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Reaching The Summit - Professional Development Market Trend



Why should your organization adopt the principles behind action learning to augment your professional & leadership development programs?

Action Learning is a problem and issue Management methodology used by many major corporations.   

TThe Action Learning process involves a small group working on real problems, taking action, and learning while doing so. It can become a powerful program that creates dynamic opportunities for an organization to operate and learn from.

Action Learning is comprised of a professional facilitator, a workgroup, a problem or issue to solve, a strong sense of urgency to act and a commitment to learn.

One implementation of Action Learning utilizes a six step problem solving methodology

  • Frame the problem

  • Reflective Inquiry

  • Formulate the goal

  • Develop & test strategies

  • Take action

  • Lessons learned

The benefits to the organization are compelling as workgroups effectively solve specific business problems and the organization builds much needed organizational leadership capacity.




The demands on your leaders continue to increase. The bar is going up what are your plans to deal with these challenges?

Cognition Network's service is directed at proactively equipping leadership teams for the challenges they face by challenging each other to keep raising the bar, increasing the level of trust and transparency, encouraging fresh perspectives, breakthrough ideas and innovative solutions, demonstrating a bias for strategic change, reawakening creativity, developing a shared sense of urgency, enhancing the teams level of cohesion and collaboration along with creating a forum for validating decisions.

Your leadership team will show demonstrable progress in their leadership and professional development.

Members create and execute development plans that support organizational objectives and address their needs for soft, technical & business skills utilizing a library of development planning and execution resources.

Cognition Networks delivery model overcomes the weaknesses of traditional approaches creating accountability to the executive sponsor, other workgroup members and to the members themselves. Accelerated leadership development takes place through use of advanced problem solving and issue management methods.

How is your professional development plan working for you?

Cognition Network would like to provide you with an opportunity to further your development. The featured book summary for this market trend article is Action Learning by Michael J. Marquardt



Cognition Network provides high performance facilitation of Professional & Leadership Development through accountability workgroups