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Visual Meetings Launchpad
April 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - April 23, 2016 @ 5:00 pm$1800
Have you seen graphic recording in a meeting before, or just recently discovered the world of visual meetings and wondered…
Is that something I could do?
Visual Meetings Launchpad is a highly interactive 2 day workshop that will give you the foundational skills to bring meetings and processes to life visually. Whether you want to introduce visual practices into your organization, or you’re dreaming of starting your own graphic facilitation/recording practice, we’ll launch you on your way. We’ll teach you the core skills of graphic recording and graphic facilitation that will make you an invaluable driver in meetings. Come learn to increase engagement, participation and productivity in group settings using the awesome power of graphics!
Our workshops are limited to twelve participants and are designed for those entering the field. Great for facilitators, teachers, trainers, consultants and you! Yes…YOU CAN do it!
Date: April 22-23, 2016 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Victoria Executive Centre (If you are coming from out of town, let us know and we will help you find great accommodation!)
This is for you if you want to:
Learn to listen for, distill, translate and capture any information into visual form
Learn to use a variety of visual tools to help groups connect, collaborate and think better
Engage people in higher-level meeting discussion, boost retention and increase accountability for action by making thoughts visible
Discover and enhance your existing deep visual thinking abilities and develop the confidence to translate ideas to images
Relinquish the idea that you “can’t draw.” Don’t worry…everyone we train thinks that. We are skilled at showing you that you can
Listen to the CBC interview here: www.cbc.ca/airplay/episodes/2014/05/02/graphic-recording/
Watch a workshop testimonial here: www.vimeo.com/134350086
3 Great Reasons To Take This Workshop
- Awesome Instructor
Your trainer, Lisa Arora, has been an incredibly successful Business Strategy Consultant, graphic facilitator and graphic recorder for over 7 years. You get not only her expertise as a visual practitioner, but her viewpoint as a global consultant, educator and partner to other visual practitioners. She’s a gifted instructor, she’s plugged into an amazing network of resources and leading edge developments in the field and she’s incredibly dedicated to making sure YOU are equipped with top-notch skills in this field.
- Realistic Approach
We teach you only the most important, most relevant, most impactful fundamental skills you need to begin capturing information visually and processing it in meaningful ways with groups. We know that developing your visual practice takes time. You can’t learn it all in one workshop. We help you go slow at these first few steps so you can master the basics and later go fast. We don’t overwhelm you by introducing you to too many applications at once and we don’t teach what you already know.
- Ideal Learning Environment
We emphasize hands on practice and we limit the workshop to 12 people so you receive the individual feedback and coaching that is so critical to developing the skills and confidence. You’ll experience visual methods expertly modeled in the workshop delivery and discuss how these apply to real meetings/scenarios.
Visual Meetings Launchpad is limited to 15 participants per session so please register today to reserve your spot!
Fee: $1800 CDN + GST – includes a toolkit with all the basic supplies you need to begin your visual practice, a participant manual and 2 new-to-market e-guides, “The How To on Effective Gallery Walks in a Visual Meeting” and “ How To Get The Most Out of Working With a Graphic Recorder”
In this 2-day Visual Meetings Launchpad you will:
Get oriented to the growing field of visual practice – learn the lingo, how to articulate the benefits of graphic recording/facilitation, where to get the supplies and how to join in the global community of amazing visual practitioners
Develop the core skills to capture information graphically in real-time or in studio projects – learn how to listen for, synthesize and organize the essential information, begin building your visual vocabulary with lettering techniques, easy to draw icons, shapes and line, and apply color theory and visual metaphor
Understand how to apply the core skills of graphic recording to graphic facilitation – learn how to design and use templates to support processes, and experience and begin building a repertoire of interactive graphic facilitation techniques that get pens in participants’ hands