Critical Action Learning 2016

Join us and enhance your understanding of Critical Action Learning

...with Mike Pedler, Kiran Trehan, and Bernhard Hauser.

Following the success of INOC 2016, ODN Europe, INOC & Bernhard Hauser Consulting are proud to offer a one and a half day workshop designed to enhance your understanding of Critical Action Learning (CAL) while further developing our dynamic Community and working on your own challenges in a small group setting.

In addition to growing and shaping the European OD Community, you will:

  • Experience a collective, open learning process steered by critical action learning – “learn with and from each other”.
  • Gain access to an international CAL community, including three of the leading thought leaders of CAL (see attached interview and slides).
  • Apply CAL tools and concepts and immediately to your own case work and professional work designs using peers as solutions-driven resources in small groups.

If you'd like to participate, download the registration form on the right, fill in your details and e-mail it to Mirjam Seher.


Invite from the INOC CAL task force

Learn more about Action Learning

About the Facilitators

Mike Pedler Emeritus Professor at Henley Business School, University of Reading. He is founding editor of the Journal: Action Learning: Research and Practice and a partner in C-alf - The Centre for Action Learning Facilitation.
Mike Pedler met Reg Revans in 1975 and has been working with action learning since that time. He is a partner in C-alf - the Centre for Action Learning Facilitation, founding editor of the Journal: Action Learning: Research and Practice. and Emeritus Professor at Henley Business School, University of Reading UK. He holds Visiting Professorships at Sheffield Hallam and Leeds Beckett University, and is an honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Management Leadership & Learning at Lancaster University.
As a practitioner he is interested in questions of learning and unlearning in systems and organisations, and also with how organising processes can become more effective through the engaging of all those concerned. He works on projects in management and leadership learning, and more generally on organisation development usually approaching these from an action learning perspective. Reflecting on and writing about what he does is an important aspect of his practice.
Kiran Trehan Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development at Birmingham University, and Co–Director of the Enterprise and Diversity alliance (EDA).
Kiran is a key contributor to debates on Critical Action Learning and leadership development, and how it can be applied in a variety of organizational, business and policy domains. She has extensively published a number of journal articles, policy reports, books and book chapters in the field. Her publications are testimony both to the growing importance of this mode of research to organizational development and coaching processes. She has been successful in advancing innovative approaches to critical Human Resource development in large, small and medium size businesses and policy-making circles. Professor Trehan’s work has been supported by grants from a full range of research funding bodies; including research councils, government departments, regional and local agencies and the private sector.
She is member of the editorial board of the Journal Action Learning Research and Practice, and has been Guest Editor in a range of reputable journals and has taken up national advisory roles that shape debates and policy in action learning and leadership.
Professor Trehan’s academic work has achieved national and international research reputation and as a result led to a number of visiting professorships including East China University of Science and Technology, Lancaster and Chester University as well as extensive invited keynote addresses.

The event

Each year, members of the International Network for Organization Development and Coaching (INOC) come together to learn from each other, share insights and develop international approaches and methods for organization development and coaching. Early in 2016, INOC and ODN Europe agreed to cooperate. This workshop offers all INOC and ODNE members as well as everyone interested the opportunity to learn more about Critical Action Learning and at the same time grow together as an active community.


Date: 11 – 12 November 2016 Location: Insel Mühle Hotel, Von-Kahr-Straße 87, Munich Workshop fee: € 335.00 + 19% VAT (€398.65)* Fee includes lunch on both days, drinks and snacks during workshop. Fee excludes travel & accommodation, dinner on day 1.
Mike Pedler, Kiran Trehan, Bernhard Hauser
Members of INOC, ODNE and professionals, who want to participate in building the INOC-ODNE community. Everyone interested in Critical Action Learning.