Courses for business
A brief outline of each of the courses we offer is given below but click on the links to the right for more detailed information. In addition to the open courses shown in the course calendar we can provide in-company and tailor-made training courses designed to meet your needs where you have specific challenges to meet e.g: Innovation, knowledge-creation, coaching and consulting, organisational change, organisational design, change management, strategic planning, working with diversity, employee empowerment, multi-cultural issues, managing risk, mergers & acquisitions, leadership development, strategic partnerships, team development, culture change, quality improvement, management and union negotiations, emotional intelligence, new product development, project management, and organisational learning.
Who should attend: Leaders, senior managers and all business people who are responsible for improving their organisation's performance.
Six Thinking Hats – Parallel Thinking – World Class Teamwork
A new language for teams and individuals which dramatically increases effectiveness through focused thinking. Moves your team from traditional adversarial thinking to co-operative thinking.
A term now officially recognised in the Oxford English Dictionary, De Bono Lateral Thinking systems use specific tools and techniques to generate alternatives that go far beyond the obvious solutions.
Direct Attention Thinking Tools (DATT)
10 tools to help your people consistently make good decisions and solve problems. The tools make your performance and thinking more deliberate, structured, organised and effective.
A new course created by Dr de Bono which is invaluable to any organisation seeking to simplify its products and processes.
Focus on Facilitation
This new course shows you how to combine three core De Bono Thinking Systems (Six Thinking Hats, Lateral Thinking and DATT) to become an expert facilitator for any kind of meeting – enabling all those present to achieve their aims more effectively and efficiently.
De Bono Thinking 24 x 7
New software tools enable your leaders to use Six Thinking Hats and Lateral Thinking in virtual/real-time meetings with people in different locations as well as helping them to make quick assessments, generate innovative ideas and make better decisions.
Six Value Medals
A brand new course designed by Dr de Bono to to be launched shortly that enables people to quickly but thoroughly scan for values, prioritise which are the most important to pursue, and then ensure that the best values are addressed and maximised every step of the way.
Innovate with Confidence 2010
The Foundation is contributing to a series of workshops for business called Innovate with Confidence. This combines practical thinking skills with business model engineering and neuroscience to deliver a unique new innovation programme for SME's in Greater Manchester. For more information, visit News & Events.