(Online) NVC at Work (in Japanese) [Mar. 13-Apr. 30, 2020]

Bring NVC to organizations and create change in the real world

Over the past few decades, corporate culture has affected a variety of social structures. Bringing NVC skills can make a big difference to organizations, individuals and families. (learn more or register).

Many people spend 40-50 hours or more a week working. If the way that people spent that time changes, how will the world change?

What if you and others around you worked happily, cooperatively, creatively and effectively, caring for and respecting each other? What if you were filled with people who were deeply immersed, lively and passionate?


Dates: 6 online sessions of two hours each (on your computer, tablet, or smart phone)

  1. Friday, March 13: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm ET (your time zone)
  2. Saturday, March 14: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm ET (your time zone)
  3. Thursday, March 26: 6:00 am – 8:00 am ET (your time zone)
  4. Thursday, April 2: 6:00 am – 8:00 am ET (your time zone)
  5. Thursday, April 23: 6:00 am – 8:00 am ET (your time zone)
  6. Thursday, April 30: 6:00 am – 8:00 am ET (your time zone)

TrainerDian Killian, Ph.D.

Location: Online using Zoom, a free and easy-to-use videoconference platform that anyone can use (no special technical skills required)

Cost: 65,000 yen / early discount 58,000 yen

Register: Here

Registration and Questions: contact Makiko Imai 今井麻希

Watch an introductory video by the trainer, Dian Killian.

This program will interest people who:

  • Introduce and promote NVC in workplaces and organizations
  • Those who want to design NVC training for companies and acquire skills to develop as a business
  • Bringing NVC to a corporate body will bring about the next generation of “cultural change” in the company and eventually in the world

About the Trainer:

Dian Killian, Ph.D., is a Certified Trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication, Certified Life coach (graduate of the Coaching for Transformation program) and the founder and director of Work Collaboratively.

Dian Killian, Ph.D.
Dian Killian, Ph.D.

She shares Collaborative Communication (as she calls Nonviolent Communication) with organizations, groups, and individuals in the U.S., Europe, and Asia and has designed and led trainings for diverse organizations from large NGOs and Fortune 100 companies to non-profits and startups.

Her clients have included the U.N. Development Program, New York University, Merck Inc., Johnson and Johnson, HCL Technologies (India), Americorps, and Maryknoll Missionaries, among many others. In addition to her work with organizations, Dian designs and leads workshops and retreats for the general public, including the International NVC Women’s Retreat, which she founded, as well as programs at the New York Open Center, Kripalu, Life Labs, the Omega Institute, and the 92nd Street Y, among others.

Dian is also on the faculty of the NVC Academy. She is the co-author of two books, Connecting Across Differences: A Guide to Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication (in English and German), and Urban Empathy: True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets of NY. Dian is known for her down-to-earth and engaging way of sharing NVC.