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Action Learning Sets Training Course

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Who Would Benefit

For those looking to introduce and enhance fast-track talent programmes or improve the capability of line management skills, action learning provides a valuable tool for professional development that can be applied practically in everyday situations. 

Course Description

An action learning set (ALS) is a group of people within a workplace that meets with the specific intention of solving workplace problems. The main aim of an ALS is to come away with a set of realistic actions that will help to solve or understand the issues at hand.


  • CPD Points: 6
  • Recommended No. of days: 1
Learning Outcomes
  • ALS enables learning to take place on several levels:
  • Learning about the wider organisation of which you are a part
  • Learning about group processes
  • Learning about the issue being presented
  • Learning about yourself, the way you work and interact with issues and people
  • Learning how to learn.
The Programme Includes:
  • Benefits of ALS
  • Impacts of Action Learning Sets
  • The role of the facilitator


Setting up ground rules for managing the meeting, which would usually include:

  • Confidentiality
  • Honesty and
  • Safety
  • Terms of reference around attendance and the amount of time each speaker is allowed. 
  • How do the Sets work?


The Key Principles:

  • Committing regular time
  • Learning to ask helpful questions
  • Learning to listen
  • Not giving advice
  • Following the Action Learning Cycle
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