• 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 one-day 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?

One day 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 sketchbook
  • •   Graphic Skills Starter Pack including Neuland SketchOne (black fine-line pen), Neuland FineOne (grey wash outliner pen), Neuland Number One (black wedge pen), Neuland Artmarker (black paintbrush pen), Neuland Big One (grey wash pen) and a handy Neuland Pocket One bag
  • •   A vast selection of reusable images
  • •   A variety of flip-chart size graphic templates
  • •   Scrum Education Units (SEUs) - Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs towards their CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) through the Scrum Alliance.
  • •   PMI Professional Development Units (PDUS) - Attendees may be eligible to apply for PDUs towards their continuing education requirements with PMI
What topics are covered?
  • •   Practising basic shapes before progressing to idea-focused drawings
  • •   Getting to grips with drawing people, hands and faces
  • •   Active listening exercises
  • •   Collaborative design/ sketching
  • •   Handwriting techniques
  • •   Storyboarding
  • •   Interactive design
  • •   Layout, flow and structure patterns
  • •   The use of Graphic templates
  • •   Problems solving/ idea mapping tools and techniques
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.


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.

NCP, London Aldersgate
Just Park, Charterhouse Square

  • Trainer: Stuart Young

    Stuart Young headshot

    Stuart is a professional live illustrator with extensive traditional/ Agile Project management experience and a deep-rooted appreciation for Agile Principles and Methodologies. He has harnessed his creative skills to translate concepts and processes into engaging visuals during workshops, events and conferences.

    With international notoriety within the Agile Community, Stuart has provided his services at various Scrum Alliance Global Gatherings/ Retreats. In addition he has illustrated at an endless list of popular Agile conferences such as the Agile Testing Days in Berlin, the Lean Agile Scotland Conference and the London Lean Kanban event. By combining both creative and analytical skills Stuart contributes to team visioning/ planning workshops and retrospectives by offering captivating visuals that crystallise ideas and learning. When he’s not coaching, delivering training and live illustrating, Stuart is running a number of ‘Innovation through Visualisation’ workshops to support individuals to gain the confidence to draw and collaborate effectively. The newly gained skills assist teams to solve problems and map ideas with the use of graphic metaphors and additional visualisation techniques.

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