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Learning Lab NEW2019-10-01T11:32:35-06:00

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!

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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!

Monthly
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...

October 24th PARTNER Web Demo

Using new tools and technologies can be confusing! We want to make sure that our users have all the support they need to make the decision to purchase VNL tools and to seamlessly get started right away. Our VNL team of Network Scientists host monthly

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November 14 Office Hours

Office Hours is a monthly, free group-learning session open to all our community members! Join our team of network scientists to ask questions, get feedback, and learn about network science, leadership and evaluation topics! Held monthly, second thursday of the month at 10am!

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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...

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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Collaborating on PARTNER Projects

A common request that we receive from users of the PARTNER Platform is the ability to share a project with another user.  In the legacy PARTNER Tool, the only option to achieve this goal was to have multiple users sharing the password to a single

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Defusing and De-escalating Conflict in a Network

Defusing and De-escalating Conflict in a Network

If you’re part of a network of organizations working towards a common goal, you know that conflict and discord is inevitable. While we often agree on a great deal, no two partners agree on everything. When making major decisions, about long-term strategy, goal-setting or funding,

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How to Leverage Value in your network

People collaborate for a simple reason: We find value from building networks with other individuals and organizations. We can do more together than we can alone. However we often view value one-dimensionally through the context of our needs. For example, if we feel we need

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How to Survive Change: Trust is the Key

How to Survive Change: Trust is the Key

My wife and I have a tradition of watching the sunrise together every year on our anniversary. The first time was on the day we got married. Like most couples, we had planned to spend the day apart until meeting at the end of the

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