Module 0 - Introducing the course
An introduction to the course, themes, learning objectives and structure.
0.1 - Themes, Goals & Learning Objectives
Here we view the overall themes, goals and learning objectives of the learning journey.
0.2 - How to get the most out of the experience
How to get the most from the course whether you are doing it by yourself, with a partner or as part of a cohort.
0.3 - Team, Disclaimer and Closing
A brief introduction to each of the CoCo Labs team members, how this learning journey is meant to be used, what it is and isn’t meant to provide and wrapping up.
Module 1 - Wellbeing, Complexity and Systemic Change
By the end of this module you will have a clearer understanding of systems, systemic change, the importance of wellbeing for systemic change, and an understanding of your current wellbeing status, including any challenges that you would like to address.
1.1 - A Systemic Change Story
Adam Molyneux-Berry shares his experience in Egypt during the Arab Spring. We invite you to do some reflection on your own experience of creating change and tending to wellbeing.
1.2 - Introduction to Complicated and Complex Systems
An introduction to understanding what we mean by “systems’.
1.3 - Wellbeing
An introduction to a framework for understanding wellbeing.
1.4 - The 8 Domains of Wellbeing
A deeper dive into each element of wellbeing in the wellbeing framework.
1.5 - The Wellbeing Wheel
A tool for reflecting on the state of your own wellbeing using a tool called the “Wellbeing Wheel”.
1.6 - Social Determinants of Health
An introduction the larger systemic factors that influence individual wellbeing, using the World Health Organization’s five social determinants of health.
1.7 - Wrapping Up
Closing Module 1.
Module 2 - The Nervous System and Wellbeing
Having some background about the connection between wellbeing, leadership and systemic change, we introduce you to the central role of the nervous system. By the end of this module, you will understand the role the nervous system plays in effective leadership, the importance of working with your nervous system, and how to identify and regulate the state of your nervous system. You will practice using some simple tools so that you are more consistently able to function from a settled, grounded and, therefore, more effective state.
2.1 - We all get triggered sometimes
The impact on us when we get triggered or “lose it”.
2.2 - Safety, Threat and The Body
How the human nervous system evolved and it’s relevance for us today.
2.3 - How the nervous system works
An introduction to the autonomic nervous system works and it’s impact on us.
2.4 - Polyvagal Theory
Introducing Polyvagal Theory - begin to look more closely at how the human autonomic nervous system.
2.5 - Polyvagal theory part 2: The top of the ladder
More about the autonomic nervous system.
2.6 - Polyvagal theory part 3: The next levels down
And even more about the nervous system!
2.7 - When We Feel Safe
How the nervous system functions when we feel safe.
2.8 - Tools for Self-Regulation
Several exercises to support you in working with your nervous system so you can be more effective in your leadership and your life.
2.9 - Wrapping Up
Closing Module 2.
Module 3 - Relationship & Conversation
With some understanding and tools for regulating the nervous system and cultivating greater resilience, we move into how we can bring that grounding and resilience into the substance of our work. By the end of this module, you will recognize that relationship is a core foundation of leadership, and gain tools to enhance the quality and effectiveness of those relationships. You will also understand and gain some practice in the kind of listening that supports cultivating trust, the key to working together effectively.
3.1 - Trust
Since all work happens through relationship, it’s important to recognize that taking effective action together requires that these relationships be grounded in trust.
3.2 - Conversations: Speaking
Building on the map of your relationships, along with your assessment of the level of trust in those relationships, we now look at how you actually interact in those relationships.
3.3 - Conversations: Listening
In this section we shift focus to look at an often neglected part of conversations, listening.
3.4 - Wrapping Up
Closing Module 3 and the course.