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Jul 2021

Boost Your Productivity with Tony Buzan’s Mind Mapping® Brain Tool

Course Information

Start Date29 Jul 2021, Thursday
End Date30 Jul 2021, Friday
Time09:00 am - 05:00 pm
VenueHoliday Inn Orchard City Centre
FeeS$988 (Excluding GST) Inclusive of lunch, light refreshments and course materials
Contact6720 3333 (Ms Chye Fen) training.aventis@gmail.com
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Be Transformed and Be Equipped with the Knowledge, Brain Skills and Techniques Developed by Tony Buzan, the Inventor of The Mind Map®.

Research has shown that the human brain has a much larger ability and potential than we think. Yet the one potent resource which each of us readily possess is by no means fully tapped or developed. It has often been said that people are the only real resource and hence, the task of developing our mental skills would be of utmost importance to the individual and any organizations. If you know how to harness inter-connected thoughts at work or at home, your task management will prove to be more effective, creative and hence fruitful. Tony Buzan, the inventor of the revolutionary thinking tool – The Mind Map, transforms the way organizations and people think and innovate to achieve optimal success and performance. This workshop is specially designed to equip participants with the knowledge, brain skills and techniques developed by Tony Buzan, in order for them to apply, excel and advance in their organizational goals to innovate for higher productivity success.

Key Takeaways

You will gain in-depth knowledge and learn practical skills on:

  1. How to tap into your inert brain skills and adapt a whole brain thinking approach;
  2. How to transform your Linear mindset into a Radiant mindset;
  3. How to utilise your brain more effectively by understanding how you learn and retain memory;
  4. How to draw a well-balanced Mind Map according to Prof Tony Buzan’s Laws;
  5. How to apply practical Buzan Brain Smart techniques onto:
    1. Managing your information with memorable note-making;
    2. Generating five times more ideas in lesser time during group brain storm;
    3. Presenting naturally without relying on verbatim scripting;
    4. Making better decisions by weighing your selection criteria using the Mind Map;
    5. Finding multiple solutions towards a problem through generative thinking.
Course Outline – Day One
  1. Welcome to the Brain New World
  • Impacts of the VUCA World
  • Thinking Problems at the Workplace
  • Transform from Linear to Radiant Thinking
  • Author Your Brain’s Operations Manual
  1. Infinite Possibilities with Radiant Thinking
  • Discover Your Amazing Brain
  • The Left and Right-Brain Paradigm
  • Learn How Geniuses Think
  • Tap into Your Infinite Creative Potential
  1. Brain Management: Maximise Learning and Memory
  • Brain Formulas
  • The Long and Short of Memory
  • Recall During and After Learning
  • Manage Your Brain for Effective Learning
  1. Mind Map: The Brain’s Swiss Army Knife
  • VSC Principles of Mind Mapping
  • Tony Buzan Laws of Mind Maps®
  • Your Brain’s Native Language
  • Power of One Word Per Branch
  • Finding Your BOIs
  1. Memorable Note-making with Mind Maps
  • Problems with Linear Note-making
  • The 10% Keyword Rule
  • Identify Your Basic Ordering Ideas
  • Perspective, Interpretation and Expression
  1. Creative Brain Storming using D.E.A.S. Model
  • Problems with Traditional Brain Storming
  • Generate 5x more Ideas in Lesser Time
  • ROI of IDEAS Model: Cheaper, Better and Faster
  • Project Management with Mind Maps
Course Outline – Day Two
  1. Nurture Your Creativity
  • How Creative are You?
  • Torrance’s Creativity Assessment
  • The Paper Clip Debate
  • Brain Bloom Ideation
  1. Solution Finding with Mind Maps
  • Creativity at the Workplace
  • Problem Solving versus Solution Finding
  • Process of Creative Problem Solving
  • Define Problems with Mind Maps
  1. Radiant Presentation with Mind Maps
  • Problems with Traditional Presentation
  • Scripting to Branching
  • MIG Principles for Presentation
  • Present with P.U.N.C.H.
  1. Better Decisions with Mind Maps
  • Problems with Traditional Decision-making
  • Identify Your Selection Criteria
  • Weighing Factors of Consideration
  1. Mind Mapping 4.0
  • Evolution of the Mind Mapping technique
  • Manual versus Digital Mind Maps
  • AYOA: Real Time Mind Mapping and Collaborative App
  1. Age Proof Your Brain
  • Type of Brain Foods
  • Healthy Body gives Healthy Brain
  • Overcome Mind Full with Mindfulness

This lively and interactive workshop requires extensive participants’ involvement. It provides ample opportunities to practise the new techniques acquired. The Buzan workshop comprises of bite-size lectures and multi-media presentations, individual exercises, small group discussions and presentations, self-awareness quizzes, brain breaks for reflection and integration, games and activities, role play and case studies.

Who Must Attend?

This workshop is especially beneficial to managers, executives, IT professionals, engineers, administrative personnel, secretaries, personal assistants and anyone who wish to develop their mental skills to achieve optimal work performance.

What are the Benefits of Tony Buzan’s Mind Maps®?

“We are a complicated business so Mind Maps help – I could not manage the complexity of my work without Mind Maps.  I have often used Mind Maps to deal with the complexities of how we should move forward. Frankly, they are invaluable.”  – Alan Matcham, Director of Oracle

“Tony Buzan… unlocks the power of our brains and shows mankind how to tap and use his creative genius with ease and effectiveness. For more than three decades Tony Buzan has been tireless in his quest to bring this powerful tool to the world. By the latest estimates, about 200 million around the world are now using Mind Mapping, so it is just a matter of time before Mind Mapping becomes a universally used technique.”  – His Excellency Dr Abdul Hussein Ali Mirza, Minister, Bahrain
“The use of Mind Mapping is an integral part of my quality improvement project here at Boeing. This has provided savings of over $10M this year for my organisation (10 times our goal)!” – Dr Mike Stanley, Boeing Corporation,  USA

Trainer's Profile

Eric Cheong is an accredited Master Trainer with ThinkBuzan Ltd in UK, certified in Tony Buzan’s techniques in Mind Mapping®, Memory, Speed Reading, Creative Thinking and the iMindMap software. He was first accredited as a Buzan Licensed Instructor in 2006.  Over the years, Eric has trained more than 10,000 executives, teachers and students across Asia.  Some of his major clients include Oracle, Intel, Motorola, HSBC, ARUP, HK Securities, HK Exchange & Clearing Limited, Tuv Sud, Hewlett Packard, Singapore Airlines Ltd, Singapore Mass Rapid Transit Ltd and Singapore Power Ltd.  He has also trained Singapore government agencies such as Ministry of Education, National Heritage Board, Housing Development Board, Health Promotion Board, Supreme Court, Health Sciences Authority and Defence Science Organisation. 

Professional Qualifications/ Achievements

  • WDA Certified Trainer, Curriculum Developer and Assessor
  • Accredited ThinkBuzan Master Trainer (Mind Mapping)
  • Accredited Click Colours Master Trainer
  • Certified Identi3 Profiling Coach
  • Certified Buzan Advanced Instructor (Memory, Speed Reading)
  • Certified Buzan iMindMap Master Trainer
  • Certified Guerrilla Marketing Instructor