BOOST: A CYCLIC APPROACH
BOOST aims to achieve a long term structural and organizational capacity building. To take ownership of the learning process and to integrate it in everyday operational activities takes time. This is why BOOST develops in a gradual and cyclical manner. Each new cycle capitalizes on and deepens the previous one.
BOOST: A GRADUAL APPROACH
The introduction of the PDCA- circle method , makes it possible to strengthen the capacities of one manner planned , realistic and with available resources , which allows the cr18eation of one climate constant innovation and becoming a learning organization (which is more than the training of individuals).
An important element is to learn lessons experiences lived in a way structured and to integrate them into the organization ( evaluation and capitalization , the last two stage).
A job well begun is half done. Good planning is necessary to obtain realistic and achievable results. In order to get there, BOOST applies a specific method:
– a guided 360° self-evaluation, to identify in a participatory way strengths and good practices and the needs for bettering and also to enhance self-awareness and to instill a sense of ownership of the process.
– the choice of 3 pivotal changes (following the spider web theory), setting a sustainable deadline, taking into account expectations, objectives and available resources (financial, human and logistical), making organizational changes
– a step-by-step action plan and timeline, to operationalize the pivotal changes in a phased manner
During the implementation phase, it is important that the organizations are at the same time closely supervised and monitored. The Contextualized Proximity Support (CPM) offers real time monitoring of the daily operations of action planning and scheduling, integration of learning and training into practice, and last minute adjustments when necessary.adjustments immediate if necessary and the integration of training and learning into practice.
A reasonable amount of time should be dedicated to evaluate the process and the outcomes with all the parties involved, to capitalize on the training and to learn lessons for the whole organization and for future projects. BOOST applies the “rule of 3” to draw every time three practical learned lessons to implement, deepen and develop during the next cycle.
BOOST applies the rule of 3 TO draw every time THREE practical LESSONS LEARNED to implement, deepen and develop during the next cycle.
The learned lessons should become operational. Therefore, experiences, outcomes, training of the first cycle become the foundations for a new cycle in which they can be consolidated, deepened and implemented in the whole organization.