Imran Chohan

Imran Chohan

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Author: Imran Chohan

Process Facilitation – Business Model Canvas

Welcome back to yet another exciting post on Process Facilitation. Today I will start a small series for Entrepreneurs. As usual you will find all the basics that you need to know. Or at least I think it in this way. I will going to explain one model which now you can guess. Business Model Canvas BMC is a popular model for many companies and by a single search on internet will give you many studies and ways this model can help you.  Many of you probably already know this model and for you it can be a refresher course and I would love to get your feedback on this. The new comers this will help you get started or at least a starting point. Later you can go back and read the rest of the posts. oh and don’t forget to give me your feedback. I am thinking in this post I will tell you about the Model and in the next post I will give you something may be a project to work on and of course you can choose your own project and If you are about to open a company than this is a perfect opportunity for you to work on. Business Model Canvas BMC This Model is presented to us during my studies by my Facilitators so if anybody wants to say thank you...

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Process Facilitation – Organizational Learning – Levels of Communication

Åsa Lindau is an Educationalist and was one of my facilitators during studies. Today’s sharing is from her notes. I hope these basics will help you remember the key concepts and increase your productivity. Today my focus is on graduates. In my opinion these are the people who need more guidance and support so that when they go into the world as employees, entrepreneur they can stay there and be productive. Communication is a key to any problem and that is why once again I am coming back to this topic to prepare you guys. So lets see what we have to discuss today. You are now graduating from the university, high school etc. and you have got knowledge and now you want to be a success. How are you going to do that? Well there are number of things you need to worry about and communication is one part that you can feel to worry about and grasp the basics here with me today. I have discussed in my early posts about the very basic techniques and today is a bit more addition to those. In order to achieve competence you need to do conscious efforts. For example when you start in a real world, you are unaware of the future and you are in unconscious and incompetence state. You are looking for ways to figure out your next steps/step. And...

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Process Facilitation – Organizational Learning – Formal & Informal

Welcome back to the Process Facilitation peeps. We are looking at the roles of individuals and groups in Organizations. Well all these posts are about this but combining the previous two posts with this I am trying to give you a crash course in a detailed form and also in a way that suits the most situations. So please go back at least two posts if you are here for the first time. Visit the two previous Posts below. 🙂 (my new readers) Organizational Learning- Workshop Design and Process Facilitation – Creative Collaboration & Structured Idea Development Okay Let us see what we are going to look at today. Every Organization has a process of teaching and learning. The individual is responsible for the roles in an organization. Here I am only going to share different styles of Learning in an organizations and than it is up to you to decide the approach that you will take on with in your Organization. My aim is that: You should be able to give examples of different forms of Formal, Non-formal and Informal learning I will in the end give you some examples from my groups. I studied during my studies about this and my Facilitators shared these notes with us. I am combining these notes along with my experiences and I am hoping that someone out there like you guys might...

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Process Facilitation – Organizational Learning – Workshop Design

Last time we discussed about Creative collaboration and Structured Idea Development. Now I want to divide it into much smaller parts and the first thing that I want to start with is about achieving your goals by learning some basics of workshops and how to work by using workshop techniques from the start till the end. In my last post I finished with a project that you are asked to do. I mentioned the process briefly on doing the project but now I will explain it in much detail. So the workshop design will help you understand the basics on starting and finishing projects. I also want you to remember the basics of Facilitation. The basics are all the previous posts. 🙂 So if you are new I will suggest that you start from the beginning. Workshop Design The following is from my class and one of our Facilitators made these notes. So I am just sharing them with you. I will repeat the way I did it so it will be fun to do it again with you guys. First of all what is workshop? Can any of you describe it? Okay, let us form some groups and discuss this question among yourself. Come up with a definitions and agree upon one in each group.  I give you 20 minutes for this. Once you have done this you...

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Process Facilitation – Creative Collaboration & Structured Idea Development

So to start the discussion on the process of project first we need to do something. We need to know how are we going to develop our Ideas about the project and how to structure those ideas with the help of creativity and collaboration with in team members. Therefore my Intentions for today’s discussion are: To explore and develop skills to develop creative teamwork and structured idea development. By experimenting with practice, and allowing time for reflection. For the first part we will go through with some discussion on the topic and for the second part you are going...

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