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Facilitation 

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Visual                 Lab

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vfl  is designed for you!

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who is this for?

Are you a team leader, trainer, presenter, meeting facilitator, process designer, working either internally in an organization or having your own business? Are you working in a role where communication and collaboration are essential? Do you want to bring more engagement, clarity, and creativity to your meetings, facilitation, and learning events? Do you want to become a more valuable thought partner in the design and delivery of your programs?

 

A meeting facilitator, trainer, or speaker who uses visual tools, sends a message to the audience: “this is going to be different”, this is going to be more collaborative”, this is how we can begin to create a culture of innovation in our organizations!

benefits of working visually

why this workshop?

 

Successful meetings are well designed and facilitated, deliver great outcomes, and empower participants to move forward with clarity, tools and ideas to make meaningful change. 

Graphic facilitation is the process of identifying, expressing, and moving ideas and conversations forward using visual tools, models, and methods. In a business world of growing complexity and challenges for our attention, there is an urgent need for clarity in our communication, identifying and expressing a clear and compelling vision as a leader, and having a broader range of tools for team engagement as a facilitator.

We will share with you our processes and methodology, real-life stories and “a-ha moments” from over 20 years experience in training, facilitation, and working visually. We will aspire to model everything that we have learned and use with clients to create a stimulating environment, and tangible learning outcomes using visual tools.

"Participated in the Visual Facilitation Lab and it brought so many new perspectives! It was a wonderful introduction to the world of visual language, connection and engagement, that can help me to engage with my team,  connect with customers, and to visualize intended outcomes. Tim and Irene inspire with their love and service to the cause - and are super willing to help in any way they possibly can. I took the skills and the help they offered within a week of the course and it opened a completely new avenue of engagement for me, increasing my effectiveness tenfold! Thank you!" 

 

 

~ Uen-Li  Chia, Head Global Operations and development, Shell petroleum

what our graduates say

workshop agenda

Day 1 

 

You will learn the fundamentals of working with visuals and will be able to present your ideas visually, by the end of the day.  

 

This includes the following outcomes: 
  1. Development of visual vocabulary and ability to generate ideas rapidly with visuals 

  2. Creation of visual flipcharts for your trainings or meetings

  3. Practice in clear lettering and layout

  4. Making Ideas Stick will provide you with a foundation of the tools, and techniques of working and thinking visually, as well as hands-on practice in using visual tools for group learning & facilitation.

 

 In this session we will: 
  • Create a foundation in the tools of Visual Thinking & Visual Recording

  • Build a framework for listening, synthesizing, and presenting ideas to support any communication objective.

  • Build core skills of Visual Recording in listening, synthesizing, drawing, writing quickly and legibly, combining images and words to create meaning and  use colors effectively

  • Create a “whole-brain friendly” language of visual  elements, icons, and metaphors to energize your business communications

  • Learn how to communicate concepts and structures using simple visuals through a series of simple questions and perceptual frameworks

  • Learn how to create more “Wow!” moments in your programs with specialized templates and tools for group learning processes

  • Visual Workshop Activity Session

 Day 2

 

Facilitation is the art of creatively moving a group forward to the desired objective, with full ownership of the outcomes. This interactive workshop will give you a working foundation on the tools, skills, and strategies to energize group processes, improve decision making and boost engagement using visuals.

 

Equipped with Module 1 core skills and visual thinking tools, Module 2 will support program facilitators in creating more engaging and dynamic learning environments, processes and outcomes. You will learn to use visual tools to facilitate a variety of individual and group communication objectives, including case studies on corporate visioning, branding, customer engagement, and your individual client facilitation work.

 

In this session we will:
  • Apply Visual Recording skills to Visual Facilitation

  • Design a meeting or training with visuals

  • Expand and integrate visual tools into your facilitator's toolkit using visuals for a variety of business setting including agenda design, participant check-in, action planning, decision making, strategic visioning, idea mapping, brainstorming

  • Create engaging flipcharts and facilitation templates

  • Develop and use metaphors, visuals to support facilitation objectives

  • Boost problem solving and idea generation by getting groups to draw collaboratively

  • Facilitate groups and teams with visuals

*HERE ARE A COUPLE OF BONUSES JUST FOR YOU!*

FOOD

2 Great Lunches

4 Tea Breaks

(special treats from Sunshine Kitchen)

Water, Coffee, Tea - Free Flow

TOOLS

AMBASSADOR

Invitation to be our growing network of "Visual Ambassadors"

Neuland Starter Kit

Sketch book

AoA Work-and-Play Book

(Total worth $69)

CONSULTING

Post Event

1 to 1

Visual Coaching with

Tim Hamons

(worth $390/hr)

SUPPORT

Email communication

Group Chat Support 

Career & Art of Awakening Visual Lab Scholarship 

 

If you are interested to work with us, have flair of creativity and doodling is your passion, we love to meet you. Successful candidate will receive the "Art of Awakening Visual Lab Scholarship". Please write to irene@art-of-awakening.com