Our strength lies in the experience gained by working both inside large organisations and outside when providing them with facilitation, coaching and training services — in world-wide and multi-cultural environments.
From 2001 to 2009 we worked with many organisations of the United Nations system (UNIDO, UNODC, UNEP, UNICEF, IAEA, UNDP, IMF), European Central Bank, ING Real Estate Ibérica, Allianz, Fédération Européenne des Associations Nationales d’Ingénieurs - FEANI, Heifer International, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe - OSCE, European Council for International Schools - ECIS, etc.
June - UPGRADE training and consulting group (www.upgradegroup.at) - Leiden, The Netherlands – training in communication and relational skills for sales people of Astellas pharmaceuticals from the Middle East and North Africa.
September - Facilitation of a GenRes Sandpit meeting organised by the Université Catholique de Louvain in collaboration with BOKU and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC - Edinburgh). The Sandpit was designed on the basis of a complex systems approach; it presented a case where 2 “systems” – natural scientists and social scientists – met to establish networks of interaction between the two groups, and to initiate joint research projects in what might lead to “system” coupling.
November - UPGRADE training and consulting group (www.upgradegroup.at) - Algiers - profiling of sales representatives in the pharmaceutical industries at the specific request of UPGRADE
• Training IAEA quality assurance staff on project design using traditional LFA (January and May) - at special request.
July - ITCOA - International Training Course on Organic Agriculture (a programme of CDR/BOKU) – in Kampala, Uganda at the Makerere University - training on change processes in smallholder farming communities for 40 university students from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Austria.
October - CDR Innovation Fund: Review and design of a formulation process for innovation proposals. Definition of applicable quality criteria. Description of a 5 phase innovation process – from creativity to innovation with social impact.
November - CDR Innovation Fund: Training / coaching 11 Ugandan trainers as complexity facilitators in Ugandan smallholder farming communities – in Kampala.
December - two training workshops in effective communication using NLP (one in English and one in German) for GOAL and SevenPlus Forum members as well as some members of the public.
December - Seminar on Spiral Dynamics Integral – seminar open to the public.
GOAL supported UNIDO on a new programme approval process being set up in that organization. A series of 4 seminars were facilitated to clarify the process, responsibilities and criteria for programme approval. (June 2010)
MAIN ACTIVITIES SINCE 2001: available on request.