Unlock the creativity in you and your team by learning how to run really effective brainstorms, ideation sessions and ideas meetings. This course takes you beyond basic brainstorming into powerful methods which displace people out of their comfort zones and enable them to generate many radical ideas. You learn how to evaluate and refine the initial ideas so as to select a handful of winning ideas to implement.
The course steps you through the structure of a successful brainstorm by explaining how and when to use divergent thinking and convergent thinking. It includes 14 brainstorming tools which are proven to deliver great ideas. It shows how you select the best ideas. It includes the remarkable How? Wow! Now! method for voting on ideas. Although it is primarily focussed on group activities, the course contains methods which you can use on your own to boost your personal creativity.
When you complete this course you will be able to run highly effective brainstorms which deliver actionable results for your team, your department and your organisation. It will help advance your career.
You will learn how to:
- Facilitate Successful Brainstorms
- Set-up a great meeting
- Generate creative ideas using lateral thinking methods
- Evaluate ideas and select winners
- Unlock the creativity in you and your team.
- Use 14 Powerful Advanced Brainstorming Techniques
- Choose and lead the right team for a successsful ideas meeting
The course contains
Nearly 2 hours of downloadable video
8 Downloadable Resources
Full Lifetime Access on Computer or Mobile
30 Day Money-back guarantee
See below for detailed curriculum
Paul Sloane gained a first class degree in Engineering from Cambridge University. He came top of Sales School at IBM. He went on to become a Marketing Director, Managing Director and CEO of software companies. He is a leading speaker, author and consultant on lateral thinking and innovation. He has written over 20 books which have sold over 2 million copies in total. His top business book is The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills. He runs leadership master classes on lateral thinking and innovation with top corporations around the world, including Bayer, Glaxo Smith Kline, Microsoft, Nike, Novartis, Pirelli, PWC, Reckitt Benckiser, Swarovski and Unilever. He has been a visiting lecturer at Cambridge University, Lancaster University, Henley Business School and the Mumbai Institute of Technology. His Tedx talk is available on Youtube. It is entitled 'Are You Open-Minded?'
The course was very insightful and introduced multiple brainstorm
techniques. The topics were well explained with many examples and
additional documents to download. I definitely recommend it to everyone
who wants to boost their creativity.
Magdalena Nalepa, Vienna
Practical and easy to understand. Good effort based on research with a lot of examples to make the explanation clearer. Thanks a lot.
Amany Hamed Fahmy Elsheikha, Cairo
I was always fascinated about brainstorming. Now I have good Ideas about brainstorming and facilitation.
for your short, crisp and lovely sessions. I loved it.
Muhammad Chukkan, Mumbai