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Why take a course with us?

Lived Experience

The lessons we share come from our direct experience working in radically decentralised organisations since 2011.  We’ve supported thousands of people in training workshops in 20+ countries.

Distilled Expertise

We developed the “patterns” to respond to the recurring challenges that emerge in all decentralised teams. Our course materials distill many complex ideas into simple, digestible concepts and practices.

Adapted to You

Learn how to experiment and iteratively improve your ways of working. We’ll show you how to foster a culture of continuous improvement so you can find the organisational structure that is right for you.

Seeking Coaching or Advice?

If you are not sure an online course is for you, we can help you with coaching or advice. Consider us as a thinking partner for your organisational challenges.

We can help you get unstuck and support you on your learning journey, one-on-one, or with your whole team.

Online Course

Patterns for Self-Organising Teams

This is a comprehensive guide to new ways of working, from people who have been immersed in decentralised organisations for a decade. The course is packed with knowledge and useful insights delivered via short videos, practical tools, exercises and curated resources.

Choose your way to learn

You can take the course on your own, join a guided learning group, or bring your team with you.


Learn at your own pace

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of decentralised organising and learn practical tools you can apply at your workplace right away.


For Teams

Learn together

Develop a shared understanding of the challenges & opportunities of working with a decentralised organising model. Get your team started on the path of continuous improvement.

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Guided Program

Learn with others

Connect with other learners in this 3 months learning journey. With facilitated workshops & peer-support.

Next cohort starts: March 2024

What people say about us

Irem Tumer


"The training was the perfect way to equip our team with tools to overcome challenges of organizing in a decentralised and value-driven way. Rich and Nati guided the journey with commitment and positivity at every step and we supported us with their vast experience and knowledge. The atmosphere of safety and trust they created was inspiring and set the tone for our follow-up plans."

Sean Andrew

Forum for the Future

Nicola Round

Adfree Cities

“Participating in The Hum's course brought home and demystified questions of what new forms of governance and organising for change can look and feel like. Their way of grounding theory into practice through simple and clear language, applied learning opportunities and sharing examples from the field encouraged me to try new things out in my own organisational context." 


"I have come away from the course understanding that deciding to have a flat structure was just the first step for us. There is a lot of work to be done to build the structures and processes that we need to thrive. The Hum has given us the tools and the inspiration to help us on this journey. I feel much more confident about trying new ways of organising."

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