OpenSpace Beta Certification - in English

Next date:

13/14 July 2021 - Wiesbaden/Germany, at Studio Red42 - facilitated by Silke Hermann & Niels Pflaeging. Info below!

In-house certifications: Available internationally, in 4 languages, upon request. 

  • Format: 2-day workshop. Workshops in Wiesbaden start at  10.00hs on the 1st day and end at 17.00hs on the 2nd day.
    Max. group size: 12 participants
  • The workshop character:  This qualification is based on iterative-discursive didactics - in alignment with the content.
    The didactics consist of three elements: 1. Lean input of content. 2. Deepening in small groups or constellations 3. Discourse about insights, and deepening dialog. During our qualifications, we do not use PowerPoint, nor lecturing.
  • Your host: Silke Hermann or Niels Pflaeging, Red42
  • About the qualification content:
    • Focus Day 1: Beta and the BetaCodex – what is the content, what are the principles, what is the context?
    • Focus Day 2. OpenSpace Beta – deepening reflection of method, structure, and required elements
  • Your preparation:
    • Reading the OpenSpace Beta handbook prior to the qualification is indispensable!
    • This is not a qualification in the OpenSpace large-group method! We expect you to have at least first experiences with applying OpenSpace; qualifications for OpenSpace should be taken prior to this course.
      We recommend the online qualification with Daniel Mezick.
    • We will provide a list of important reading materials to you ahead of the course, that you should make use of to prepare in advance.
  • Certification:  Certification is granted through course participation - participants receive a participation certificate after the workshop and are allowed to carry the title OpenSpace Beta Practitioner.
  • Locations:. Qualification courses are offered at Studio Red42, Matthias-Claudius-Strasse 16, 65185 Wiesbaden, Germany. They may also be run at a location of your choice - to be discussed.
  • Participation fee for open qualification courses: EUR 1.500,00, plus a EUR 70,00 meeting fee for drinks/snacks/lunches, plus VAT.
  • Upon registration for any public OpenSpace Beta Certification workshop, you will receive 1 copy of the OpenSpace Beta handbook, and 1 OpenSpace Beta timeline poster, as well as an invoice.

Registration for public workshops by email to Claudia Keller, - first come, first served. 

We would be happy if your share this invitation with others and gather further participants!


In-house certifications upon request. Courses in English will be delivered by Silke Hermann or Niels Pflaeging, certifications in Spanish and Portuguese will be delivered by Niels Pflaeging