Intensive Trainings
Building competence in collective leadership and stakeholder collaboration

CLI’s Intensive Trainings provide you with the same skills and methodologies like our open courses in an adapted online format.

You can choose between four different course types that each lead to a specific course certificate and three of them together to the certification Collective Leadership Specialist.

Please check the sections below for available course dates and register for CLI’s intensive trainings:

Certificate: The Art of Leading Collectively

This e-course certification track will help you to implement more outcome-oriented and constructive co-creation on a day-to-day basis for yourself, your team, your organisation, and your change initiative with diverse stakeholders. It equips dedicated change makers in the public and private sector, as well as civil society organisations, with a tool for better co-creation. The dimensions of collective leadership can be learned and enhanced – individually and collectively.

Are you starting a complex cooperation project, or are you in the midst of one you want to improve? Do you need to shift the mind-set of stakeholders toward collaboration, or to find new ways to overcome challenges? Do you need to arrive at tangible outcomes in a short time frame?

The tool presented in The Art of Leading Collectively – the Collective Leadership Compass – helps you to keep your collaboration journey on track and to find the necessary course corrections.

YOUR KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • Know how to prepare for your collaboration journey
  • Assess where you are, define what is present and what is missing
  • Map the path, adjust strategies, and know what to shift, to strengthen, or to focus on
  • Convince colleagues and partners that leading collectively will ease the management of complex change
  • Take the content of the book ‘The Art of Leading Collectively’ into the practice of outcome-oriented and constructive co-creation
93%
of the participants assess the relevance of the e-course for their daily work as high or very high. *
96%
of the participants assess the level of professional expertise of CLI facilitators excellent or good. *
96%
would recommend this online training to colleagues or professional partners. *
The Art of Leading Collectively

- 3 days of online-training
- core methodology: CLI Collective Leadership Compass
- tuition fee: € 467 per online presence day
Registration status: OPEN

3 November — 8 November 2021
Collective Leadership Institute gGmbH, Kurfürstenstraße, Potsdam, Germany
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Certificate: The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration

Stakeholder Collaboration has been recognised as critical to finding solutions to the complex challenges of sustainable development. The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration e-course certification track will build your strategic abilities and implementation skills in stakeholder engagement, dialogue, and collaboration processes for high-impact solutions.

YOUR KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • Learn how to successfully implement stakeholder collaboration through the application of the Dialogic Change Model
  • Understand the business case for co-creative stakeholder engagement
  • Learn how collective intelligence, commitment, and ownership can emerge
  • Produce a stakeholder network map to prioritise engagement activities
  • Develop new engagement strategies to minimise unproductive conflict and a methodology to create sustainable partnerships
95%
of the participants assess the relevance of the e-course for their daily work as high or very high. *
94%
of the participants assess the level of professional expertise of CLI facilitators excellent or good. *
98%
would recommend this online training to colleagues or professional partners. *
The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration

- 4 days of online-training
- core methodology: CLI Dialogic Change Model
- tuition fee: € 350 per online presence day
Registration status: OPEN

15 November — 23 November 2021
Collective Leadership Institute gGmbH, Kurfürstenstraße, Potsdam, Germany
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The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration

- 4 days of online-training
- core methodology: CLI Dialogic Change Model
- tuition fee: € 350 per online presence day
Registration status: OPEN

29 November — 7 December 2021
Borei Angkor Resort & Spa, National Road 6, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration

- 4 days of online-training
- core methodology: CLI Dialogic Change Model
- tuition fee: USD 375 per online presence day (USD 1,500 / EUR 1,400 in total)
Registration status: CLOSED

30 September — 8 October 2021
Global Development Policy Center, Bay State Road, Boston, MA, USA
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Certificate: The Art of Process Facilitation

For experienced trainers and facilitators or for people who participated in other modules of CLI’s online courses already and who wish to improve their dialogic facilitations skills, The Art of Process Facilitation (formerly: The Art of Dialogue) e-course certification track offers plenty of opportunities. Learn about new tools for dialogic facilitation and develop your own personal leadership and communication styles for Stakeholder Collaboration. Self-observation, peer-reviews, and our professional feedback will guide you through the journey of improving your communication. Come with your (cross-sector) team and enhance the quality of your team communication.

