Past Other Learning Opportunities

Previous "Other Learning Opportunities" have included:

iCoach Professional Coaching Program (PCP) - 13th Season

This is iCoach's highly respected 3-month program providing a certificate in executive coaching, aimed at participants whose goal it is to make executive coaching part of their professional lives. The success of iCoach's PCP Program remains predicated on the idea that no two people coach the same and as a result, we provide one of a kind apprentice-like experiences for our student participants, each with a pro bono coaching assignment and faculty supervision, to help them develop their own coaching approaches and models.

The Program begins Friday February 26, 2016 and meets for 12 consecutive Fridays until May 20 with one exception: we are off on Friday March 25th. Classes are held at the Vertical Campus of Baruch College on 24th Street and Lexington Avenue. To schedule an interview please call 212-279-0009 or email icoachnewyork@gmail.com. For further information, please visit www.icoachnewyork.com.

iCoachNewYork Faculty includes Michael Frisch Ph.D, Karen Metzger LCSW, Donna Marcus MA, Jeremy Robinson MSW, and Judy Rosemarin, MSW. 

Opening Space for High Performance and the Practice of Peace -  International House, New York City, January 15-17, 2016

Imagine if we had, over a period of just a few days, conversations and insights that inspire us to higher performance and a deep feeling of peace and knowing that we have all that we need to navigate the chaos swirling around us at work, in life and the world in general. That’s what typically happens in Open Space. The Program will unfold over 3 days, between 9-5 each day. On Day I anyone who cares to learn the fundamentals of OST facilitation or to become more comfortable with facilitating is invited. For more information, visit the Open Space Institute's website.

Cape Cod Institute - June 22 through August 28, 2015

Now in its 36th year. A summer-long series of week-long courses taught by leading contributors to knowledge and practice. The courses are for health and mental health professionals, as well as OD and HR practitioners, and educators at all levels -- and to members of any profession who apply behavioral science to practice. Click here to read more

NNJ ATD Executive Breakfast - Friday May 8, 2015, Farleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ

The Northern NJ Association for Talent Development is offering ODNNY members a reduced rate for their executive breakfast "Help then Grow or Watch Them Go" led by Dr. Beverly Kaye of Career Systems International. Dr Kaye will demonstrate how simple it can be to build career development into everyday work life – where it belongs.  Practical tips, research-based recommendations, and verbal skills are offered to make career development a lot easier and more effective. Find out more and register on the NNJ ATD website

Cultivating Sustainable Communities - April 24th

The Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network’s (CBODN) 2015 conference (www.cbodnconference.org) will investigate the many ways in which our professions cultivate sustainability.  We will explore the triple bottom-line of people, planet and profit across sectors; delve into ways organizations are successfully sustaining the outcomes of OD-related interventions; and examine new ways to sustain ourselves as OD practitioners.  We would like to make sure members of regional OD Networks don’t miss out on this exciting learning and networking opportunity.  Join CBODN on Friday, April 24, 2015, to learn, grow, share and inspire as we focus on the theme: Cultivating Sustainable Communities.  

From Conflict to Creativity: Dynamic Inquiry and Community Wellness, April 17-19, New York City

Focusing International is offering a significantly reduced price to the ODNNY community to attend 3-day deep dive which will explore Dynamic Inquiry, an outgrowth of Dynamic Facilitation. This way of accompanying small groups uses cognitive empathy to protect and support each person’s creativity, thus allowing for new shared systemic understandings to emerge. The workshop will be highly experiential, with opportunities to act as the facilitator role during extended Dynamic Inquiry processes. Additional discounts may be available to those working with underserved populations. ODNNY members may select the $600 price, a discount of 50% off the full corporate price of $1200. For more background about Dynamic Inquiry and Dynamic Facilitation, please visit diapraxis.com/home/resources.

