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Address:
Destination Innovation
Darroch House
3 Castle Road
Camberley
Surrey
GU15 2DS
UK

Phone: +44(0)7831.112321

Workshops

Creative Leadership

Half-day, one day or two days

This workshop develops leadership skills in innovation, lateral thinking and creativity. It is stimulating, challenging and motivational. Participants learn practical techniques that they can put to immediate use. The workshop is tailored to your requirements and can be run for a half-day, one day or two days. The preferred group size is from 12 to 20 people.

Topics include:

During the course the participants will:
Understand what makes an innovative leader
Generate creative solutions for specific business issues
Practise and learn innovation techniques
Determine actions to improve innovation in their department
The workshop is ideal for anyone wanting to improve innovation and creativity. It is suitable for all levels including senior teams.

Course description flyer.

Paul Sloane with executives from TSMC on a Creative Leadership course in Taiwan.
Open Innovation Workshop

One day

This workshop helps companies improve how they partner with others in order to drive innovation.  It is engaging, participative and informative. Delegates learn practical techniques that they can put to immediate use. The workshop is tailored to your requirements and normally runs for a full day. The preferred group size is from 12 to 20 people.

Topics include:

During the course the participants will:

The workshop is ideal for a mix of people from different functions in one corporation.  It shows how you can boost your innovation success through external partners and it makes the lessons relevant and actionable for your business.
Download Open Innovation Workshop Flyer.
Creative Selling

Half-day or full day

This workshop develops creative sales skills. It is participative, entertaining and motivational. Delegates learn practical techniques that they can put to immediate use. The workshop is tailored to your requirements and can be run for half a day or a full day. The preferred group size is from 12 to 20 people.

Topics include:

During the course the participants will:

The workshop is ideal as a motivation booster for sales teams. It gives them new insights into how to sell more creatively. Download Creative Selling flyer.

We also offer a Sales Energizer specifically for telesales and customer service teams.

Strategic Review

One day

In this workshop the senior team from an organization reviews strategic issues and generates plans to implement new visions and strategies. Existing approaches are challenged and the team develops fresh ideas and ways forward. The workshop is tailored to your requirements and typically requires a full day.

Topics can include:

During the course the participants will:

The workshop is ideal for teams of directors who want to take a fresh approach to strategic issues. Download Strategic Review Flyer.

Ideas Workshop

Half-day, one day or two days

This is a focused, practical course designed to unleash the creativity of your team. Delegates use a variety of powerful techniques for idea generation, idea evaluation and implementation. They produce a wealth of great ideas for the business issues that you select. Usually run for single organisations, the workshop is tailored to your requirements. The preferred group size is from 12 to 20 people.

Techniques are chosen to best suit the issues that you specify.

The workshop is stimulating, intensive, interactive and fun. Participants develop creative skills that they can put into immediate effect. They learn by using a variety of problem-solving techniques on real business issues. They generate radical ideas for your organisation.

Course description flyer.
 
A more intensive version of this workshop is the
 
Corporate Innovation Camp
The Corporate Innovation Camp is an intensive brainstorming event involving many of your people.  Its purpose is to generate a large number of creative ideas for specific business challenges. These ideas are evaluated and the best are worked up into business overview presentations. These are reviewed by senior executives who can approve the most promising proposals and initiate them as innovation projects. The Camp typically involves between 40 and 200 people from diverse backgrounds and departments working for three days off-site. The programme at the camp is tailored for the company’s specific goals.
 
Download a Corporate Innovation Camp Flyer
Spontaneous Creativity Workshop

Half-day or full day

The Spontaneous Creativity Workshop uses improv comedy techniques to develop the confidence, communication skills and imagination of delegates by pushing them out of their comfort zones. It breaks down barriers within teams. The class enables people to achieve things they never thought possible. The preferred group size is from 12 to 20 people.

The session is an experiential process in which methods are learned and applied in a series of increasingly challenging exercises. There is laughter as participants are taken progressively outside of their comfort zone in a supportive, exciting atmosphere. This encourages the group to become more bonded, open and supportive.
 
Course description flyer.
 
Lateral Leadership

One day or two days

For people who need to influence and get things done when they are not in charge.  This workshop develops persuasion and sales skills. It is participative, entertaining and motivational. Delegates learn practical techniques that they can put to immediate use. The workshop is tailored to your requirements and can be run for one or two days. The preferred group size is from 12 to 20 people.

Topics include:

  • The Three Greeks - Ethos, Pathos and Logos
  • Questioning techniques
  • How to increase credibility and authority
  • Decision Making Styles
  • Selling benefits
  • Force Field Analysis
  • Why projects fail

During the course the participants will:

  • Learn how to appeal to emotion as well as logic
  • Improve their questioning technique
  • Examine their own and others' decision making styles
  • Role play persuasion situations
  • Determine actions to improve their effectiveness
The workshop is ideal as for professional staff members who work in matrix organisations and have to influence others across the organisation.

Course flyer

 

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