YOUR KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • Enhance your current levels of competence for dialogue and communication
  • Develop your ability to anchor dialogic practices in your stakeholder engagement at all levels
  • Empower yourself to develop your presence and stay more present, relaxed, and focused in demanding situations
90%
of the participants assess the relevance of the e-course for their daily work as high or very high. *
100%
of the participants assess the level of professional expertise of CLI facilitators excellent or good. *
90%
would recommend this online training to colleagues or professional partners. *
The Art of Process Facilitation

- 4 days of online-training
- core methodology: CLI Dialogic Change Model
- tuition fee: € 350 per online presence day
Registration status: CLOSED

10 June — 18 June 2021
Collective Leadership Institute gGmbH, Kurfürstenstraße, Potsdam, Germany
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Certificate: The Art of Transformative Change

Do you need to build large cross-institutional or international networks to drive transformative change?

Do you need to diagnose complex systems of actors and identify entry points for change?

Do you need to design a “Theory of Change” that captures multi-level interventions?

If so, The Art of Transformative Change will help you to design and implement strategies for impactful networks of change-makers and future-oriented organizations. It equips dedicated change stewards in public, private, and civil society organisations with tools for driving systems change in networks. Understanding the collaboration catalysts and transformation enablers will help you stewarding collaborative networks for systems impact.

YOUR KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • Diagnose your system of actors and identify entry points for transformation
  • Use the Collective Leadership Compass to develop a transformative “Theory of Change”
  • Define key action steps to set up a thriving network of actors
  • Develop your network journey for strategizing transformative change around the six transformation enablers for sustainability
  • Use the collaboration catalysts to track your progress and adjust your strategies

 

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The Art of Transformative Change

- 4 days of online-training
- core methodologies: CLI Collective Leadership Compass
- tuition fee: € 350 per online presence day
Registration status: OPEN

9 December — 14 December 2021
Collective Leadership Institute gGmbH, Kurfürstenstraße, Potsdam, Germany
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Snapshots of CLI's intensive online trainings
Modular certification and credit system

Here is an overview on the different modules and certificates that are available:

Module no. Module name Certificate
LC1 Shifting the Paradigm, Mobilizing Your Assets to Lead Collectively
LC2 Building Momentum for Collective Leadership, Entering the World of Collaboration
LC3 Driving the Future Together, the Building Blocks of Collaborative Success Certificate: The Art of Leading Collectively
SC1 Concept and Form of Stakeholder Dialogues
SC2 Exploring and Engaging for Stakeholder Dialogues
SC3 Building and Formalizing Stakeholder Dialogues
SC4 Implementing and Evaluating Stakeholder Dialogues, Sustaining and Expanding Impact Certificate: The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration
PF1 The Principles of Dialogic Facilitation
PF2 The Power of Listening and Inquiry
PF3

The Power of Process and Structure to Prepare Meetings and Workshops

PF4

Practicing Facilitation for Consensus Building

Certificate: The Art of Process Facilitation
TC1 Diagnose your System
TC2 Develop a Transformative Theory of Change
TC3

Define Key Action Steps to Set Up a Thriving Network of Actors

TC4

Strategize Transformative Change, Track your Progress, Adjust Strategies

Certificate: The Art of Transformative Change
CLS Certification Track for Collective Leadership Specialists if you completed LC-, SC-modules, and either AD- or TC-modules

Certificate: Collective Leadership Specialist

 

We continue to modularize CLI’s online learning offers in future. This will offer you the opportunity to collect credits for the above mentioned certificates if you participate short courses or work with CLI’s online tools. We will update our credit system for this regularly.

CLI Digital Projects and Trainings

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Online Learning Download

CLI offers other formats of online learning that supplement our trainings or can also be used as resources for individual learning. However, to dive deep into the topics of stakeholder collaboration and collective leadership, we recommend participating in our intensive trainings.

 

*  All figures are based on the anonymous participants’ course assessment for our online courses since 2020.

 

These are the CO2 flight emissions in 2020 that online intensive trainings saved compared to in-person open courses. For the current and detailed savings, please refer to the CO2 calculation list.

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