Discover the ideas
and develop the skills

to lead change
and drive innovation.

Saam is a learning platform for change makers, business innovators and sustainability champions, supporting you to develop solutions to the world’s most complex problems.

Through online Challenges, inspiring role models, leaders and experts offer you practical and step by step guidance, to immediately apply to whatever you’re working on.

There are millions of people like you. Join a growing community of change makers across companies and industries, and create the future, together.

Pick your Challenge

We believe in the power of stories rather than on long-winded lectures. Saam Challenges take 10 or 30 days to complete and include videos, audios and articles created by the expert.

You can learn on Saam at your own pace, whenever you want, from anywhere on any device.



A handful of bold individuals are successfully addressing today’s greatest social and economic challenges: people like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Richard Branson. What characteristics do these individuals share that enable them to change our world? Find out in this 10-day Challenge!

Curious Leaders 101

How do leaders inspire their teams, challenge the status quo and have those dreaded conversations with ease? The secret is curiosity. In this 30-day challenge, you’ll discover the 3 Curiosity Skills and why they are essential to effective leadership.

Sustainability Leadership

If you want to grow a career in Sustainability, what competencies do you need? And how do you spot opportunities for developing them effectively? This 30-day Saam Challenge, facilitated by 8 sustainability leaders, helps you to map your path to sustainability leadership.

Find Your Next Big Idea

How do innovators manage to spot the opportunities for industry revolution that everyone else seems to miss? Contrary to popular belief, there is a method for finding ideas: The Four Lenses of Innovation. In this 10-day Saam Challenge, you’ll discover this groundbreaking method and apply it to find your next big idea.

Understanding Desire

Can brands move beyond selling things of short-lived value, and rather help people find what they actually want? Yes, brands with purpose do that. This Saam Challenge offers you an in-depth understanding of our deeper human desires, so that you can challenge your brand to lead the way to a sustainable future!

Upcoming Challenges

  • Creative Thinking – Cafe Style Speed Training
  • The Pendulum: Predict The Future Using Patterns from The Past – Michael Drew
  • And much more… Scroll down and let us know what you want to learn and from whom!


Check back soon – we’re finding the best experts to share world-changing ideas which are crucial for us to understand to be effective in our journeys of change.

Think of topics like the Circular Economy, Sustainable Development Goals, Systems Innovation, Exponential Technologies, Metaphysics and Leadership. Please let us know what we should cover and whom we should ask to teach via the survey below.

Have an interesting story, actionable framework or powerful method to share? Contact us to explore publishing your Saam Challenge!

Saam is the collaborative learning platform for business innovators who are passionate about leading change – regardless of industry, function or role.

Facilitated by experts and leaders within the fields of innovation, leadership and sustainability, Saam Challenges inspire and teach people how to develop sustainable solutions for the world’s most complex problems.

By facilitating individual reflection, individual action and social collaboration, Saam offers a highly engaging and effective learning experience, equipping individuals with the knowledge, tools and support that they need to succeed as leaders for change.

We are limited only by our imagination and our will to act.

Ron Garan

What ideas or skills do you want to learn?

With your feedback, we aim to make Saam the #1 learning platform for change makers and business innovators.

In return for answering 6 short questions, you’ll get free access to one Saam Challenge of your choice.

Share your feedback and show some love via our survey – just click the button at the right. THANKS!

10509760_662005067221358_6690167872936900317_nHans Balmaekers
Founder saam