Dialogue is inquiry within and between people.
Dialogue differs from other learning methods because it harnesses the collective intelligence through the art of thinking together. Unlike other learning methods which is invested in shaping your views about an issue or topic, dialogue is focused on developing an inquiring mindset enabling you to embrace different viewpoints.
A forum is a virtual space where 4iforum members gather to think. A disruptor will lead the gathering by facilitating dialogue between members.
A disruptor is an expert or thought leader who uses tools and techniques to engage members in dialogue with the specific goal of disrupting their thinking
A collaborative forum gives members exposure to experts who use dialogue to help them to move from best-practice to next-practice thinking. Members will join in rich conversation with peers in a collaborative forum.
A dynamic forum is issue-led and designed to help members explore an issue from a variety of perspectives and enlighten their thinking.
A peer forum is topic-led and is designed to help a community of cross-industry peers meet to question the shared “knowns” in their roles.
An executive forum is designed to disrupt member thinking at a strategic level in a robust, facilitated environment, surrounded by fellow senior peers. It is an opportunity to influence future thinking and energise others to develop strategies to deal with the immediate reality and disrupt the status quo.
A thought forum challenges member thinking in a robust facilitated environment, surrounded by fellow senior peers. It is an opportunity to influence future thinking and energise others, as well as yourself as you develop strategies to deal with the immediate reality and disrupt the status quo.
Our forums are designed to last for either 2 hours or 3 hours.
The green room is a virtual space to arrive, connect and network at the forum event. It is designed to make sure members get the most out of their 4i experience. In the physical world, you will often arrive at a learning event a little early and have an opportunity to chat to the person leading the session or your fellow delegates. Similarly, people will often hang around for a short while afterwards to chat further to their newly found connections or to ask a critical question of the instructor. At 4iforum we want to build relationship between 4i and all our members. The green room It is space where members can bring a drink and mingle and chat to the disruptor and other members.
4iforum sponsors gain access to exclusive content. This includes access to our digital library and premium blog articles written by 4i experts and thought leaders. You will also be able to continue the dialogue in our peer discussion forum and access to exclusive events
As part of your corporate social responsibility activity you may choose to support the wider community. You can support an organisation of your choosing or contribute to organisation’s asking for our help (we call this ‘the hat’). By becoming a corporate Patron you contribute directly to organisations getting support in their time of need. In addition, we guarantee seats at our forums supporting the learning and development for your own leaders.
If you want to you can choose to sponsor a closed forum to support a specific local organisation e.g. a local chain, a charity or businesses on your high street. Simply contact 4iforum here