Enterprising Futures: A new partnership between Sustentare and Schumacher College

I am very happy to be able to provide more details on a new partnership between Sustentare Business School, Brazil and Schumacher College in the UK. This partnership links one of the most progressive business schools in Brazil with one of the most innovative educational institutions in the world.

For more information about joining this module please contact Sustentare. Please click on the image to see it in a larger size. More information about this course in English is provided below.

Enterprising Futures – Exploring Enterprise Models for the 21st Century

Sunday 10th March – Saturday 16th March

With growing economic turmoil and complexity there is a growing interest among business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in the elegant and efficient ways in which natural systems work. Results of this way of thinking include biomimicry, cradle-to-cradle production systems and more collaborative organisational forms. Enterprising Futures examines the rapidly changing world of enterprise and provides the tools for those looking to create their own initiatives and strategies.

Schumacher College

Schumacher College brings together leading international thinkers, students and practitioners to deliver a unique experience of small-group transformative learning. With a focus on interactive and participatory learning, the college offers the practical skills and strategic thinking required to face the economic, social and environmental challenges of the 21st century.

This course is fully residential and participants will be staying in the stunning grounds of Dartington Estate where the college is based.

Dartington Hall and estate

The format of this module has been designed exclusively for participants from Brazil providing them with a unique opportunity to learn how to introduce the most advanced business strategies to Brazilian organisations. Participants will be spending their entire day and evenings with the teachers both learning from them and co-creating with them.

Teachers and Facilitators

Giles Hutchins is a business change agent with over 15 years of business and IT transformation experience at KPMG and Atos International. He is the co-founder of BCI: Biomimicry for Creative Change and the author of The Nature of Business.

Simon Robinson’s review of The Nature of Business

Alan Moore is a charismatic visionary with unique insight who helps organisations and companies address complex challenges and significant and disruptive trends. He is the founder of SMLXL and the co-author of Communities Dominate Brands.

Stephan Harding is a founder member of Schumacher College and holds a doctorate in ecology from Oxford University. He is the author of Terra Viva (Animate Earth) and is the co-ordinator of the MSc in Holistic Science, the cutting-edge masters programme covering complexity, ecology and economics.

Simon Robinson is a consultant and teacher of chaos, complexity, innovation, creativity and sustainability. He is a member of BCI, the editor of transitionconsciousness.org and has a masters degree in Holistic Science from Schumacher College.

Unique features of this module

  • A fully immersive, rich and diverse learning experience
  • Unprecedented networking opportunities and access to teachers
  • One hour one-on-one orientation video call with Simon Robinson to prepare for the course
  • A daily Brazil-only evening debriefing to discuss Brazilian-specific issues during the course
  • A one hour one-on-one post-course consultancy session with Simon Robinson

The course provides the opportunity to experience the deep transformational learning environment in one of the most innovative and creative educational institutions in the world. It is suitable for those who wish to learn about the most current business strategies being developed for a complex, turbulent and sustainable world. It will appeal to those in strategy, innovation, sustainability, technology and investment and those who wish to develop their critical and creative thinking and sense-making skills.

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Giles Hutchins: Ecological Thinking for Business Transformation

Alan Moore: No Straight Lines

BCI (Biomimicry for Creative Innovation)

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