The course “Understanding and designing progressive organizational structures” is a 6-week intensive online course to help you learn all about progressive organizations. We’ll explore case studies of some of the world’s most pioneering organizations and help you to translate the lessons to your (client) organization.
What you will learn
Explore some of the world’s most pioneering organizations in detail. You’ll learn how these progressives approach elements such as purpose, principles, roles and responsibilities, decision-making, and self-managing structures.
This course features four in-depth case studies presented in text, video, animation, live sessions, and homework. You’ll learn from Buurtzorg, Haier, Viisi, and ner Group. Plus, one the world’s most radical transformation companies, K2K, will help you explore transformation strategies.
Each week you’ll be given homework and exercises to translate the lessons you learn to your (client) organization. There’s a live session with fellow students each week to reflect, learn and digest.
A maximum of 20 students may enroll per cohort. Plus, one scholarship is available in each cohort for someone working at a charity, NGO, or similar.
The course takes place online. There are two live sessions per week. All other content can be accessed in your own time.
Each week you'll receive new content. Here's what you can expect:
5 exclusive Q&A sessions with pioneers to deep-dive into the world's most progressive workplaces.
Weekly live sessions to discuss, reflect and learn together with classmates from around the world.
50+ hours of exclusive on-demand content presented in text, video, animation, and homework.
Join events, form groups around specific interests, join discussions, and share your progress.
This course is facilitated by Emma de Blok (community lead at Corporate Rebels). Joost or Pim (co-founders of Corporate Rebels) join the peer learning sessions to share their insights of 5+ years of research into the world's most progressive organizations.
Course dates for the live sessions of 'Cohort 6':
- Tuesday Mar 8, 2022 3pm-5pm CET
- Thursday Mar 10, 2022 3pm-5pm CET
- Tuesday Mar 15, 2022 3pm-5pm CET
- Thursday Mar 17, 2022 3pm-5pm CET
- Tuesday Mar 22, 2022 3pm-5pm CET
- Thursday Mar 24, 2022 3pm-5pm CET
- Tuesday Mar 29, 2022 3pm-5pm CEST
- Thursday Mar 31, 2022 3pm-5pm CEST
- Tuesday Apr 5, 2022 3pm-5pm CEST
- Thursday Apr 7, 2022 3pm-5pm CEST
- Tuesday Apr 12, 2022 3pm-5pm CEST
- Thursday Apr 14, 2022 3pm-5pm CEST
The course is run on a self-developed platform. It’s the place to access course material, communicate with fellow students, and work on assignments. Plus, we use video conferencing for the live sessions.
Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll receive more information for onboarding.
A word from our alumni
01.What is the Corporate Rebels Academy?
The Corporate Rebels Academy is the ultimate platform to learn about progressive ways of working. It’s where you can learn directly from more than one hundred of the world’s most inspiring organizations.
After years of research, we have distilled how to successfully challenge the status quo of traditional workplaces. Together with the pioneers we’re offering a wide variety of courses that can help you radically change the way you work.
Content is highly diverse and (as appropriate to the course) is provided through animations, video interviews, case studies, live sessions, project work, workbooks and assignments.
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02.What is Corporate Rebels?
Corporate Rebels is a company, a movement, a blog, a book, and much more. What’s more important is why we do what we do. That’s to make work more fun.
For more than five years we’ve been visiting and researching more than one hundred of the world’s most progressive organizations to understand how to create better workplaces. We share what we learn on our blog.
03.What does the learning environment look like?
In essence, the learning platform has two main functions:
Course content: It’s where you find an overview of the courses you’ve purchased. Plus, the place where you learn through written content, videos, animations, assignments, etc.
Community: It’s where you connect with likeminded people from around the world. You can join events, form groups around specific interests, participate in various discussions, and share your progress.
04.How do I apply?
05.When do courses take place?
We provide two types of courses:
Cohort-based courses: These courses are part live, part on-demand. Check out the course page for information on dates, times, and time zones.
On-demand courses: These courses take place whenever you want. You pay, get access, and study in your own time.
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06.What does it cost?
Each course has its price. You pay for the course(s) you’d like to follow, and get access to the content for 365 days. Plus, each course includes a complimentary community membership for one year.
Check out the individual course pages for more information on pricing for the course(s) you'd like to follow.
07.Will I be charged tax?
All prices are exclusive of taxes. Taxes depend on various factors. During the payment process you'll see which taxes are applicable to you.
08.Do you offer scholarships?
Yes, we do. In each cohort of the course “Understanding and designing organizational structures” we offer one scholarship for an individual working at a charity or non-profit organization. If awarded, the tuition rate is €500.
To apply, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know how you’d use the course to increase impact at your organization.
09.Can I join with my team/client(s)?
Yes. We also run courses exclusively for specific teams or organizations. Some teams prefer to learn together as it helps them to apply the lessons learned as a team. Plus, advisors and consultants have the opportunity to run cohort-based courses with their own clients. Contact us at email@example.com for more information.
10.Can I get the course fee reimbursed by my company?
Most of the students have been reimbursed by their company. To get you started, here's a template you can use to convince your manager.