Holding Space for Culture by Design


May 14, 2024
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm



Open To Public

Join us for our 7th Volume of Facilitation Jam with ATÖLYE Community Member Patrik Somers, who will dive into the pivotal role of cultural and organizational health. The jam will equip facilitators with the knowledge, tools, and strategies to understand, shape, and nurture organizational culture intentionally. We will explore the critical link between culture and value creation while gaining practical skills for fostering cultural health and driving positive transformation. 

This workshop is ideal for social facilitators, change agents, corporate trainers, organizational development professionals, human resources practitioners, consultants, leadership coaches, and facilitators who are interested in values-based culture by design and conscious leadership as strategic priorities for optimal organizational health and value creation that uplifts all life.

By the end of the workshop, participants will:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the fundamental connection between culture, organizational health, and optimal value creation. 
  • Acquire practical techniques and frameworks for assessing and interpreting organizational culture within the Middle Eastern context.
  • Learn to design and facilitate interventions that support cultural transformation and cultivate a healthier organizational culture.
  • Explore strategies for addressing cultural challenges and leveraging cultural strengths to drive enhanced engagement, performance and value creation.
  • Develop an individualized action plan for applying the principles of holding space for culture by design within their respective organizational and community contexts.

About Patrik Somers: 

With four decades of experience in coaching and counselling in the field of education, Patrik Somers has built over the past 15 years global expertise in executive education as a systemic coach, transformation facilitator, and curriculum designer, with a focus on values-based conscious leadership development and culture transformation. Events in his recent years in his outer and inner world led him to the fields of midlife wisdom, trauma healing, interconnectedness and wellbeing for all life. 

Event Details:

📅 Date & Time: Tuesday 14th of May 6:30 pm

📍 Location: ATÖLYE Dubai, Emirates Towers

🎟️ RSVP: This event is free but spaces are limited, reserve your spot now.

☕ Refreshments provided