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Upcoming events

    • June 01, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • 6

    This group is IN SESSION.

    If you are itching to join, contact the President of the Board at president@pnodn.org

    The next like session will sign up in the spring. 

    Communities of Practice - Organization Development Practitioners

    This community of practice is specifically for organization development practitioners. We loosely define that to mean anyone who is internal or external and is regularly part of helping to manage or drive change. 

    The Pacific Northwest Organization Development Network (PNODN) is coordinating Communities of Practice for OD professionals. The purpose of this group is to offer opportunities for OD professionals or anyone leading projects or change initiatives in the greater business community to come together with like-minded practitioners to consult with each other, learn socio-technical components of change, share best practices, and develop through collaboration.

    The initial meeting will be a four-hour session to build the community of practice including -
    • Joining
    • Member agreements
    • Learn case study presentation frame
    • Learn socio-technical aspects
    • Establish the 6 month calendar
    • Establishing the next few months of case study presenters
    The groups will continue for six months.  After the initial four-hour meeting, each meeting will be two hours.  Groups will be facilitated by a PNODN Board member.

    Communities of practice are limited to 10 participants. Sign up now to ensure your spot!

    About Your Instructor/facilitator

    Chris Crosby is the President of the Board at PNODN. He is also a consultant and author of three recent books, Strategic Organizational Alignment, published in 2017, and Strategic Engagement Volumes One and Two, out this year. He is first and foremost a practitioner with internal and external experience. He has held an adjunct faculty position at Saybrook University/Leadership Institute of Seattle and guest faculty at Martin University in Indianapolis.

    Chris is an expert in systems thinking applied to the workplace. He uses his unique understanding of systems thinking and authority in the workplace to create organization alignment, implementation structures, and people processes for various forms of organization change. He also develops leadership programs for various clients. His programs utilize a unique industry adapted Skills Training Group (T-Group) as his primary experiential learning method to train leaders to engage their workforce in such a way that builds ownership, alignment and ultimately better business results.


    $200 Members/Students when pre-paid & per-registered

    $320 Non members

    Walk ins are not allowed for communities of practice.

    We are not able to offer refunds after the Wednesday prior to the training. Substitutions are welcome.


    7:30 - 8:00 am  - Arrival, Registration & Opening

    8:00 – noon - Beginning Session

    Please be aware that our training's could be recorded or photographed.

    Online registration closes two days prior to the first session or when the community of practice is full.

    Consider joining PNODN - members savings over the course of the year are substantial!

"PNODN" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

PO Box 46107, Seattle, WA 98146

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