DLOG750

Hosting Powerful Conversations: Introduction to World Cafe and Open Space Technology

Learn the theory and practice of two effective conversation-based methods for dialogue: World Cafe and Open Space Technology. Through a participatory process, you will identify powerful questions and the situations best suited to using these methods.

Overview

Location: Online
Duration: 1 day
Tuition: $375
Can be applied to:
Dialogue and Civic Engagement Certificate

Upcoming Offerings

Register for a course at any time, with the option to apply to a program later.

Start Date
Schedule
Location
Instructor
Cost
Seats
Available
Action
Start DateFri, Jan 20, 2023
Schedule
  • Fri, Jan 20, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
InstructorChris Corrigan
Cost$375.00
Seats Available23
ActionRegister
Start DateWe will offer this course in Jan 2024. Registration will open once the details are finalized.
Schedule
LocationOnline
InstructorChris Corrigan
Cost$375.00
Seats Available24
Action

What you will learn

After completing this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the theory and practice of World Café and Open Space Technology
  • Determine the situations best suited to using World Café and Open Space Technology
  • Identify and ask powerful questions
  • Identify the pitfalls and promise of two techniques for sitting in circle, listening, learning and opening space for dialogue and positive change

How you will learn and be evaluated

  • Pre-readings and assignments
  • Lectures
  • Class discussions and exercises
  • Recommended reading

You will be evaluated on:

  • Class participation

Learning Materials

No textbook is required. We will provide all course materials online.

Technical Requirements

For online courses, you will need a computer with audio and microphone that is connected to the internet. Canvas is the online system that will be used for the course. For more information and online support, visit Online Learning.