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Amara Events

We offer a set of yearly open Amara events and events in collaboration with other organisations and partners, upon request. We design each event and choose the facilitators with care, to match the developmental needs and interest of the group at hand. All our events are done in the spirit of inquiry, in a experiential learning environment and participants express their experience as powerful and transformational.

Amara is one of three organisations credited to offer a GLP certification workshop. We arrange one each year in the Nordic region and are open to invitations to offer it in partnership in other corners of the world as well. Contact us for partnering with the GLP certification workshop or any other event.

Upcoming events:

Transformational leadership through Action Inquiry, action logics and the GLP

September 28, 2022

A highly experiential 3-day workshop where you will learn to practice Action Inquiry, the only approach statistically reliable generating both personal and organisational transformation. It will deepen your knowledge about vertical development, the leadership action logics and how to support vertical development in yourself and in others. The impact will be felt in your own leadership development and the possibilities for greater impact on others with whom you engage.

Transformational Leadership through Teams and Organisations

October 3, 2022

This workshop focuses on vertical development and transformational leadership in the context of teams and organisations. We will use the lenses of Action Inquiry and the action logics, and dive deeply on the practical application through cases: working on your own and using exemplars to inspire and support practical action.

GLP Certification for coaches and consultants

This GLP Certification process is for you, if you are interested in using the GLP in your work as a coach or consultant. By certifying, you will be admitted the right to use the GLP with your clients. You will learn about the theory, validity and reliability of the GLP as well as to practice how to conduct debrief sessions. You will also be supported in the process of setting up and completing two GLPs with two of your clients, after having completed your own GLP including your own debriefed with one the facilitators.

A programme tailored to your needs:

Power of Three – Towards Self-Organising

​This online programme is a catalyst for transformation within organisations. The process helps you develop your own and your team’s capacity to self-organise, to be alert, aware and adaptive in facing the challenges of today and those of the future. The programme combines the powerful threads of in-house trios, experienced outside facilitation, and diversity of thought from other organisations.

FURTHER READING

Often we hear discussion or see written that the action logics are like a school rating system  or some of them are better than other Action Logics in Amara we take a different approach. In this piece of writing, Jane Allen the Co-founder of Amara Collaboration beautifully describes and indicated the need of them all … Continued

Amara Associate Lisa Markwick reflects on her learning from co-facilitating the first of Amara’s Power of Three programme with a deep and deepening inquiry about the challenge of Action Inquiry in action as it opens up our mindsets to create space for change and transformation at many levels.

Bill Torbert tells you how GLP (Global Leadership Profile) can help you in your everyday work life what are the benefits.

TESTIMONIALS

The Global Leadership Profile Certification workshop in Helsinki, May 2017, was a life changing experience for me. The atmosphere that Jane and Heidi were able to evoke in the group was very special. It was truly living the transformational leadership in action, where every moment was a place for self-reflection and sensing, when to take action, and when to be in silence. I highly recommend this workshop for anyone interested in deeper development, and I suggest to engage in the evening activities as well. It was great to have Bill and Elaine on the line as well, as they are the theoretical experts of the GLP. The international group and great venue location at the heart of Helsinki really highlighted this amazing experience.

– Sanna Niemelä, Certifying GLP Coach, Finland