Date(s) - Wed, 15 April 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Solve problems, cultivate productive teams, and build leaders in real time.
Presented by Dr. Bea Carson
Action Learning has become a key training and problem-solving tool for companies as diverse as: Microsoft, Price Waterhouse Coopers, NASA, Marriott, Booz Allen Hamilton, Novartis, Deutsche Bank, Boeing, Caterpillar, AT&T and more. These and thousands of other companies around the world now employ Action Learning for: strategic planning, developing leaders, identifying competitive advantages, reducing operating costs and for creating high performing organizations.
The World Institute for Action Learning-USA (WIAL-USA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and advancement of Action Learning in business and government. Simply put, WIAL-USA solves problems, cultivates productive teams, and builds leaders in real time. Action Learning is more relevant to organizations than ever as an effective solution for solving complex problems and building strong working teams.
Specifically, action learning is remarkable in its ability to help individuals and teams:
- solve problems and challenges with breakthrough and sustaining strategies,
- develop the leadership skills and qualities needed
- develop teams that continuously improve their capability to form and adapt, and capture, transfer, and apply valuable knowledge at all levels.
Action Learning is a process that naturally creates learning organizations. At the heart of the successful Action Learning experience is the Action Learning Coach who models the questioning, reflection, and coaching skills that increasingly will characterize successful leaders in the 21st century.
Three things you will learn:
- The Action Learning basics
- How to question effectively
- How using Action Learning techniques can enhance your client’s self-awareness, emotional intelligence and capability to reflect on and learn from their experience
About our Presenter:
Dr. Bea Carson is an author, speaker and expert in the field of Action Learning. She has mastered teaching Action Learning to the full spectrum of organizational levels and is an external OD consultant specializing in leadership development, problem solving and strategic planning. Bea has worked in private and public sectors, with profit and not-for-profit organizations, locally and internationally, for organizations of all sizes, and with highly technical organizations.
As a Master Action Learning Coach with over 100 Action Learning presentations and articles to her credit, she is frequently asked to be a visiting faculty member at universities. Living in Annapolis, she is involved with the leadership in several community organizations: Annapolis Rotary, Rotary International District 7620, board member, Special Olympics, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and others.
Bea is cofounder, President-Elect, Director of International Affiliates, past Director of Certification and Education for WIAL; Past Chair of the Board and President of the WIAL-USA; and president and owner of Carson Consultants.
CCEUs: 1.5 CCEUs: 1.125 Core Competencies and .375 in Resource Development