What It's All About...

BIG PICTURE

Activate your creative interventions and amplify your change making projects to achieve greater reach and impact.

SKILLS GAINED

  • Explore ways of getting your ideas out into the the world, from the practical steps of project planning to the more conceptual frameworks that help to contextualize activation
  • Engage in self reflection, project evaluation, and iteration
  • Understand ways you and your projects can respond to dynamically evolving systems
  • Learn how to create contingency plans that allow for flexible, rapid adaptation
  • Establish benchmarks and iterative design changes to build stronger, more robust outcomes
  • Boost your agency and move from learner to doer
  • Confidently communicate and activate your personalized changemaking practice – and evaluate it for evolution opportunities.

CLASS OUTCOMES

Designed for those who are ready to move from learner to doer, this course will help you define and build the resilience and capacity you need to be an activated changemaker, leveraging tangible, real-world interventions for positive change. You'll learn ways to get your ideas out into the the world, from the practical steps of project planning through to the more conceptual frameworks that help to contextualize the concepts of activation. The course will guide you in considering how projects and activations may evolve and will help you to develop contingency plans that allow for flexible, rapid adaptation. You'll learn to establish benchmarks and iterative design changes to build stronger, more robust outcomes, and to set up feedback loops that will help make your future interventions more impactful. Riding on your understanding of systems thinking*, this course equips you to unpack the ways that projects respond to dynamically evolving systems, so that you can get your projects activated and amplified in the dynamic evolving systems at play.


*We recommend that you take these courses before diving into this one:

  • Systems Thinking
  • Systems Interventions



Dr. Leyla Acaroglu
Dr. Leyla Acaroglu

Sustainability provocateur and cultural protagonist Dr. Leyla Acaroglu challenges people to think differently about how the world works. As an award winning designer, UNEP Champion of the Earth, sociologist, and entrepreneur, she developed the Disruptive Design Method and designs cerebrally activating experiences, gamified toolkits, and unique educational experiences that help people make the status quo obsolete. Her mainstage TED talkon sustainability has been viewed over a million times, and she leads presentations around the world on activating positive social change through creative interventions and systems thinking.