helps them engage in a powerful form of learning together, in a way that they have not been able to before. They will be better equipped to motivate, support and encourage teams whilst keeping them productive and focused on work targets. More

Resilience Tools for the New Normal

This masterclass is for anyone who could use some tools to help boost their resilience right now: those who lead teams, work in teams, work alone, or those who are simply in need of some support as they get to grips with how to work effectively during periods of uncertainty and change. More

Best Practice in Facilitation

A one-day workshop that will take you through the skills needed to be a great facilitator. Working in small groups, you will have the opportunity to take part in practice sessions, using the new tools and techniques that we discuss, to practice new behaviours and embed core competencies. More

ILM endorsed professional development day

A day for candidates completing the ILM endorsed Professional Development Programme in Action Learning Facilitation or the new ILM recognised Endorsed Programme. Reflect on your learning, share … More

Doing more with action learning

A rich learning experience and one day practical workshop with Sonja Antell. Spend the day with other action learning facilitators exploring the myriad of applications for action learning, understand when and where to use it and leave with practical ideas for your own practice. More

Virtual action learning facilitator training for experienced facilitators (CPD)

A course for trained action learning facilitators to learn how to deliver action learning virtually to distance learners. Expand your practice to attract clients from further afield. More

Action learning facilitator training, delivered virtually

Learn all the skills required of an action learning facilitator without the need to travel to our London Venue. This distance learning course will take you through the theory of action learning, and you’ll practice taking part in and facilitating your own action learning set. More

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How to succeed at virtual facilitation – your questions answered

Register now Following on from our webinar on How to Succeed at Virtual Facilitation, we will be running a live, interactive session during … More

Webinar: How to succeed at virtual facilitation – listen again

Due to popular demand we are repeating our webinar on How to Succeed at Virtual Facilitation It will take place on Wednesday 29th … More

New course – How to Succeed at Virtual Facilitation

Join us on 1st of May for our brand new course How to Succeed at Virtual Facilitation. Led by senior associate Andrew Odgers, … More

Webinar: How to succeed at virtual facilitation

Last month we hosted a popular webinar on Best Practice in Facilitation. We are following on with this new webinar to help you … More

Live webinar 16th March 2.30 – 3.15pm GMT – Best Practice in Facilitation – Your Questions Answered

Last November, Ruth Cook hosted a webinar called Best Practice in Facilitation. It was extremely popular, and included a Q&A session during which … More

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Delivering projects – co-operative teams work better

If you’re in charge of delivering a project, how do you ensure everyone involved is working together, in co-operation with one another, with … More

Sowing the seeds with action learning

Sowing seeds – from a single action learning programme to a Pan-European movement

By Alessandra Gariboldi Head of Research and Development at Fitzcarraldo, Italy 4 years ago, I took part in an international programme called ADESTE. … More

Leading the energy sector’s transformation toward a more sustainable society

Challenge To support senior managers on a talent development programme as they prepare for director roles in an organisation going through significant change … More

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

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Covid-19 - our response

During this unprecedented time it may be helpful to know that the majority of our courses and programmes are available virtually.

We often work in this way, our methods are tried and tested, and in times like these, virtual working will become more the norm for us all. We can train your managers as virtual action learning facilitators too, embedding an in-house skill that will help them to provide the support, encouragement and team spirit that is needed in these testing times.

Talk to us about how we can make things work for your organisation. For example, we could help you create virtual action learning sets for home workers to address anxiety, to boost motivation and to create a sense of community amongst teams. Please get in touch to find out more.

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