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Dynamic Thinking in Business

Stay Ahead of the Game

Dare to think differently? The future commands it. This workshop provides the tools and techniques for working collaboratively, thinking critically, challenging the status-quo, achieving creativity, changing persperctive, identifying and managing risk and unintended consequences, and making decisions whilst under pressure.

  • Next course

    30. apríl 2019
    Kl. 13.00 - 17.00

  • Status

    Enrolling Now

  • Duration

    8 hours. (2x4)

  • Tuition

    70.000 kr.

Project Manager

Sandra Kr. Ólafsdóttir

Mission Orintated Dynamic Thinkers

This workshop inspires and challenges participants to move out of their comfort zones and into the learning zone. By coaching new and effective habits, participants are guided to broaden their perspective, to minimise risk, maximise opportunity and to harness the utility of thougt to achive full potential.

Stay Ahead of the Game

The environment in which we work is global, complex and sometimes difficult to predict. The challenge to remain ahead of the game and agile is significant. The culture, mindset and skills required command individuals and teams that can challenge the status-quo and employ ingenuity in their work as a matter of habit. This workhop helps meet this challenge head on.

For whom?

This workshop is especially designed to help practitioners in all roles, ranks and responsibilities; especially thise who are, or aspire to become leaders in their field.

Teaching

The course is built on a combination of practitioner experience and coupled with practical insights from the field of psychology and the study of high performing individuals, teams and organisations. Theories are brought to life and into context through lively case-studies, mini experiments, challenging simulation exercises, group discussion and debate.

Workshop Outline

The workshop allows enought time for new thinking, new techniques and new behaviours to properly settle in.

Part 1 – Tools and Techniques

The psychology of how the brain succeeds and fails in complex analytical environments will be explored through live experiments. The working ethos and behaviours of high performing individuals and teams will be examined and placed into context within the participants‘ own organisation.
Participants will be introduced to tools and techniques for working collaboratively, thinking critically, challenging the status-quo, achieving creativity, changing persperctive, hypothesis building, identifying and managing risk and unintended consequences, and making decisions whilst under pressure.

Part 2 – New Behaviours

An opportunity to put new knowledge, awareness, vigilance and techniques into practice; a lively intelligence and security themed simulation exercise employing role play and multi-media inserts. Participants leave armed and ready to challenge the status-quo and to think innovatively.

Structure

The workshop will be taught on the following dates:

  • Tuesday April 30th, from 13:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday May 2nd, from 13:00 - 17:00.

Location: Open University, Reykjavík University, Menntavegur 1, 101 Reykjavík

 

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