Communities of practice training and workshops

Here are the details if you are interested in:

Booking an inspirational talk to get people excited about the potential of communities of practice

Sign up for online learning to learn at your own pace from pre-created content (coming soon).

Joining a public training session to learn alongside people from other organisations

Having an expert-led session to kick off an internal community of practice the right way

Guided approach to reinvigorate your existing communities

or you have something else in mind.

Inspirational talks

Pick this if you want to start gaining support and excitement for communities of practice in your organisation.

For: senior leaders, organisational away days, learning sessions

In this talk, Emily will share the five benefits of communities of practice, sharing examples and stories from different organisations and strategies to get started.

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Public training sessions

Pick this if you want to learn techniques to start your own community of practice.

For: community builders, core community members / community leaders and community enablers

In this online hands-on, group-based workshop, Emily will share the five benefits of communities of practice, take participants through the community kick-off questions and share techniques for maintaining successful communities of practice.

Participants should bring an idea for a community of practice to work through as an example in groups. Pairs and groups from the same organisation are welcome.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the benefits of communities of practice
  • Clarifying community purpose
  • Identifying who the community is for
  • Defining your community goals
  • Understanding community roles
  • Measuring community success

‘It was a great workshop. We found it very useful, and throughout the session, we were identifying potential challenges we would face when putting together the CoP. That there was a clear structure with the Canvas and that we could get other ideas from other attendees.”

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Self-paced online learning (coming soon)

Pick this if you want to learn at your own pace.

For: community builders, core community members / community leaders and community enablers

In this self-paced online class, Emily will share the five benefits of communities of practice, take participants through the stages of a community and share tips and tricks along the way.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the benefits of communities of practice.
  • Learn about the Tacit community maturity model.
    • Understand how to identify a community of practice.
    • how to form it with kick-off activities
    • how to grow the community
    • what a mature community of practice looks like
  • Measuring community success
  • More outcomes tbc

This course is in development with an aim to launch in early 2024, please Sign up here > if you would like to know more.

In-house community of practice kick-off workshops

Pick this if you want to kick off a new community inside your organisation.

For: community builders, core community members / community leaders and community enablers

A workshop for core community members. Emily will share the five benefits of communities of practice and work with the group to identify the community membership, purpose and goals while sharing techniques for maintaining successful communities of practice.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Articulate the benefits of communities of practice
  • Clarifying community purpose
  • Identifying who the community is for and who to invite
  • Defining your community goals
  • Start assigning community roles
  • Introduction to tools to measure community success

Very enjoyable and informative. Emily has the experience to support the theory, and the course and materials are structured in an easy-to-consume way. I feel like I now have the tools to create a successful community of practice. Thanks!

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In-house community of practice reinvigoration workshops

Pick this if you want to breathe new energy into your community.

For: core community members / community leaders

A workshop for core community members. Emily will share the five benefits of communities of practice, facilitate the group to articulate the community purpose and goals, and then use the Tacit community of practice maturity model to build a community backlog while sharing techniques for maintaining successful communities of practice.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Articulate the benefits of communities of practice
  • Clarifying community purpose
  • Defining your community’s next goals
  • Create a community backlog

“The opportunity to take time out – away from our desks – and actually focus on the community was really valuable. Coming away with a prioritised backlog for one month, and three months was great – it took what looked like huge tasks and made them manageable.”

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