Heads up, we’re currently pausing regular open trainings until Feb 1 2024 so we can get our website into tip top shape for you.
You can still get trained!
We encourage you to apply for the Academy or run a special workshop for your organization. You can also order books or watch our youtube introductions. Reach out via [email protected] and we will help you find what you need. Thank you for your patience.
Ready to learn? Awesome!
Sociocracy For All offers training for all levels.
Most of our sociocracy training offerings are online and we have created enjoyable online training options for sociocracy around meeting facilitation, group decision making, Nonviolent Communication training and organizational structure and development.
We care about affordability – please let us know if your financial situation keeps you from getting the training you want.
Pick a topic and attend one of our live sessions!
Learn to guide a group through a collaborative decision-making process by consent.
The list of advantages of group decision-making by consent is long
A solid meeting format makes meetings more clear, more inclusive and enjoyable! Benefit from better meetings – you deserve it!
What are the design principles for an organization that combine horizontal organizing with the clarity of hierarchies?
The key to good organizing is to understand how performance and accountability work in a decentralized, consent-based organization!
Nonviolent communication (also knowns as NVC, or compassionate communication) is a framework for understanding and communicating in an a way that supports deeper connection. It was was created by Marshal Rosenburg. It emphasizes understanding and in some cases sharing about the emotional experience in relation to what happened between us.
Sociocracy and NVC implicitly share some basic assumptions and values: non-coercion, self-organisation, learning and effectiveness as a measure, and a holistic and system view. In addition, NVC complements sociocracy supporting effectiveness. Meanwhile, Sociocracy can codify and turn into systems practices that NVC can address.
3 x 2h online class on non-violent communication with focus on governance. Saying what’s really going on with integrity, while being open to hearing the other person’s truth.
Taught by Jerry Koch-Gonzalez, certified trainer of Nonviolent Communication®.
Go to our Resource page with a free ebook download.
Practice makes better! Here are some practice opportunities for you!
These options are most appropriate for people with at least 18 points in our assessment test.
A 9-week immersion program Sociocracy Leadership Training.
We provide you join a circle with peers, and our coaches help your circle work on a small project – all using sociocratic process.
Great to learn by doing!
5 sessions are packed with learning in this facilitation practice class with role plays and tricky scenarios to solve in a small group.
Think of it as a facilitate “puzzle” to solve together — like integrating objections, difficult behavior and other situations!
Now use it in your organization! How? You’ll need to get others on board! See how on our implementation page.
Go deep, get certified and teach others! In our Sociocracy Academy, you can learn the ins and outs of sociocracy with other enthusiasts.
We’re excited to support your group in learning. All the classes mentioned above are possible for groups as well. Groups can be up to 28 people. (Larger groups might require a second trainer, which will add costs.)
Sociocracy overview with small exercise
Info sessions on:
Beginner classes (all modules)
Nonviolent communication training
We can also offer tailored classes within this price range. If it’s outside of our standard prices, expect a 20% price increase for additional preparation and planning time.
Looking for an affordable way to train your organization in person? Combine your training with an open workshop and mitigate costs that way! Let’s talk!
Groups of 4-7 people can get training with our pre-recorded video-led classes. The classes are very interactive and practice-oriented. You can run more than one cohort at the same time.
Are you tired of online training? We’d love to spend in-person time with you and your group!
Learning in person is much more pleasant than on Zoom, and doing a one- or two-day workshop is the perfect immersive experience.
But how do you pay for it? Here’s an option to consider that not only helps you but also helps strengthen the sociocracy movement in your area:
Organize an open in-person workshop in your town or city. You find a venue and provide outreach. We can find you a trainer and contact people on our mailing list in our area.
With an open workshop and ticket sales, there will b extra income to cover travel costs and supplement trainer cost. We often also allow extra people from your group at a discount or for free. So that can be a really smart way to get free training for your group!
Contact [email protected] to learn more.