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Certificate in Engaging Hypercomplexity

Equipping you with the insight and tools to successfully navigate and thrive in hypercomplexity

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Being able to see clearly through the complexity and rapidity of change is an essential skill for engaging a world that is increasingly interdependent and interconnected. In order to be effective and successful in these challenging times, we need maps, tools and strategies to identify and address these underlying dynamics and patterns. This certificate is designed to give you these skills.

Core Competency Development

By the end of this Certificate program, you should be able to:

  • Provide a penetrating and in-depth analysis of current global affairs
  • Align yourself and your projects with core principles of life bringing more natural growth and development
  • Scan large amounts of information and distil out the important knowledge and wisdom
  • Communicate effectively when faced with diversity and complexity
  • Develop and implement a pathway for personal self-mastery that increases your positive impact

Career Possibilities

  • Educator
  • Journalist
  • Sustainability leader
  • Consultant cross-sector
  • Transformation facilitator


Your Instructor


Dr. Paul Ray
Dr. Paul Ray

Dr. Paul H. Ray received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Anthropology from Yale University. He was Associate Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Michigan, Chief of Policy Research on Energy Conservation and Solar in the Canadian Government, and Vice President of American LIVES, Inc.

Dr. Ray is widely known for his groundbreaking research into the cultural phenomenon of what he calls the “cultural creatives.” This research began in 1986 and continues. He is the co-author of The Cultural Creatives, a book which summarizes his original research. His current research includes surveys on developments beyond left and right in politics, which he terms "The New Political Compass." Another current research project involves the design of a wisdom civilization, “The Practical Wisdom Paradigm,” and “The Emerging Wisdom Culture.” He works with NGOs, with new political groups and governments, and with green and socially responsible businesses.


Courses Included with Purchase



The Foundations of Critical Thinking for Learning and Everyday Life
Develop your critical thinking skills to achieve success and contribute to your community
Dr. Linda Elder
$300
Cosmopolitan Communication - Foundations
Effective communication in a complex world
Prof. Dr. Kazuma Matoba
$300
Integral Life Practice
A full set of transformational and easy-to-engage self-mastery practices
Integral Institute
$300
Impact! - the social entrepreneurship pathway
A step-by-step guide to creating your own social enterprise using lean start-up technology
SocioNext
$300
Living in a Living Universe - for Changemakers
the mindset and skillset for creating high impact in our interconnected and rapidly evolving world
Duane Elgin
$300

Original Price: $1,500


All courses, certificates and Learning Journeys are open to lifelong learners and all students for credit toward their degrees and also for certificates.

If ready to register for specific courses, select a registration option below or email Registrar Stacy Newman.

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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the certificate program start and finish?
If you purchase the Lite version, it is completely self-paced and so you decide when you start, when you end and how long you take. If you purchase the Immersive or Academic versions, you take the course with other students and a Course Facilitator. For these versions, there are three starts per year - the beginning of January, May and September.
How long do I have access to the certificate program?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to the courses for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the program?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.