China Society for Action Learning (CSAL) was established in 2016, which was jointly sponsored by Beijing Gene 100 Management Consulting Co. Ltd. and China Training Journals. It provided academic and technical support by the Centre for Action Learning and resources supported by many Chinese action learning leading enterprises.

CSAL

CSAL is committed to introducing international advanced action learning methods and innovating action learning practice and theoretical research in combination with the reality of Chinese local enterprises, so as to train more action learning professionals.

In a short period of five years, CSAL has carried out thousands of action learning facilitation practices in the head enterprises of more than 30 industries in China. This included industries such as banking, insurance, internet, mobile communication, real estate and Fast Moving Consumer Goods, and trained 1,000+professional action learning facilitators.

In order to better promote the development of action learning in China, CSAL and the Centre for Action Learning (CfAL) reached an exclusive strategic cooperation in December 2020. The two organisations formally launched the International Action Learning Facilitator Certification Project together at the end of 2020.

Vision

Become a leader in China’s action learning and pass on the power of China’s action learning to the world.

Mission

Committed to the research, innovation and development of action learning technology, training action learning professionals, deeply practicing and widely spreading in business, education, medical care, public welfare and other     fields to promote organizational development and personal growth.

Value

Seeking truth and being pragmatic, agile and innovating, respecting and tolerance of others.

Certification Officers

Christine Abbott

Director – Centre for Action Learning

Mike Bloodworth

Senior Associate – Centre for Action Learning

Tang Changjun

Director – China Society of Action Learning

Profile

Tang Changium

Tang Changjun is currently the only certified officer of Centre for Action Learning in China. He graduated from EMBA of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and once served as the head of management training in Lenovo Group. It has been more than 16 years since the practice of action learning began in 2006. He is good at developing the leadership of middle-and high-level managers in enterprises by using the mixed methods of action learning, guidance technology and team coaching.

Up to now, he has more than 100 projects experience in consulting, designing and implementing complex action learning projects in more than 30 industries. At the end of 2018, he published the ‘Process Chart for Action Learning’.  At the same time, he organised the translation, revision and publication of seven professional books on action learning. In September 2020, he published an academic paper entitled ‘Using action learning for the development of senior leaders in China’ in Action Learning Research and Practice. He is also the founder of China Society for Action Learning (CSAL).

Qualifications                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

  • ILM Level 5 Diploma in Action Learning Facilitation.
  • ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management.
  • WIAL Certification for Action Learning Coaches (CALC).
  • CSAL (China Society for Action Learning) Master Action Learning Facilitator.
  • INIFAC Certified Competent Facilitator.
Memberships
  • Founder of China Society for Action Learning (CSAL).
  • Member of the Expert Committee of China Training Journals.