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Holistic Management Training, Buckinghamshire, England, Autumn 2018, 3, 6, or 9-Day Course

November 28, 2018 - December 6, 2018

Host Farm: Bailey Hill Farm, Amersham Road, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, HP8 4RT, UK

Training Venue: Micklefield Hall, Sarrat Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 6AQ, UKEarly Bird Pricing (10% discount) ends on the 24th of October at 5 PM UK 

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Choose the approach that suits you best. Immerse yourself in the 9-day Comprehensive course, or start with the 3-day Fundamentals course, then pick-up the Advanced 6-day course later on.

Level Dates and Time Courses Included
Fundamentals3-Day Course 28 –30 November 2018 9:30 AM– 5:00 PM
  • Holistic Management Fundamentals
Advanced6-Day Course* 1 — 6 December 2018 9:30 AM– 5:00 PM
  • Holistic Financial Planning
  • Holistic Ecological Monitoring
  • Holistic Planned Grazing
  • Holistic Land Planning
Comprehensive9-Day Course 28 November — 6 December 2018 9:30 AM– 5:00 PM
  • Holistic Management Fundamentals
  • Holistic Financial Planning
  • Holistic Ecological Monitoring
  • Holistic Planned Grazing
  • Holistic Land Planning

*Holistic Management Fundamentals, either the 3-day, online, or self-study course, is a prerequisite to all the Advanced level courses.


A new approach is needed to address the most pressing global problems we face today: global climate change, failing agriculture, increased droughts and flood events, catastrophic rates of soil erosion, hunger and poverty, among other disasters, combined with the broadening recognition that our economic models, based on the flawed presumption of infinite growth in a world of finite resources, are inherently unsustainable.This new approach needs to involve a paradigm shift, a whole new way of thinking, because the old ways of thinking have helped create these global problems. Holistic Management is a framework for decision-making that supports individuals and groups to make a paradigm shift.


  • Manage land to improve its health and create a sustainable future for generations to come.
  • Increase profits, stocking rates, and crop yields.
  • Increase biodiversity: native perennials, wildlife, soil microorganisms.
  • Improve quality of life.
  • Mitigate flood, drought and climate change.
  • Whether you are a farmer, conservationist, government employee, business person or informed consumer, this whole landbase, whole system approach to resource management gives you the management tools to understand nature and work with it.

Learning Outcomes by Course

Level Learning Outcomes
Holistic Management Fundamentals3-Days
  • Develop awareness of how the paradigms which underpin Holistic Management are different from conventional paradigms.
  • Develop a Holistic Context to guide your decisions and actions.
  • Gain practical experience with the holistic decision-making process that guides management and is critical to masterful practise.
  • Consolidate learning of the fundamentals of Holistic Management by diagnosing the root cause of a land-based issue, and recommending its treatment.
Holistic Financial Planning2-Days
  • By integrating this simple-to-use, cash-based planning process into your current accounting or budgeting systems, you will be able to increase your profit, improve your quality of life, and increase your land’s health and productivity.
Holistic Ecological Monitoring1-Day
  • Learn two monitoring procedures: Basic Monitoring (qualitative) and Comprehensive Monitoring (quantitative).
  • Gather enough information to keep your management on track in both the short and long-term.
Holistic Planned Grazing2-Days
  • Following the aide memoire step by step, whilst noting each decision on the grazing chart, renders even the most complicated situation simple, and produces the best possible plan.
  • This allows you to manage livestock grazing so that animals stay healthy and productive whilst increasing the biological capital that will sustain your business and livelihood for generations to come.
Holistic Land Planning1-Day
  • Consider new fencing layouts that minimise the number of water points required and that give much greater flexibility in grazing planning and more options for improving animal performance.
  • Anticipate the facilities needed to have in place as animal numbers and herd sizes increase, thus avoiding costly redesigns in the future.

Course Syllabus

The Savory Institute-defined syllabus assures you of gaining the knowledge and experience required to start practising Holistic Management in your context, and is an important first step in the accreditation pathway.➥ Download Savory Institute Accreditation Pathway➥ Download Course Syllabus


Five Savory Institute Ebooks will be emailed to you after you pay the registration fee.


Christopher and Sheila Cooke

Booking and Payment

After payment is made in full:

  • Your space in the class is reserved.
  • You will receive Welcome Letter and five Savory Institute Ebooks by Email.
  • You will be invited to join the Regenerative Online Network (RON), where you can communicate with instructors and other class participants.

Note that VAT does not apply to publicly-offered Holistic Management training courses.


Cancellations made up to 60 days prior to the event Receive a full refund
Cancellations made less than 60 days prior to the event May be exchanged for another booking

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Micklefield Hall
Sarrat Road
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 6AQ United Kingdom
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