WELCOME! This is the information page for our ISIS Academy Master Classes. Our next Master Class is August 26-28, 2013, near Frankfurt Germany. The brochure for this Class may be downloaded here or from the information box – see below. If you need more details about the class, please write to us.
When you are ready to register, please proceed to the online registration form, via the link below. Your place is then reserved, and it will be confirmed until you have paid your invoice. There is no commitment on your side until the invoice is paid.
Why you should attend a Master Class
You are already committed to making change. You have knowledge and experience. But you want new tools and effective techniques that will empower you to accelerate transformation. Our Master Classes give you that … and they also help you to become the best sustainability leader and change agent that you can be, on both a professional and personal level.
Why the Master Class will advance your skills
We have worked with hundreds of organizations to advance sustainability, around the world, since 1992. Our clients have included global companies, national governments, the United Nations, as well as cities, universities, and NGOs. Clients come back to use time after time because of our consistent high quality and positive impact. The ISIS Academy Master Class brings all those years of sustainability training and experience into laser-like focus over a several-day period, for your benefit. Our unique blend of tools, methods, inter-active exercises, and professional self-exploration will inspire you and lift your own capacities.
Founders Alan AtKisson and Axel Klimek and special guests guide you through theory, reflection, and practice, working in teams and individually. You go home refreshed, renewed … and equipped with new tools and insights to make change happen.
Quotes from past participants: “A perfect mix of learning, application, and dialogue …” “Highly empowering material …” “I feel strengthened, inspired, and best of all, hopeful about my future …”
You will learn how to …
1. Master the ISIS Method and Accelerator Tools
– Deepen your work with the elements of ISIS: Indicators, Systems, Innovation, Strategy
– Learn Accelerator tools like Compass, Pyramid, and Amoeba at a train-the-trainer level
2. Build Professional Skill as a Change Agent
– Develop your own sense of Authority, Presence, and Impact (API)
- Practice coaching others to support high-performance change
3. Develop New and More Effective Strategies for Change
- – Discover new leverage points for transformation in complex systems
- – Create action pathways to affect those leverage points more powerfully
TO JOIN A MASTER CLASS …
Private Master Classes can be arranged on request. Our open-enrollment Master Classes are offered several times per year, often in partnership with other leading institutions. In 2013, we are offering Master Classes in the US, the UK, and Germany.
USA: Feb 11-15, 2013. Partner: Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University – COMPLETED
UK: Mar 13-15, 2013. Partner: Bath Consultancy Group / Oxford University – COMPLETED
Germany: Aug 26-28, near Frankfurt, Germany – NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
Master Class at the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University, USA, February 2013
|Dates:||Feb. 11-15, 2013|
|Duration:||Module 1: Two days (Feb. 11-12); Module 2: Three days (Feb. 13-15)|
|Location:||Tempe, Arizona, USA (near Phoenix airport)|
|Trainers:||Alan AtKisson, Axel Klimek, Roberta Fernandez|
|Fee for the full 5 days:||Business Organizations: USD 2,450
Government / Academic: USD 1,450
NGO / Development Sector: USD 950
|Pre-requisite for Module 2:||Attendance at Module 1 OR attendance at another ISIS Academy workshop OR demonstrated familiarity with the ISIS Method and similar processes|
|Registration online (no commitment until you have been accepted and paid your fee)|
|Download Full Brochure in PDF format / Download One-Page Flyer in PDF format|
|Meals & accommodation costs are not included. Some scholarships are available.|
Master Class near Frankfurt, Germany
|Dates:||August 26-28, 2013|
Seminarhotel Weilquelle, Limesstraße 16, 61389 Schmitten-Oberreifenberg (near Frankfurt)
|Trainers:||Axel Klimek & Alan AtKisson|
|Fee:||Business Organizations: EURO 1,450
Government / Academic: EURO 950
NGO / Development Sector: EURO 650
|Pre-requisite:||General familiarity with sustainability practice and the use of Indicators, Systems thinking, Innovation, and Strategy for sustainability (the elements of ISIS)|
|Registration online (No commitment until you pay your invoice)|
|Download the brochure in PDF format|
|+ VAT if applicable. Lunch provided. Other meals & accommodation costs are not included. Some scholarships are available.|
Pre-requisites for the Master Class
The Master Class is not for beginners. All our Master Classes require a basic familiarity with the concepts and goals of sustainability, as well as a sense of clarity that you are ready to take the next step in your sustainability career — and become a more effective agent for change.
Master Classes are held in English. Graduates will receive a certificate indicating that they have undergone advanced training in sustainability change management. (Private Master Classes are also possible to arrange in German, French, and Swedish.)