Learning Lab NEW2019-10-22T10:42:21-07:00

Welcome to the Learning Lab!

At Visible Network Labs we are committed to helping people to develop their capacity to build, manage, and evaluate effective networks. Many people today are deeply engaged in the “network way of working,” but there are very few places we can get the Network Leadership skills we need to be successful. The Learning Lab is where we provide in-person workshops, online webinars, product demos, and peer supported learning opportunities to help network innovators move their networks to the next level. Subscribe to our Event Updates so you don’t miss out on any learning opportunities!


Annual Network Innovation Summit

Come discover the future of networks in communities at the 1st Annual Network Innovation Summit. Don’t miss this one-day peer-learning gathering of the latest innovation, mindset shifts, and collective energy around the future of networks in communities.

Network Leadership Training Academy

Here you will roll up your sleeves to get in-depth skill development on how to build, manage, and evaluate effective networks. Join a suite of expert trainers and facilitators, community members and activists, and a whole community of people like you in the network way of working!

Monthly Network Leadership Webinars

Our Network Leadership Series brings you monthly webinars on a variety of topics related to the network way of working. Most webinars feature a guest practitioner from the field, co-hosted by our CEO Dr. Varda. Click below to register for the next webinar!

Group Open Office Hour Sessions

Getting back to our roots as professors and scientists, Office Hours are an informal way to connect and learn with our VNL staff! Join us once a month for a group session with our team to ask questions, get feedback about your work and projects, and learn more about networks!

Coming Soon: The Network Strategy Online Course!

Our team is working hard to develop a new online course to help networks develop data-driven strategies to improve social outcomes! We’ll empower you with the skills and knowledge you need to analyze your network and start translating the data into action. If you’re interested in learning more, register for our Online Course Updates and we’ll send you more information as it becomes available! Email us at learning@visiblenetworklabs.com if you have further questions!

Upcoming Learning Lab Events...

December 5 PARTNER Web Demo

Join our team for a one-hour live demo of the PARTNER Platform! We’ll show you new updates and core features of the tool, explore a case study, and give time for questions. Register HERE.

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Network Innovation Summit (NIS)

Come discover the future of networks in communities at the 1st Annual Network Innovation Summit. Don’t miss this one-day gathering of the latest innovation, mindset shifts, and collective energy around the future of networks in communities.

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New Resources in the Library...

Why most network maps miss the point

Why Most Network Maps Miss the Point

Network maps are becoming more popular than ever, and it’s not surprising at all. People are realizing more than ever how much social connections matter and influence outcomes. Network maps are an easy way to visualize your relationships, and begin analyzing a network of partners.

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Tips for Better Network Facilitation

Three Tips for Better Network Facilitation

Network Stuck? Get Unstuck with a Facilitator! One of the most important, yet overlooked roles in a network is that of a facilitator. A facilitator is a person that makes an action or process easier by keeping discussion and decision-making processes moving along.  Making things

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October 2019 Network Newsletter

                Can’t see images? View this email in your browser Greetings {{first_name}}, We hope October has brought you positive change and growth – it sure has for us! This month in our newsletter, we’re introducing two new members of our

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using data to tell your network's story

Using Data to Tell Your Network’s Story

Using data to enhance a network’s story highlights the impact of collaboration amongst community members sharing a common goal. Networks can use data to demonstrate to partners, stakeholders, and funders how the quality of their partnerships are progressing over time and why working together is

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Meet our New Research Analyst: Kyle Brees!

  This month we welcomed two new staffers to our Projects Team! This week we spoke with the second of our two new team members, Kyle Brees, our new Research Analyst! Click here to see last week’s interview with our new Network Scientist, Dr. Amanda

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