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Open Space Technology: The Right People in the Room

What is Open Space Technology or Open Space?

"Open Space Technology is one way to enable all kinds of people, in any kind of organization, to create inspired meetings and events. Over the last 30+ years, it has also become clear that opening space, as an intentional leadership practice, can create inspired organizations, where ordinary people work together to create extraordinary results with regularity.

In Open Space meetings, events and organizations, participants create and manage their own agenda of parallel working sessions around a central theme of strategic importance, such as: What is the strategy, group, organization or community that all stakeholders can support and work together to create?" ~Michael Herman

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Why use this program?

Too often we make decisions and prioritize work using our own personal preferences, budgetary drivers, or long range roadmaps that have lost relevance. But what would happen if we had the right people in the room having the right discussion BEFORE we made those decisions? What if we changed the narrative from day one?

With Open Space you invite people to join the conversation and present their points of views, ask their questions, and discuss their strategies to solve the problem from the point of view of the people receiving the products or services. You can create a value add for your customers from the beginning and have a rare chance to hear all the perspectives that want to be heard.

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How is the program structured?

We believe that learning is deeper when people experience the work for themselves rather than having it lectured. First we conduct a 2-day Open Space with your group on a topic of your choosing with our experienced facilitators.

Then we have one day of instruction in which you dig deep into not only the mechanics of Open Space, but also the psychology and mindset required.

Our goals is to provide you with the tools you need to run an Open Space on your own using our guides, templates and facilitation techniques as an anchor.

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Meet Your Coaches:

Photo of Indra BooksIndra A. Books

With 25 years of experience, Indra has a passion for working with organizations to effect meaningful, goal-oriented change resulting in high-performing and inclusive team culture. Indra is regularly invited to lead workshops and talks, to shift the focus from process to culture, people, and mindset; creating change that is focused on long-term investments.

Photo of Kofi BlanksonKofi Blankson

Kofi is a Certified Scrum Master and Agile Leader as well a s digital technology enthusiast with 12 years experience in the Financial Services industry. His expertise spans Operations, Service Experiences and Reengineering, Management Information Systems, and Program and Change Management. He is dedicated to creating new ways of working in Ghana.

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