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Become an Innovation Powerhouse: Simplexity Thinking Training (23-25 June)
June 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Learn how to innovate and collaborate more effectively with Simplexity Thinking
Join us for a rare opportunity to train with the creators of Simplexity Thinking and learn how to make your team an innovation powerhouse. Relied upon by major global organisations such as P&G, Simplexity Thinking enables leaders at any level to foster better collaboration in their teams and nurture innovative and creative approaches to problem-solving.
For the first time in the UK, you have the opportunity to choose from three levels of Simplexity Thinking Training delivered over three consecutive days.
Why the Simplexity Thinking System?
The Simplexity Thinking System is the “innovation engine” of the organisation. It interconnects a process of creative problem solving with skills and tools to make that process work. The system is simple, experiential, inclusive… and is proven to work.
Learn the key thinking skills that drive creativity and innovation
Assess your personal innovation style and investigate ways it can be enhanced through the application of Simplexity Thinking.
Learn how to be an effective facilitator, team leader and participant in a meeting.
Learn to design effective meetings resulting in shared ownership and well-defined implementation plans.
Improve the way your organisation utilises teams.
Learn to move a team from “storming” to “high performing”.
Workshop one: Exploring Simplexity
(23rd of June)
Workshop one is both a mind awakening experience as well as a learning/skills development workshop. Exploring the language of innovation involves learning individual and group innovation skills at a team level, both tools and behaviours). This workshop will help teams innovate and work together in a more inclusive way, faster and more effectively.
Participants experience the art and science of creative problem-solving and learn about their individual styles. Like all Basadur workshops, this session is very interactive and designed around the concept of learning by doing. The skills learned are general skills in innovation processes. Participants are able to apply these skills to any problem or challenge throughout the life of the project and beyond.
Timing: 23rd of June, 9 am to 5 pm
Cost to attend: £495 + VAT (includes breakfast, two-course lunch and drinks and snacks throughout the day)
Workshop two: Understanding the Innovation-Transformation Process
(24th of June)
Building on the logic of Workshop One the purpose of Workshop Two is to increase your understanding of innovation/strategic problem solving/transformation process and to build your skills in using it in your day-to-day work. Emphasising the importance of discovering opportunities for improvement in products, processes, teamwork, and implementation of innovative solutions to real challenges these skills are applicable to all aspects of the innovation spectrum. Applied, these skills increase the ongoing productivity of work groups and cross-functional teams by synchronising the knowledge, imagination, judgment and evaluation skills within a proactive problem-solving framework.
Prerequisite: Workshop One.
Timing: 24th of June, 9 am to 5 pm
Cost for Workshop One and Two: £1200 + VAT (includes breakfast, two-course lunch and drinks and snacks throughout the day)
Workshop three: Innovation-Transformation Leadership Skills
(25th of June)
The purpose of Workshop Three is to further increase the depth of your innovation process-related skills. You will learn to lead small groups, teams and individuals through the innovative thinking/strategic problem-solving process. In increasing demand, such skills are applicable to all kinds of strategic and organisational problem-solving.
Prerequisite: Workshops One and Two.
Timing: 25th of June, 9 am to 5 pm
Cost to attend all 3 days: £1900 + VAT (includes breakfast, two-course lunch and drinks and snacks throughout the day)
Who should attend?
Leaders wanting to develop strong facilitation skills.
Individuals and team leaders wanting to ‘jumpstart’ important projects in their organisation.
Executives and managers interested in mainstreaming innovation into strategic planning and high-level decision-making.
Team leaders and facilitators looking for a proven process which emphasises collaboration and creativity.
Managers, supervisors and professionals wanting to build successful teams.
Executives searching for an “innovation machine” for their organisation.
Suggested hotels near the training venue:
There are numerous hotels, both chains and independent, around King’s Cross Station, St Pancras International Station and Euston Station. All are within walking distance of the training venue in the heart of central London bordering Bloomsbury and Clerkenwell.
Premier Inn London St Pancras, 88 Euston Rd, London NW1 2RA
The Judd Hotel, 46 Cartwright Gardens, London WC1H 9EL
Kings Cross Inn Hotel, 9-11 Euston Rd, London NW1 2SA
Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Pl, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0HX
Travelodge London Farringdon, 10 – 42 King’s Cross Rd, Islington, London WC1X 9QE
The Crowne Plaza, 1 King’s Cross Rd, Islington, London WC1X 9HX
The Zetter Hotel, St John’s Square, 86-88 Clerkenwell Rd, Farringdon, London EC1M 5RJ