Course in Creativity
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 4:30 PM (PDT)
San Carlos, CA
The Course in Creativity combines and integrates two of Dr. Edward de Bono's powerful thinking programs; the program in parallel thinking, Six Thinking Hats; and the program for innovation and creativity, Lateral Thinking. This program can be designed in a special executive, limited group size format for on-site delivery; one full day, and five half days, spread over a period of several weeks to strengthen your learning experience. You not only learn to effectively use Dr. de Bono's powerful methods, but also will employ them to focus on live and relevant business issues. These thinking methods are like 'software for the mind', and the applications are endless for individual, team and organizational use.
Using the Parallel Thinking techniques of Six Thinking Hats you will learn to:
*Solve problems more efficiently and effectively with more buy-in
*Turn problems into opportunities
*Make higher quality decisions and reduce conflict
*Hold and lead shorter, more productive meetings
*Use Parallel Thinking as a group to make higher quality decisions
*Make thorough evaluations
*Effectively involve more people in the decision making process
*Create dynamic, results-oriented meetings that make people want to participate
Using the Lateral Thinking tools, you will learn to:
*Increase the number of new and practical ideas dramatically
*Challenge your organizations' current thinking (constructively)
*Be creative when you need it most
*Create new products, processes, and services
*Attack problems with more and better ideas to get immediate results
*Create an attitude and real atmosphere of entrepreneurship *Think 'outside the box' on demand
*Make creative, innovative, collaborative and entrepreneurial thinking part of your everyday work life
For more information, please go the the website at www.debonogroup.com
This course is held in Lancaster, PA. Although there are many options for booking online flights, we strongly recommend using Kayak http://www.kayak.com for finding reasonable flights into Harrisburg, PA.
We also offer a "Group Rate" at the Double Tree Hotel at Willow Valley. When making booking arrangements be sure to mention The de Bono Group in order to get the special rate.
When & Where
The de Bono Group, LLC
Programs and training in the thinking methods originated by Dr. Edward de Bono: Six Thinking Hats, Lateral Thinking, The Course in Creativity and DATT. Please visit www.debonogroup.com for more details. You may register below or contact The de Bono Group at 717-299-5811 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be pleased to invoice you if you decide not to register with your credit card.
Lodging Information for our programs is as follows:
Lancaster, Pennsylvania: For lodging, please register directly with your accomodation of choice.
Willow Valley Inn & Suites/Double Tree Resort, our venue, may be contacted by calling 1-800-444-1714 or by visiting www.willowvalley.com.
When contacting Willow Valley Inn & Suites for lodging, ask for The de Bono Group rate.
And of course Lancaster County has an abundance of other lodging choices. For detailed information, please contact www.padutchcountry.com.
Santa Clara, California: For more information, call 650.888.3861. The telephone number for the Santa Clara Marriott, our venue, is 408.988.1500.
Boston, Massachusetts: Contact the Marriott Courtyard in Brookline at 617-734-1393. Be sure to ask for The de Bono Group rate. The Coolidge Corner Green Line Station(MBTA)is nearby if you would rather not drive.
San Antonio, Texas: Contact the Marriott Courtyard at The Rim at 210-558-7774 and be sure to the request The de Bono Group rate.
Travel Options to Lancaster, PA:
Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) is approximately a 40 minute drive to Lancaster.
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is about a 1.5 hour drive to Lancaster.
Lancaster Amtrak Train Station is in downtown Lancaster which is about an hour train ride from Philadelphia and a 3 hour ride from New York City. Transportation between the Amtrak station and the Willow Valley Resort is available with a reservation.
Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is about 2 to 2.5 hours from Lancaster.
Lancaster Airport (LNS) has flights to/from BWI for $50/one way via Cape Air. Visit www.lancasterairport.com for more information.
Should you need any additional information, please call us at 717-299-5811.