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Cynefin® 110: Domain models (3x3s)

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The Cynefin framework is a sense-making tool used to help individuals and organisations understand and navigate complex systems and problems. Developed by Dave Snowden, a UK consultant and researcher, the framework is based on the idea that different types of systems require different approaches to decision-making and problem-solving. The Cynefin framework is used by individuals and organisations across a range of fields, including business, government, and healthcare, to help them understand complex systems and make more effective decisions.

This Learning Module provides a basic introduction to the Cynefin® framework and how it can be applied in organisations across a range of application areas. The content is an ideal starting point for anyone wanting to begin to develop a more detailed understanding of navigating complex systems by Cynefin Framework. At its most basic, Cynefin Framework improves decision-making during periods of both, accelerated change, as well and stability.

You will get six months of access to the learning platform, so you can finish your studies or revise later, wherever you want.

In this course:

Module 3: CYNEFIN® 110: DOMAIN MODELS (3×3)

Cynefin 110 offers an opportunity to dive into the qualities and aspects of the Clear, Complicated, Complex, and Chaotic domains of the Cynefin framework. These models help individual contributors, supervisors, or senior leaders understand how they manage within and across these four domains. Awareness of warnings signs and risks within each domain is highlighted and suggestions are offered for handling situations where these signs are appearing.

By taking this learning module you will be able to:

  • A better understanding of the qualities and dynamic nature of each domain
  • See potential risks in how your organization, team, or unit is being managed or is operating
  • Identify more legitimate and effective ways of managing within each domain

Completion time for this module depends on the pace at which a subscriber processes the content and/or exercises. Typical completion time is 75 to 90 minutes (cumulative time not factoring in any stop time).

Cancellations / Refunds / Transfers

Tickets are non-refundable and non-cancellable. Training applies to registered individuals only and training material access by non-registered users is not permitted. If you have further questions, please Contact Us Here

The Cynefin Framework - Explanation

Since there’s no better way to let you discover the framework than by listening to Dave himself, here is a video of him doing so:

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for people who work in constantly evolving, dynamic situations, dealing daily with uncertainty and risk, and looking for an enhanced compass to lead, manage and build teams and organisations that are both resilient and innovative. Whether you work in an organisation navigating intractable problems or are a consultant looking to include complexity principles into your practice – or if you are simply complexity-curious – these virtual Cynefin self-study online courses are for you.

More Advanced Course

Virtual Cynefin® Basecamp is an immersive experience of complexity, introducing participants to the application of the Cynefin framework and its tools and methods through first-person participation. Currently offered in a highly engaging virtual environment, this course is a “must do” learning opportunity for those new to complexity and Cynefin®. For those who are well-read in the subject but want to refresh their knowledge, this course offers an opportunity to engage with others in learning about Cynefin practices in today’s context.


About the Cynefin Company

The Cynefin Company (formerly known as Cognitive Edge) was founded in 2005 by Dave Snowden. We believe in praxis and focus on building methods, tools and capability that apply the wisdom from Complex Adaptive Systems theory and other scientific disciplines in social systems. We are the world leader in developing management approaches (in society, government and industry) that empower organisations to absorb uncertainty, detect weak signals to enable sense-making in complex systems, act on the rich data, create resilience and, ultimately, thrive in a complex world.

Cognitive Edge Ltd. & Cognitive Edge Pte. trading as The Cynefin Company and The Cynefin Centre.


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