• 18th Oct 19
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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What is this course?

Visualise your ideas and make team collaboration more effective.

Learn basic drawing techniques to build a visual vocabulary that can be used to generate ideas and solve problems with your teams in this highly interactive 3 half days Visual Thinking and Facilitation course

What will you learn?

Gain the ability to support a working group to express ideas and solve problems effectively by applying a visual language

Build a reusable bank of images and make use of graphic templates that will foster collaborative learning and cultivate innovation

Discover visual thinking tools and techniques that will assist with business alignment and customer engagement.

What will you receive?

Thee half days modules of high quality instruction from Stuart Young , a professional live illustrator and Certified ScrumMaster with a deep-rooted appreciation of Agile Principles. Stuart has harnessed his creative skills to translate concepts and processes into engaging visuals during workshops, events and conferences. Also included are:

  • •  A pre course setup call (Live-Online events only)
  • •  Visual Thinking Handouts
  • •  A variety graphic-templates
  • •  A post course 20 minute follow up session (Live-Online events only)
What topics are covered?

Module 1 – The theory of Visual Thinking and drawing deep dive

We will focus on the why of Visual Thinking before progressing with drawing techniques and top tips. By the end of the session you will have a bank of reusable images to master and evolve.

Module 2 - Building your Visual Thinking Toolbox

We will focus on some key aspects of Visual Thinking including lettering techniques, title banners, containers; and layout, flow and structure patterns. You now have the ingredients to tell an impactful visual story.

Module 3 - Visual Facilitation and Active listening

During this final module we will run active listening exercises before simulating idea mapping and problem-solving exercises with the use of online graphic templates. Now you have the ability to embrace group diversity and convergent thinking virtually.

Learning Objectives

  • •  Apply visual thinking skills to support working groups to effectively express ideas and solve problems.
  • •  Discover visual thinking tools and techniques that will assist with business alignment and customer engagement.
  • •  Create the perfect conditions to enhance distributed innovation and accelerate learning.
Who is this course suitable for?

This workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to learn and improve their visualisation skills

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites for the course.

How should I prepare for this course?

This workshop does not require any pre-course preparation.

What about exams and certifications?

This workshop does not provide a formal certification and does not include an exam.

Venue:   London - Barbican

CCT Venues Barbican is located in the heart of London, next door to Barbican tube and close to hotels and restaurants. There are a good selection of Air BnB properties nearby too.

Free teas and coffee is provided throughout the day and complementary sparkling and still water is availible in the training room. A healthy cooked lunch is provided along with a continental breakfast to start your training off right.

Directions

From Barbican ( Tube) – Less Than 30 Seconds

When exiting the Barbican Tube Station, simply turn right and you’ll find CCT Venues-Barbican in Aldersgate House on the corner, right next door to the Piazza coffee shop.

From Farringdon (British Rail / Tube) – 5 Minutes

Turn left out of the station and carry on to the junction at the end of Cowcross Street. Then, at Barclays Bank, take a left onto Charterhouse Street. Walk along Charterhouse Street to the end of the road, turn right onto Aldersgate Street. CCT Venues-Barbican is thirty seconds down the road next to Barbican Station in Aldersgate House.

From St Paul’s (Tube) – 5 Minutes

Take the exit onto Newgate Street and follow the signs to the Museum of London. Walk past the Museum of London roundabout and up Aldersgate Street until you reach Long Lane. Cross the road and CCT Venues-Barbican is on the left in Aldersgate House, next to Barbican station.

From Paddington Train Station

Take the Circle Line and alight at Barbican, then follow the directions from Barbican station.

From Kings Cross Train Station

Take the Circle, Metropolitan or Hammersmith & City line to Barbican and follow the directions from Barbican station.

From Waterloo Train Station

Take the Northern Line to Embankment. Change to Circle line to Barbican and follow the directions from Barbican station.

From Victoria Station

Take the Victoria line underground to King’s Cross Station. Change at King’s Cross for the Circle, Metropolitan or Hammersmith & City Underground lines to Barbican tube, and follow the directions from Barbican station.

Parking
NCP, London Aldersgate
Just Park, Charterhouse Square

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