Antioch University Whole Systems Master's Program  
California Institute of Integral Studies  
Saybrook Insitute in Human Systems Design  
Santa Fe Institute:   
Schumacher College:    
The Global Eco-village Network (GEN) .   
Bionomics: Economy as Ecosystem.   
The Center for Excellence in Nonprofits   

A) Degree Granting Institutions   

Antioch University Whole Systems Master's Program 
Whole Systems Design integrates the following areas of learning: Wholism - a unified 
way of being and perceiving , involving all dimensions of one's experience; Systems 
Theory- recognizing and describing complex and dynamic patterns found in natural, 
created and human systems and Design- combining creative inquiry with innovative 
leadership. Their Organizational Renewal Program in Whole systems is one of a kind in the US and throughout the world. It's designed for people who want to make a difference as leaders of change in organizational systems--whether they be managers, consultants or external consultants to organizations. Whole systems Design triggers healthy change in complex multidimensional social systems, grounding effective action in a human interactive atmosphere of ethical and aesthetic responsibility. Whole Systems Design Programs are based on a design process which engages students in experiential learning, self-exploration, and professional development. Antioch founded in Ohio in 1853 ha, since its inception, ensured an education truly integrated with personal values and goals. Their brochure notes that Antioch encourages in its students a sense of purpose beyond individual careers, toward consciousness and 
commitment to social change both locally and in the world community.  
Antioch has campuses in both the west and the east- The Organizational Renewal 
Program is found only on the North West- Seattle Campus.  

California Institute of Integral Studies 
The Philosophy and Religion program brings together the study of the philosophical and religious traditions of both East and West. Courses offer students a wide range of 
spiritual and philosophical viewpoints and allows them to pursue rigorous study in their chosen philosophical or religious field. Available concentrations are in Asian & 
Comparative Studies, Women's Spirituality, and Philosophy, Cosmology, & 

Saybrook Insitute in Human Systems Design 
The mission of Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center is to provide a 
unique and creative environment for graduate study, research, and communication in 
humanistic psychology and human science, focused on understanding, and enhancing the human experience. Applying the highest standards of scholarship, Saybrook isdedicated to fostering the full expression of the human spirit and humanistic values in society. Saybrook is a regionally accredited (WASC) graduate school and research 
center located in San Francisco, California, which offers master's and doctoral degrees in Human Science and Psychology. Saybrook focuses its academic programs on studying the human experience. Saybrook has been educating mid-career professionals to foster humanistic values in the work place and the community for 27 years. Many students entering Saybrook work in human science occupations or in professions such as business, law, academia, architecture, or the helping professions. They use their graduate degree from Saybrook to help bring about personal and societal change. 

B) Courses and Workshops:   

Schumacher College: 
Schumacher College was founded in 1991 on the conviction that the world view which has dominated Western civilization has serious limitations and that a new vision is 
needed for human society and its relationship to the earth. The College offers rigorous 
inquiry to uncover the roots of the prevailing world view ; it explores ecological 
approaches that value holistic rather than reductionist perspectives and spiritual rather 
than consumerist values. Through interdisciplinary studies , Schumacher College aims to explore the foundations of the new vision. Course teachers in 1997-98 include Fritjof Capra, James Hillman, Joanna Macy, Rupert Sheldrak, James Lovelock , Robert Bly Arne Naess and many more. Courses included are Systems Thinking and Learning for Change; Economics, Ecology and Globalization:A North -South Perspective; Buddhist Economics; Mythology and Metaphor; The Web of Life; Living Body of Earth. Schumacher College is an international centre for ecological studies which welcomes course participants from all over the world, from a wide range of ages and backgrounds The College bears the name of E.F. Schumacher best known for his book "Small is Beautiful" and it seeks to promote the human values he so passionately believed in. Schumacher sought to counteract the dehumanizing impact of the Western industrizlied way of life through developing modest initiatives based on what he called the human- scale, conjoining the spiritual and the practical.  
For  further details of Schumacher College and its courses, please contact: 
The Administrator, Schumacher College, The Old Postern, Dartington, Totnes, 
Devon TQ9 6EA, UK Tel: +44 (0)1803 865934; Fax: +44 (0)1803 866899; Email: 

The Global Eco-village Network (GEN): along with mom. 
Sponsor variety of workshops on range of topics relating to estalbishing and managing 
"Ecovillages" e.g. Introductory Steps in Eco-village design; Financial Considerations and infrastructure; Ecological Design considerations; Social aspects; conflict resolution and so on. 

Bionomics: economy as ecosystem: 
An online graduate-level course in Bionomics: Economy as ecosystem.   
There's an extensive web page about the course at above website.: 
Bionomics Institute home page at: 

The Center for Excellence in Nonprofits: 
The Center for Excellence in Nonprofits is a learning community of nonprofits with 
programs in leadership development, systemic change, continuous  
improvement and best practices.  

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