OPEN SPACE WORKSHOP with Daniel Mezick
SEPTEMBER 29 in CAMBRIDGE MA
Open Space is the primary tool for encouraging change in organizations. Through the use of Open Space, you can invite everyone into the game of culture. The Open Space meeting format uses the power of invitation to develop and transform your organization.
This 1-day workshop provides everything you need to plan, arrange and implement great Open Space events in your own organization. The course is taught by Daniel Mezick, the originator of the OpenSpace Agility method and framework. Daniel has facilitated or arranged over 30 Open Space events throughout the world since 2009.
Who should attend:
Facilitators and/or Scrum Masters
Coaches and consultants
Course Agenda and Outline:
Part One: STORIES FROM OPEN SPACE
Answering the question: why Open Space?
Stories from Open Space: Group Exercise
Part Two: PREPARATION FOR OPEN SPACE
The role of the Sponsor (or Host)
The role of the Facilitator
The Open Space themeTheme & Invitation
The Psychology of Open Space
The authority of the Sponsor
The authority of the Facilitator
Preparing for Open Space: Group Exercise
Preparing for Open Space: Stories from inside organizations
Part Three: DELIVERING OPEN SPACE
Materials and layout: Bulletin Board, Marketplace, Newsroom
Logistics, and the Physical Space
The Sponsor commitments
Delivery of the Meeting
The Facilitator Holding Space - what does it mean?
Proceedings gathering- the NewsRoom
Summary Guidance for Sponsors and Facilitators
Delivering Open Space: Group Exercise
Delivering Open Space: Stories from inside organizations
Part Four: INSPECTING RESULTS & MOVING TO ACTION
Publishing the Proceedings
Leadership signaling after the meeting
Inspecting the Proceedings with Formal Leaders
Informal and Emergent Leaders after the meeting
What happens next?
Part Five: ADVANCED TOPICS
How to handle executive sponsors who are not ready
Open Space Facilitation as a Fine Art
Observing the Organization
Open Space as an Authority Game
Open Space as Signal Event
"One Less Thing", Explored
Formal "Open Space" vs informal "open space"
Invitation as the primary tool of progress
Passion and Responsibility deconstructed
Advanced Topics: Group Exercise
Part Six: AN OPEN SPACE TOOLKIT
Invitation and Design for the Theme Crafting Meeting
Talking Points from the consultant to the executives
Talking points from the Sponsor to the Invitees
Checklist- for the consultant
Materials list (detailed to manufacturer name)
Open Space Proceedings Template
Do's and Dont's for Facilitators
Book: The OpenSpace Agility Handbook
Open Space Tools: Group Exercise
Resources around the Web
Summary and Workshop Closing Circle
No refunds. Substitutions OK.
PARKING AND ENTERING THE BUILDING:
This class is help in a classroom located on the first floor of a large office building. There is parking, internet access, and more. Here are your instructions for parking and finding the classroom:
1. Enter the gated parking lot at 150 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE.
2. Press the button to speak to the attendant.
3. Tell them you are attending an all-day MEETING inside the FIRST FLOOR CLASSROOM
ENTERING THE BUILDING
4. Enter the building
5. Go to the ELEVATORS and pass them turning LEFT into the FIRST FLOOR CLASSROOM
Point of Contact: DANIEL MEZICK (203) 915 7248
OFFICE BUILDING (View)
150 Cambridgepark Drive
Cambridge , MA 02140