THE FUTURE ...
BECOME VUCA PROOF
WHAT IS VUCA?
It’s become a fancy acronym: VUCA, short for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, and a container for “Hey, it’s messy out there!” It’s also misleading: VUCA blends four distinct types of challenges that demand four distinct types of responses.
That makes it difficult to know how to future-proof organisations and cities. It is easy to use VUCA as a showstopper, a way to drop the hard work of change and development. After all, you can’t prepare for a VUCA world, right? Actually, you can. Like biological species, organisations and cities are complex adaptive systems that continuously evolve, adapt to change and prepare for the unknown.
HOW TO PREPARE?
Today's challenge is to shape VUCA proof organisations and communities. How? Start to change mindsets and explore different approaches. Successful change leaders use frameworks which are built on new disciplines in science such as evolutionary biology, complex adaptive systems and design thinking.
The VUCA CANVAS is such a framework. Carved in colorful canvasses and inspiring workshop formats. Seamlessly designed to stimulate conversation about shaping viable organisations and communities. Multiple projects show deep change and tangible impact. Easy to use and ready to go.
The VUCA CANVAS is a framework, a set of canvasses and a workshop format. It is designed by Rik Berbé in close cooperation with practitioners and clients in various countries and continents. The development is an ongoing proces together with universities and researchers.
The approach is actively applied by a community of certified practitioners working with clients globally. Please feel free to reach out. We are happy to tell you about our work, projects and experiences.
Rik Berbé, concept designer & network facilitator
HOW CAN YOU BENEFIT?
Shape a viable organisation or community. Become responsive to shocks. Increase adaptive capacity. Embrace emergent behavior. Use new language and powerful narratives. We support teams globally to start applying the VUCA CANVAS by facilitating interactive high-impact workshops. Please contact us and we can start co-creating an amazing learning journey.
Do you want to use the canvasses in your practice? We organise training sessions for practitioners. You will be provided with the full set of skills and materials, combined with the confidence necessary to successfully facilitate workshops for your clients. More information about training opportunities below.
Joris van den Berghweg 103
1067 HP Amsterdam