Open Space Technology facilitator’s training

Open Space Technology is a meeting framework that allows an unlimited number of participants to form their own discussions around a central theme. This method enables maximum engagement and freedom with the agenda, which creates a deep feeling of responsibility within the group of participants. It is also very informal and fun at the same time, so people have a lot of fun, even though they are working.

DATEJuly 5, 2022LOCATIONLjubljanaPRICE Regular: 250 € + VAT
Early bird: 190 € + VAT

(2 weeks before the event)
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About Open Space Technology method:

Open Space Technology, or simply ‘Open Space’, is a meeting framework that allows an unlimited number of participants to form their own discussions around a central theme. The method was invented in the 1980s by Harris Owen and has been used widely ever since. All you need for this method is a skilled facilitator, people, space, and a general topic that you will discuss. Detailed agenda of the event is created by participants.

Aim of this training:

  • Experience the method (in interaction with other participants, you will have a hands-on experience of the method)
  • Reflection of the method and its use (we will observe your experience of a method, you will get a look into the method’s concept)
  • Facilitators tips & tricks guide (Ursa will share her experience with this method: what to be careful about at live, online, or offline events, how to communicate this event to participants, and how long should each event be based on the number of participants, how many topics to choose, etc)

After this training, you will be able to:

  • Prepare the Open Space Technology event concept
  • Facilitate event with Open Space Technology methodology
  • Enable people inside of your organization to experience this simple and uplifting method
  • You will feel confident about this method and you will have all your questions and concerns answered

When can you use this method

This method enables maximum engagement and freedom with the agenda, which creates a deep feeling of responsibility within the group of participants. It is also very informal and fun at the same time, so people have a lot of fun, even though they are working. Use this method for:

  • Building your company’s vision or strategy
  • Connecting different points of view among different teams or stakeholders
  • Gaining ideas for new products/business solutions or ideas for making the organization better, more agile / ideas to retain the best employees, etc.
  • Planning, where everyone can contribute
  • Dealing with low morale and conflicts in the team

Why would you attend this training

Sure, you can simply check this method online and read about it. However, if you’d like to be confident when facilitating it, if you’d like to get some support and feedback on your Open Space Technology event concept and if you’d like to hear some tips & tricks from facilitator that has used this method several times – you are welcome to join us on Tuesday, 5th of July in Ljubljana from 9:00 – 12:30.

When & where

July 5, 2022 – in Ljubljana from 9:00 – 12:30

About the trainer

Urša Svetelj will guide you through the Open Space Technology method. She will share her knowledge and practical experience over the past years. Due to her work with numerous different groups, developing long-term training programs, facilitating discussions, and delivering one on one coaching sessions, we are positive you will get the most out of this training.

Price

Early bird: 190 EUR+DDV for applications until 20.6.

Regular price: 250 EUR+DDV 

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