Join us on July 14-15 for our Innovation Games® Certification Course, "Innovation Games® for Customer Understanding," in Mountain View, CA. Completion of the course designates you as a Innovation Games Certified Collaboration Architect (CCA).
Date: July 14-15, 2014
Timing: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Mountain View, California, 94040, USA
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn, 840 E El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040
Long before gamification, gamestorming and serious games became the latest buzz words, Luke Hohmann and his team were using a variety of serious games, Innovation Games®, to help companies like SAP, Qualcomm, Cisco, Reed Elsevier and Yahoo! build breakthrough products & services. These games (originally outlined in Luke's groundbreaking book, Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products through Collaborative Play) enable you to work directly with your customers, eliciting unique insight into what they truly want from your product or service.
This two-day certification course will teach you how to use a variety of games with your customers to:
The course covers both in-person and online games and includes sections on facilitation and presentation skills.
Who should attend?
Theory of Instruction
The course is guided by a “learning by doing” model of education:
Although not strictly required, it is helpful if participants read the book Innovation Games®: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play before the course.
Luke Hohmann is the Founder and CEO of The Innovation Games® Company. The author of three books, Luke’s playfully diverse background of life experiences has uniquely prepared him to design and produce serious games. Luke graduated magna cum laude with a B.S.E. in computer engineering and an M.S.E. in computer science and engineering from the University of Michigan. In addition to data structures and artificial intelligence, he studied cognitive psychology and organizational behavior. He is also a former National Junior Pairs Figure Skating Champion, as well as a certified aerobics instructor. In his spare time, Luke likes roughhousing with his four kids and his wife’s cooking. He also enjoys long runs in the Santa Cruz mountains to burn off his wife’s cooking.
When people work together to their full potential, amazing things happen. And we believe that the best way to reach that potential is through the power of collaborative play and serious games.
Our mission is to use collaborative play to empower people and organizations to work better together, with their colleagues, customers and partners – no matter where they are in the world. This mission guides our products, informs our services and drives our social and civic engagement.
Learn more at www.conteneo.co.
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