BarCamp and Open Space training methods
“BarCamp” and “Open Space” are large-group methods used in groups with a large number of participants to
Difference between BarCamp and Open Space
The format “BarCamp” is especially suitable for the exchange of knowledge and experience. The setting of an “Open Space” conference additionally allows for the development of action plans and strategies.
Both methods are suitable for numbers of between 12 and 1000 people.
Details on the procedures can be obtained here:
Many participants are wondering about the Open Space method and BarCamps:
Our BarCamp and Open Space trainings
In our BarCamp and Open Space trainings you learn
For whom is the training suitable?
The training is aimed at anyone who is interested in using the large-group format “BarCamp” and the very similar large-group method “Open Space”. Our participants come from a variety of different sectors and different careers: trainers, trade fair organizers, advisors, specialist employees, executives, software developers…
Anyone can and should take part,
Our training approach
Our BarCamp and Open Space trainings are always tailored to the previous knowledge and the background of the participants. As a first impression of how your individual training may look like, here is a first “rough overview”:
- Intensive input
- In-depth discussion
- Evaluation and transfer into your own professional field
Exercises: implementing a training “BarCamp” (“practical application”)
- Participants take on different roles and can thus “experiment”
- >–> “Learning by doing”
- Observations and learning experiences
- Collect and answer any questions
- Answers and essential findings are visualized on a flip chart (>–> photo log)
Fields of application
- When is this method appropriate, when not?
- Similar methods
- Which variation for what purpose
- Consolidation: examples of practical application
Transfer: development of a common schedule and “step by step” visualization of the planned event
- Consolidation of the training content
- Transfer against the background of a first “own” event
Our training is based on the “action learning” approach
- Clear and easily understandable
Discussion and consolidation
- Enrichment through contributions by the participants
- Clarification of comprehension questions
Interactive learning setting
- Practical exercises based on “real-life scenarios”
- “Learning by doing”
- Reflection and evaluation
- Variations and suggestions for improvement
- Capturing and visualizingessential insights
- Download of the learning materialsand all documentation as well as “live” flip charts of the training from our secure document platform
Free initial consultation
Not convinced yet? Test us with a free initial consultation:
- We discuss your challenge
- We will outline possible solutions
- We prepare a rough concept for a solution finding process
- Calculation of the costs included
Here you get all the information you need:
Our offer in large group facilitation
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