Dynamic Inquiry can be useful in many different contexts, from business organizations to public engagement to community work. The workshop will bring together organizational development consultants, professional facilitators and mediators, and NonViolent Communication practitioners. For details and to register, visit Focusing International's website.

Analytics for Leadership Development - Building Success Networks - March 26th from 7:30 - 9:30 am

Join Philosophy IB and Professor Rob Cross for an engaging and informative breakfast symposium and networking event to learn about the most important Human Capital Analytic you're probably not using – Organizational Network Analysis. Rob’s work across over 300 organizations and 20 years shows very clearly that leaders who network strategically (e.g. build the connections that matter and avoid over-connecting) achieve elite and enduring professional success. This session will reveal the roadmap for leaders, and developers of leaders, to build success networks for themselves and their companies. Full breakfast buffet will be served. This event is free, but seating is limited. For details and to register, please go to:  seeyournetwork.com/breakfast-symposium-with-rob-cross-analytics-for-leadership-development/

iCoach Professional Coaching Program (PCP) - 12th Season

This is iCoach's highly respected 3-month program providing a certificate in executive coaching, aimed at participants whose goal it is to make executive coaching part of their professional lives. The success of iCoach's PCP Program remains predicated on the idea that no two people coach the same and as a result, we provide one of a kind apprentice-like experiences for our student participants, each with a pro bono coaching assignment and faculty supervision, to help them develop their own coaching approaches and models.;

The Program begins Friday February 27, 2015 and meets for 12 consecutive Fridays until May 22 with one exception: we are off on Friday April 3rd. Classes are held at the Vertical Campus of Baruch College on 24TH Street and Lexington Avenue. To schedule an interview please call @ 212-279-0009 or email @ icoachnewyork@gmail.com. For further information, please visit www.icoachnewyork.com.

iCoachNewYork Faculty includes Michael Frisch Ph.D, Karen Metzger LCSW, Donna Marcus MA, Jeremy Robinson MSW, and Judy Rosemarin, MSW.

 

STORY-IN-BUSINESS Seminar - September 26, 2014

Learn how to create and use stories that persuade, inspire and engage your customers and employees … at the STORY-IN-BUSINESS Seminar with screenwriting guru Robert McKee! Save $50 when you register through ODNNY to join us on September 26 in New York City! You will learn what story is and why it’s important in today’s workplace, how to design and execute a purpose-told story that moves people to action, the difference between face-to-face storytelling and storytelling at a distance, and why leaders need to use story to author the future. Harvard Business Review describes Robert McKee as “the world’s best-known and most respected screenwriting lecturer.” He is the author of the international best-selling book, STORY, and has taught more than 100,000 students in his STORY Seminar, including numerous Academy Award, Emmy Award, Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winners. Now he’s helping business leaders from companies like Microsoft, HP, Siemens, Mercedes-Benz and The Boldt Company use story to persuade, engage and communicate more effectively with their employees and customers. Find out more at http://mckeestory.com/business-story.

Cape Cod Institute - June 23 through August 22, 2014

Now in its 35th year. A summer-long (June 23 - August 22, 2014) series of week-long courses taught by leading contributors to knowledge and practice. The courses are for health and mental health professionals, as well as OD and HR practitioners, and educators at all levels -- and to members of any profession who apply behavioral science to practice. Click here to read more

A Happiness at Work Event - May 1, 2014

You are invited to attend an exciting day of presentations and a panel discussion on Work Mindfulness. ODNNY Members received 50% discount on registration. ODNNY Student Members may receive a 70% discount.

You will get valuable insights into Neuroscience, Mindfulness & Engagement, to use in your personal life, with employees and customers. The guest speakers include well known author and mindfulness practitioner Sharon Salzberg. Dr. Miles Neale, Associate Director for the Nalanda Institute, Keith Fiveson, MDiv and Customer Engagement Consultant and Mickey Beyer Clausen, a well known technologist, investor and creator of the Mental Workout App, will provide attendees insight, information and tools that can be used immediately. Click here for more information and to register