- Pathways to creativity: connecting with your spontaneity, using constraint as a springboard to problem solving, reframing the unexpected to make effective use of difficult surprises
- Building team collaboration: fostering respect, developing a group mindset, adapting to change while leading and following, learning to build together, listening for silences and finding the right moment to jump in, collaborative problem solving, making use of "bad ideas"
- Presence and power dynamic: warming up and owning the room, power dynamics of physical presence and communications, observing and challenging power dynamics
- Storytelling as compelling communication: narrative structures and their functions, becoming inspired to tell a great story, using storytelling to keep audiences engaged, storytelling with a live audience
You will hone your improvisational and storytelling skills in interactive exercises geared to a variety of situational contexts. The supportive setting will help you step out of your comfort zone, as you promote your personal and professional growth.
This course is for anyone interested in learning new paths to creativity, effective team building and communicating constructively in the moment.
“I thoroughly enjoyed this course. The instructors are refreshing, sincere and skilled at improv. They successfully combined education and entertainment with the exercises and classroom setup.”
Supervisor, Real Estate Administration
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
"The course material and instructors were really awesome!”
Software Developer Analyst
British Columbia Securities Commission
"This course helps business people to get ‘out of their heads;’ IOW not to over-analyze and to loosen up, which encourages more freedom and flow in communication.”
“Overall very good - I would recommend it and in fact have already recommended it to two of my colleagues.”