30 Free Places on New Economy Programme – Apply now!

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written by

Jonny Gordon-Farleigh

Sep 23, 2020


In partnership with our friends at Power to Change, we're offering 30 free places on the New Economy Programme that launches this week!

What's in the programme? A wide range of courses on engagement and participation, social communications, media and journalism, democratic business, placemaking, creativity, and autonomy at work.

Sociocracy & Better Decision Making
7 October, 2pm - 4.30pm

Despite some organisations or collectives having the best intentions to spread power and decision making among workers, we know that in reality it is incredibly complex to foster autonomy and get things done. The good news is that Sociocracy is a practical way to move quickly where it’s safe and understand when it isn’t. Apply for your place

How to Thrive in a Self-Managed Team
10 October, 10.30am - 1pm


Self-managed environments can be very rewarding, and also challenging. In this workshop we will focus on the foundation of every collaborative team: ourselves. How can I be a good collaborator? What are the important behaviours and skills that I can develop to thrive in a self-managed team?
Apply for your place

Remote Team Working
14 October, 2pm - 4.30pm

Since the start of lockdown, many of us have had to become accustomed to working online and in distributed teams. This is an opportunity for you to become more effective and efficient in your work, be accountable and productive, and feel connected still to your teammates. In this webinar, you will discover for yourself how to overcome blockers in your day, how to create structure and get disciplined, whilst feeling closer to your colleagues and to your other commitments. Apply for your place

Everyday Participation
21 October, 2pm - 4.30pm

This practical workshop will introduce the “Seven Modes of Everyday Participation”: a simple tool to help you find ways for people to get closer and contribute to your work and mission in small but meaningful ways, on an everyday basis. You can expect to take away a workable prototype for a new participation opportunity for your organisation or project. Apply for your place


Our Space: Exploring Authentic Community Engagement
24 October, 10.30am - 1pm

How and in what ways could, should and/or might this happen in our communities? What are practical ways to shift our working patterns and build more authentic relationships with a wide range of community stakeholders? What are some of the challenges that we encounter when building community relationships, and how could they be overcome? Apply for your place