- Explore the three powerful images animating Integral City systems – the integral map, the meshwork, and the human hive.
- Learn the framework of practices and tools that reveal the common patterns that impact the lives of individuals, organisations, and communities within your city.
- Draw on your own and fellow participants situations how the Integral City Toolkit guides you beyond models for Urban Ecovillages and Traditional, Smart and Resilient Cities.
An online introduction to the basic toolkit of the Integral City model.
This course is designed for people who want to learn how the Integral Model can be applied in a practical way to integrate and align the dynamics of their personal and professional lives in city/town/village governance and/or local government, business innovators and/or enterprising leaders and in Civil Society or the Third Sector. This course is for urban practitioners as well as village elders, city staff, regional developers and municipal agencies (including fire, police, healthcare, education, emergency response, justice).
This online training will be very useful for anyone working in the Third Sector, as leaders, staff or volunteers. It is an introductory course for people practising in smaller towns or larger urban centers. It is also offered to consultants, practitioners, and professionals serving urban and regional development who want to explore how an Integral City model can add higher and deeper options to their urban strategies.
In the course, we introduce participants to the 4+1 Voices of the Integral City (Business, Local Government, Civil Society, and Citizens, plus actors from other regional cities). We explore the basic toolbox of the Integral City. The toolkit contains core teachings from the Integral City Book series. We explain the 5 sets of Intelligences that all cities need for coping with local challenges like citizen engagement or global challenges like climate change responses. We offer 5 maps of the city that can be used to align all the scales of interaction from individual expression to neighbourhood meetings to city-wide sustainability. And we use the biomimicry of the beehive to reveal how the 4+1 Voices of the Human Hive can work together for setting priorities and achieving prosperity.
During the training, we will draw upon the research and experience of the Integral City Communities of Practise (in Canada, USA, Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Finland, Mexico, Australia). We will respond to participant questions, curiosities, and learning objectives.
Marilyn is a passionate leader who brings bold and inspired perspectives to her work with community leaders and engaged citizens seeking to generate a thriving future for their community. Among her many accomplishments is the ability to elegantly navigate complexity in its myriad manifestations – including the complex terrain of human development – an emergent yet essential capacity for 21st-century change leaders.Tam Lundy, PhD, Senior Associate, Canadian Self-Regulation Initiative, Beyond Complexity
Marilyn Hamilton PhD, CPA/CGA (ret)
Marilyn Hamilton is the author/innovator of the paradigm-shifting frameworks, research and impact designs of Integral City website, blogs, courses and books (Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive; Integral City Inquiry & Action: Designing Impact for the Human Hive; and Integral City 3.7: Reframing Complex Challenges for Gaia’s Human Hives). Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City Meshworks, lives in Findhorn The Park, Scotland. www.integralcity.com