Mastering ToP is an intensive skill-building experience from the Institute of Cultural Affairs Technology of Participation (ToP). The year-long program helps you hone facilitation dexterity and leadership capabilities during quarterly intensives,
Deepen your knowledge and have fun while learning new tools, processes
I. Learning Intensives: Each quarter, MToP cohorts meet in-person for three days of intensive work:
Intensive 1: Facilitating Depth Reflection Learn to create participatory environments, and dive into the science behind focused conversation, wave methodology, and image shift methods.
Intensive 2: Facilitating Consensus Building to Build your skills in creating a multi-sensory impact.
Intensive 3: Orchestrating Group Action Co-facilitate Action Planning sessions with real clients and deepen knowledge of Strategic Planning.
Intensive 4: Designing for Transformative Change Learn to design exceptional events, produce effective results and explore integrating other methods.
II. Field Experience: Practice and learning in between intensives
Apply methods between sessions.
Develop a personal inquiry project.
Study materials: MToP Handbook, The Art of Focused Conversation and The Workshop Book.
Those interested in certification can be part of a special cohort group.
III. Mentoring: Group mentor meetings with colleagues
Exchange experiences designing a diverse array of events.
Participate in joint facilitation and observation.
Share feedback to foster growth and insight from mentor facilitators.
This course is for people who want to:
Master facilitative leadership skills
Improve team-building effectiveness
Enhance engagement techniques
Strengthen meeting design competencies
Tap into the creative energy of groups
HueLife uses a sliding scale to improve access for underserved communities. Per-person prices for the mastery program are:
Large Organizations: $5,500
Self-Employed to Midsize Orgs: $4,500
Students to Small NonProfits: $3,500
“MToP transformed my business in ways I never imagined.”
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