Thank you for taking part in the Most Significant Change online course. It has been our pleasure to work alongside you and watch you engage with the learning, engage with each other and develop your MSC Design Plan. We hope that you take what you have learned and implement it in a small pilot to test the technique in your own context and to open up conversations in your organisation about how MSC can contribute towards desired outcomes. Keep your MSC Design Plan at hand and have as many conversations about it as you can over the coming weeks to build interest and enthusiasm among your colleagues.
As you work through the process, feel free to keep in touch with us!
An invitation to communicate, review and innovate
Join the Most Significant Changes mailing list to learn more about other people’s experiences. Rick Davies created this in 2000 and it now has more than 200 members. The mailing list has a files section that contains information on MSC usage in a range of organisations and countries since 1993. Please introduce yourself and explain who you are, what you’re doing and what you’re interested in.
Next steps: Apply MSC
When you apply MSC, you’ll need to fine-tune and adapt the process to your local context and program objectives. You will be able to magnify the benefits of doing this if you document your methods and results, and share these with others who use the method.
You might find it helpful to:
- Document your planned use of MSC. This could include noting the rationale for its use and recording the guidelines for how it is to be used.
- Review your actual use of MSC and document your conclusions, especially after a pilot period and preferably at regular intervals.
- Make your MSC documentation available via the MSC mailing list and through other means such as your own website.
Well done and good luck!
Don’t stop at MSC!
Please explore the Clear Horizon Academy to find out about other courses that can help you learn about and practice your collaborative design and evaluation skills.