Archive for the tag: events

I-P-K designed and facilitated the “Knowledge sharing workshop on SME Development in South Africa”

In close collaboration with the International Labour Organisation ILO, the Delegation of the Flanders and the National Treasury, Marc Steinlin from I-P-K has developed a Knowledge Sharing Platform for a multi-stakeholder exchange event, held on 30 July 2014 at the Freedom Park in Pretoria. In the movie below some impressions…

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GIZ Conference on Accountable Governance in Africa

Designing and facilitating the Conference on Accountable Governance in Africa of GIZ’s Sector Network on Good Governance was a magnificant experience! We had a team of innovative minds, which embarked on us on a truly adventurous conference journey. The preparation process was a unique piece of collaboration and mutual inspiration and learning, and the outcome […]

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How to Be Innovative in Meetings

The desire for a meeting to create innovative responses is huge – very often we hear: “we must come up with new, innovative ideas and responses to our questions and problems! Can you make it happen?”. That’s an excellent question: can we intentionally be innovative at a particular moment? We often experience that people in […]

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Dealing with Complex Issues in Events and Workshops – Things to Promote and Avoid

Several clients recently asked me to explain how exactly our approach would be different from more conventional approaches to change events, workshops and facilitation. How can I simply describe what we do and what we don’t do? Interestingly one of them send me notes from a preparatory discussion around an event we were about to […]

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I-P-K Facilitates its First Bi-Lingual Policy Formulation Workshop in Maputo on Women Entrepreneurship in Southern Africa

On 3 and 4 November we had the opportunity to facilitate our first workshop in Maputo, Mozambique, for the ILO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality in Southern Africa (WEDGE-SA) programme. The workshop was designed to enable the roughly 70 participants from the four programme countries (Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho and Malawi) to elaborate the […]

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Are Conferences Just Another Form of Large-Group Interventions?

Thinking of it, it seems strange: the probably by far most common large-group intervention in fact is none; at least it remains largely unaffected by all the more recent and progressive insights and understanding on how to work with large groups. The impact is quite drastic: while we know how powerful and effective in particular […]

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New Company Profile

What exactly do we do at IngeniousPeoplesKnowledge? What services can we provide, what are our strengths and specialisations? On which assumptions, concepts and methods do we build our work and trainings? And: who is behind I-P-K? Answers to these questions in a nutshell. Fresh from the (Word)Press… Download Our Company Profile 2010

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Design and Facilitation of the Scholarly Communication in Africa Programme Inception Workshop

From 18-20 October I-P-K facilitated the Inception Workshop for the Scholarly Communication in Africa Programme at the University of Cape Town’s Centre for Educational Technology (CET). SCAP is a project of the centre for educational technology and the Research Office at the University of Cape Town. About 12 scholars from the four participating universities (Cape […]

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10th Anniversary of Frischer Wind in Switzerland

On October 8, Frischer Wind (in English “Wind of Change”) – one of our network partners  in Switzerland – celebrated its 10th anniversary in Aarau (Switzerland). Frischer Wind and I-P-K have had the opportunity to cooperate in several projects in South Afria. Frischer Wind is specialising in large group interventions (pursuying a whole system approach […]

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Facilitating the 2nd SALGA RoundTable on Local Economic Development

On September 2nd, 2010, I-P-K has been faciliating the 2nd Round Table on Local Economic Development of SALGA, the “South African Local Governance Association”. This multi-stakeholder event gathered about 45 participants, representing in particular donor organisatgions, but also delegates from municipalities, government agencies, and some NGOs working in the field. The Round Table was hosted […]

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