In this inspiring and highly interactive workshop, we will share innovation methods and tools across the areas of Design Thinking, Storytelling, and Creativity/Improvisation. XLC’s Innovation Certificate Program is designed for organizational teams to attend together as a group. This allows for projects specific to the organization.
Our internationally recognized facilitators have more than 75 years of experience between them in innovation and have touched hundreds of companies and brands.
Learn how to leverage the Design Thinking, Storytelling and Creativity/Improvisation tools to help solve a variety of business challenges across a variety of topics including:
Oct 26, 2022 (8:30am-4pm)
Oct 27, 2022 (8:30am-4pm)
Nov 09, 2022 (8:30am-4pm)
Nov 10, 2022 (8:30am-4pm)
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Module 1: Design Thinking
We all know experiences are more meaningful than words. In this certificate program, you’ll have a hands-on experience, learning both the mindset and method of Design Thinking. Covering the principles of empathy, problem framing, ideation, prototyping, and testing, this program will leave you with tools and stories to take back to your business for immediate application.
Led by one of the world’s most experienced female Design Thinking practitioners, you will be left inspired, motivated, and equipped to bring Design Thinking to life in your organization!
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Module 2: Storytelling
More than ever, there is one thing that truly separates many brands and companies today – that one thing is STORY. It’s no longer just what people buy, it’s what they buy into. When it comes to creating powerful brand connections, engaging presentations, and inspirational business strategies, a good story can make whatever you share more impactful.
His presentations include surprising insights, engaging personal stories, fun movie references, and “Hollywood-esque” tools that everyone will remember and use long after the event ends. Audiences will leave inspired and excited to use Shane’s content right away.
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Module 3: Creativity & Improvisation
Scott’s Creativity training is a highly interactive, fun, and fast-paced learning session that provides a framework for understanding and applying dramatic improvisational tools to meet real business needs. Participants are engaged and challenged by experiential exercises—tapping into their innate creativity to find practical applications in their work and relationships.
Participant takeaways include increased confidence with uncertainty/ambiguity to generate new ideas, techniques to recognize/ replace unproductive thinking patterns, and a methodology to foster creative potential and innovation.
Module 3 content includes:
Mid-level managers and team leaders that strive to bring design thinking and creativity to their organization’s daily practice. Senior leaders who are looking to build a culture of innovation within the organization. Senior executives and business owners who want to build a culture of innovation where creativity becomes a competitive advantage in their organization.