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  1. 1. The World Café Community Foundation Signature Learning Program – Level I
  2. 3. <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Context Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the World Caf é </li></ul><ul><li>Experiencing the World Café </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rounds of Conversation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Harvesting Learnings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul><ul><li>The Best of the World Café </li></ul><ul><li>Applications ‘ back at work and home’ </li></ul><ul><li>Final Reflections- Take Always and Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>The World Café Learning Program </li></ul><ul><li>Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Adjourn </li></ul>
  3. 5. The World Café Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations That Matter Translated into 10 languages including Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese & Chinese Selected in January 2010 by Prime Minister of Japan as 1 of 28 books that will be essential to Japan ’s future
  4. 6. The World Café Network of Practitioners around the world 3,000 + Active Members
  5. 7. Purpose of the Workshop <ul><li>Learning about the creative power of conversations </li></ul><ul><li>and coordinated action for positive change by </li></ul><ul><li>experiencing together the World Caf é process </li></ul>
  6. 8. Objectives Competencies <ul><li>Develop a general understanding of the process and principles of the World Caf é </li></ul><ul><li>Experience the emergence of collective learning through the natural process of conversation and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Relate ones own experience of the World Caf é to future personal or professional applications </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to describe in general terms the World Caf é process </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to link results to intention and experience of collaborative exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to assess applicability of the World Caf é to diverse contexts </li></ul>
  7. 9. Expectations What are we expecting for today?
  8. 10. <ul><li>Overview of the World Ca fé </li></ul>
  9. 11. What is the World Caf é? <ul><li>A conversational process methodology that makes visible the collective intelligence of a group </li></ul><ul><li>A collaborative exploration of questions that matter </li></ul><ul><li>A provocative metaphor enabling us to see new ways to make a difference in our lives and work </li></ul>Nancy Margulies
  10. 12. What Happens in a Caf é Conversation? <ul><li>A World Café is a simple yet powerful conversational process </li></ul><ul><li>through which a group of people: </li></ul><ul><li>exchange ideas, </li></ul><ul><li>create new learning, </li></ul><ul><li>develop or strengthen personal relationships </li></ul><ul><li>build community, and </li></ul><ul><li>inspire collective action </li></ul>Nancy Margulies
  11. 13. Conversations Are At the Heart Of The Process <ul><li>We learn, adapt and bring forth our worlds through </li></ul><ul><li>the networks of conversations in which we </li></ul><ul><li>participate </li></ul><ul><li>Humberto Maturana </li></ul>
  12. 14. How does a Caf é Conversation Work? <ul><li>The process goes in rounds of conversation at different </li></ul><ul><li>tables of four people each </li></ul><ul><li>Different questions per round </li></ul><ul><li>As people move from table to table they look for themes, </li></ul><ul><li>connections, and collective insight </li></ul><ul><li>People engage, enjoy the conversation and make new and quality relationships </li></ul>Sherrin Bennett
  13. 15. Caf é Conversations Evolve Around Questions That Matter <ul><li>Conversations that revolve around meaningful questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulate creativity and fresh thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Focus attention and energy </li></ul><ul><li>Lead to better responses and solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Open the door to change </li></ul><ul><li>Lead us into the future </li></ul>Nancy Margulies
  14. 16. Caf é Etiquette Nancy Margulies
  15. 17. A Meaningful Conversation… <ul><li>Take a moment to identify a time when you had a great conversation that made a real difference for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Now share your story with a partner: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What made the conversation possible? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What was different afterwards? And, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What made it meaningful for you? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 18. Whole Group Share Out <ul><li>“ What is a really great conversation I have had in the last year?” </li></ul><ul><li>Share your stories and what made them a great conversation. Work in trios </li></ul>
  17. 27. Final Reflections and Assessment of the Day