Trainings

instaIISC’s trainings provide participants with the opportunity to learn and practice the skills and tools of collaboration so that they can design meetings, build and run organizations and networks with greater social impact.

Training fee waivers through IISC’s Grassroots Leadership Development Fund are not available at this time. Thank you for your patience while we determine the best ways for IISC to support grassroots leaders in the future.

 

Fundamentals of Facilitation for Racial Justice Work

Design and facilitate the challenging conversations that catalyze breakthrough thinking and lasting agreements

Join us for this two-day learning laboratory where we will experiment with a variety of ways to help people connect in authentic ways that yield productive conversations and solid agreements.  Learn More
2 days
$650 Nonprofit | $1,000 Foundation

Facilitative Leadership for Social Change

Lead in a way that inspires, invites participation, and builds commitment

Facilitative Leadership for Social Change develops practical collaborative skills and tools for tapping the creativity, experience, and commitment of staff and colleagues and provides participants with a forum in which to explore their challenges and aspirations as leaders. At the heart of the workshop are powerful leadership practices that, when fully embraced, create the conditions for people to move together from vision to action in extraordinary new ways.  Learn More
2 days
$700 Nonprofit | $1,075 Foundation

Essential Facilitation

Facilitate strategic thinking, collaborative problem solving, and agreement building

In this three-day facilitation intensive, you will learn the essential strategies and skills for helping groups solve problems, resolve conflict, and build agreement. Led by expert practitioners, this workshop will provide you with a solid foundation of facilitation theory and practice for immediate use.  Learn More
3 days
$800 Nonprofit | $1,225 Foundation

The Masterful Trainer

Design and facilitate the challenging conversations that catalyze breakthrough thinking and lasting agreements

The Masterful Trainer is a 2-day clinic that helps experienced instructors increase their effectiveness and enhance what they already do well. The workshop offers proven techniques for creating high– energy learning environments that facilitate active participation and effective learning.  Learn More
2 days
$650 Nonprofit | $1,000 Foundation

Pathway to Change

Find new and creative ways to build relationships, think strategically, and chart our way forward to a better future.

Pathway to Change™ is deeply rooted in IISC’s experience and practice in the social sector and will provide you with the methods and tools needed to artfully design and skillfully facilitate collaborative change. If you are engaged in a network – whether it be a coalition, task force, working group or multi-stakeholder collaboration – Pathway to Change™ will lift up the essential skills you need …from facilitating productive and meaningful conversations to designing a roadmap that will take your change efforts successfully forward to far greater impact.  Learn More
2 days
$650 Nonprofit | $1,000 Foundation