This is a tool by the Presencing Institute and part of the Theory U methodology. You can also find other Theory U tools in our toolbox (just search for ‘Theory U’) and on the website of Presencing Institute.

The purpose of a case clinic is to access the wisdom and experience of peers and to help a peer respond to an important and immediate leadership challenge in a better and more innovative way. Case clinics are often used during the prototyping phase of the process. They allow participants to reframe issues and to generate new ways of responding to them.

Case Clinics guide a team or a group of peers through a process in which a case giver presents a case, and a group of 3-4 peers or team members help as consultants based on the principles of the U-Process and process consultation. Case Clinics take place online or in person (where physical distancing measures can be respected) and allow participants to generate new ways to approach a challenge or question.

This tool provides explanatory videos, a step-by-step digital system with timers to guide you through the clinic, and a handout with all instructions to perform the Case Clinic.

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One reply on "Case clinic"

  1. Great practice where you can unpack your own personal leadership challenge in a safe space together with others. This can be done both offline and online.

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