Foundations of Holistic Management Course Bundle


The solution to climate change, drought protection, food reliance, and economical viability lies in our approach to management. At Savory, we believe the solution to these pressing world issues is that management of our land, livestock, and people must be holistic.

Holistic Management uses decision-making and planning processes that give people the insights and management tools needed to work with the web of complexity that exists in nature; resulting in better, more informed decisions that balance social, environmental, and financial considerations.

Dive into the five foundational courses of Holistic Management and learn to think and act for our future.

Estimated Course Bundle Time: 25 HOURS



This course is for:

  • Land Managers seeking to manage land regeneratively
  • Teams who are changing their approach to management
  • Consumers looking to make educated choices
  • Stewards of our environment

You will learn:

  • What Holistic Management is and how it manages complexity
  • The four ecosystem processes and their impact on the environment
  • What tools are available for managing ecosystem processes and how their application affects land
  • How to make decisions that align with your resources and values
  • How to plan your decisions around the short and long-term

Included in the courses:

Your instructor:

Byron Shelton

Byron Shelton

Byron is the Senior Program Director for the Savory Institute. His role involves providing training in Holistic Management for the worldwide network of Savory Institute Hubs and Accredited Professionals. He also provides farm and ranch management consulting for the Savory Institute.

In this bundle:

  • 101: Introduction to Holistic Management
  • 102: Introduction to Ecosystem Processes
  • 103: Tools to Manage Ecosystem Processes
  • 104: Holistic Decision Making
  • 105: Testing and Monitoring Decisions