40+ Years of Experience. Nearly 40k Trained.
Trusted by the most effective problem-solvers.
Tools for Real-World Issues
We offer digital job aids, monthly webinars, and in-person training.
Digital Job Aids
Students who had our training DECADES ago -- claim they repeatedly turn to our: Citizen Participation Handbook, Needs Assessment Worksheets, Stakeholder/Issues Matrix, Recorded Consent-Building Clinics, and other job aids.
Each month we offer a 45-60 minute Consent-Building Clinic (webinar) to public-sector professionals.
February 12th @ 10am PT
Your public is so diverse there’s NO WAY you can please everyone, except on this ONE issue.
Why You Need This
You might have never known it, but you're a genius waiting to be revealed. With our training, we'll bring the hidden Implementation Genius out of you. No longer will you be held back, your work watered down, or your effectiveness stymied by NIMBY, budget cuts, political gridlock, or public distrust? With a legitimate mission at stake -- conflict and controversy won't stop you any more!
Become Highly Effective
Become Highly Effective
Have us come to your turf -- and exclusively train your team. Select up to 30 people, (with a small charge for each additional attendee) and we'll show you how to make these POWERFUL changes across your whole organization.
Throughout the year we make our introductory courses open to the public. Open-Courses are best suited for those who cannot hire us to do on-site training specifically designed for their team, but are ready to put the power of Consent-Building to use.
We’ll Coach You
We'll Coach You!
Consent-Building Coaches help analyze your problems (relative to credibility, legitimacy, key issues, etc.). Their advice is aimed to serve not just your immediate needs, it is aimed at developing your team's skills, your team's problem-solving expertise.
SDIC 2.0: Systematic Development of Informed Consent
This is a blended course with 2 days of in-person training, and delivery of 4 online modules with peer engagement and direct feedback from the Bleikers
January 29 – 31, 2019
CPO: Citizen Participation by Objectives
*Now taught as 1 of 4 online Modules with the SDIC 2.0 course!
Subscription to Upcoming & Past Clinics
Subscribe for a year of "Live" Clinics, and receive access to ALL past recordings.
gives EVERYONE in your organization access
An annual Clinic Library subscription is $1,370
Past Consent-Building Clinic Topics
You know stuff happens. Even when your team does all it can to avoid screw-ups and mistakes. The thing is — mistakes aren’t what will land you (and your credibility) in trouble with your public… It’s the knee-jerk reaction we all have to them that will actually make matters worse. Here are 3 tips to…
As a Subject Matter Expert, you’re prepared to deal with all sorts of technical problems. But are you equipped to deal with the human conflict integral to public-sector work? Let’s take a look and dig a little deeper by focusing on four key points. 1. Even if your role was said to be of a…