Webinar Series: Pocket Guide to Learning Teams 11.30am session

10/03/2021 11:30am to 12:30pm

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Brent Sutton and Glynis McCarthy will present a 3-module series as a ‘Pocket Guide to Learning Teams’. These sessions are for people to gain knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of Learning Teams.

Learning Teams encourage curiosity, teamwork and understanding and can be used to learn from normal work as well as incidents.

Wed 03 Mar - Session 1: The 5 Principles of Learning Teams
Wed 10 Mar - Session 2: The 3 Modes of Learning Teams
Wed 17 Mar - Session 3: Engaging Leadership/The Role of the Facilitator.

Learning outcomes for Session 2:
  1. Understanding the difference between organisational and worker learning?
  2. What impedes learning when learning from events and accidents versus learning from everyday successful work?
  3. Why physiological safety is important for workers when learning from events and accidents?
  4. How does organisational and worker learning occur during management of change?
  5. How does organisational and worker learning occur during everyday work?


Brent works in partnership with organisations in the commercial, government and education sector. Brent is well regarded as a safety coach and for taking organisations on a learning journey to understand how workers are seen as the solution, how to engage people and leverage their skills so that worker participation becomes a new way of running an organisation.

Brent is the project architect for New Zealand's most significant Court Ordered Project Order granted under the Health and Safety at Work Act, which is to develop, train and implement a Learning Teams framework for the maritime industry.

Brent is one of the authors of the new book "The Practice of Learning Teams: Learning and improving safety, quality and operational excellence.", with a foreword by Dr. Todd Conklin, released August 2020. He is also a host of the weekly podcast series on Safety FM called "The Practice of Learning Teams".

BIO: Glynis McCarthy

Glynis has over 20 years experience in developing tailored solutions to help employees work smarter and safer. She has worked across a diverse range of industries, including manufacturing, hospitality, service, health and education.


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