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PCT 201 - Core Competencies of Process Consulting (Winter 2022)

  • Friday, January 21, 2022
  • Friday, February 25, 2022
  • 6 sessions
  • Friday, January 21, 2022, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (CST)
  • Friday, January 28, 2022, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (CST)
  • Friday, February 04, 2022, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (CST)
  • Friday, February 11, 2022, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (CST)
  • Friday, February 18, 2022, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (CST)
  • Friday, February 25, 2022, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (CST)
  • Virtual through Zoom


  • This is the discounted option for Design Group International consultants.
  • Partial payment option for DGI members taking the course, with a $900 down payment (50%) and the remainder due on the first day of class.
  • This option allows registrants to pay 20% up front, with the remainder due by the first day of the course. If interested, reach out to [email protected], as this option requires a code.
  • This option allows registrants to pay 50% up front, with the remainder due by the first day of the course. If interested, reach out to [email protected], as this option requires a code.


How can we recognize a person who is excellent at Process Consulting? The quick response is:

  • Listening to the client rather than telling them what to do
  • Helping the client rather than doing so the client doesn’t have to take responsibility
  • Learning beside the client rather than regurgitating information that is already accessible

Listening, Helping and Learning break down into twelve core competencies identified by the Standards and Ethics Committee of the Society for Process Consulting. 

Professional Process Consultants cultivate these core competencies as they serve their clients. Even more,  the understanding and intentional cultivation of these twelve competencies distinguish a person as having completed advanced training and status in the Process Consulting profession.

Anyone who wishes to have a consulting vocation marked by the craft of Process Consultation benefits from this career-transforming curriculum. Anyone who wishes to have better relationships with the consultants with whom they must work will find this well worth their investment.

Course Description
PCT201 is the definitive course for the core competencies of Process Consulting, providing insight and practical application for Process Consultants and for anyone invested in making a consulting relationship work successfully.This concentrated, 6-week cohort is scheduled for January 21, 2022  - February 25, 2022 with each session taking place from 1:00-3:00pm CST on Fridays. 

The course is a student-centered, inquiry-based cooperative learning experience with a group of peers, facilitated by Mark L. Vincent, Founder of Design Group International, and the Society for Process Consulting.

At the end of the course, each participant will be equipped to earn the Advanced Process Consultant™ credential based on their completion of the course work and the certification assignment.*

Learning Outcomes 

Session 1 – Listening Actively and Comprehensively
Session 2 – Listening Conceptually and Contextually
Session 3 – Listening Architecturally
Session 4 – Listening Adaptively

Session 5 – Helping: Client-centered
Session 6 – Helping: Client-Owned and Inspired
Session 7 – Helping: Client Specific
Session 8 – Helping: Client Success

Session 9 – Learning in Partnership
Session 10 – Learning toward Wisdom
Session 11 – Learning to Exchange
Session 12 – Learning toward Posterity

Each participant will actively engage through discovery, reading, reflection, weekly group and dyad discussions, and brief written assignments. Coursework is managed through the Society Membership portal with conference calls and video conferencing hosted by the course facilitator. This course is delivered weekly across six weeks covering two sessions each week. 

About the Facilitator

Mark L. Vincent, PhD, EPC is the creator and facilitator of PCT101. Mark is the Founder of Design Group International and the Society for Process Consulting. His work is in Executive Advising with company owners, CEOs, Executive Directors and Boards.  He facilitates Maestro-level leaders cohorts, a special initiative for Third Turn Executives, and is a host of the Third Turn Podcast. He is often found drinking coffee and in conversation with leaders in and around Boise, Idaho and the Lake Michigan shoreline of Wisconsin. The September 2021 cohort will be Mark’s 25th group to participate in PCT 101.

Read Mark's full bio here

*PCT101 is a prerequisite to be granted the Advanced Credential, but these courses can be completed simultaneously or in reverse order. If you wish to participate in PCT 201 but have not yet completed PCT 101, you will have up to 18 months after completion of PCT 201 to take PCT 101 as well and earn your Advanced Process Consultant certification.

We look forward to seeing you in PCT 201!

Questions about the Society?

Email [email protected] or call 1-877-771-3330 ext. 2.

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