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Mon, Oct 11


Zoom Meeting

Design for Transformation: Applying a Coaching Structure to Workshop Design

Learn a practical 5-step framework that will guarantee meaningful engagement in your workshops, events, and training programs. FREE offering by the Applied Improvisation Network Conference.

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Design for Transformation: Applying a Coaching Structure to Workshop Design
Design for Transformation: Applying a Coaching Structure to Workshop Design

Time & Location

Oct 11, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT

Zoom Meeting

About the Event

Planning a workshop can be intimidating when you have lots of great activities but are unsure about how to organize the flow of the workshop to create the greatest impact for your participants. Fortunately we can look to the world of leadership coaching for an understanding of how people change and use this natural engagement progression to structure workshops, trainings, and events.  

In this highly interactive workshop you will learn -  

* A simple 5-step framework to apply to your trainings and workshops 

* How to scaffold skills, behaviors, and complexity to support risk-taking and maximize engagement 

* Strategies for including all voices and managing power dynamics 

* How activities from improvisational theater fit naturally into this model 

* Practical insights and tools to apply to your own programs  

If you have a program you’re actively designing, bring what you have and you can work on it during the session. This will be a fun and interactive workshop. Come with your video on and ready to participate! 

About the Instructors

 Erica Marx, M.S.  Erica is an Executive coach dedicated to supporting teams to reach their greatest potential and creating cultures of innovation, collaboration, and positivity. She is CEO of Erica Marx Coaching and a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is the founder of Ithaca Improv and on the board of the Applied Improvisation Network. Erica has a MS from the University of Florida and her BS from Cornell University.  Fred Brown, MFA  Fred is a workplace team trainer and improvisational theater artist. As a facilitator, he has led workshops in team-building and leadership presence for numerous organizations including the Johnson Business School, Wharton School of Business at the U. of Pennsylvania, and Google. His creative work focuses on group collaborative processes and co-created performance. Fred has a MFA from the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training and a BA from Harvard University.

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