The Art of Leading Collectively – Potsdam / online
Navigating Complex Change for Collective Action
11 November 9:00 am — 13 November 2020 4:00 pm

- 3 days of training
- core methodology: CLI Collective Leadership Compass
- tuition fee: € 1,700
Registration status: OPEN

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?

This course 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 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.

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.


  • 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.


+++ Important information for all course participants +++

Please consider our new policy on the open courses: Trainings announced for May 2020 or later on will take place and start at the mentioned dates!

If it is not feasible to conduct this training on-site due to travel restrictions and prohibition of events, it will be done online. Registrations remain valid and of course we will get in touch with you should as soon as possible if the training cannot take place in Potsdam.

The tentative online training schedule is:

11 November: Shifting the Paradigm, Mobilizing Your Assets to Lead Collectively
13 November: Building Momentum for Collective Leadership, Entering the World of Collaboration
16 November: Driving the Future Together, the Building Blocks of Collaborative Success

So please block the 16 November in any case. If you have questions on our open course policy, feel free to get in touch with martin.fielko[at]

Participants' feedback

Voluntary statement in our course feedback form

“This was – and I do not use this phrase lightly – mind expanding.” – University Dean, Canada

“The course shows how to deal with the complexity of collaboration.” – CEO, Switzerland

“It offers relevant tools with adequate flexibility for professional leadership but also for continuous life improvement.” – Deputy Project Head, Ghana

“Reassuring and inspiring; so much needed if we want to address changing systems and lift collaboration to another level.” – Project Manager, Jordan

“Aliveness from a system to the heart!” – Public Sector Director, Netherlands

“It’s the best holistic and integral approach and method I know about.” – Business Coach, Germany


The Art of Leading Collectively
Potsdam, Germany
11 - 13 November 2020
EUR 1,700